Baltimore County Public Schools seeking senior volunteers

RSVPBaltimore County Public Schools, in partnership with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), is seeking volunteers over the age of 55 to assist in classrooms throughout Baltimore County. Volunteers support teachers with day to day tasks and encourage students to achieve.

If you are a caring and patient individual who is willing to give a few hours per week, consider joining a vibrant group of volunteers who mentor Baltimore County youth. All volunteers must pass a background screening and complete an online orientation.

Volunteer Information Sessions

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:30 -11:30 am

White Oak School, Training Lab 8401 Leefield Rd, Baltimore, 21234

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Essex Senior Center 600 Dorsey Ave., Essex 21221

Thursday, September 28, 2017 2:30 -3:30 pm

Liberty Senior Center 3525 Resource Dr., Randallstown 21133

To register for this special opportunity to serve, call the Retired Senior Volunteer Program at 410-887-3101 or email

RSVP is a federal grant program that is sponsored by the Baltimore County Department of Aging. RSVP engages volunteers over the age of 55 with volunteer opportunities that allow them to share a lifetime of skills and experiences. Currently, more than 50 registered volunteers serve in schools across Baltimore County.

Police investigating Chipotle robbery, 3 Parkville burglaries

police-lightsPolice are investigating a robbery and three Parkville-area burglaries that were reported over the past week.

Sometime between 9 and 10 p.m. on Friday, October 15, three individuals entered an apartment in the 3500 block of East Joppa Road (21234) through a window and stole a game system, six games, tools, and a knife set. All property was recovered and the three suspects were arrested.

Sometime between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, September 18, an individual entered a residence in the 8400 block of Kings Ridge Road (21234) through a window which was locked and secured. No items were stolen at this.

Sometime between 11 and 11:30 a.m. on Monday, an individual entered a residence on Meadowbank Court (21234) via a bathroom window. The suspect stole a camera, coins, and a credit card.

At 10:31 p.m. on Monday, after closing time, an armed suspect entered the Chipotle restaurant located in the 8600 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237), threatened the employees, and demanded that they empty the safe. The suspect then fled the scene.  Police have not yet released a description of the suspect.

Pair of carjackings reported in Parkville

CarjackingPolice are investigating two carjackings that were reported in the Parkville area this week.

At just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, a man drove a couple to their destination in the 7500 block of Oakleigh Road (21234). One party exited the vehicle and said he would return with money to pay for the ride. The suspect returned with a rifle and demanded that the driver exit the vehicle. The couple then fled the scene in the victim’s car.

In another incident, authorities say an elderly man was carjacked in the 1800 block of Loch Shiel Road (21234) at about 2 p.m. on Monday, September 18. There, police say three juveniles knocked the victim to the ground, took his car keys, and fled the scene in the victim’s 2016 Toyota Corolla (Maryland license plate number 1CE6592).

Anyone with information on either of these incidents is asked to call Baltimore County police at 410-307-2020.

Police investigating 3 local burglaries

burglaryPolice are investigating three local burglaries that were reported this week.

Sometime between 9:30 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, September 13, an individual entered a residence in the 9700 block of Magledt Road in Parkville/Carney (21234) and stole cash along with a piggy bank.

At noon on Wednesday, an individual attempted to break into a residence in the 6000 block of Marquette Road near Rosedale (21206) by kicking at the back door. Unsuccessful, the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

Sometime between 3:30 and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, five individuals entered a residence in the 9900 block of Gunforge Road in Perry Hall (21128) through the rear basement door. Once inside, jewelry and old coins were stolen. The suspects then fled the scene.