Loch Raven High School to host memorial soccer game in honor of Officer Amy Caprio

Officer Amy CaprioA local high school will host a memorial soccer game in honor of a slain police officer.

Officer Amy Caprio was slain while on duty in the Perry Hall area in May.

Loch Raven High School will host a memorial soccer game vs. Parkville High School on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m.

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Officer Caprio was a 2006 graduate of LRHS. In addition to playing soccer, she was very involved in many clubs and activities during her four years at Loch Raven.

The event will feature a jersey dedication at halftime, courtesy of BSN Sports.

All donations will go to support the Fallen Officers Fund.

Loch Raven High School is located at 1212 Cowpens Avenue in Towson (21286).


Councilman Marks receives award from land preservation group

David Marks Green Jacket AwardBaltimore County Councilman David Marks has received the Green Jacket Award from NeighborSpace of Baltimore County, a non-profit organization that protects green space in some of the jurisdiction’s most urbanized areas.

NeighborSpace of Baltimore County presented the award at a ceremony on Sunday, September 30, at Adelaide Bentley Park in east Towson.

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Eight parks have advanced in the Fifth District since 2010, including two created in partnership with NeighborSpace: Adelaide Bentley Park and Ridgely Manor Park in the Loch Raven area.

Councilman Marks also passed legislation that created Neighborhood Commons zoning to protect undeveloped properties.

“I am honored to received this award from NeighborSpace of Baltimore County, which includes so many outstanding volunteers who have worked to protect our green spaces,” said Councilman Marks. “Open space enhances our communities, boosting property values and providing a peace of mind for all residents. I look forward to working with NeighborSpace to expand our green network in Baltimore County.”


Rising BCPS seniors invited to participate in summer college boot camps

FAFSA College Student Financial AidTOWSON, MD – This summer, BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2018-2019 school year) are invited to participate in free regional or school-specific Summer College Boot Camps.

Each camp will vary, but all will offer information and resources on the process of selecting and applying to a college and applying for financial aid. Some camps will invite parent participation. Many will feature guest speakers from college admissions and financial aid offices.

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Students interested in participating must register with their school counselors.

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
Loch Raven High School
Towson High School
Tuesday, June 19, from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
@ Loch Raven High School
1212 Cowpens Ave., 21286

Parkville High School
Thursday, June 21, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
@ Parkville High School
2600 Putty Hill Ave., 21234

Perry Hall High School
Tuesday, July 17, from 8:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
@ Perry Hall High School
4601 Ebenezer Rd., 21236

Chesapeake High School
Eastern Technical High School
Kenwood High School
Overlea High School
Thursday, Aug. 2, from 4 – 7:30 p.m.
@ Eastern Technical High School
1100 Mace Ave., 21221

 


Don Mohler sworn in as Baltimore County Executive

Don Mohler Swearing InDon Mohler was sworn in as Baltimore County Executive on Tuesday morning.

Mohler was officially sworn in as the thirteenth Baltimore County Executive by Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Court, at the Towson courthouse.

Mohler was unanimously elected to fill the void left by the sudden passing of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz at age 60 earlier this month.

Mohler had previously served as Kamenetz’s chief of staff and as communications director under former County Executive Jim Smith.

Nottingham maintenance pro qualifies for national competitive handyman event

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Anthony Infussi

Nottingham resident and maintenance professional Anthony “Tony” Infussi has qualified to compete at a national level at “Maintenance Mania” competitive handyman competition.

The competition brings together the fastest and most skillful maintenance pros in the country, and will take place at the National Apartment Association’s Apartmentalize conference in San Diego on Friday, June 15.

Tony was the 2015 Maintenance Mania national champion, and has competed at a local level for the past five years. When asked, he shared that the event he’s most skilled at is the smoke alarm game, formally known as the Kiddie Fire & Carbon Monoxide Safety Installation.

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Tony works in maintenance at Donnybrook Apartments in Towson, which are managed by Continental Realty.

The local apartment association affiliate is the Maryland Multi Housing Association.