Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan presents citation to police officer who saved student while working as crossing guard

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday presented a governor’s citation to a local hero. Last week, Cpl. Annette Goodyear, a police officer with the North East Police Department who also serves as a crossing guard, was struck and treated at a local hospital after a vehicle failed to stop as a student was crossing the street. Goodyear pushed the student …


Family, Police/Fire

Girl Scouts surprise Parkville police, WMVFC with cookie delivery

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Everyone needs a cookie break once in a while, even police officers and firefighters. This week, a few Girl Scouts surprised the personnel at the Parkville police precinct and White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company with a cookie delivery. The Girl Scouts were with Troop 772 out of St. Joseph Church Fullerton. “What a surprise,” tweeted the Baltimore County Police …


CCBC receives $120,000 gift, establishes need-based Nursing scholarship

ROSEDALE, MD—A $120,000 donation to the CCBC School of Health Professions has established the Marie S. Hill Endowed Scholarship, supporting CCBC students with financial need who are pursuing nursing as a career change. The fund will assist students for whom college might otherwise be unattainable, especially as they transition in their career. Barry Gossett, former CCBC Foundation board member, and …

Help decorate the Christmas tree at Red Brick Station, restaurant to donate to White Marsh food pantry for each ornament

WHITE MARSH, MD—Red Brick Station would like local residents to help them decorate their new Christmas tree. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 17th. Residents are invited to being a personal ornament that they will no longer be hanging on their tree and place it on the tree at Red Brick Station.  For each ornament …

MDTA Police to celebrate 32 years of Toys for Tots collections

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police, MDTA staff, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves have announced their 2021 Toys for Tots campaign. This is the 32nd consecutive year the MDTA Police have supported the annual effort. In Baltimore, officers will collect new, unwrapped toys from Tuesday, December 7, through Thursday, December 9, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from …

Education Foundation of BCPS kicks off 2021 ‘Share the Warmth’ campaign by collecting winter items at Hallmark on THE AVENUE

WHITE MARSH, MD—In 2020, THE AVENUE at White Marsh celebrated the opening of The Exchangeree in partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools. The pop-up resource center for Baltimore County School educators provides supplies for students in need. With the cold winter months rapidly approaching, THE AVENUE at White Marsh will once again be collecting hats, gloves, …

ZIPS Perry Hall to support Pets on Wheels through December

NOTTINGHAM, MD—ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchises in Bel Air and Perry Hall have announced the second benefactor of their “Proud to Support” program – Pets on Wheels. Each quarter, ZIPS will choose a nonprofit working in each store’s service area to promote and raise funds to support. ZIPS Bel Air & Perry Hall will pledge $250 to each selected nonprofit, plus …

Baltimore County Public Library kicks off ‘Connecting the Community’ holiday drive

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be collecting items for several nonprofits throughout the County to share with those in need this holiday season. BCPL will collect new, unwrapped items at each of its 19 branches through the “Connecting the Community Toy Drive.” Branch staff selected hyperlocal organizations that will send donations directly back to their community. Each branch …