🌱 Towson Startup Focused On Beer + GBMC Nearly New Sale

Happy Saturday, people of Towson! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today.

First, today’s weather:

Windy with periods of rain. High: 51 Low: 41.

Here are the top stories today in Towson:

  1. Towson University startup Let’s Tap In takes top prize in national startup competition (The Business Journals)
  2. Shot fired at vehicle on I-695 in Towson (nottinghammd.com)
  3. Hot dog! Wiener Walk Towson returns on May 15 (Baltimore Sun)
  4. Tracking murders and shootings in Baltimore County (wmar2news.com)
  5. Karen J. Kruger, a legal expert on public safety and police discipline and a former ballerina, dies (Baltimore Sun)
  6. Phoenix Road Bridge Replacement Prompts Baltimore County, City Meeting (Towson Patch)
  7. Lisa L. Baker Named 2022 Brightside Trailblazer in Business (PR Newswire)
  8. Carjacking At Towson Town Center: 3 Juveniles Charged, Police Say (Towson Patch)
  9. These Are the Cities With the Fewest COVID-19 Cases (24/7 Wall St.)
  10. Employees at an Apple store in Maryland join two other stores in unionizing (NPR)
  11. Maryland women’s basketball signs Towson transfer forward Allie Kubek (Testudo Times)
  12. 2022 NFL draft tracker: Where did the prospects with Maryland ties end up? (St. Paul Pioneer Press)

Today in Towson:

  • GBMC Nearly New Sale (9:00 AM)
  • Arnolia UMC Spring Flea Market (9:00 AM)
  • Wonder. Wander. Shine! (10:00 AM)
  • Baltimore County Police Department Community Hiring Event (10:00 AM)

From my notebook:

  • Baltimore County Public Schools: “✨ Miriam Talalay, a senior at Dulaney High School, has been named Baltimore County’s Young Woman of the Year by the Baltimore County Commission for Women! 🏫 At Dulaney, Talalay leads the school’s Horticulture and Environmental Issues cl …” (Facebook)
  • Goucher College: “Tomorrow, there’ll be an array of handmade necklaces, bracelets, rings, and more for sale by a vendor from Nepal. Swing by this pop-up shop if you’re interested!” (Instagram)
  • Baltimore County Public Schools: “This May, #TeamBCPS proudly celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!” (Facebook)
  • Providence Volunteer Fire Company of Towson Maryland: “Thank you to all of our members past and present; and to all of our colleagues, career and volunteer, around the world working to keep everyone safe! We have a place for you! Learn more about becoming a volunteer firefighter at www.pvfc2 … “(Facebook)
  • Towson University: “The Big Event saw hundreds of Tigers volunteering across campus and in surrounding communities.” (Facebook)
  • Baltimore County Public Library: “We’re just TWO weeks away from the BIG give, and we want you to bring your appetite! Food by Fire, Prigel Family Creamery and Seasons Pizza are coming to our FREE sunset concert on the rooftop of the Towson Branch garage on Wednesday, Ma … “(Facebook)
  • Riderwood Elementary School PTA & Community: “Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Tell a teacher what they mean to you or your child (ren). 🥳” (Facebook)
  • Baltimore County Government: “#NewsAlert The Phoenix Road Bridge over Gunpowder Falls is being replaced. Residents are invited to a community meeting on May 10 at 6:30 pm to learn more about the project and the upcoming construction. Full press release: http: // ow. l … “(Facebook)
  • Goucher Hillel: “Calling all juniors and seniors! Want to learn about Jewish life after college? Join us next Tuesday on the Lenrow Patio with our friends from Moishe House and @balt_repair for beer and cider for 21+ (must bring valid proof of ID) and BB … “(Instagram)
  • Children’s Chorus of Maryland: “Our May 7th audition day is completely full. We’ve added a second audition date in May, as well as in June! Sign up today at www.ccmsings.org!” (Facebook)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Courthouse Square: “I love seeing allthe bunnies in our complex. – My dogs … not so much!” (Nextdoor)
  • Maryland Office of People’s Counsel, Director of Consumer Services, Brandi Nieland, State of Maryland: “Office of Home Energy Programs – Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) will start accepting applications for the NEW program year on July 1st. Information: https://dhs.maryland.gov/office-of-home-energy-programs/ how-do-you-apply / “(Nextdoor)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, York Road: “Hey Neighbors! – Please come out and join us for our Tropical Block Party next Saturday, May 14th at 5PM. We are going to have a pig roast along with a lot of other delicious food, a bounce house, snowcones, games, and crafts. All for fr … “(Nextdoor)
  • Maryland Office of People’s Counsel, Director of Consumer Services, Brandi Nieland, State of Maryland: “People’s Counsel Seeks Transparency on Utility Efforts to Obtain Federal Infrastructure Funding – The Office of People’s Counsel today petitioned the Public Service Commission to open a public proceeding to examine what utilities in the …” (Nextdoor)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Knollwood Donnybrook: “Second Hand Smoke Can Kill Dogs and Cats – Fact: Smoking Kills Cats and Dogs Smoke and a dog. Secondhand smoke increases the risk of at least two fatal cancers in cats: lymphoma and oral carcinoma. Housecats get a double dose of toxins b. .. “(Nextdoor)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Campus Hills: “I’ve got about 10 small poison Ivy plants popping up in my kids mud pit. – I am highly allergic. Hoping someone can help me remove it. Edit to update: I appreciate the techniques to remove but want to pay someone to do it for me. I can … “(Nextdoor)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Green Village: “Looking for a used and complete Mahjong Set. – Please contact me if you have one you are willing to part with. Willing to pay up to $ 25-30 for a complete set in good condition.” (Nextdoor)
  • Sara Levine, Neighbor: “Don’t miss the GBMC Nearly New Sale May 7-8, half-price next weekend, and Bag Day May 21. Everything from clothing, jewelry, housewares, electronics, artwork, vintage, books, sports and gardening items, and special boutique department. A … “(Patch)
  • Elizabeth Janney, Patch Staff: “What is your go-to for Mexican food in Towson?” (Patch)

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That’s it for today! See you all tomorrow for another update.

Elizabeth Janney

About me: Elizabeth has a degree in writing seminars from Johns Hopkins University. She has been an editor with Patch since fall 2010. Email news tips to elizabeth.janney@patch.com. Have your own press release to post? Here’s how: https://my.patch.com

Have a news tip or suggestion for the upcoming Towson Daily? Contact me at elizabeth.janney@patch.com

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