Events, Family, Obituaries

Funeral for community leader Gladys Friedel to be held this Saturday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Gladys Friedel , Girl Scout Volunteer Service Unit Manager for the Perry Hall, White Marsh, and Kingsville areas will be laid to rest this Saturday, October 16 at 12 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Fullerton (8420 Belair Road). Scouts, former scouts, and leaders are invited before Mass to participate in an honor guard for Friedel bringing her into …


Events, Family, Police/Fire

Police visit local churches as part of first annual Faith and Blue weekend [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department visited local churches this weekend as part of the first annual Faith and Blue weekend. Faith and Blue is based on the premise that strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding and that neighborhoods thrive when faith-based organizations and law enforcement work together to make communities safer and stronger. “COVID-19 …


Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 1st annual ‘Faith & Blue’ weekend

UPDATE: Photos from the weekend visits can be viewed here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has announced that it will be participating in the first annual Faith and Blue weekend, to be held October 9-12. This event is supported by most major national law enforcement groups and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. Chief …

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to police officers at White Marsh Precinct

WHITE MARSH, MD—Some local police officers received a very special delivery this week. On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct received a deliciously-sized donation of cookies from Junior Girl Scout Troop 982, along with a heartfelt message from the girls: On behalf of Junior Troop 982 of St. Joseph Church Fullerton, a division of Girl Scouts of …

Councilman Marks acts to preserve green space across from St. Joseph Church

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he will support downzoning 29 acres across from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church to lighten future development in that area of Perry Hall. The land is presently zoned for commercial development and townhouses. Under Councilman Marks’ proposal, the publicly-owned land along Belair Road would be downzoned to Neighborhood Commons, which prohibits …

Zoning agreement reached to limit development near St. Joseph Church

A zoning agreement has been reached between St. Joseph Catholic Church and Baltimore County to restrict development in that area. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks made the announcement via Facebook on Monday. Marks recommended downzoning the 40-acre St. Joseph Church property to one house per acre, as low as possible for privately-owned land. The county will support placing two acres …