Education

Perry Hall, Eastern Tech educators named finalists for Teacher of the Year

A pair of local high school teachers have made the cut. Baltimore County Public Schools will announce its 2017 – 2018 Teacher of the Year and Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year during a celebration of educational excellence on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and …


Emergency Response

Woman dies following house fire in Overlea

A 34-year-old woman has died of injuries sustained in a Monday night house fire in Overlea. At about 10:45 p.m., fire crews were dispatched to the 6900 block of Beech Avenue, 21206 for a report of a dwelling fire. A neighbor observed visible flames coming from the home and called for help. The first arriving police officers on the scene …


U.S. News names Eastern Tech one of Maryland’s top 10 high schools

U.S. News has released its annual list of the best high schools in America.  The list includes a state-by-state breakdown and an Essex high school has made it into  Maryland’s top ten, according to the report. Eastern Technical High School has made it to #10 on U.S. News’ Maryland list. The school is ranked #354 in the National Rankings and …

House fire reported in Nottingham

Crews are responding to the scene of a Monday night house fire in Nottingham/Overlea.  At about 9:45 p.m., units responded to the area of Belair Road at Glade Avenue, 21236. At the scene, firefighters found that there was heavy fire showing from both floors of a vacant, single-family dwelling.  There has been no word on any injuries.  Motorists should avoid …

WMVFC firefighters rescue ducklings in distress

Emergency personnel sprung into action on Monday afternoon in White Marsh to save some fine feathered friends. WMVFC said that firefighters responded to the Nottingham Square shopping center to rescue several baby ducklings. The ducklings had fallen into a storm drain in front of the Target located along Campbell Boulevard. The baby ducks were happily reunited with their mother and …