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Baltimore Sun Pictures of the Year 2020

January 22 -- Domino Sugars' iconic neon sign glows at sunrise Wednesday morning. Domino is among the small number of refineries that is seeing an increase in imported sugar due to the terrible sugar beet harvest in the U.S.
(Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

Baltimore Sun Pictures of the Year 2020

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Dominated by politics, protests and a global pandemic, 2020 has been a year that many of us are ready to leave behind.
Domino Sugars
January 22 -- Domino Sugars' iconic neon sign glows at sunrise Wednesday morning. Domino is among the small number of refineries that is seeing an increase in imported sugar due to the terrible sugar beet harvest in the U.S.
January 22 -- Domino Sugars' iconic neon sign glows at sunrise Wednesday morning. Domino is among the small number of refineries that is seeing an increase in imported sugar due to the terrible sugar beet harvest in the U.S. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Von Paris house fire
January 16 -- Mark McMahon stands over what is left of the home at Arcadia Farm in Upper Falls after a fire destroyed the house that was built in 1860 and currently owned by John and Patti Von Paris.
January 16 -- Mark McMahon stands over what is left of the home at Arcadia Farm in Upper Falls after a fire destroyed the house that was built in 1860 and currently owned by John and Patti Von Paris. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Cats at the Hippodrome
January 22 -- Keri RenŽ Fuller who plays Graizabella in "Cats" applies her makeup in her dressing room at the Hippodrome.
January 22 -- Keri RenŽ Fuller who plays Graizabella in "Cats" applies her makeup in her dressing room at the Hippodrome. (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun)
Car lot fire
February 3 -- Aerial photos show the aftermath of a fire at a used car dealership in Annapolis that forced a school to close on Monday.
February 3 -- Aerial photos show the aftermath of a fire at a used car dealership in Annapolis that forced a school to close on Monday. (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun)
Pride of Baltimore II
February 6 -- Deck hand James Rogers works from a ladder behind the bow of Pride of Baltimore II , which has maintenance performed on her at General Ship Repair.
February 6 -- Deck hand James Rogers works from a ladder behind the bow of Pride of Baltimore II , which has maintenance performed on her at General Ship Repair. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Valentine's Day wedding
February 14 -- Newlyweds Christine and John Chaffee kiss after being declared legally wed in the chapel in the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse on Valentine's Day. The couple, who met online, will have another celebration with family and friends this summer.
February 14 -- Newlyweds Christine and John Chaffee kiss after being declared legally wed in the chapel in the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse on Valentine's Day. The couple, who met online, will have another celebration with family and friends this summer. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore Orioles Spring Training
February 16 -- Ben Carhart the Orioles bullpen catcher takes an early morning walk as the sun begins to rise over the ball fields in Sarasota, Florida. Orioles Spring Training at the Ed Smith Stadium complex.
February 16 -- Ben Carhart the Orioles bullpen catcher takes an early morning walk as the sun begins to rise over the ball fields in Sarasota, Florida. Orioles Spring Training at the Ed Smith Stadium complex. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Mt. St. Joe vs. St. Frances in MIAA A- Conference boys basketball final
February 23 -- St. Frances' Jahmal Banks (#0), top, is called for an offensive foul on Mt. St. Joseph's Antonio Hamlin in the fourth quarter of the MIAA A- Conference boys basketball Championship final at APGFCU Arena.
February 23 -- St. Frances' Jahmal Banks (#0), top, is called for an offensive foul on Mt. St. Joseph's Antonio Hamlin in the fourth quarter of the MIAA A- Conference boys basketball Championship final at APGFCU Arena. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced to three years in federal prison
February 27 -- Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh speaks with the media as she leaves the federal courthouse in downtown Baltimore after being sentenced to three years in prison as a result of her pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion in her Healthy Holly fraud scheme.
February 27 -- Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh speaks with the media as she leaves the federal courthouse in downtown Baltimore after being sentenced to three years in prison as a result of her pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion in her Healthy Holly fraud scheme. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Worm Moon
March 9 -- The March full moon, knows as the Worm Moon, sets behind the Patterson Park Pagoda at sunrise Monday.
March 9 -- The March full moon, knows as the Worm Moon, sets behind the Patterson Park Pagoda at sunrise Monday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Towson cancels classes
March 10 -- Towson University student Gracie Goetz (center) of Bel Air, moves out of her dorm with help from her mother Jeanette after it was announced that classes were cancelled for the rest of the week as a precautionary measure due to Covid-19 virus.
March 10 -- Towson University student Gracie Goetz (center) of Bel Air, moves out of her dorm with help from her mother Jeanette after it was announced that classes were cancelled for the rest of the week as a precautionary measure due to Covid-19 virus. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Private mass at Cathedral
March 15 -- Elizabeth Lombardi of Baltimore realized the mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen was officially closed to worshippers, but she found a way in to the main sanctuary where she listened to the mass being held in a small adjacent chapel. She said, "I came to pray for everybody. It's a time to pray for all the countries of the world." The Archdiocese of Baltimore abruptly decided to close churches due to the coronavirus threat. The 11 a.m. mass conducted by Archbishop William E. Lori at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen was streamed live for the faithful.
March 15 -- Elizabeth Lombardi of Baltimore realized the mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen was officially closed to worshippers, but she found a way in to the main sanctuary where she listened to the mass being held in a small adjacent chapel. She said, "I came to pray for everybody. It's a time to pray for all the countries of the world." The Archdiocese of Baltimore abruptly decided to close churches due to the coronavirus threat. The 11 a.m. mass conducted by Archbishop William E. Lori at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen was streamed live for the faithful. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Virtual yoga class
March 17 -- Jenny Powers takes an aerial yoga class via FaceTime from Yoga on York instructor Jayne Bernasconi from the comfort of her home. Bernasconi is trying out virtual classes since the gyms have been forced to shut because of the Coronavirus outbreak.
