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Officer Caprio Playground Project bull roast raises over $16,000

PERRY HALL, MD—An important local project raised a significant amount of money over the weekend. The “Honoring Courage” bull roast was held at the Baltimore Count Game & Fish Protective Association in Carney and proceeds went to benefit the Officer Caprio Playground Project. Organizers say the event raised $16,763.71 for the effort. The new playground will be constructed at Gunpowder …


Crime, Police/Fire

Fallen hero Officer Amy Caprio remembered on anniversary of her death

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Police Officers are wearing mourning bands on their badges on Thursday in memory of a fallen hero. On May 21, 2018, Officer Amy Sorrells Caprio, 29, responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle with multiple suspicious subjects walking around homes on Linwen Way in Perry Hall/Nottingham. When she arrived at the scene and located the …


Local Good Samaritan raises $6,000 for Officer Caprio Playground Project

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A local woman who had hoped to raise money for a good cause has knocked it out of the park, so to speak. As NottinghamMD.com reported last month, Pat Brooks Ecke had been making and selling face masks to raise money for the Officer Caprio Playground Project at Gunpowder Elementary School in Perry Hall. Officials with the project announced …

Local Good Samaritan sells face masks to raise money for Officer Caprio Playground Project

UPDATE: Ecke ended up raising $6,000 for the playground project. Original story below… ——— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday recognized a local woman for her fundraising efforts. Pat Brooks Ecke has been selling face masks to raise money for the Officer Caprio Playground Project at Gunpowder Elementary School. “I said, $1,000 then I passed that,” said …

Officer Caprio Playground Project to host ‘Honoring Courage’ fundraiser in May

CARNEY, MD—The Officer Caprio Playground Project will host an important fundraiser in Carney this spring. The “Honoring Courage” event will help raise funds for the Officer Caprio Playground at Gunpowder Elementary School. The event will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020, from noon to 6 p.m. at Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association, located at 3400 Northwind Road …

Playground project at Gunpowder Elementary to honor Officer Amy Caprio

PERRY HALL, MD—Local officials are organizing a project to build a new playground at a local school in order to honor a fallen hero. Councilman David Marks announced this week that he and other elected officials had initiated a new playground at Gunpowder Elementary School in memory of Officer Amy Caprio. The PTA at Gunpowder Elementary School is overseeing the …