Business, Politics

Baltimore County receives $3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that 17 Maryland local jurisdictions were awarded $19.3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will address the needs of more than 3,600 households across the state. “Maryland has continued to be a national leader in our COVID-19 response, which is why we have responded aggressively with targeted rental relief funding,” said …


Police/Fire

Police: Missing Hillendale woman needs medication

UPDATE: Georgina Hayden has been found safe & unharmed. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a woman who has gone missing from the Hillendale area. Georgina Hayden, 55, is 4’11” tall, weighs 150 pounds, and has been reported from the area of Venus Court (21234). She was last heard from on November 15th.  Her …


Tropical Smoothie Cafe opens in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—There’s a new smoothie shop in town. Tropical Smoothie Cafe has opened in the Perry Hall Square Shopping Center. The new shop is owned by Amit Kothari. “Congratulations to the employees of Tropical Smoothie Cafe at the Perry Hall Square Shopping Center,” said Councilman David Marks. “This 16-employee business just opened in a shopping center that has experienced new …

2020 Turkey Bowl cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak

TOWSON, MD—A long-standing streak has come to an end. After 100 consecutive meetings, the Calvert Hall College High School and Loyola Blakefield football squads will not be taking the field on Thanksgiving morning. One of the nation’s most storied and longest running high school football traditions has been paused as the COVID-19 pandemic surges. An Executive Order issued for Baltimore …

Ring recalls 2nd-generation doorbells due to fire risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Amazon’s Ring is recalling hundreds of thousands of video doorbells due to a fire risk. The Ring Video Doorbell (Second Generation) battery can reportedly overheat when incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards. This recall involves Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation), model number 5UM5E5 smart doorbell cameras. Only Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation) models with …

Burglary reported at Parkville church

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating after a Parkville church was burglarized this week. Sometime between 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, and 1 a.m. on Monday, November 16, an individual broke into St. Ursula Catholic Church. The church is located in the 8800-block of Harford Road (21234) at the corner of Harford Road and Putty Hill Avenue. The suspect stole two …

Perry Hall Knights of Columbus Council donates 73 coats to needy children

PERRY HALL, MD—On Friday, Knights of Columbus Father Burggraff Council #6021, Perry Hall, donated 73 coats to the Center for Family Success in Essex. The coats, purchased by the Knights of Columbus, will be given to needy children by the Baltimore County Department of Health. Glen Sauer and Calvin Anthony from the Knights of Columbus joined Councilman David Marks, who …

Perring Parkway shut down due to Parkville crash

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash in Parkville. The crash was reported at just before 3:45 p.m. along southbound Perring Parkway just past Putty Hill Avenue. Five vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. All lanes along Perring Parkway are shut down south of Putty Hill Avenue. There has been no word on any injuries. …