March 17 -- Jenny Powers takes an aerial yoga class via FaceTime from Yoga on York instructor Jayne Bernasconi from the comfort of her home. Bernasconi is trying out virtual classes since the gyms have been forced to shut because of the Coronavirus outbreak. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Gloomy Baltimore
March 18 -- A woman crosses an empty Thames Street in Fells Point Wednesday afternoon. City streets are eerily quiet as bars and restaurants have been shut down because of the coronavirus outbreak.
March 18 -- A woman crosses an empty Thames Street in Fells Point Wednesday afternoon. City streets are eerily quiet as bars and restaurants have been shut down because of the coronavirus outbreak. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Self-imposed quarantine
March 20 -- Fanya O'Donoghue stands at a distance, in a self-imposed quarantine in a waiting pattern after being tested for exposure to COVID-19, coronavirus.
March 20 -- Fanya O'Donoghue stands at a distance, in a self-imposed quarantine in a waiting pattern after being tested for exposure to COVID-19, coronavirus. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Empty roads
March 22 -- The I-695/I-70 interchange is nearly empty as many Marylanders stay home during the state's coronavirus state-of-emergency.
March 22 -- The I-695/I-70 interchange is nearly empty as many Marylanders stay home during the state's coronavirus state-of-emergency. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Light Street
March 24 -- At 9:40 Tuesday morning Light Street traffic was sporadic as many Marylanders stay home during the state's coronavirus state-of-emergency.
March 24 -- At 9:40 Tuesday morning Light Street traffic was sporadic as many Marylanders stay home during the state's coronavirus state-of-emergency. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Seniors keeping in touch during outbreak
March 24 -- Brightview White Marsh resident Theresa Bauer, 87, uses FaceTime to visit with her son Bob in Nottingham. Brightview has closed their doors to visitors during the coronavirus outbreak to protect their residents.
March 24 -- Brightview White Marsh resident Theresa Bauer, 87, uses FaceTime to visit with her son Bob in Nottingham. Brightview has closed their doors to visitors during the coronavirus outbreak to protect their residents. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Vida Taco Bar sells grocery items
March 24 -- Colleen Fox, a manager at Vida Taco Bar's Annapolis location, packs grocery items including toilet papers for customers at the restaurant's Severna Park location. The owners have tweaked their business model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by selling grocery items like meat, potatoes and toilet paper along with tacos and margaritas to go.
March 24 -- Colleen Fox, a manager at Vida Taco Bar's Annapolis location, packs grocery items including toilet papers for customers at the restaurant's Severna Park location. The owners have tweaked their business model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by selling grocery items like meat, potatoes and toilet paper along with tacos and margaritas to go. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore doctor wears hand made mask to boost morale
March 27 -- Dr. Richard Bruno, site medical director at Chase Brexton Health Care in Mt. Vernon, wears a colorful cloth mask over his N95 respirator. His wife, Mary Bruno, is making them for him and members of his staff to boost morale. Bruno is in the door way of one of the COVIC-19 testing tents near the entrance to the building. This tent, one of several set up by IronMark, sits in front of an old teller's cage from the building's former owner, Monumental Life Insurance Company.
March 27 -- Dr. Richard Bruno, site medical director at Chase Brexton Health Care in Mt. Vernon, wears a colorful cloth mask over his N95 respirator. His wife, Mary Bruno, is making them for him and members of his staff to boost morale. Bruno is in the door way of one of the COVIC-19 testing tents near the entrance to the building. This tent, one of several set up by IronMark, sits in front of an old teller's cage from the building's former owner, Monumental Life Insurance Company. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Convention Center field hospital
March 28 -- One hundred members of the Maryland National Guard work with partners to begin set up the Baltimore Convention Center as a 250 bed field hospital in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 28 -- One hundred members of the Maryland National Guard work with partners to begin set up the Baltimore Convention Center as a 250 bed field hospital in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Steeple fire
March 28 -- The top of the steeple falls from the Urban Bible Fellowship Church in East Baltimore during a four-alarm fire. The steeple, installed during a large religious ceremony in 1885 when the church was St. James the Less, was believed to have been struck by lightning.
March 28 -- The top of the steeple falls from the Urban Bible Fellowship Church in East Baltimore during a four-alarm fire. The steeple, installed during a large religious ceremony in 1885 when the church was St. James the Less, was believed to have been struck by lightning. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 outbreak at nursing home
March 28 -- Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy is the site of an outbreak of the coronavirus. Health officials said at least 66 people there tested positive for the disease.
March 28 -- Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy is the site of an outbreak of the coronavirus. Health officials said at least 66 people there tested positive for the disease. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Rush hour
March 31-- Usually thick with vehicles, Lombard Street is empty during rush hour, at the intersection of Light Street.
March 31-- Usually thick with vehicles, Lombard Street is empty during rush hour, at the intersection of Light Street. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Search boats
April 3 -- Search boats patrol the Chesapeake Bay off Franklin Point for the daughter and grandson of ex-Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend who went missing while canoeing Thursday afternoon.
April 3 -- Search boats patrol the Chesapeake Bay off Franklin Point for the daughter and grandson of ex-Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend who went missing while canoeing Thursday afternoon. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Shoppers wearing face masks
April 5 - FEmily Bui, (from left), her sister Jen Nguyen, and Emily's mother-in-law, Kelly Vu, all of Lutherville, wear surgical masks under clear plastic visors, brimmed hats and gloves to protect themselves from the coronavirus during a shopping expedition to H Mart supermarket in Catonsville. Many shoppers are now wearing face masks and disposable gloves in public.
