This photo taken Jan. 9, 2020, shows, Olaniyi Balogun pulling back leaves on some Brussels sprouts he grew on the land he farms in Brookeville, MD. Balogun is a native of Nigeria who farms cabbage, kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and collard greens on Agricultural Reserve land near Brookeville. As Montgomery county's demographics change, more immigrants are seeking land in the agricultural reserve to farm and rear animals, often bringing crops and farming practices from their home countries. The program connects landowners with aspiring farmers who cannot afford to buy their own land. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via AP) (Michael S. Williamson/AP)
Hopkins surgeon, gun violence prevention advocate takes to Twitter to report ‘death threat’ left on his car
The rally spurred Gov. Ralph Northam to declare a temporary state of emergency, citing what he said were credible threats of violence. Extremist groups had posted ominous messages online, and the FBI had arrested three men the week before, two from Maryland, whom it said were white supremacists. The men, the federal authorities alleged, had a machine gun and planned to attend the rally.
While the regular staff is free to take on the overtime, and some look forward to it, there is a potential scenario where — after working a 24-hour shift — an operator could be held over into another shift. Wolford agreed it was possible, but a department staffer will be attempting to find relief as soon as possible.
Maryland researchers say jellyfish could dominate food chain as Chesapeake Bay loses dissolved oxygen
The Chesapeake Bay has a summer dead zone with a volume of 3,500 square kilometers. This oxygen-less water is called hypoxic, and in the bay it is fueled by nutrient pollution from land, which cause algal blooms, which then sink to the bottom and decompose, eating up the oxygen in the lower water column.
7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Pip Moyer Recreation Center at Truxtun Park in Annapolis: Lidl U.S. Operations, LLC., is having a meeting to discuss a proposed Lidl Grocery Store and a modification that requests permission to disturb environmentally sensitive areas. The grocery store would be built near the intersection of Bay Ridge Road and Georgetown Road in Annapolis. The project, which is in Council District 6, is in the preliminary plan phase.
“Everybody can benefit from yoga. All of the benefits stretch across all demographics, all groups, but the main reason we’re offering the promotion is a way to give back to people who serve," Cook said. "When you break it down, and you look at the first-responders and veterans, you have people who have physically demanding jobs, the physical aspect of it, so focusing on stretches that would help them.
A Best Picture showcase, a Chocolate Affair, a Groundhog Day party and more things to do in Baltimore this week
An die Musik Live, 409 N. Charles St., kicks off a year-long celebration of Latin music and dance, featuring the Cuaba Latin jazz trio of percussionist Joel Santiago, pianist Bienvenido Dinzey-Peralta and bassist Jose “Chuco” Mendoza, with a performance featuring guest percussionist Rene Ibañez. 8 p.m. Jan. 30. $10-$15. Future concerts in the series are scheduled for Feb 27, March 26, April 30, May 28, June 25, July 30, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 29, Nov. 19 and Dec. 30. andiemusiklive.com.
The district committee’s recommendation will now go to a ratification vote of the full central committee, of which Ruth is also a member, on Tuesday. If ratified, Ruth’s name would be forwarded to Gov. Larry Hogan for approval. She would then serve the remainder of Sydnor’s term, which is up in 2022.
Loyola Maryland 60, Bucknell 50: Alexis Gray scored a team-high 16 points and went 7-for-8 from the free-throw line in the closing minutes as the host Greyhounds (5-14, 2-6 Patriot League) upset the defending league champion Bison (14-5, 7-1). Stephanie Karcz had 12 points and 11 rebounds, her 27th career double double, for Loyola, which opened with a 21-10 run. The Greyhounds will host Boston University Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Morgan State overcomes 14-point deficit to beat Coppin State, 50-48, on late 3 in 90th meeting of crosstown rivals
“I told our guys, and it’s probably not a good thing, but I said, 'At some point, we’re going to be down 14, 15 points,” Broadus said. “And if we’re going to win the game, we’ve got to fight back. ... We just fought through for 40 minutes.”