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Bernard C. Young

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  • Is Baltimore learning from water crisis?

    Is Baltimore learning from water crisis?
    The comments by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young concerning their near total failure to supply running water to residents this winter demand a rebuttal ("Frustration mounts as city water outage continue,"...
  • Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver

    Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver
    Baltimore fire inspectors Del Holmes and Dennis Dawson set out Thursday in a four-wheel-drive Ford Escape to check on families and businesses that have been without water — some for weeks — during the region's deep freeze. Inside a...
  • City schools don't need their own police force

    City schools don't need their own police force
    I have great respect for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, but I think he's wrong when he suggests city school department needs its own police force because Baltimore City Police Department officers aren't capable of interacting with...
  • City Council votes to require restaurants to post health ratings

    City Council votes to require restaurants to post health ratings
    The Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday to a bill that would require every restaurant and carryout in the city to post its health rating based on a city review of its cleanliness. The council voted 10-5 to approve the measure,...
  • Baltimore mayor battles other leaders over flow of information

    Baltimore mayor battles other leaders over flow of information
    Transparency was at the center of a City Hall debate last week, as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other city leaders squabbled over notifications about alleged police misconduct. As the city spending board prepared to vote on a $150,000 settlement...
  • Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says

    Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says
    Baltimore should equip 100 police officers with body cameras in a six-month, $1.4 million pilot program before expanding their use citywide, a mayoral task force recommended Wednesday. In releasing its report, the task force said the cameras would...
  • City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings

    City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings
    City Council members expressed shock Wednesday that the Baltimore school system has run up a deficit of more than $60 million — even before $35 million in proposed state budget cuts. Members said they were largely kept in the dark about the...
  • Baltimore officials kept in dark about detective's brutality case

    Baltimore officials kept in dark about detective's brutality case
    While seeking approval this week for a $150,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging brutality by a Baltimore detective, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration did not tell the city spending board that taxpayers had already paid $100,000 to settle...
  • City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden

    City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden
    Visitors to popular Hampden restaurants, bars and shops this spring would find new parking limits on some local streets under a plan approved Monday by a divided Baltimore City Council. The council voted 9-3 to create new restrictions around the Rotunda...
  • City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist

    City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist
    Former state delegate Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. of Baltimore County will join the city's payroll to lobby the General Assembly on transportation issues. The Board of Estimates on Wednesday awarded a $90,000 contract to Olszewski, a Democrat who...
  • Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides

    Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides
    Should Baltimore's school police officers be allowed to carry guns in schools? The issue brought several passionate groups together at a public hearing at city school headquarters Tuesday night. But in debating how far the district should go to...