Education, Family, Police/Fire, Politics

Perry Hall woman recognized for 50 years of service to Girl Scouts

PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall woman has been recognized for 50 years of service to the community. On Tuesday evening, Delegate Joe Boteler and Councilman David Marks recognized Gladys Friedel for a half-century of service to the Girl Scouts of America. Friedel has served as a mentor to thousands of Girl Scouts in northeastern Baltimore County. She is also a …


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Boy Scout Troop cleans up Carney watershed

CARNEY, MD—Summer storms have brought a large amount of debris into places like the Jennifer Branch of the Gunpowder River. Over the weekend, Boy Scout Troop 124, which is based out of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney, got busy! “Many thanks to the Scouts from Troop 124 who led a trash collection effort this weekend- Gabe Tomko, Ben …


Councilman Marks recognizes Carney scouts who made masks for Perry Hall learning center

CARNEY, MD—Councilman David Marks on Monday recognized two Carney youths who made masks for a local learning center. “Today’s Fifth District Good Samaritans are Alex and Evan Glaeser, who manufactured 40 cloth masks as a Boy Scout service project,” said Councilman Marks. ” The masks were then donated to the Celebree Learning Center located in Perry Hall/Nottingham, which had previously …

St. Michael Church in Perry Hall to celebrate 100th Eagle Scout

PERRY HALL, MD—A very special celebration will take place in Perry Hall next month. St. Michael Lutheran Church (Troop 732) will celebrate their 100th Eagle Scout. The Eagle Scout Ceremony & Reunion honoring Brian Salsberg and Christopher Tang will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with a ceremony at noon and lunch to follow. “Congratulations to Troop 732, chartered …

Local Boy Scouts collect over 100 bags of groceries for Scouting for Food program

A local Boy Scouts Troop is giving back to the community in a big way. Councilman David Marks announced on Saturday that Troop 124 had collected 110 bags of groceries for the pantry at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney. Scouting for Food is an ongoing annual program of the Boy Scouts of America, begun in 1985 by the …

Citizens recognized for savings man’s life at White Marsh Mall

An Essex husband and wife were recognized this week for saving a man’s life at White Marsh Mall last month. On December 21, Wes and Denise Thatcher performed CPR on a man who had suffered a heart attack in the mall food court. They were successful in resuscitating the man before paramedics arrived on the scene. This week, acting Baltimore County Fire …

Christmas Miracle: Essex Assistant Scoutmaster, wife save man’s life at White Marsh Mall

Was it an early Christmas miracle? An Assistant Scoutmaster and his wife performed CPR on a man who suffered a heart attack at White Marsh Mall last week, saving the man’s life. A woman posted in a local, Parkville Facebook group saying that her friend’s husband had collapsed at the mall on Friday morning.  The woman went on to say …

Boy Scouts construct fencing at Jerusalem Mill

On Saturday, March 17, Nicholas Marks, an Eagle Scout candidate with Boy Scout Troop 124, completed his service project at the historic Jerusalem Mill Village in Kingsville. Nicholas Marks led a crew of more than 30 volunteers who erected a 200-foot, split rail fence along Jerusalem Road. The fence will improve safety by keeping pedestrians on the path instead of …