April 5 - FEmily Bui, (from left), her sister Jen Nguyen, and Emily's mother-in-law, Kelly Vu, all of Lutherville, wear surgical masks under clear plastic visors, brimmed hats and gloves to protect themselves from the coronavirus during a shopping expedition to H Mart supermarket in Catonsville. Many shoppers are now wearing face masks and disposable gloves in public. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Pandemic wedding
April 5 -- University of Maryland Shock Trauma surgeon Dr. Rishi Kundi, center, officiated the small wedding of one of his resident doctors Laura DiChiacchio to Ben Ambrose at Cylburn Arboretum during the COVID-19 pandemic. They were supposed to be married in June in Seattle, but with the uncertainty for Laura because of the coronavirus, they decided to wed on April 5. The groom's brother Josh Ambrose, left, leading dog Zelda attended the impromptu wedding.
April 5 -- University of Maryland Shock Trauma surgeon Dr. Rishi Kundi, center, officiated the small wedding of one of his resident doctors Laura DiChiacchio to Ben Ambrose at Cylburn Arboretum during the COVID-19 pandemic. They were supposed to be married in June in Seattle, but with the uncertainty for Laura because of the coronavirus, they decided to wed on April 5. The groom's brother Josh Ambrose, left, leading dog Zelda attended the impromptu wedding. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
1918 influenza pandemic victims
April 8 -- Vincenzo Fertitta was one of more than 5000 Maryland victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic. He is buried in Baltimore's New Cathedral Cemetery in section MM, known as Flu Hill for the large number of victims interred there.
April 8 -- Vincenzo Fertitta was one of more than 5000 Maryland victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic. He is buried in Baltimore's New Cathedral Cemetery in section MM, known as Flu Hill for the large number of victims interred there. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
FutureCare Lochearn outbreak
April 15 -- Healthcare workers look out windows at FutureCare Lochearn after officials said they uncovered an outbreak of COVID-19 among its population of 200 residents.
April 15 -- Healthcare workers look out windows at FutureCare Lochearn after officials said they uncovered an outbreak of COVID-19 among its population of 200 residents. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 drive-thru testing facility
April 16 -- A driver and passenger turn to the back seat of their SUV while the testing staff gather a nose swab of the back seat passenger at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, set up as a Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) drive-thru testing facility.
April 16 -- A driver and passenger turn to the back seat of their SUV while the testing staff gather a nose swab of the back seat passenger at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, set up as a Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) drive-thru testing facility. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Light it blue campaign
April 17 -- The rooftop heart Ronald McDonald House in Baltimore is lit in blue to support health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 17 -- The rooftop heart Ronald McDonald House in Baltimore is lit in blue to support health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
UM Laurel Medical Center opens
April 22 -- Gov. Larry Hogan sports a locally-made ÒMaryland StrongÓ face mask at a press conference announcing the opening of the UM Laurel Medical Center. The former Laurel Regional Hospital has 135 beds to handle the potential surge of patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 22 -- Gov. Larry Hogan sports a locally-made ÒMaryland StrongÓ face mask at a press conference announcing the opening of the UM Laurel Medical Center. The former Laurel Regional Hospital has 135 beds to handle the potential surge of patients during the coronavirus pandemic. (Amy Davis)
Home births
April 26 -- Patty Maizels, bonds with her eight-day old son, Reddick Timlin Maizels, who was delivered at home by father Patrick Maizels, with midwife Bayla Berkowitz and birth assistant Nikki Williams of Charm City Midwives in attendance. Maizels chose a home birth out of fear of exposure to the coronavirus during delivery in a hospital.
April 26 -- Patty Maizels, bonds with her eight-day old son, Reddick Timlin Maizels, who was delivered at home by father Patrick Maizels, with midwife Bayla Berkowitz and birth assistant Nikki Williams of Charm City Midwives in attendance. Maizels chose a home birth out of fear of exposure to the coronavirus during delivery in a hospital. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Frontline workers
April 29 -- LaKya Taylor, who has worked at St. Agnes Hospital for 14 years, describes the new stresses of working as an ICU nurse during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 29 -- LaKya Taylor, who has worked at St. Agnes Hospital for 14 years, describes the new stresses of working as an ICU nurse during the coronavirus pandemic. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore City Fire Department medic unit
April 30 -- A Baltimore City Fire Department medic unit travels on Northern Parkway near Pimlico Race Course in the 21215 zip code, a city hotspot for coronavirus cases.
April 30 -- A Baltimore City Fire Department medic unit travels on Northern Parkway near Pimlico Race Course in the 21215 zip code, a city hotspot for coronavirus cases. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Ceremonial swearing-in for Congressman Kweisi Mfume
May 05 -- Under a portrait of George Washington, Congressman Kweisi Mfume is interviewed in the Rayburn Room of the U.S. Capitol following a ceremonial swearing-in. Mfume returns to congress after 24 years to fill the seat of the late Elijah Cummings.
May 05 -- Under a portrait of George Washington, Congressman Kweisi Mfume is interviewed in the Rayburn Room of the U.S. Capitol following a ceremonial swearing-in. Mfume returns to congress after 24 years to fill the seat of the late Elijah Cummings. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Nurse Appreciation Week
May 8 -- Hospital workers, Baltimore County police and Baltimore County fire department cheer in a show of appreciation for nurses and other hospital workers as they leave MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center during shift change Friday morning.
May 8 -- Hospital workers, Baltimore County police and Baltimore County fire department cheer in a show of appreciation for nurses and other hospital workers as they leave MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center during shift change Friday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 testing
May 21 -- A nursing student gathers information from driver waiting to get into the cow palace at the State Fairgrounds for Covid-19 testing.
May 21 -- A nursing student gathers information from driver waiting to get into the cow palace at the State Fairgrounds for Covid-19 testing. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
The Chalk family
May 6 -- Daniel (from left), 21, Courtney, 19, Alyssa, and John Jr., 25, are members of the Chalk family of Ellicott City. Their family has been severely affected by COVID-19.
