Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking reported in Parkville, Middle River food delivery driver robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several crimes that were reported over the past few weeks. At around 5 a.m. on Friday, October 4, two individuals approached someone on Dowling Court in Hillendale/Parkville (21234) and demanded the keys to their vehicle at gunpoint. The victim gave suspects the keys and suspects fled in the vehicle. At around 3 a.m. on Tuesday, October …


Business, Politics

Maryland adds 10K jobs, posting largest gains since May 2015

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labors Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 10,100 jobs in September, which is the largest single month gain since May 2015. Maryland’s unemployment rate has decreased to 3.7%, matching the lowest level of unemployment that Maryland has experienced in the past …


Frosh announces $116 million multi-state settlement with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, Inc.

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Friday a multi-state settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. over allegations they deceptively promoted Ethicon transvaginal surgical mesh medical devices in violation of the Consumer Protection Act. The attorneys general allege that the companies engaged in unfair or deceptive trade practices in their promotion of several Ethicon …

Councilman Marks: County to host community meeting to discuss stream improvements in western Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that the county would hold a public meeting on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, to discuss the final stages of a stream restoration project in western Perry Hall. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry Hall library at 9685 Honeygo Boulevard. The county will be restoring approximately …

The Avenue announces date for 2019 Holiday Parade

NOTTINGHAM, MD—An annual tradition continues this December in White Marsh. The Avenue at White Marsh will host the area’s 21st Annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 7th at 10 a.m. The parade will feature local high school marching bands, street performers, mascots, dance troops, and much more…all leading up to the arrival of Santa! Plus, attendees are encourage to stick …

Maryland Department of Health launches online portal to give parents free access to vaccination records

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday unveiled a new portal that will allow Maryland residents to access vaccination records online at no cost. Users will be able to view and print official copies of their vaccination records, and those of their family members, on demand via MD.MyIR.net — without an additional request to a health care provider. “This …

El Salto to open Perry Hall location next week

PERRY HALL, MD—It’s official. El Salto will open its new location in the Perry Hall Square shopping center on Monday, October 21, 2019. Major renovations began at Perry Hall Square back in May. Atlantic Realty Companies invested more than $2 million to upgrade the 55-year-old shopping center, the oldest in Perry Hall. “El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant at Perry Hall …