Education, Events

Funeral arrangements announced for Justin Braswell, PHHS student who died over the weekend

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Justin Andrew Braswell of Nottingham, who died on Friday, November 16th.  The Perry Hall High School student was 16 years old. According to his obituary, Braswell was the son of Andy and Valarie Braswell, brother of Hailey Braswell, grandson of Lottie Spence, nephew of Rusty Lancellotti and his fiancé Allie Coufal as well as Christina Forrester …


Education, Sports

Perry Hall wins first girls state soccer championship

The Lady Gators have done it. The Perry Hall High School girls soccer team defeated Walt Whitman on Friday night to win their first state championship. Advertisement Perry Hall notched an exciting 4-2 win over Whitman at Loyola Maryland’s Ridley Athletic Complex. This was their sixth trip to the state championship game, and this time the Lady Gators finally brought …


Henn, Marks: Gunpowder Elementary School parking project moves forward

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and School Board member Julie Henn announced on Thursday that the school system is advancing a long-needed expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. In a letter to Henn, Interim Superintendent Verletta White wrote, “We are aware of the need for additional parking spaces at Gunpowder Elementary School and have been working with our …

Arrangements announced for Officer Comegna

Viewing and funeral arrangements have been set for Officer Joseph Comegna. The former school resource officer at Eastern Tech took his own life in his office at the Essex school on Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, located at 9705 Belair Road in Perry Hall, on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. …

Perry Hall Lady Gators head to state soccer championships

One local high school sports team is heading to the playoffs. The Perry Hall girls soccer team defeated Eleanor Roosevelt, 10-0, in the class 4A state soccer semifinals on Saturday in Upper Marlboro. The Lady Gators will now battle Walt Whitman in the class 4A soccer championship at Loyola University’s Ridley Athletic Complex on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. …

School resource officer fatally shoots himself at Eastern Tech

A resource officer at a Baltimore County school reportedly took his own life on Monday. Police responded to Eastern Technical High School at around 1:30 p.m. after faculty members heard what sounded like a gunshot. Upon arrival, authorities found Officer Joseph Comegna inside the SRO office at the school. The officer had sustained what police surmise was a self-inflicted gunshot …