Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Councilman Marks: It’s time to add police substation in Dunfield/Belmont

The following is an op-ed from Councilman David Marks… It’s time to take bold action to stop the steady increase in crime in Belmont and Dunfield, neighborhoods where the quality of life is eroding thanks to vandalism, lawlessness among our youth, and shootings like last night’s incident off Stillmeadow Road. In January, I joined our state legislators in calling for …


Crime, Police/Fire

Nottingham shooting victim dies, reward offered

UPDATE 2: A Carney man has been identified and charged. UPDATE: The suspect wanted in connection with this shooting has been arrested. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A reward is being offered following Monday evening’s fatal shooting in Nottingham. At around 6:30 p.m., police responded to Stillmeadow Road near Dunfield Road (21236) for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, …


Police seeking surveillance footage from Perry Hall residents after dozens of cars vandalized, tires slashed

UPDATE: Police are still seeking surveillance footage and have released additional information with regard to this incident. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Police in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s help after cars were vandalized in Perry Hall/Fullerton overnight. More than 50 vehicles had their tires slashed at around 1 a.m. on Saturday in the area between Silver …

Councilman Marks votes for nearly $100 budget million in cuts over 2 years

TOWSON, MD—At Friday morning’s meeting of the Baltimore County Council, Councilman David Marks voted to cut $59 million from the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget. Combined with his vote last year, Councilman Marks has supported cutting nearly $100 million from the budget over the past two years. “This year, I supported nearly $60 million in cuts to bring our county …

Baltimore County to align with state, reopen restaurants with outdoor seating, churches to resume services

UPDATE: Officials have released additional details regarding the county’s plan to fully enter Stage One. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski held a press conference on Thursday evening to provide an update on the county’s progress with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, Olszewski announced that, effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29, Baltimore …

Bowman Restaurant delivers 50 meals to workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—A local Carney restaurant is doing their part to help frontline workers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bowman Restaurant on Harford Road delivered 50 platters to the staff at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center this week. The platters consisted of a crabcake sandwich on Kaiser roll, pina colada bread pudding, apple cake, snacks, and water. “Thank you, Bowman, …

Perry Hall Improvement Association holds Memorial Day ceremony at Perry Hall Veterans Memorial [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Since their traditional school ceremony was cancelled this year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Perry Hall Veterans Memorial on Monday morning. The memorial is located at the base of the flagpole at Perry Hall Elementary School. Councilman David Marks recently announced that he would be forming committees to improve both the …

Amendments from Kach, Marks to limit State of Emergency, allow for in-person religious services fail to pass

PERRY HALL, MD—At Thursday morning’s meeting of the Baltimore County Council, Councilman David Marks and Councilman Wade Kach supported legislation to limit the State of Emergency to two weeks and restore religious services, with medical safeguards. Both amendments failed by a vote of 5 to 2. Only two of the three Republicans on the council supported the amendments. Baltimore County …