Family

GoFundMe page started by family of teen killed on I-83

COCKEYSVILLE, MD—A GoFundMe page has been established by the family of a teen who was killed on Interstate 83 this week. At around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, KingDavid Okolo, 17, was stuck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-83 in Cockeysville. The GoFundMe page was started by his brother, Michael Okolo. “He was just 17 year [sic] old …


Family, Police/Fire

GoFundMe page established for victims of Perry Hall house fire

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A GoFundMe page has been established for a family who lost everything in a house fire earlier this week. Jason and Diane Giacubeno of 9100 Transoms Road in Northgate Hall lost everything in a house fire on Monday, March 14th.  The fire sent up a plume of thick, black smoke that could be seen for miles. No one was …


GoFundMe page established for families of fallen, injured Baltimore City firefighters

BALTIMORE, MD—A GoFundMe page has been established to help the families of the firefighters who were killed and injured in Monday’s two-alarm blaze in Baltimore City. Lt. Paul Butrim, Kelsey Sadler, and Kenny Lacayo were killed in a two-alarm blaze and partial building collapse that occurred at around 6:00 a.m. on Monday in the 200-block of S. Stricker Street in …

Work begins on memorial garden project to honor Officer Caprio at Parkville Precinct

PARKVILLE, MD—Work has begun in an Eagle Scout’s project to honor a fallen hero. As NottinghamMD.com initially reported earlier this month (full story here), Owen Mrok, with Boy Scout Troop 124, is building a memorial garden dedicated to the memory of Officer Amy Caprio. “I am creating a memorial garden at the Parkville Police Department in Memory of Fallen Officer …

Eagle Scout candidate aims to build memorial garden at Parkville Precinct dedicated to Officer Caprio

UPDATE: Construction has officially begun. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—An Eagle Scout candidate is working on a very special final project. Owen Mrok, with Boy Scout Troop 124, hopes to build a memorial garden dedicated to fallen hero Officer Amy Caprio. “I am creating a memorial garden at the Parkville Police Department in Memory of Fallen Officer Amy Caprio,” …

GoFundMe page established to help get vintage Rosedale VFC engine running again

ROSEDALE, MD—The Rosedale Volunteer Fire Company is seeking assistance in getting a vintage engine back on the road. A GoFundMe page has been created to help Rosedale VFC get their E 282, 1962 B-model MacK running again.  It is the longest-serving fire engine in Company history, serving from 1962 to 1993. Organizers say they need help in getting some major …

Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue raising funds for new rescue boat

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A local fire & rescue company is raising funds to buy a new boat. Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue, home of Baltimore County’s only dive rescue team, has established a GoFundMe page to help them purchase a new water rescue vessel. “Our dive boat has seen better days and we are in need of a replacement,” MRVFR …

GoFundMe page established for Snoop the service dog’s vet expenses

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It was a heartbreaking story that had a bittersweet ending. A GoFundMe page has been established to help cover vet expenses for Snoop, the service dog who was found after fleeing from a fatal White Marsh crash.  Since Snoop’s owner was killed in the crash, the funds will also help the owner’s sister who is now caring for the …