Business, Education, Politics, Traffic

Parking lot expansion under way at Gunpowder Elementary School

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The long-awaited expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot is now under way. Councilman David Marks shared photos of the expansion work “in progress” on Thursday. “When schools reopen, this (expansion) should alleviate the persistent parking issues in this area – one of the key priorities identified by the task force I created to improve mobility near Klausmier …


Crime, Police/Fire

Robbery reported during Perry Hall marijuana purchase, carjacking reported in Overlea, delivery driver robbed in Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, a food delivery driver attempted to deliver food in the unit block of Woodcove Court in Carney (21234). Two suspects assaulted the driver and stole his cash. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, during …


Robbery reported outside Gunpowder Elementary, home invasion reported in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between midnight and 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, an individual cut the kitchen window screen to a home in the 3600-block of Branchcourt Road in Carney (21234).  The suspect then reached through the open window and stole medication from the interior window ledge. At …

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 …

Fallen hero Officer Amy Caprio remembered on anniversary of her death

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Police Officers are wearing mourning bands on their badges on Thursday in memory of a fallen hero. On May 21, 2018, Officer Amy Sorrells Caprio, 29, responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle with multiple suspicious subjects walking around homes on Linwen Way in Perry Hall/Nottingham. When she arrived at the scene and located the …

Marks, Henn: Board approves contract to expand parking lot at Gunpowder Elementary School

UPDATE: The parking lot expansion is now under way. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Board of Education member Julie Henn on Tuesday announced the approval of the contract to expand the parking lot at Gunpowder Elementary School. The Board of Education approved the contract at its May 5th meeting. Construction will occur this summer. Monumental Paving and …

Local Good Samaritan raises $6,000 for Officer Caprio Playground Project

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A local woman who had hoped to raise money for a good cause has knocked it out of the park, so to speak. As NottinghamMD.com reported last month, Pat Brooks Ecke had been making and selling face masks to raise money for the Officer Caprio Playground Project at Gunpowder Elementary School in Perry Hall. Officials with the project announced …

Local Good Samaritan sells face masks to raise money for Officer Caprio Playground Project

UPDATE: Ecke ended up raising $6,000 for the playground project. Original story below… ——— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday recognized a local woman for her fundraising efforts. Pat Brooks Ecke has been selling face masks to raise money for the Officer Caprio Playground Project at Gunpowder Elementary School. “I said, $1,000 then I passed that,” said …