Police/Fire, Traffic

Rollover crash reported in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday morning crash in Parkville. The crash was reported at around 10 a.m. in the 8500-block of Morven Road (21234). The Baltimore County Fire Department says one vehicle rolled over in the crash and one person is trapped. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in the …


Johnson & Johnson recalls asbestos-tainted baby powder

BALTIMORE, MD—Out of an abundance of caution, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. announced on Friday that it would initiate a voluntary recall of a single lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration test indicating the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination (no greater than 0.00002%) in samples from a single …

Police seeking tips on rash of thefts from vehicles in Fallston

FALLSTON, MD—Police are seeking tips with regard to a series of crimes that have been reported in the Fallston area. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking information regarding a string of thefts from vehicles, vandalism incidents, and burglaries that have occurred in Fallston since August. In all, 18 thefts from vehicles have been reported, one attempted burglary, one burglary, …

Old signs taken down at Perry Hall Square

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Out with the old, in with the new. The old signs at Perry Hall Square were taken down on Friday. New signage has been installed that is closer to the ground. The shopping center’s old red lettering was taken down back in May as the complex prepared for an overhaul. Atlantic Realty Companies invested over $2 million in upgrading …

Frosh joins opposition to fair housing rule changes

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general opposing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed changes to its Disparate Impact Rule. While the current rule protects against housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and familial status, the proposed changes would create uncertainty and …

Special book reading at Martin Boulevard Elementary to bring together students, farmers, 4-H

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Students at Martin Boulevard Elementary School will participate in a special reading of the book “Right This Very Minute” next week. The guest reader will be a 4-H youth, and farmers from the Baltimore County Farm Bureau will be on hand to answer student’s questions. The special event will take place on Monday, October 21st, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. …

County, state legislators press for attorney general to recover refunds from Perry Hall Driving School

PERRY HALL, MD—After a local business recently closed its doors, local residents were left holding the bag. Perry Hall Driving School took down their website and deleted their social media presence earlier this week, indicating that they were no longer in business. On Friday, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, State Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Delegate Joe Boteler, Delegate Harry Bhandari, and …