Business, Health, Sci-Tech

Md. Department of Environment helps convert motor fleets to cleaner fuels

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment announced on Monday that it has approved $2.1 million in funding for five private businesses to convert their motor fleets to cleaner alternative fuels as part of the settlement of the Volkswagen (VW) “defeat devices” case. Existing diesel powered vehicles will be replaced with new vehicles that use clean alternative fuels like electricity, …


Police/Fire, Weather

Water rescue under way in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday night water rescue in White Marsh. At just before 11 p.m., a motorist called for help after their vehicle became stuck in high water in the 8300-block of Honeygo Boulevard near IKEA. Units are now responding to the scene. Motorists should avoid travel unless absolutely necessary until the Flash Flood …


WMVFC: Honeygo Boulevard ‘impassable’ in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD – There are multiple reports of flooded roadways throughout Baltimore County following Thursday afternoon’s severe storms. The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reports that two of its units are responding to multiple reports of stranded vehicles along Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh, near IKEA. “Honeygo Boulevard is likely impassable,” WMVFC officials stated. Motorists should use an alternate …

IKEA to host 2019 BBB Shred Day on Saturday

IKEA will be holding a Shred Day in White Marsh on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The 12th Annual Shred Day in Maryland is part of a Better Business Bureau campaign across North America that seeks to broaden awareness about and reduce identity theft in local communities. In 2018, BBB helped 1,812 attendees destroy 35 tons of personally identifiable documents at …

Robbery reported in IKEA parking lot, Carney ATM burglarized

Police are investigating two robberies and a burglary that were reported this month. At just after 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, three individuals pried open the door of the J Convenience store, located in the 8700-block of Satyr Hill Road in Carney (21234) and then pried open the ATM machine to steal. The suspects then fled the scene. At 11:00 a.m. on …

IKEA furniture recall: chests and dressers recalled due to serious tip-over hazard

The IKEA store in White Marsh is one of many several IKEA stores voluntarily recalling all chests and dressers that do not meet the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).x This week’s recall comes after the deaths of three children. The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, …

Renovated IKEA restaurant holds grand reopening

The restaurant located in the White Marsh IKEA store held a gran reopening on Friday. The newly-renovated restaurant held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and awarded the first 500 people in attendance an envelope containing food and gift prizes worth up to $100. Among those in attendance at the event were Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott and Councilwoman Cathy …