May 6 -- Daniel (from left), 21, Courtney, 19, Alyssa, and John Jr., 25, are members of the Chalk family of Ellicott City. Their family has been severely affected by COVID-19. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Birthday celebration
May 17 -- Mary Markiewicz, who turned 70, pretends to blow out candles on her birthday cake as her Eastwood Drive neighbors, friends and families gather socially distanced to wish her a happy birthday.
May 17 -- Mary Markiewicz, who turned 70, pretends to blow out candles on her birthday cake as her Eastwood Drive neighbors, friends and families gather socially distanced to wish her a happy birthday. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 testing
May 21 -- Hundreds of cars fill a parking lot at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as the occupants wait to get into the open drive through Covid-19 testing site in the cow palace on Thursday morning.
May 21 -- Hundreds of cars fill a parking lot at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as the occupants wait to get into the open drive through Covid-19 testing site in the cow palace on Thursday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Goslings at Loch Raven Reservoir
May 11 -- A Canada goose shields three goslings from the wind as they rest at Loch Raven Reservoir. Many parks and recreation areas reopened last week as restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic were eased.
May 11 -- A Canada goose shields three goslings from the wind as they rest at Loch Raven Reservoir. Many parks and recreation areas reopened last week as restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic were eased. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 toll
May 13 -- Jilna Jean Baptiste's husband, Miska, went to work as a supervisor at the Perdue Farms chicken plant in Salisbury with a fever on April 7. She says his temperature was taken at the plant and he continued to work for four days when they sought care. Later in a hospital he was diagnosed with coronavirus and died a few days later on April 16. Jilna's grandmother also died as a result of the virus and two of her three children tested positive, but have no symptoms. Jilna, who has tested negative, says she cries every day.
May 13 -- Jilna Jean Baptiste's husband, Miska, went to work as a supervisor at the Perdue Farms chicken plant in Salisbury with a fever on April 7. She says his temperature was taken at the plant and he continued to work for four days when they sought care. Later in a hospital he was diagnosed with coronavirus and died a few days later on April 16. Jilna's grandmother also died as a result of the virus and two of her three children tested positive, but have no symptoms. Jilna, who has tested negative, says she cries every day. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Re-open Baltimore County rally
May 22 -- Heather Kormanik waves an American flag as speakers rally the crowd at a protest at the Towson Courthouse Friday afternoon over the extended shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic.
May 22 -- Heather Kormanik waves an American flag as speakers rally the crowd at a protest at the Towson Courthouse Friday afternoon over the extended shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Brandon Scott
May 30 -- Mayoral candidate Brandon Scott elbow bumps with Wanda Hill, a vendor with Cats Paw Organic, at the 32nd Street Farmers Market in Waverly Saturday morning.
May 30 -- Mayoral candidate Brandon Scott elbow bumps with Wanda Hill, a vendor with Cats Paw Organic, at the 32nd Street Farmers Market in Waverly Saturday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
National Day of Protest Against Racism & Oppression Baltimore
May 30 -- A youth rides a wheelie alongside a Baltimore Police officer in front of protestors marching down Pennsylvania Avenue Saturday.
May 30 -- A youth rides a wheelie alongside a Baltimore Police officer in front of protestors marching down Pennsylvania Avenue Saturday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
National Day of Protest Against Racism & Oppression
May 30 -- Adia Cullors (center) marches with protestors along Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore Saturday in response to the police custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
May 30 -- Adia Cullors (center) marches with protestors along Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore Saturday in response to the police custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
National Day of Protest Against Racism & Oppression Baltimore
May 30 -- Kelvin Harris, (right) of Washington, DC, was in town for dinner with his wife Akilah (from left) and kids Elle, 7, and Ethan, 8, when they got stuck in the middle of President Street when protestors marched through.
May 30 -- Kelvin Harris, (right) of Washington, DC, was in town for dinner with his wife Akilah (from left) and kids Elle, 7, and Ethan, 8, when they got stuck in the middle of President Street when protestors marched through. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
George Floyd Protest in Baltimore
May 30 -- A crowd of protesters outside Baltimore Police Headquarters is reflected in the sunglasses of a police officer. A caravan of protesters marched through downtown Baltimore Saturday, fighting back against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody.
May 30 -- A crowd of protesters outside Baltimore Police Headquarters is reflected in the sunglasses of a police officer. A caravan of protesters marched through downtown Baltimore Saturday, fighting back against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
National Day of Protest Against Racism & Oppression
May 30 -- Protestors face off with police at Baltimore City Hall Saturday night in response to the police custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
May 30 -- Protestors face off with police at Baltimore City Hall Saturday night in response to the police custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Youth March
June 1 -- A massive group marches down Baltimore Street toward City Hall to protest George Floyd's death and police brutality.
June 1 -- A massive group marches down Baltimore Street toward City Hall to protest George Floyd's death and police brutality. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Protest fight
June 1 -- A fight breaks out among protesters on Baltimore Street as they protest the death of George Floyd while in police custody last week in Minneapolis. Demonstrators gathered peacefully at City Hall until evening and then mostly dispersed. Some protesters remained into the night and confronted riot police and National Guards along Baltimore Street.
June 1 -- A fight breaks out among protesters on Baltimore Street as they protest the death of George Floyd while in police custody last week in Minneapolis. Demonstrators gathered peacefully at City Hall until evening and then mostly dispersed. Some protesters remained into the night and confronted riot police and National Guards along Baltimore Street. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Baltimore Youth Movement March
June 3 -- Baltimore Officer Odis Daniels, center, marching arm-in-arm with Shawn Mackey at left, and Jonathan Davidson, second from right, was one of two police officers who linked arms and later took a knee with the marchers at the conclusion of the Wednesday evening Black Lives Matter march downtown.
