Family, Police/Fire

Councilman Marks recognizes 13-year-old raising money for Maryland’s fallen heroes

TOWSON, MD—A 13-year-old who founded a very special non-profit was recognized in Towson on Saturday. Zechariah Cartledge has raised over $1 million through the Running 4 Heroes program. The initiative provides grants to injured first responders. In 2019, Running 4 Heroes officially became a non-profit 501(c)(3). According to the website, “Zechariah runs one mile for every first responder who makes …


Business, Entertainment, Events, Family, Police/Fire

Officer Amy Caprio’s Unity Playground receives donation check at Wawa grand opening

PERRY HALL, MD—The ribbon has been cut and Wawa is open for business. The new Perry Hall Wawa held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Thursday morning. Community member Kirsten Roller was recognized as a Community Day Brightener for raising funds for the Unity Playground, in memory of Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio.  The playground is located at Gunpowder …


Help decorate the Christmas tree at Red Brick Station, restaurant to donate to White Marsh food pantry for each ornament

WHITE MARSH, MD—Red Brick Station would like local residents to help them decorate their new Christmas tree. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 17th. Residents are invited to being a personal ornament that they will no longer be hanging on their tree and place it on the tree at Red Brick Station.  For each ornament …

ZIPS Perry Hall to support Pets on Wheels through December

NOTTINGHAM, MD—ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchises in Bel Air and Perry Hall have announced the second benefactor of their “Proud to Support” program – Pets on Wheels. Each quarter, ZIPS will choose a nonprofit working in each store’s service area to promote and raise funds to support. ZIPS Bel Air & Perry Hall will pledge $250 to each selected nonprofit, plus …

Baltimore County Public Library kicks off ‘Connecting the Community’ holiday drive

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be collecting items for several nonprofits throughout the County to share with those in need this holiday season. BCPL will collect new, unwrapped items at each of its 19 branches through the “Connecting the Community Toy Drive.” Branch staff selected hyperlocal organizations that will send donations directly back to their community. Each branch …

Conrad’s to hold Ravens game day crab feast to honor Officer Amy Caprio

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A local restaurant will be honoring a fallen hero later this month. Conrad’s Seafood Restaurant in Perry Hall will host a Ravens game day crab feast on Sunday, November 21, 2021 to honor Officer Amy Caprio. Doors will open at 12 p.m. and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Baltimore County Police Department’s K9 unit. …

Councilman Marks, Weis Markets, Marian Preparatory Academy to hold food drive this month

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks, Weis Markets, and the Marian Preparatory Academy will be holding a food drive this month to help families in need. Donations will benefit the Student Support Network. The event will be held at Weis Markets, located at 7927 Belair Road in Fullerton (21236). Food will be accepted 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 5, 6, …