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Thomas Johnson Middle School Volleyball Team Wins Conference Championship

Thomas Johnson Middle School Volleyball Team Wins Conference Championship

| June 13, 2024 | 0 Comments

The Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School (TJEMS) middle school girls volleyball team, the Lions, won the CLN5 conference championship in volleyball this month. The Lions beat Lakeland Elementary/Middle School two sets to zero in the championship match and finished the season 10-0.

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Francis Scott Key Wins Third Straight Baltimore City Middle School Soccer Championship

Francis Scott Key Wins Third Straight Baltimore City Middle School Soccer Championship

| June 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School (FSK) won its third straight Baltimore City Middle School Soccer Championship on Monday. The FSK Fish Hawks defeated fellow South Baltimore school Morrell Park Elementary/Middle School 8-2 in the championship game.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Youth Soccer League Enters Its 20th Season

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Youth Soccer League Enters Its 20th Season

| May 31, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, Kevin Lynch interviews outgoing South Baltimore Youth Soccer League (SBYSL) Vice President Cindy Curley and new President Matt Shudtz. SBYSL will start its 20th season this fall at Latrobe Park in Locust Point. Curley talks about the founding of the league, its growth to 600 young athletes, success stories over the years, and the partnerships needed to run a soccer league. Shudtz talks about his love for soccer, his goals for the organization moving forward, how to handle the growth, the new futsal program, a budding middle school rivalry, and opportunities for local athletes to play for club teams.

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Riverside Park Pool Opens, Enforces Bag and Attire Policies

Riverside Park Pool Opens, Enforces Bag and Attire Policies

| May 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Riverside Park Pool, as well as other Baltimore City “Park Pools,” opened this past weekend. This included the return of Patterson Park Pool and Cherry Hill Splash Park after both were closed last year for needed repairs.

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New Playground Built Behind Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School

New Playground Built Behind Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School

| January 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

A new playground has been constructed in the play area behind Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School (FSK) in Locust Point. The playground is a result of FSK Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) fundraising and a new committee tasked with improving the outdoor facilities at the school.

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New Park and Playground Open at Baltimore Peninsula (Photo Tour)

New Park and Playground Open at Baltimore Peninsula (Photo Tour)

| January 4, 2024 | 0 Comments

The park has a playground with slides, playground equipment, landscaping, canopies, and a jungle gym shaped like a blue crab. The park also has a plaza with benches and canopies, as well as a green space.

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New Child Care Center Coming to Baltimore Peninsula Development

New Child Care Center Coming to Baltimore Peninsula Development

| December 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Learning Care Group is opening a child care center at the 250 Mission building at the Baltimore Peninsula development next year. The Learning Care Group is a Michigan-based company with schools throughout the country.

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Locust Point Holiday Parade This Saturday

Locust Point Holiday Parade This Saturday

| December 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

The holiday parade starts at 5pm and runs until 720pm. There are hot chocolate stands on multiple streets benefitting the Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School PTO.

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TJEMS, Federal Hill Prep, and FSK Rank in Baltimore’s Top 6 Elementary Schools

TJEMS, Federal Hill Prep, and FSK Rank in Baltimore’s Top 6 Elementary Schools

| November 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Riverside’s Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School (TJEMS) was ranked as the top elementary school in Baltimore City, according to a new U.S. News & World Report Ranking.

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Information on Trick-or-Treating in South Baltimore

Information on Trick-or-Treating in South Baltimore

| October 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

Learn the trick-or-treating hotspots and timeline, plus details on events at Baltimore Peninsula, Pigtown, and St. Joseph’s Monastery.

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Locust Point Festival This Saturday at Latrobe Park

Locust Point Festival This Saturday at Latrobe Park

| September 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

We are showcasing 5 Locust Point restaurants and over 50 local vendors. Our vendors range from local gyms, churches, packages foods, jewelry, candles, crafts and more! The LPCA will be selling beer, seltzers, and an assortment of mixed drinks. The local girl scout troop will be selling mocktails. There will also be the famous Kruscki cookies and festival swag for sale.

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Cub Scouts of South Baltimore Hosting an Open House on September 13th at Riverside Park

Cub Scouts of South Baltimore Hosting an Open House on September 13th at Riverside Park

| September 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

“Cub Scouting is a neighborhood centered, parent-volunteer run program for kids grades K through five that combines FUN with educational activities and lifelong values. Cub Scouting is designed to support and encourage family and community involvement.”

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Construction Completed at The Goddard School of Locust Point, July 5th Opening Eyed

Construction Completed at The Goddard School of Locust Point, July 5th Opening Eyed

| June 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Goddard School, which has more than 570 early childhood education centers in the United States, has completed construction on its new school at 1111 Key Hwy. East in Locust Point. Jim and Mary Wolfarth, who also own The Goddard School of Canton, are the franchisees of The Goddard School of Locust Point.

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Dates Set for Riverside Summer Concert Series

Dates Set for Riverside Summer Concert Series

| June 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Riverside Summer Concert Series, presented by Domino Sugar, is back each Second Sunday June – September at 5pm!

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Sobo Dominators Soccer Teams Win U9 and U10 Fallston Cup

Sobo Dominators Soccer Teams Win U9 and U10 Fallston Cup

| December 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Following the South Baltimore Youth Soccer League (SBYSL) season, a group of local dads put together two teams, called the “Sobo Dominators,” to compete in the Fallston Cup. The Sobo Dominators U9 and U10 teams both won Fallston Cup titles.

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Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School Fundraiser Wednesday Night at Little Havana

Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School Fundraiser Wednesday Night at Little Havana

| November 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

FSK’s Annual Giving Campaign is kicking off on Wednesday, November 9th. Please join us for our opening celebration at Little Havana!
Little Havana is generously donating 15% of all food sales – so bring your family and friends and enjoy a delicious dinner while supporting FSK!

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Information on Trick-or-Treating in South Baltimore

Information on Trick-or-Treating in South Baltimore

| October 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

Get info on the best places to trick-or-treat and other events taking place this evening in South Baltimore.

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