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Councilman Marks: Fixing the Harford/Joppa Road intersection a priority for 10 years

The following is an op/ed piece from Councilman David Marks: When I ran for office in 2010, I stood with a sign at the corner of Harford and Joppa Roads that read “Fix This Intersection.” This junction of two major corridors has been gridlocked for decades, and rebuilding the intersection has been a top priority since I was elected. I …


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Police visit local churches as part of first annual Faith and Blue weekend [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department visited local churches this weekend as part of the first annual Faith and Blue weekend. Faith and Blue is based on the premise that strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding and that neighborhoods thrive when faith-based organizations and law enforcement work together to make communities safer and stronger. “COVID-19 …


Construction set to begin on Harford Road, Joppa Road intersection improvements

CARNEY, MD—Construction work for water line and highway improvements at the Harford Road/Joppa Road intersection in Carney are set to begin in fall 2020, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Officials say the project will be completed in four phases and will require a series of lane and shoulder closures. No detours are proposed. • Phase 1: Baltimore County …

Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 1st annual ‘Faith & Blue’ weekend

UPDATE: Photos from the weekend visits can be viewed here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has announced that it will be participating in the first annual Faith and Blue weekend, to be held October 9-12. This event is supported by most major national law enforcement groups and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. Chief …

Carney apartment, Rosedale storage facility burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a pair of burglaries that were reported over the past week. At 6 a.m. on Friday, September 18, an individual broke into an apartment in the 3800-block of E. Joppa Road in Carney (21234) and stole cash and a security camera before fleeing. At 4 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, four individuals cut a hole in …

Philadelphia Road shut down due to crash in White Marsh

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported at around 11:00 a.m. in the area of Philadelphia Road (Route 7) between Ebenezer Road/Cowenton Avenue and E, Joppa Road. The crash involves and overturned truck and a tractor-trailer, according …

Police seek to identify man found on E. Joppa Road

UPDATE: This individual has been identified by police. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man found in Nottingham on Monday night. Police say the man pictured is approximately 5’5” – 5’6” tall with a thin build, and is 18-20 years old with facial hair. He was found at 8 p.m. on …

Overlea woman killed in Carney crash

PARKVILLE, MD—An Overlea woman has died following an overnight crash in Carney. At just after midnight on Monday, officers responded when a CanAm Spyder traveling westbound on E. Joppa Road near Waltham Woods Road struck another vehicle. The CanAm lost control, causing it to hit a median, roll over, and eject both occupants. Baltimore County personnel took the driver to …