Category Archives: Local Stories

A ‘going concern’? BSO predicated financial fate on thinnest of margins, wishful thinking

A ‘going concern’? BSO predicated financial fate on thinnest of margins, wishful thinking

Until the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra canceled its summer season, few people outside the nonprofit’s administrative offices realized just how precarious its financial situation was. But when President and CEO Peter Kjome referred to a promised $3.2 million in state funds as “a lifeline,” he wasn’t exaggerating.   https://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-fe-bso-finances-20190606-story.htmlRead More

Fatherlessness, Violence and Political Cowardice the Main Reason Behind City Violence

Fatherlessness, Violence and Political Cowardice the Main Reason Behind City Violence

By Richard E. Vatz Tired or frightened or depressed by consistent stories of Maryland, and particularly Baltimore, violence, killings, poverty, teen rampaging, bullying and other social problems?  Well, people who could effect significant change claim to share your concerns. But in reality, not so much.   Opinion: Fatherlessness, violence and political cowardiceRead More

Shock in Pikesville after 18-year-old woman found dead from trauma

Shock in Pikesville after 18-year-old woman found dead from trauma

PIKESVILLE, Md. (WBFF) – A mother in Baltimore County is dealing with a tragedy that no parent expects to face. She walked in the family home and found her 18-year-old daughter dead. The victim, police say, of a possible murder.   https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/shock-in-pikesville-after-18-year-old-woman-found-murderedRead More

Orioles to Host LGBTQ Night at Camden Yards

Orioles to Host LGBTQ Night at Camden Yards

The Orioles invite fans to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month on June 12 with an LGBTQ pride Night ticket package, which will include a ticket to the game and an O’s pride cap, with a portion of the ticket proceeds benefiting Moveable Feast and The Pride Center of Maryland. https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/orioles/EN/promotion/home?tfl=Baltimore_Orioles-tickets-Baltimore_Orioles%3A_Tickets%3A_Orioles_Theme_Nights-ticket_grid-1-Desktop-LandscapeRead More