Government, Traffic

Councilman Marks to propose digital speed signs to calm problem areas

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday a new proposal to help tackle the epidemic of speeding plaguing many local neighborhoods. As speed bumps are not practical for many communities, Councilman Marks is working with the County Executive’s staff to determine whether digital speed signs, or Driver Feedback Signs, will serve to effectively slow speeders. The …


Events, Government

Councilman Marks to hold meeting on Forge Road water improvements

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, to discuss an upcoming project to replace the water main along the Forge Road corridor in Perry Hall. The meeting will be held at the Perry Hall Family Worship Center (5125 East Joppa Road) at 7 p.m. The one-foot water main has experienced numerous breaks …


Crews battle overnight house fire in Perry Hall

Image via WMVFC Crews battled a house fire in Perry Hall overnight. At about 3:15 a.m. on Thursday morning, units responded to the 4700-block of Forge Road. At the scene, firefighters found a single-family home fully engulfed in flames. The roof had already collapsed prior to units arriving on site. It took crews about two hours to extinguish the blaze. …

Belair Road shut down in Perry Hall

UPDATE: This closure may be due to the viewing for Officer Comegna, although officials initially stated that Belair Road would not be closed.  The inclement weather was likely a factor. Original story below… —— Motorists traveling in the Perry Hall area on Thursday should be aware of an important closure. At about 3:45 p.m., the Maryland State Highway Administration reported …

Drowning reported near Joppa

UPDATE: The drowning victim has died. He has been identified as Mohamad Ahmady Elgouhary, 27, of Baltimore. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon drowning incident near Joppa. At about 2 p.m., paramedics responded to an area near 10500-block of Jones Road in Bradshaw. Reports indicate that a male drowning victim was said to …