🌱 Inflation up 8.5% + Local Tennis Club + Boot Show

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First, today’s weather forecast:

Heavy downpour in the afternoon. High: 81 Low: 46.


Here are the top three stories in Catonsville today:

  1. Prices in Maryland continue to rise, the Department of Labor reported inflation hit a new 40-year high in March 2022, jumping 8.5% in the previous 12 months. The price of all items has disappeared up 7.3% since March 2021 in the greater Baltimore-DC area. If a household’s monthly budget was $4,982 in March 2021; a year later it would be $8,129.09 pay the same bills. Experts recommend combining errands into one trip to save gas, researching digital coupon apps and sites, and canceling or renegotiating subscription services to save money. (Maryland crest)
  2. At 40 West Tennis Club in Catonsville, five gentlemen play tennis several times a week for the love of the game, fun, exercise and camaraderie. Walter Koefler, 87, George Palahnuk, 84, Melvin Comet, 90, Laurence Bach, 80 and Eoin O’Colmen, 92, have between them 300 years of experience in tennis. (CBS Baltimore)
  3. Catonsville-based MindStand Technologies has been selected by the Maryland Department of Commerce and Startup Grind to participate in the Startup Expo at Global Startup Grind Conference 2022. MindStand CEO Michael Ogunsanya said, “Startup Grind fuels us as entrepreneurs with unparalleled networking, pitch opportunities and information sessions to grow our business. MindStand is excited to showcase our growth and commitment to fostering inclusive workplaces. (Benzinga)

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  • Come and watch an amazing shadow puppet performance called “Shadow & Soul: Javanese Puppets” April 23! See link for more information. (Instagram)
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Rose Mendez

About me: Rose Mendez is a freelance writer. She is studying English Literature at Hunter College. She loves to read, walk around the city and have a coffee!