Family, Police/Fire

Girl Scouts surprise Parkville police, WMVFC with cookie delivery

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Everyone needs a cookie break once in a while, even police officers and firefighters. This week, a few Girl Scouts surprised the personnel at the Parkville police precinct and White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company with a cookie delivery. The Girl Scouts were with Troop 772 out of St. Joseph Church Fullerton. “What a surprise,” tweeted the Baltimore County Police …


Family, Obituaries

Community mourns passing of Gladys Friedel, longtime Perry Hall community leader

PERRY HALL, MD—A longtime Perry Hall icon has passed away.  Gladys Friedel, a leader in in the local Girl Scout community for more than fifty years, has died. Back in October, Delegate Joe Boteler and Councilman David Marks recognized Friedel for a half-century of service to the Girl Scouts of America. Friedel served as a mentor to thousands of Girl Scouts …


Perry Hall woman recognized for 50 years of service to Girl Scouts

UPDATE: Gladys Friedel has passed away. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall woman has been recognized for 50 years of service to the community. On Tuesday evening, Delegate Joe Boteler and Councilman David Marks recognized Gladys Friedel for a half-century of service to the Girl Scouts of America. Friedel has served as a mentor to thousands of …

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 …

Nottingham area schools win top prizes in BGE contest

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company this week announced Fountain Green Elementary School as the winner of “The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan,” BGE’s Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge. The annual contest challenges public and private elementary school students at schools in BGE’s service area to illustrate gas safety messages featuring Captain Mercaptan, BGE’s fictional natural gas safety superhero, for a chance …

St. Joseph School in Fullerton named National Blue Ribbon School

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. on Wednesday announced the 329 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2016. One of those schools was St. Joseph School on Belair Road in Fullerton. The award is based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “National Blue Ribbon Schools are proof that we can …