June 3 -- Baltimore Officer Odis Daniels, center, marching arm-in-arm with Shawn Mackey at left, and Jonathan Davidson, second from right, was one of two police officers who linked arms and later took a knee with the marchers at the conclusion of the Wednesday evening Black Lives Matter march downtown. (Amy Davis)
Primary election
June 2 -- Election official Francis Vincent (r) gives instructions to a voter at Edmondson High School during the primary election Tuesday morning.
June 2 -- Election official Francis Vincent (r) gives instructions to a voter at Edmondson High School during the primary election Tuesday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Black Lives Matter mural
June 12 -- Zalik Fisher, his sister and several neighbors created a half-block long chalk Black Lives Matter mural on S. Madeira Street in East Baltimore.
June 12 -- Zalik Fisher, his sister and several neighbors created a half-block long chalk Black Lives Matter mural on S. Madeira Street in East Baltimore. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore sunrise
June 16 -- Sunrise lights up the clouds over the Washington Monument in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood a few days before the official start of summer.
June 16 -- Sunrise lights up the clouds over the Washington Monument in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood a few days before the official start of summer. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Ericka Alston Buck
June 16 -- Ericka Alston Buck with her daughter Akcire Alston Buck,16, at her home in Havre de Grace. Alston Buck and many other parents of African American children are determining how to have a conversation with their children about racism in America.
June 16 -- Ericka Alston Buck with her daughter Akcire Alston Buck,16, at her home in Havre de Grace. Alston Buck and many other parents of African American children are determining how to have a conversation with their children about racism in America. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Havre de Grace
June 16 -- Blooming flowers surround a statue of a jockey on a horse on the grounds of Bulle Rock homes in Havre de Grace this morning.
June 16 -- Blooming flowers surround a statue of a jockey on a horse on the grounds of Bulle Rock homes in Havre de Grace this morning. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Catherine Pugh
June 19 -- Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh leaves Anne Arundel Circuit Court Friday afternoon after pleading guilty to perjury charges.
June 19 -- Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh leaves Anne Arundel Circuit Court Friday afternoon after pleading guilty to perjury charges. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Freedom Day March
June 19 -- Jeanna Tillery of Baltimore touches the sculpture of Frederick Douglas at the end of the Freedom Day March in celebration of Juneteenth that started at City Hall and ended in Fells Point.
June 19 -- Jeanna Tillery of Baltimore touches the sculpture of Frederick Douglas at the end of the Freedom Day March in celebration of Juneteenth that started at City Hall and ended in Fells Point. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Skatepark of Baltimore
July 2 -- Ja'lil Sanchez of Baltimore skateboards in the Skatepark of Baltimore located in Roosevelt Park in Hampden.
July 2 -- Ja'lil Sanchez of Baltimore skateboards in the Skatepark of Baltimore located in Roosevelt Park in Hampden. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Peoples Power Assembly protest on July 4th
July 4 -- A young girl raises her fist and smiles from a window on Greenmount Ave. as the protest caravan rolls by. The Peoples Power Assembly led a protest against mass incarceration, marching through the city and ending up at the city jail complex.
July 4 -- A young girl raises her fist and smiles from a window on Greenmount Ave. as the protest caravan rolls by. The Peoples Power Assembly led a protest against mass incarceration, marching through the city and ending up at the city jail complex. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Breonna Taylor mural
July 6 -- A 7000-square foot mural painting in honor of Breonna Taylor nears completion in Chambers Park in Annapolis Sunday afternoon.
July 6 -- A 7000-square foot mural painting in honor of Breonna Taylor nears completion in Chambers Park in Annapolis Sunday afternoon. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Pool play
July 8 -- Cousins La'Niya Muse, 4, Joseph Montgomery, 13, and Zion Jones, 6, right, cool off in a sidewalk pool on McElderry Street in the Ellwood Park neighborhood of East Baltimore this afternoon.
July 8 -- Cousins La'Niya Muse, 4, Joseph Montgomery, 13, and Zion Jones, 6, right, cool off in a sidewalk pool on McElderry Street in the Ellwood Park neighborhood of East Baltimore this afternoon. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Merryland Farm training center
July 8 -- Exercise riders, Milan Milosevic (L) and Marko MiloJevic (R) train horses at the Merryland Farm training center in Hydes, Maryland.
July 8 -- Exercise riders, Milan Milosevic (L) and Marko MiloJevic (R) train horses at the Merryland Farm training center in Hydes, Maryland. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Park Pools Open
July 13 -- From front to back, Diana Stockwell, Leah Burchman, and Jacqueline Hyman all came independently to the Patterson Park pool with the idea of staying cool, getting a mask-free tan, and catching up on reading. Stockwell and Burchman are elementary school teachers, and Hyman is a graduate student. Baltimore City park pools reopened today, with many changes due to COVID-19. The pools are free, but have reduced hours and capacity, and visitors must register online for 90-minute sessions and have their temperature taken when they arrive.
July 13 -- From front to back, Diana Stockwell, Leah Burchman, and Jacqueline Hyman all came independently to the Patterson Park pool with the idea of staying cool, getting a mask-free tan, and catching up on reading. Stockwell and Burchman are elementary school teachers, and Hyman is a graduate student. Baltimore City park pools reopened today, with many changes due to COVID-19. The pools are free, but have reduced hours and capacity, and visitors must register online for 90-minute sessions and have their temperature taken when they arrive. (Amy Davis)
Courthouse opens
July 20 -- Anu Gupta, center, arrives with her fiancŽ, Raj Mandal, both of Baltimore, to get married at the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Baltimore City Courthouse, which reopened to the public today after being closed for many months due to the pandemic. At left is their friend, Rachel Nathan, who brought them together and was to serve as a witness during the ceremony. The couple had planned a wedding party for September, but since the coronavirus has postponed those plans, they decided to get married now.
