Police/Fire

Maryland State Police Aviation Command personnel recognized for statewide safety efforts

ROSEDALE, MD—Seven members of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command were recognized last week for their heroism and efforts to promote safety by the State Employees Risk Management Administration (SERMA). The three troopers and four civilian pilots were honored during SERMA’s conference on May 27th, which recognized more than a dozen employees from State agencies. Sergeant Brooke Tognocchi and Corporal …


Education, Health

Kenwood High School senior uses CPR skills to save his grandfather

ESSEX, MD—“I knew that one day I probably would use my CPR training, but I never thought it would be on my family…,” says Kai George, a junior at Kenwood High School, who was enrolled in the Kenwood Air Force JROTC program and is now in Kenwood’s Sports Science Academy. He adds that he also never expected to use his …


Havre de Grace police officer from Perry Hall honored for saving woman’s life

HAVRE DE GRACE, MD – A Perry Hall man who is a police office with the Havre de Grace police department was honored on Monday for saving a woman’s life last month. Arlene Georgakis says Officer Chad Smith gave her a “second chance at life.” Georgakis attended Monday’s Havre de Grace City City Council meeting, where Smith was presented with …

WMVFC personnel rescue ducklings from White Marsh storm drain [VIDEO]

The family is back together once again. Personnel from the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company rescued 12 ducklings from a storm drain outside of the Target in White Marsh on Thursday night. The ducklings were quickly reunited with their mother and the family continued its shopping trip. You can view photos and video of the reunited duck family below. No …

State Troopers help deliver baby on I-695

Two troopers from the JFK Barrack of the Maryland State Police helped a mother deliver her baby boy on the side of the road along I-695 on Thursday night. At 10:45 p.m., a motorist pulled onto the shoulder of the beltway where First Sergeant Edward Luers and Trooper First Class Zachary Mills, from the JFK Barrack, were working overtime at …