Business, Education

Maryland School for the Blind appoints new Director of Education

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Maryland School for the Blind announced on Monday that is had appointed Dr. Joshua Irzyk as Director of Education. Dr. Irzyk has been on the staff at MSB for 17 years starting as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) and moving into a lead teacher position in 2010. He was then promoted to Assistant Principal …


Crime, Emergency Response

Police investigating Parkville carjacking, robbery

PARKVILLE, MD – Police are investigating a robbery, a carjacking, and a burglary that were reported over the past week. Sometime between noon on Sunday, June 16, and 2 p.m. on Friday, June 21, an individual unscrewed the hinges on the a shed in the 12300-block of Stoney Batter Road in Kingsville (21087) and stole two dirt bikes. At 1:45 …


Parkville convenience store robbed, shed burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating three burglaries and a robbery that were reported this week. At 2:45 a.m. on Monday, June 17, an individual used a rock to break the door glass to gain entry into the Dollar General store, located in the 100-block of Beacon Road in Middle River (21220). Once inside, the suspect stole several items and …

Belair Road shut down in Overlea

UPDATE: Belair Road has been reopened to traffic. Original story below… —— OVERLEA, MD – Commuters in the Overlea area should be aware of an important road closure. At about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, the Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions between Northern Parkway and Taylor Avenue. The closure is due …

Vehicle crashes into Parkville building

UPDATE: One adult female and one firefighters have been transported to a nearby medical facility with minor injuries. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash in Parkville involving a vehicle that slammed into a building. The crash occurred at about 2 p.m. in the 1700-block of Taylor Avenue (21234). The …

Officer-involved shooting reported in Parkville

UPDATE 3: The police officer has been identified and additional information have been released – click here for details. UPDATE 2: Police say they received a 911 call for a person with a gun inside a home in the 3000-block of Linwood Avenue. Officers responded and, during an encounter inside the home, one officer was shot in the upper body. …