Police/Fire

Overnight fire reported at Oak Crest in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews responded to a fire overnight at Oak Crest Village. At just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, the Providence Volunteer Fire Company responded to a building fire at the Carney retirement home. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke on the first floor of the building and determined that a faulty HVAC unit. The fire was extinguished, smoke was cleared from …


Police/Fire

Fire reported at Oak Crest in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon fire in Carney. The fire was reported at around 4:45 p.m. at Oak Crest Senior Living Community in the 8800-block of Walther Boulevard (21234). Arriving units found smoke showing from a high-rise unit with a fire in the kitchen. One patient is being treated for smoke inhalation. Motorists should use …


Obituary: Jane W. Michael, longtime Baltimore County Public Schools educator

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On February 6, 2021 Jane W. Michael, 77, died of heart failure at Oak Crest Village in Parkville, MD. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and worked for 38 years as an elementary school teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools. Following retirement in 2006, a long-time love of the water drew her to Middle River, MD where she became …

Oak Crest to offer vaccinations to residents in February

CARNEY, MD—As the State of Maryland moves through the various phases of Governor Larry Hogan’s COVID-19 vaccination plan, local senior centers are preparing to participate. On-site vaccinations will be offered to residents of Oak Crest Village in Carney on February 9th, 12th, and 16th, according to Councilman David Marks. Executive Director Mark Roussey will also host a live call-in show …

Local Good Samaritans make masks for seniors, clean up trash

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Good Samaritans were working overtime this weekend, making masks and cleaning up trash in a local neighborhood. Ryan Hensler spent several hours on Saturday cleaning up trash at the corner of Ebenezer Road and Pulaski Highway in White Marsh. The Double T Diner allowed Hensler to utilize their dumpster after COVID-19 cancelled the Bird River Watershed Restoration Campaign‘s spring …

Oak Crest Village Retirement Community resident tests positive for COVID-19

CARNEY, MD—A resident at a Carney retirement community has tested positive for coronavirus. Officials at Oak Crest Village Retirement Community confirmed on Monday morning that a resident there had tested positive for COVID-19. “At this time, we have no other reported cases among residents or employees but are closely monitoring those who live and work at our community so we …

Missing Carney senior citizen found dead

CARNEY, MD—A man who was reported missing from the Carney area on Wednesday has been found dead. David Albert Reeves, 81, a resident of Oak Crest Senior Living Community in Carney, was found dead on Thursday morning. Officers responded to the 8800-block of Walther Boulevard at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday night when Reeves was reported missing by family members following …

Police searching for senior missing from Carney

UPDATE: David Reeves was found dead on Thursday morning. Original story below… —— CARNEY, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a senior citizen who has gone missing from the Carney area. David Reeves, 80, was last seen at Oak Crest Village on Walther Boulevard at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Reeves is 5’11” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He …