Name a high-profile civic institution, and there’s a good chance Patricia J. Mitchell, or “P.J.,” has been involved with it, from the United Way and Notre Dame of Maryland University to chairing the board of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Only 10 Major League Baseball teams, including the Baltimore Orioles, don't have a naming rights deal or a pending one for their ballparks. Such deals — which can produce revenue of more than $10 million a year — have become the norm in professional sports. But don't expect any changes at Camden Yards.
Social media continues to assist Howard County police investigations as a Columbia man has been charged with armed robbery of an ATM machine in January 2015 after someone recognized him from a bank surveillance photo posted online.
Developers meet at East Towson Carver Community Center with community Tuesday evening about proposed 627 York apartment complex. Brian Donley, of Federal Realty Investment Trust, said rents would be between $1,300 for a one bedroom and up to $1,900 for some two-bedroom apartments. The building will have five floors of apartments, 35 of which will be two-bedroom units, with 15 studio apartments and 50 one-bedroom units.
A 100-unit apartment house with one- and two-bedroom units is planned for 627 York Road near the SunTrust Bank. A spokeswoman for the developer, Federal Realty Investment Trust, said mid-2016 is the target for opening.
Under leadership of Bella Santos-Owens, the Baltimore County Commission for Women aims to be vital and relevant to today's women. The commission is sponsoring the Women's Empowerment Expo on May 10 at North Baltimore Plaza Hotel in Timonium.