Crime, Police/Fire

Royal Farms in Carney robbed, suspect arrested

CARNEY, MD—Police say a man has been arrested after robbing a Royal Farms store in Carney over the weekend. At around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 8, an individual entered the Royal Farms store located in the 2400-block of E. Joppa Road (21234) to purchase candy. When the employee opened the register, the suspect reached over the counter and grabbed …


Business, Entertainment

Two Carney shops sell winning $10,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-offs

CARNEY, MD—There were a couple of big, local lottery winners last week. The Maryland Lottery reports that two, winning $10,000 scratch-off tickets were sold in Carney. Northwind Liquors, located at 3005 Northwind Road (21234), sold a winning Lucky 7s Multiplier ticket, while the Royal Farms located at 2410 E. Joppa Road (21234) sold a winning Holiday Luck x10 ticket. Advertisement …


PHHS Alumni Association, Councilman Marks clean up stretch of Joppa Road

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Some local individuals kept a portion of Perry Hall beautiful this weekend. On Sunday morning, Councilman David Marks joined members of the Perry Hall High School Alumni Association in picking up trash along E. Joppa Road. The team of volunteers cleaned the stretch of road that runs from Belair Road to Walther Boulevard. [Photos via Councilman Marks] Advertisement Featured

Firehouse Tavern hosts free lunch for first responders

CARNEY, MD—A Carney restaurant hosted a very special lunch on Saturday. The Firehouse Tavern hosted a free, buffet lunch for local first responders. “A huge thank you to Niraj Shah and the Firehouse Tavern for hosting a buffet today for the Parkville police precinct and the Parkville fire station,” said Councilman David Marks. “We are lucky to have this longtime …

Councilman Marks: Fixing the Harford/Joppa Road intersection a priority for 10 years

The following is an op/ed piece from Councilman David Marks: When I ran for office in 2010, I stood with a sign at the corner of Harford and Joppa Roads that read “Fix This Intersection.” This junction of two major corridors has been gridlocked for decades, and rebuilding the intersection has been a top priority since I was elected. I …

Police visit local churches as part of first annual Faith and Blue weekend [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department visited local churches this weekend as part of the first annual Faith and Blue weekend. Faith and Blue is based on the premise that strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding and that neighborhoods thrive when faith-based organizations and law enforcement work together to make communities safer and stronger. “COVID-19 …

Construction set to begin on Harford Road, Joppa Road intersection improvements

CARNEY, MD—Construction work for water line and highway improvements at the Harford Road/Joppa Road intersection in Carney are set to begin in fall 2020, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Officials say the project will be completed in four phases and will require a series of lane and shoulder closures. No detours are proposed. • Phase 1: Baltimore County …

Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 1st annual ‘Faith & Blue’ weekend

UPDATE: Photos from the weekend visits can be viewed here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has announced that it will be participating in the first annual Faith and Blue weekend, to be held October 9-12. This event is supported by most major national law enforcement groups and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. Chief …