Business

Niagara Bottling to open new manufacturing facility at Tradepoint Atlantic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that Niagara Bottling, LLC, one of the nation’s leading beverage manufacturers, will soon open a new manufacturing facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in Sparrows Point. Niagara Bottling plans to construct a 600,000 square-foot facility at the global logistics hub and anticipates moving into the facility by Spring 2023, and will add more than 90 …


Education, Sports

BCPS celebrates winter 2021-2022 state champions and runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools celebrates its high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized at the state level during the 2021-2022 winter season. The following student-athletes or teams and their schools and coaches were honored: State Champions Co-ed Wrestling – Dom Ambrosino – Sparrows Point High School               Coach Mike Whisner Co-ed Wrestling – Gage Carr – Sparrows Point High …


Olszewski announces project to remove thousands of derelict crab pots from Chesapeake Bay

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday highlighted a short-duration Baltimore County project engaging local watermen to remove between 1,500 and 2,500 derelict crab pots and fishing gear from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay, at the mouth of the Patapsco River off the North Point Peninsula. “Bringing together the environmental science community and county government to work alongside our …

Attorney General Frosh files lawsuit for environmental violations at two local wastewater treatment plants

BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday filed a lawsuit in Baltimore City circuit court on behalf of the Maryland Department of the Environment to eliminate unpermitted discharges from the two largest wastewater treatment plants in Maryland: the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant. Both plants are owned and operated by Baltimore City. During …

Flood Warning issued for portions of Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for portions of Baltimore County. The warning will remain in effect until 11 p.m. EDT on Friday. At just before 7 p.m. EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of one inch are …

Police searching for missing man with dementia

UPDATE: Brinley Fried has been found safe and unharmed. Original story below… ——- NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing man. Brinley Fried, 62, was last seen at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 19, in the 5500-block of Baltimore National Pike. At the time, he was wearing blue jeans and a gray sweatshirt. Fried has …

Essex motorcycle crash victim identified

ESSEX, MD – Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Essex on Sunday evening. At just before 8:30 p.m., state troopers were dispatched for a report of a motorcycle crash on the inner loop of I-695 past Route 702. The crash involved a 1996 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. John H. Schell Jr., 61, of Sparrows …

Amazon hiring event to be held at CCBC Essex

Baltimore County’s Job Connector is holding eight hiring events in September for jobs at the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sparrows Point. The company is immediately hiring full- and part-time warehouse associates to pick, receive, pack and stow packages. “Amazon is hiring on-the-spot. If you are looking for a job and are qualified, you could walk out of an Amazon …