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Fullerton house fire leaves one dead

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 75-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a Thursday night house fire in Fullerton. The victim has been identified as Michael Richard Praglowski. He was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. At just after 11 p.m. on Thursday night, crews responded to a dwelling fire in the 4500-block of Fitch Avenue (21236). Responding personnel did …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland records new daily high in COVID-19 cases as positivity rate climbs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state recorded a new one-day high in COVID-19 cases while the overall positivity rate climbed higher. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, December 4, 2020, there have been 209,191 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, including 3,792 cases over the past 24 …


Baltimore County Fire Department crew from Fullerton recognized for exceptional performance during recent fire

FULLERTON, MD—A local fire crew has been recognized for their heroic efforts during a recent house fire. A Baltimore County Fire Department Unit Citation has been awarded to Fullerton Truck 8, Fire Lt. Brandon Watkins (off-duty), and other personnel. The award was presented in recognition of the crew’s exceptional performance during a November 12, 2020 dwelling fire with rescue on …

Philadelphia Road shut down due to high water

WHITE MARSH, MD—A portion of Philadelphia Road was shut down on Monday afternoon as heavy rains swept through the area. Route 7 has been shut down in both directions at Campbell Boulevard due to high water. A Flood Warning and Tornado Watch are in effect for the Nottingham area until 7 p.m. A portion of Pulaski Highway was also shut …

Tornado Watch, Flood Warning issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch and a Flood Warning for the Nottingham area. The Tornado Watch covers the entire Baltimore area and will remain in effect until 7 p.m. on Monday evening. The Flood Warning will remain in effect until 7:15 p.m. At just before 1:15 p.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain in the area …

Perry Hall Food Trucks weekly schedule for 11/30—12/6 announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The weekly lineup for Perry Hall Food Trucks has been announced. White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Long Green Volunteer Fire Company, Overlea Food Trucks, St. Demetrios Food Truck Fridays in Carney, and Parkville Food Trucks events have ended for the season. Perry Hall Food Trucks This week’s Perry Hall Food Trucks schedule is as follows: Wed. 12/2, 4-7PM: Food …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, positivity rate falls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise while the overall positivity rate dropped over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 27, 2020, there have been 192,858 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 4,335,442 tests. The …

Traffic calming approved for major corridor in Seven Courts

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday evening announced that sufficient signatures had been collected to implement traffic calming along a major corridor in the Seven Courts Drive area. Six speed bumps and raised intersections will soon be constructed along Hickoryhurst Drive and near Stoneway Place in Perry Hall. “Baltimore County has approved a major traffic calming project that …