Balt. Co. Executive, Gubernatorial Candidate Kamenetz Dies Suddenly

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Kevin Kamenetz, the two-term Baltimore County Executive and gubernatorial candidate died early this morning of cardiac arrest, sending shockwaves across the state. He was 60. According to a press release by...
Verletta White has been named interim superintendent of Baltimore County’s Public School System. (Courtesy Photo)

Amid Swirl of Controversy, Verletta White Fights to Lead Baltimore County Schools

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon recently made what some argue is a controversial decision to deny final approval of Verletta White’s appointment as permanent superintendent of Baltimore County Public...

Mosby, Accusations of Baltimore Police Misconduct Will be Available at Trial

Charges of a Baltimore police officer’s past or present misconduct will now be available at trial, a State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) press release announced Friday. If an Internal Affairs (IA) file of such charges exists,...

First Black Woman CAO of Baltimore County

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Stacy L. Rodgers, was recently named County Administrative Officer (CAO) by County Executive Johnny Olszewski. She is the first Black woman and second female CAO for Baltimore County. Before...

Earvin: `Maryland is ready for a woman of color at the top of the...

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Valerie Ervin, the former running mate of Kevin Kamenetz, the gubernatorial candidate who died suddenly last week, today decided she would pursue the governor’s mansion at the top of ticket. Ervin,...

Following Court Loss, Ervin Keeps Options Open

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO All options are still on the table for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Valerie Ervin as the days wind down before the start of early voting on June 14 and Maryland’s...

Make Verletta White Permanent Balto. County School Superintendent

By AFRO Editorial Staff Verletta White and S. Dallas Dance are not the same person. While they both improperly failed to disclose side jobs with the Education Research & Development Institute while working for the Baltimore...

Former Superintendent Dance Pleads Guilty to Perjury

Former Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance pleaded guilty this morning to four counts of perjury for failing to disclose nearly $150,000 he was paid for private consulting work while he was...

UPDATED: Cabinet Secretaries and Directors to Visit Baltimore County

For immediate release: February 11, 2018 Contact: Shareese Churchill [email protected] 410-974-2316 Cabinet Secretaries and Directors to Visit Baltimore County ANNAPOLIS, MD – Following the Regional Cabinet Meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018, Governor Larry Hogan's cabinets ecretaries and directors will tour Baltimore County...

Public Schedule for Kevin Kamenetz

For Release: Immediate September 26, 2016– October 2, 2016 MONDAY, September 26 OFFICE SCHEDULE TUESDAY, September 27 OFFICE SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, September 28 7:15 p.m. – The Education Foundation of Baltimore County “Honoring Partnership, Goodwill and Legacy” Program Grey Rock Mansion, 400 Grey...

County to Make Major Improvements at Intersection of Towsontown Boulevard and Osler Drive

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2016 CONTACT: Ellen Kobler 410-887-3835 (o), 410-365-2834 (c) [email protected] County to Make Major Improvements at Intersection of Towsontown Boulevard and Osler Drive - Upgrades to ease congestion near hospitals and Towson University Towson, MD – Baltimore...

State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Announces Retirement

By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam is retiring. The Baltimore County Democrat made the announcement Sunday in a letter to Senate leadership. The 80-year-old lawmaker is citing health issues. She...

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