Events, Family, Politics

Governor Hogan announces Day to Serve initiative in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday issued a proclamation declaring September 11 through October 10 as Day to Serve month in Maryland, and encourages all Marylanders and state employees to choose at least one day to participate in or host a volunteer activity. The Day to Serve initiative unites Marylanders in their volunteer efforts and recognizes the exceptional community service …


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Boy Scout Troop cleans up Carney watershed

CARNEY, MD—Summer storms have brought a large amount of debris into places like the Jennifer Branch of the Gunpowder River. Over the weekend, Boy Scout Troop 124, which is based out of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney, got busy! “Many thanks to the Scouts from Troop 124 who led a trash collection effort this weekend- Gabe Tomko, Ben …


Nottingham resident receives vehicle during Vehicles for Change 20th anniversary celebration

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In recognition of its 20th anniversary, Vehicles for Change and its long-time partner, Heritage | MileOne Autogroup, this week presented 20 cars to 20 local families whose lives will be transformed by having access to personal transportation. “We are really excited about celebrating 20 years of serving families in the Maryland and Virginia area,” says Martin Schwartz, president of …

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to police officers at White Marsh Precinct

WHITE MARSH, MD—Some local police officers received a very special delivery this week. On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct received a deliciously-sized donation of cookies from Junior Girl Scout Troop 982, along with a heartfelt message from the girls: On behalf of Junior Troop 982 of St. Joseph Church Fullerton, a division of Girl Scouts of …

Perry Hall Girl Scout sends 500 thank you notes to health care workers

PERRY HALL, MD—A local Girl Scout been recognized for going the extra mile to express gratitude to frontline workers. Hannah Place recently wrote 500 thank you notes to health care workers. “Today, we honor Fifth District Good Samaritan Hannah Place, who lives in Perry Hall,” said Councilman David Marks. “When Cadette Troop 801 began writing thank you notes to health …

Perry Hall Improvement Association awards scholarship to local student

PERRY HALL, MD—A great honor has been bestowed upon a deserving Perry Hall High School student. Each year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association selects one Perry Hall High School student to receive the Dorothy S. McMann Scholarship. The student selected must not only have excelled in school, but they must also have made a strong impact in the Perry Hall …

Gunpowder Elementary principal, students dig up time capsule from 1995 [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—It’s not every day that someone finds a real-life treasure map. When Gunpowder Elementary School principal Wendy Cunningham came across a map leading to a time capsule buried in May, 1995 with instructions to retrieve it in May 2020, that’s exactly what she did. Twenty-five years to the month after its burial, members of the fifth grade class …