Councilman Marks announces grant to Joppa View Elementary School

Baltimore CountyBaltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that a $1,000 grant would be provided to Joppa View Elementary School for efforts to increase awareness about the dangers of tobacco use.

The funding comes from the Cigarette Restitution Program administered by the Maryland Department of Health.

“I would like to thank the teachers and administration for participating in this program, which exposes students to healthy habits at an early age,” said Councilman Marks.

Throughout Baltimore County, twenty schools will benefit from these types of grants.

Juvenile robbed in Parkville, ATVs stolen in Rosedale

Police LightsPolice are investigating a robbery and a burglary that were reported this week.

At 2:15 p.m. on Monday, December 11, two juveniles were robbed by three other juveniles in the area of Putty Hill Avenue at Hoerner Avenue in Parkville (21234). Earbuds and jewelry were stolen. One of the suspects was identified and arrested.

At about 5 a.m. on Tuesday, December 12, an individual broke into a detached garage in the 900 block of Rosedale Avenue in Rosedale (21237) and stole three dirt bikes and two ATVs. The two ATVs were later recovered.

Baltimore County announces dates for 2018 Winter Restaurant Week

Baltimore County Restaurant WeekOrganizers of Baltimore County Winter Restaurant Week announced on Tuesday that the 15th, bi-annual promotion will run from Friday, January 19, through Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Participating restaurants from across the area will feature special menus at discounted, fixed prices, offering one to three course brunch, lunch or dinner specials ranging from $15 to $35.

“Foodies and patrons alike look forward to Restaurant Week—it’s a great time for them to experience places they’ve been meaning to try at a big savings,” stated Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. “I encourage everyone to experience the many diverse cuisines in the County and support the local restaurant industry.”

Among the local restaurants participating are Liberatore’s of Perry Hall and Lib’s Grill.

View the menus of the restaurants that have registered so far and remember to keep checking back as more register every day!

Two Nottingham burglaries reported; gang robs man in Middle River

Police GraphicPolice are investigating two burglaries and a robbery that were reported this week.

Sometime between 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 9, and 3 a.m. on Sunday, December 10, an individual opened a kitchen window to gain entry into a residence on Kilmory Court (21236).  The suspect stole a cell phone before fleeing the scene.

At 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, five juveniles approached a man in the 2100 block of Eastern Avenue in Middle River (21220) while he was sitting on his bicycle. They assaulted him, stole his wallet, two cell phones, jewelry, and his bike. Four suspects were apprehended and placed under arrest.

Sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 11, an individual used force to break into a residence in the 4300 block of Penn Avenue (21236) via the basement door. The suspect then stole money and fled the scene.