Health, Police/Fire

Governor Hogan issues proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday issued a proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month and highlighting the administration’s participation in the nationwide Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. Maryland joins 41 other states and one U.S. territory in issuing similar proclamations today. “Each and every life taken by suicide is a devastating …


Business, Politics

Bill honoring veterans assigns portion of MDOT MVA specialty plate fees to Maryland Veterans Trust Fund

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new law taking effect July 1 benefits Maryland veterans every time certain special vehicle registration plates are purchased from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA). House Bill 646 was passed in the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session and allocates $10 from the sale of certain plates to Maryland Veterans Trust Fund, a non-emergency, temporary …


Parkville’s Hope and Peace Foundation commemorates Memorial Day around town

PARKVILLE, MD—This was a Memorial Day like no other, but that didn’t stop Parkville’s Hope and Peace Foundation from remembering the fallen – with social distancing measures in place. The foundation, along with Maryland’s Rolling 9/11 Memorial made stops at Holly Hills Memorial Gardens in Middle River, Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Towson, the World War I Memorial in Towson, …

Perry Hall Improvement Association holds Memorial Day ceremony at Perry Hall Veterans Memorial [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Since their traditional school ceremony was cancelled this year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Perry Hall Veterans Memorial on Monday morning. The memorial is located at the base of the flagpole at Perry Hall Elementary School. Councilman David Marks recently announced that he would be forming committees to improve both the …

Councilman Marks forming committee to improve Carney, Perry Hall veterans memorials

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that he would be forming a committee to recommend improvements to the Carney and Perry Hall veterans memorials. The Carney Veterans Memorial is located on the grounds of Carney Elementary School and was most recently renovated seven years ago. The Perry Hall Veterans Memorial is located at Perry Hall Elementary School …

America’s VetDogs 5K and Dog Walk returns to The Avenue in April

WHITE MARSH, MD—It’s back! The Avenue at White Marsh invites you to join WBAL news anchor Jason Newton and WBAL TV’s Puppy with a Purpose, Brooks, for a 5K run & dog walk to benefit and celebrate America’s VetDogs! Participants will be able to run or walk with the pack, then they can stick around for food & drink tents.  …

Carney Improvement Association to hold annual veterans ceremony in November

CARNEY, MD—The Carney Improvement Association will hold its annual service honoring veterans next month. The ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Carney Elementary School. The annual event is sponsored jointly by the Sons of the American Legion and the Carney Improvement Association. Carney Elementary School is located at 3131 E. Joppa Road in …

Baltimore County offices closed Monday for Veterans Day

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in recognition of Veterans Day. Health department clinics and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Libraries will be open, parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual. Trash and …