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Date: May 3, 2017

Show airs on Cable Channel 25 and online

The latest edition of Baltimore County’s half-hour cable television public affairs show, “Hello Baltimore County,” focuses on the latest headlines from County government, CCBC’s 60th anniversary, colon cancer screening and how to stay safe from cyber-crime.

ICYMI – In case you missed it, we review some recent headlines from your County government.

CCBC is 60 and going strong! – Community College of Baltimore County President Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis shares what’s on the horizon for CCBC in its 60th year.

Colonoscopies save lives – Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of death; learn how colonoscopy can catch it early when it’s most curable.

Are you cyber-secure? – Learn how to protect your identity from cyber-crime from two County experts.

You can also view the show on the County website’s Hello Baltimore County page at . Click on the menu icon in the upper left of the video screen to select an individual segment.                                                                                                                                            

In addition to online access, the program runs several times per week on Cable Channel 25, in Baltimore County, at the following times:

Mondays: 1:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m.

Tuesdays: 12 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m.

Wednesdays: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 10 p.m.

Thursdays: 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

Fridays: 11 a.m., 6 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

Sundays: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

Congratulates Catonsville High School Girls, New Town High School Girls, Perry Hall High School Boys

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz gave a big shout out this afternoon to the County’s championship basketball teams who won their state divisions this year. For the first time, Baltimore County had three championship teams in one season: Catonsville High School Comets girls team, New Town High School Titans girls team, and Perry Hall High School Gators boys team.

The County Executive recognized their impressive achievements at a reception in the Historic Courthouse gardens. He presented Executive Citations to the schools and each member of the winning teams. Joining in the festivities were 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk; 4th District Councilman Julian Jones; BCPS Community Superintendent Dr. Kregg Cuellar, representing Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance; and the winning school principals, coaches, managers, scorekeepers and student athletes.

More photos from today’s event can be downloaded at  Feel free to share!

$40 Million School Will More than Double Student Capacity

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance celebrated the start of construction of a replacement school for the outdated and overcrowded Lansdowne Elementary School this morning. A lively crowd of students, staff and community leaders applauded the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new $40 million school, which will increase capacity from 313 students to 700 and is scheduled to open to students for the 2018-2019 school year.

“We are delighted to break ground on a brand new Lansdowne Elementary School, which will meet Baltimore County’s growing enrollment needs while providing a modern learning environment to provide our students with the tools they need to succeed,” said County Executive Kamenetz. “In keeping with our 10-year, $1.3 billion Schools for Our Future program, the largest of its kind in the state's history, we are in the final stages of building 16 new schools, 12 additions and seven major renovations.”

“This is an exciting step forward for the entire Lansdowne community,” said Dr. Dance. “This spacious, modern new schoolhouse will offer students a vibrant educational setting that will empower them to grow and succeed.” 

Revised September 11, 2017