Monday, April 29, 2013
Both departments will use the social media site, along with Twitter, to disseminate information to the public.
You can now "like" the Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments. County officials announced Monday afternoon that the departments now share a page on Facebook. The page will be used to distribute information from the two departments as well as the county Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. "We know how much people care about police news in their communities," said County Police Chief Jim Johnson, in an emailed statement. "Social media helps us provide information when significant news is breaking. It also helps dispel rumors in an era rumor spreads instantly." The page is the latest foray into social media by the county. The police and fire department already have a presence on Twitter. The Office of Homeland Security…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Forecasters, who originally predicted snowfall totals as high as a foot or more in some parts of the Baltimore area, are revising totals.
Schools were closed in preparation, but many residents and Patch readers are wondering—where's the snow? Forecasters, too, have been revising predictions as a low pressure system responsible moves north and takes the warmer temperatures with it. Here is what some Baltimore-area forecasters have been saying on Twitter over the past few days.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
The Ravens lost, 23-20, to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship.
Ravens wide receiver Lee Evans dropped a pass in the endzone and kicker Billy Cundiff missed wide left on a field goal that would have forced overtime as the New England Patriots won the AFC Championship, 23-20, to advance to the Super Bowl.
Baltimore and the surrounding counties are dressed in purple this weekend as the Ravens play the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
The Ravens are favored to beat the Houston Texans Sunday.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
If their tweets are any indication, some Ravens really needed the weekend off. Can they turn the bye into a springboard for playoff success?
Sunday, January 1, 2012
The Ravens can even their road record at 4-4 with a win over Cincinnati.
Sunday, December 25, 2011
The Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns, 20-14, on Christmas Eve to move to 11-4 and stay on track to win the AFC North.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The Ravens were huge fans of the San Francisco 49ers Monday night. A Pittsburgh Steelers loss put the Ravens back in first place in the AFC North.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
NFL players, including several Ravens, are taking advantage of social media to grab votes for the NFL's all star game.