Entertainment, Events, Family, Police/Fire

Nottingham-area 2020 National Night Out events announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 37th annual National Night Out was pushed back to Tuesday, October 6 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event celebrates the partnerships that are strengthened as police and citizens unite in neighborhoods. Community engagement has been especially challenging in 2020. This annual community-building campaign is an opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive …


Business, Crime, Police/Fire

Councilman Marks: Seven Courts Citizens on Patrol to receive grant from police department

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that the Seven Courts Area Citizens on Patrol program will receive $1,835 in grant funding to erect signs, purchase equipment and vests, and hold a National Night Out. The funding comes from the Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity grant program. “We will use this grant funding to erect signage …


Councilman Marks: Two community meetings to focus on community crime-fighting

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday reminded residents of two upcoming community meetings where residents can learn about what is being done to combat crime. Both meetings will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The Parkville Police Community Relations Council will meet at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 9833 Harford Road at 7 p.m., but there will …

Parkville Community Relations Council to host meeting on how to create Citizens on Patrol program

CARNEY, MD—The Parkville Community Relations Council will host a meeting later this month on how to establish a Citizens on Patrol program. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, located at 9833 Harford Road in Carney (21234). The meeting will be co-hosted by the Eastern Perry Hall Citizens on …

Councilman Marks announces new Facebook page, training for Eastern Perry Hall Citizens on Patrol

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that a Facebook page has been created to guide those interested in the new Eastern Perry Hall Citizens on Patrol program: easternperryhallcop. The page will include public safety updates and information on how to organize neighborhood watch programs in communities east of Belair Road. “We are trying to replicate the …

Councilman Marks honors Fifth District Citizens of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that several individuals and groups would be honored as Fifth District Citizens of the Year. In Towson, they include Lorrie Geiss for her leadership of the Towson Communities Alliance; John Rinehart, for his work as Vice President of the Towson Communities Alliance and in the Rodgers Forge neighborhood; Scott McGovern, retiring …

Councilman Marks: Mall youth curfew, Citizens on Patrol have improved public safety this year

The following is a letter to the editor from Councilman David Marks… This year began with a Public Safety Town Hall meeting at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church that attracted more than 400 people—and it ends with, I think, some measurable accomplishments that have made our neighborhoods and businesses safer. White Marsh Mall Youth Escort Policy Working with Councilwoman Bevins and …

Seven Courts COP install smoke detectors in homes

PERRY HALL, MD—A community group banded together on Saturday morning to do some good deeds in Perry Hall. The Seven Courts Citizens on Patrol and Councilman David Marks worked with the American Red Cross and the Baltimore County Fire Department to install smoke detectors in homes in the Seven Courts community. In all, volunteers installed about 3,000 smoke detectors. The …