July 20 -- Anu Gupta, center, arrives with her fiancŽ, Raj Mandal, both of Baltimore, to get married at the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Baltimore City Courthouse, which reopened to the public today after being closed for many months due to the pandemic. At left is their friend, Rachel Nathan, who brought them together and was to serve as a witness during the ceremony. The couple had planned a wedding party for September, but since the coronavirus has postponed those plans, they decided to get married now. (Amy Davis)
Ocean City boardwalk
July 21 -- Many visitors to the Ocean City boardwalk opted not to wear masks Tuesday despite signs recommending them.
July 21 -- Many visitors to the Ocean City boardwalk opted not to wear masks Tuesday despite signs recommending them. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Ocean City boardwalk
July 21 -- Mask wearing visitors enjoy a ride at Jolly Rogers on the Ocean City pier Tuesday.
July 21 -- Mask wearing visitors enjoy a ride at Jolly Rogers on the Ocean City pier Tuesday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Cookhouse
July 22 -- Stevie Pniewski, general manager at Cookhouse in Bolton Hill, cleans a glass as the restaurant gets ready to open Wednesday night. Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. ÒJackÓ Young on Wednesday ordered city restaurants to suspend indoor dining by the end of the week and announced expanded requirements for face coverings.
July 22 -- Stevie Pniewski, general manager at Cookhouse in Bolton Hill, cleans a glass as the restaurant gets ready to open Wednesday night. Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. ÒJackÓ Young on Wednesday ordered city restaurants to suspend indoor dining by the end of the week and announced expanded requirements for face coverings. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Performance art
July 27 -- Nicoletta uses a large gold mirror that is symbolic of light, illumination, awareness and wisdom. Nicoletta de la Brown is a performance artist and chamana, performing rituals in public spaces to release and renew energy. Monday morning she will activate the confederate statue site in Mt. Vernon.
July 27 -- Nicoletta uses a large gold mirror that is symbolic of light, illumination, awareness and wisdom. Nicoletta de la Brown is a performance artist and chamana, performing rituals in public spaces to release and renew energy. Monday morning she will activate the confederate statue site in Mt. Vernon. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Fan free home opener
July 29 -- The Orioles and Yankees take the field for the National Anthem. The Baltimore Orioles host the New York Yankees in their home opener at Camden Yards on Wednesday
July 29 -- The Orioles and Yankees take the field for the National Anthem. The Baltimore Orioles host the New York Yankees in their home opener at Camden Yards on Wednesday (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Water rescue
August 4 -- A man is rescued from his van on Sollers Point Road after he drove into high water and stalled.
August 4 -- A man is rescued from his van on Sollers Point Road after he drove into high water and stalled. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Gas explosion
August 10 -- A woman that survived the explosion watches as firefighters search through the remains of several homes that were leveled when a gas explosion ripped through homes in the Reisterstown Station neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore.
August 10 -- A woman that survived the explosion watches as firefighters search through the remains of several homes that were leveled when a gas explosion ripped through homes in the Reisterstown Station neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Gas explosion
August 17 -- Chala Graham (L) the mother of Joseph Graham Jr. who was killed in a gas explosion last week, speaks to the media at The Empowerment Temple. Joseph Graham Sr.,the boys father and Cynthia Young, the boys grandmother, try to hold back tears during the news event.
August 17 -- Chala Graham (L) the mother of Joseph Graham Jr. who was killed in a gas explosion last week, speaks to the media at The Empowerment Temple. Joseph Graham Sr.,the boys father and Cynthia Young, the boys grandmother, try to hold back tears during the news event. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Orioles vs. Blue Jays: Game 2
August 18 -- Baltimore Orioles shortstop Andrew Velazquez catches Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Santiago Espinal out at second base and throws to first bases for a double play, where Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Cavan Biggio is tagged out.
August 18 -- Baltimore Orioles shortstop Andrew Velazquez catches Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Santiago Espinal out at second base and throws to first bases for a double play, where Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Cavan Biggio is tagged out. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
RNC at Fort McHenry
August 26 -- President Donald Trump and his wife Melania smile at the crowd during the RNC event at Fort McHenry in which Vice President Mike Pence spoke.
August 26 -- President Donald Trump and his wife Melania smile at the crowd during the RNC event at Fort McHenry in which Vice President Mike Pence spoke. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Vice President Mike Pence
August 26 -- Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with people in crowd after addressing the Republican National Convention from Fort McHenry on Wednesday night.
August 26 -- Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with people in crowd after addressing the Republican National Convention from Fort McHenry on Wednesday night. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Orioles vs. Mets
September 1 -- New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith falls into the Orioles dugout while catching a ball; he hung onto it for the out. The Baltimore Orioles play the New York Mets in the first game of a series on Tuesday.
September 1 -- New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith falls into the Orioles dugout while catching a ball; he hung onto it for the out. The Baltimore Orioles play the New York Mets in the first game of a series on Tuesday. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Orioles vs Mets
September 2 -- Mets center fielder Jake Marisnick hits the wall as he tries to make a play in the bottom of the second inning against the Orioles at Oriole Park.
September 2 -- Mets center fielder Jake Marisnick hits the wall as he tries to make a play in the bottom of the second inning against the Orioles at Oriole Park. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Playtime
September 3 -- Ny'Zell Hill, 2 of Baltimore, laughs as he slides down a slide in German Park in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood, where he was out to play with his dad, Patrick Hill.
September 3 -- Ny'Zell Hill, 2 of Baltimore, laughs as he slides down a slide in German Park in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood, where he was out to play with his dad, Patrick Hill. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Cooling off
September 3 -- Baltimore Ravens defensive end Jihad Ward (53) dumps ice on his head to cool off in the heat. The Baltimore Ravens practiced at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills on Thursday afternoon.
September 3 -- Baltimore Ravens defensive end Jihad Ward (53) dumps ice on his head to cool off in the heat. The Baltimore Ravens practiced at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills on Thursday afternoon. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Broken bat
September 4 -- Orioles' Renato Nunez breaks a bat in the 7th inning during the first game of a doubleheader against the Yankees at Oriole Park on Friday. The Orioles lost 6-5.
