Business, Education

Commencement held for The Maryland School for the Blind Class of 2022

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind held its 169th commencement on June 6, 2022. The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of 19 students from the Class of 2022, who are now proud MSB alumni. The ceremony consisted of the conferring of diplomas, certificates, and awards, with remarks from Dr. Joshua Irzyk, MSB Director of Education, and commencement speaker, Paul Schroeder, …


Business, Sci-Tech

Gas prices spike for 7th straight week as supply tightens

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the seventh straight week, the nation’s average gas price has risen, surging 26.0 cents from a week ago to $4.85 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 56.0 cents from a month ago and $1.81 …


Portion of Taylor Avenue to be closed overnight through June 26 for sewer project

PARKVILLE, MD—A portion of Taylor Avenue will be closed overnight during the week as part of an ongoing sewer project. Taylor Avenue will be closed between Perring Parkway and Oakleigh Avenue from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sundays through Thursdays, through June 26th. This construction is part of Baltimore County’s East Branch Herring Run Relief Sewer project. The project represents …

Vehicle overturns in Hillendale crash

HILLENDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday evening crash in Hillendale. The crash was reported at around 5:30 p.m. along Loch Raven Boulevard near Taylor Avenue. One vehicle rolled over onto its side in the crash. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Retired police officer collects $50,000 Powerball prize after purchasing ticket in Parkville

BALTIMORE, MD—Playing Maryland Lottery games isn’t routine for retired police officer John Boyd. However, the Towson resident does spend $20 on Powerball tickets whenever the jackpot rolls past the $100 million mark. Now, the occasional player is celebrating a $50,000 win. The 64-year-old bought his lucky ticket at Maria’s, his regular Maryland Lottery retailer, which is located at 1812 Taylor …

Maryland School for the Blind to host 1st annual See Beyond Festival

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind will be hosting the 1st annual ‘See Beyond Festival’ on the MSB campus on April 30th. The event is designed to show the community how individuals that are blind and have low vision accomplish tasks and are a part of our society. The goal is to show the public that low vision and …

Man run down by vehicle during Nottingham altercation, attempted stabbing reported in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At shortly after 6:15 p.m. on Monday, April 28, two armed individual entered a business in the 1700-block of Taylor Avenue (21234) and fled with a bag of merchandise without paying for the items. Sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 and 6 a.m. on …

Nottingham, Parkville players land big Maryland Lottery prizes

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A few local players scored big prizes from the Maryland Lottery over the past week. Lottery officials say the following winning tickets were sold in and around the Nottingham area: $50,000 Powerball ticket sold on April 1 at Maria’s, located at 1812 Taylor Avenue in Parkville (unclaimed) $15,514 RACETRAX ticket sold on March 31 at Perry Hall BP located …