Events, Police/Fire

U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Saturday for National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

WASHINGTON, DC—All U.S. flags will be flown at half-staff on Saturday in recognition of the 40th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, which will be held at the U.S. Capitol. No flag may fly higher than the American flag.  The annual event is being held as part of National Police Week. The National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, which is sponsored by …


Events, Family

Memorial sign requested for Stanley Vingsen, ‘walking man’ who was killed on Pulaski Highway

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Friends and family members of a local man who was struck and killed on Pulaski Highway want him to be memorialized. Stanley Vingsen Jr., known by many for decades as the “walking man” who could often be seen walking in and around the Nottingham area, was killed on Saturday, September 18, while crossing Route 40 near Campbell Boulevard. …


Candlelight vigil announced to honor ‘walking man’ Stanley Vingsen

UPDATE: Friends and family members are requesting a memorial sign for Stanley Vingsen along Pulaski Highway. Original story below… —— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A candlelight will be held next month to honor a local man who was struck and killed on Pulaski Highway last weekend. Stanley Vingsen Jr., known by many for decades as the “walking man” who could often be …

Baltimore County Police Department to hold annual memorial service on Friday [LIVE VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—A memorial service to honor Baltimore County police officers who died while performing their duties will take place on Friday, May 14, at 10 a.m. The service will take place at Patriot Plaza, 401 Bosley Avenue in Towson (21204). The service will be moved inside the County Council Chambers in the Old Courthouse, 400 Washington Avenue, 21204 if there …

Baltimore County officials hold COVID-19 memorial event

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday held a memorial service to honor those county residents who died with COVID-19 over the past year. Olszewski was joined by Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, County Council Chairman Julian Jones, and local faith leaders. The memorial event commemorated the recent anniversary of Baltimore County’s first COVID-19 death and to honor …

Army Sgt. Eric Houck, Perry Hall native, killed in Afghanistan

UPDATE: Sgt. Houck’s name has been added to the Baltimore County war memorial in Towson. Original story below… —— The U.S. Army has announced that a Perry Hall man was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Perry Hall, died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other soldiers were also …