September 4 -- Orioles' Renato Nunez breaks a bat in the 7th inning during the first game of a doubleheader against the Yankees at Oriole Park on Friday. The Orioles lost 6-5. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Labor Day workout
September 7 -- LaToya Ferrell, a Reinvent U Boot Camps instructor, leads participants in part of a two hour physically distanced fitness workout in the parking lot on Labor Day. The announcement for the event, #Blackout Workout, encourages participants to wear something black "to represent our contribution of strength, prosperity and well-being to this country." Frances Cuesta, owner of the fitness center says "The Black culture brings a lot to America. Let today be a mark of that."
September 7 -- LaToya Ferrell, a Reinvent U Boot Camps instructor, leads participants in part of a two hour physically distanced fitness workout in the parking lot on Labor Day. The announcement for the event, #Blackout Workout, encourages participants to wear something black "to represent our contribution of strength, prosperity and well-being to this country." Frances Cuesta, owner of the fitness center says "The Black culture brings a lot to America. Let today be a mark of that." (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Kondwani Fidel, acclaimed local poet, educator and writer
September 9 -- Kondwani Fidel, acclaimed local poet, educator and writer, is releasing his first non-poetry book, "The Antiracist: How to Start the Conversation about Race and Take Action."
September 9 -- Kondwani Fidel, acclaimed local poet, educator and writer, is releasing his first non-poetry book, "The Antiracist: How to Start the Conversation about Race and Take Action." (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Trump caravan
October 18 -- An unidentified passenger in a Trump car caravan of at least 100 vehicles organized by Baltimore County Republicans holds up a sign, "FOUR MORE YEARS," while traveling on Eastern Avenue in Middle River to the Boulevard Diner in Dundalk for a rally in support of Republican candidates.
October 18 -- An unidentified passenger in a Trump car caravan of at least 100 vehicles organized by Baltimore County Republicans holds up a sign, "FOUR MORE YEARS," while traveling on Eastern Avenue in Middle River to the Boulevard Diner in Dundalk for a rally in support of Republican candidates. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Gaitaway Stables in Randallstown
September 11 -- Lauren Downes of Baltimore gets her horse, Cash ready for a short walk at Gaitaway Stables in Randallstown.
September 11 -- Lauren Downes of Baltimore gets her horse, Cash ready for a short walk at Gaitaway Stables in Randallstown. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Cutout fans
September 13 -- A member of stadium security looks on, as well as a cutout of Waldo during the second quarter of the 2020 NFL season opener at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore prevailed, over Cleveland, 38-6.
September 13 -- A member of stadium security looks on, as well as a cutout of Waldo during the second quarter of the 2020 NFL season opener at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore prevailed, over Cleveland, 38-6. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Grandparents raise daughter's children
September 16 -- Kennedy Love Glass, 2, and her big sister Cire Glass, 9, visit the gravesite of their mother, Jasmine Kennedy. They visit the cemetery about once a month with their grandmother, Kim Dunton.
September 16 -- Kennedy Love Glass, 2, and her big sister Cire Glass, 9, visit the gravesite of their mother, Jasmine Kennedy. They visit the cemetery about once a month with their grandmother, Kim Dunton. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
New COVID19 intubation tent devised by Baltimore company
September 24 -- In a view from where the patient would lie, Ian Shure, CEO of Drape Medical, Steven Tropello, CMO and Jeffrey Katz, president pose with the "Care Cove," a new PPE protective device for health care providers at Harbor Designs.
September 24 -- In a view from where the patient would lie, Ian Shure, CEO of Drape Medical, Steven Tropello, CMO and Jeffrey Katz, president pose with the "Care Cove," a new PPE protective device for health care providers at Harbor Designs. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
145th Preakness
October 3 -- Because of COVID-19 Jockey Victor Carrasco wears facial covering before he rides Ankle Monitor in the Miss Preakness Stakes, the fifth race of the undercard in the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
October 3 -- Because of COVID-19 Jockey Victor Carrasco wears facial covering before he rides Ankle Monitor in the Miss Preakness Stakes, the fifth race of the undercard in the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. (Kenneth K. Lam)
145th Preakness
October 3 -- Jockey Robby Alvarado celebrates with Swiss Skydiver trainer Kenneth McPeek after winning the 145th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday.
October 3 -- Jockey Robby Alvarado celebrates with Swiss Skydiver trainer Kenneth McPeek after winning the 145th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Comb jelly
October 6 -- A comb jelly swims near the surface of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Comb jellies lack stinging tentacles and are abundant in the middle and lower Chesapeake Bay. More people have been spotting them near downtown in recent weeks.
October 6 -- A comb jelly swims near the surface of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Comb jellies lack stinging tentacles and are abundant in the middle and lower Chesapeake Bay. More people have been spotting them near downtown in recent weeks. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Marcus Parks' vigil
October 13 -- Balloons rise into the sky as coworkers and loved ones gathered at the Carroll Park basketball courts to celebrate the memory of Marcus Parks, the 51-year-old MTA Bus Driver gunned down while on the job.
October 13 -- Balloons rise into the sky as coworkers and loved ones gathered at the Carroll Park basketball courts to celebrate the memory of Marcus Parks, the 51-year-old MTA Bus Driver gunned down while on the job. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Pandemic home schooling
October 14 -- Catherine Carter looks over daughter Belleadora's work as her son Guyeus retrieves a pencil. Carter withdrew four of her children from Howard County Public Schools to enroll them in homeschool, as it got to be too much to keep track of all of their schedules.
