Covering COVID-19

JIM NORMANDIN

Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

As we see our role to inform and update our community of the latest news or announcements, effective immediately, all local news, public information and announcements surrounding the coronavirus will be accessible as a public service to all visitors to our websites.

If you have questions or would like to submit information, please submit your questions to us and our news teams will do our best to assist you in providing information.

Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

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Now that Maryland is starting to reopen we need to look into rebuilding our economy in the coming months and years.

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James Trudeau is a Middle River resident photographer who has captured the Covid-19 epidemic. He is also a healthcare worker on the front lines at Johns Hopkins university.

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America’s biopharmaceutical industry dwarfs most other economic sectors. It’s one of our nation’s single biggest job creators, supporting close to a million positions across the country. And its products save countless lives each year.

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There is good news from COVID-19 for this Memorial Day. We won’t be getting stuck in traffic jams. And, the meat shortage will keep us safe from our outdoor grills.

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Local Pastors will hold An Open Church Rally on Friday May 29, 2020 at 2 p.m. on the parking lot of Eastern Assembly of God, 7923 Wise Avenue, Dundalk, Maryland 21222. Participants at the Open Church Rally are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. For more information, please c…

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We are killing people . They are testing wrong people for corona someone needs to test those with no symptoms as they are spreaders. Not hospital patients who we already presume covid.

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This Memorial Day we must remember and honor all the brave men and women that have fought to defend our freedoms and have given their lives to protect these precious freedoms.

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I was very saddened to hear that all high school graduations have been canceled as a result of COVID-19. Seniors have worked hard since Pre K and it is a shame that we can’t honor them with a traditional ceremony.

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Wherever I am, wherever I go,

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Delegate Ric Metzgar (R-6) is very concerned that since February 2020 American deaths from COVID-19 have taken more American lives than the 58,220 Americans killed in the Vietnam War (1961-1975).Delegate Metzgar is also concerned that in Maryland there are over 1,200 deaths from COVID-19 and…

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Many of us have had our usual work routine disrupted by the coronavirus and are working from home. Naturally, we wonder if an injury at home while working is a compensable workers compensation event. The short answer is yes.

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Delegate Ric Metzgar (R-6) has been in contact with several local, state, and federal officials urging them to talk to Governor Larry Hogan (R) about re-opening churches as soon as possible when it is safe to do so.

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Community newspapers provide hyperlocal coverage of all the issues that matter to you as a citizen, a neighbor, a family member, a voter and a taxpayer. The multi-faceted team at The Avenue News, the flagship daily paper of APG Media of Chesapeake, works hard day and night to bring you the n…

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In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, email is providing both businesses and individuals with a convenient and powerful communications tool. Unfortunately, it is also giving scammers and other malicious individuals an easy means for tricking potential victims into divulging sensitive inf…

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This 441st Session of the Maryland General Assembly was a Session full of changes. For the first time since The Civil War (1861-65), the Session ended earlier than usual for 71 of the 90 days.This was due the COVID-19 or the Coronavirus Outbreak and safety precautions.

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It took about three weeks for the entire world to be turned upside down. Those three weeks ended with the most morally bankrupt legislative session I have witnessed since my time in public office.

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