October 14 -- Catherine Carter looks over daughter Belleadora's work as her son Guyeus retrieves a pencil. Carter withdrew four of her children from Howard County Public Schools to enroll them in homeschool, as it got to be too much to keep track of all of their schedules. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Holiday travel plans cancelled due to COVID-19
October 22 -- Anna McComber, Odenton, kisses her son, Leonardo, 4, as he leans over a slide in the playground behind their home. McComber, a middle school teacher, is a single mother of two. They were to visit her family in Italy over the holidays for the first time since 2017, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic they will be staying in Maryland.
October 22 -- Anna McComber, Odenton, kisses her son, Leonardo, 4, as he leans over a slide in the playground behind their home. McComber, a middle school teacher, is a single mother of two. They were to visit her family in Italy over the holidays for the first time since 2017, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic they will be staying in Maryland. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Early voting
October 26 -- Mary Davis of West Baltimore acknowledges a fellow voter, Tyrone Scott, who saluted her when he learned that she was 95, as they wait to vote at the Edmondson-Westside High School early voting center. Davis recalls voting for John F. Kennedy 60 years ago.
October 26 -- Mary Davis of West Baltimore acknowledges a fellow voter, Tyrone Scott, who saluted her when he learned that she was 95, as they wait to vote at the Edmondson-Westside High School early voting center. Davis recalls voting for John F. Kennedy 60 years ago. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding virtual training
October 27 -- Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding program manager Gayle Zorbach puts label cards on Victor to make virtual training videos for clients who can no longer do in-person riding because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 27 -- Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding program manager Gayle Zorbach puts label cards on Victor to make virtual training videos for clients who can no longer do in-person riding because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Final day of early voting
November 2 -- Quade Brown, 2, peeks out from under the station where his mother, Diamond Ausdy, of the Gwynns Falls area, was filling out her ballot on the final day for early voting at the Liberty Heights campus of Baltimore City Community College.
November 2 -- Quade Brown, 2, peeks out from under the station where his mother, Diamond Ausdy, of the Gwynns Falls area, was filling out her ballot on the final day for early voting at the Liberty Heights campus of Baltimore City Community College. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Election day turnout
November 3 -- Tia Hamilton nears the entrance to Barclay Elementary School to vote after standing in a block-long line. She says she always votes in person.
November 3 -- Tia Hamilton nears the entrance to Barclay Elementary School to vote after standing in a block-long line. She says she always votes in person. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Election day turnout
November 3 -- Voters stand in a line that snakes from the parking lot to the backside of Parkville High School. Several people reported that the wait was more than three hours.
November 3 -- Voters stand in a line that snakes from the parking lot to the backside of Parkville High School. Several people reported that the wait was more than three hours. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Democrats celebrate Biden/Harris win
November 7 -- Danyell Smith and Crystal Francis, the immediate past chair and current chair of the Baltimore County Democratic Party, wave flags outside their Towson HQ as they have a socially distanced victory celebration Saturday evening. The Baltimore County Democratic Party held a victory gathering in their Towson headquarters' parking lot to celebrate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris becoming President-elect and Vice President-elect.
November 7 -- Danyell Smith and Crystal Francis, the immediate past chair and current chair of the Baltimore County Democratic Party, wave flags outside their Towson HQ as they have a socially distanced victory celebration Saturday evening. The Baltimore County Democratic Party held a victory gathering in their Towson headquarters' parking lot to celebrate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris becoming President-elect and Vice President-elect. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Joe Robison viewing
November 13 -- Tom Lynch, a longtime friend of Joe Robison, peers through the window to say goodbye. The family of former Laurel mayor and fire chief Joe Robison held a drive-thru viewing for him at the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department Station after he passed away Monday.
November 13 -- Tom Lynch, a longtime friend of Joe Robison, peers through the window to say goodbye. The family of former Laurel mayor and fire chief Joe Robison held a drive-thru viewing for him at the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department Station after he passed away Monday. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Calvert Hall beats Archbishop Curley soccer
November 10 -- Calvert Hall's Riley Organt (21) fights Archbishop Curley's Philippe Oliveira (1) for control of the ball. Calvert Hall hosted Archbishop Curley soccer on Wednesday evening, winning 4-1 and maintaining possession of the Reif Cup.
November 10 -- Calvert Hall's Riley Organt (21) fights Archbishop Curley's Philippe Oliveira (1) for control of the ball. Calvert Hall hosted Archbishop Curley soccer on Wednesday evening, winning 4-1 and maintaining possession of the Reif Cup. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Calvert Hall - Pallotti football
November 13 -- Pallotti's Kenneth Prince (2) scrambles and rushes for a touchdown in the 2nd quarter against Calvert Hall on Friday night.
November 13 -- Pallotti's Kenneth Prince (2) scrambles and rushes for a touchdown in the 2nd quarter against Calvert Hall on Friday night. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
COVID testing
November 15 -- A nursing student volunteer with Hatzalah Baltimore administers a rapid COVID-19 test to Aiden Feierstein, age 4 1/2, at a drive-through site at Bnos Yisroel High School in upper Park Heights. Aiden's family, including his younger sister and parents, also got tested just as a precaution.
November 15 -- A nursing student volunteer with Hatzalah Baltimore administers a rapid COVID-19 test to Aiden Feierstein, age 4 1/2, at a drive-through site at Bnos Yisroel High School in upper Park Heights. Aiden's family, including his younger sister and parents, also got tested just as a precaution. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
National Aquarium Dolphin Training
November 23 -- An Atlantic bottlenose dolphin follows Leonard Gerzon, 4, Philadelphia, who is on a private tour of Dolphin Discovery at the National Aquarium with his family. Visitors can see dolphin training sessions that happen periodically throughout the day. A paid small group tour is also available offering a private experience.
November 23 -- An Atlantic bottlenose dolphin follows Leonard Gerzon, 4, Philadelphia, who is on a private tour of Dolphin Discovery at the National Aquarium with his family. Visitors can see dolphin training sessions that happen periodically throughout the day. A paid small group tour is also available offering a private experience. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)