Family, Politics

Scouts build boardwalk, gravel path in Perry Hall [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—A local Scout wasn’t fazed by Saturday morning’s heat and led his troop in building improvements in Perry Hall. Ryan Whitfield from Troop 732 led a group of 20 volunteers in building a boardwalk and gravel path from Perry Hall High School to Ratna Court. Councilman David Marks’ office helped with approvals, but it was Ryan and his …


Family, Police/Fire

Scouts build picnic table, install marker at White Marsh police precinct

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A group of Scouts recently completed an important project in White Marsh. Eagle Scout candidate Storm Fuller led a group that built a picnic table and erected a marker at the White Marsh police precinct. Fuller, who graduated from Edgewood High School on Thursday, will be honored at a ceremony next week, according to Councilman David Marks. The project …


Boy Scouts, Carney residents collect over 350 bags of food to donate to less fortunate

CARNEY, MD—Some local Boy Scouts went above and beyond to collect food for the less fortunate this weekend. On Saturday morning, Boy Scout Troop 124 and parent volunteers collected 350 bags of food and over 2,000 donated items as part of the “Scouting for Food” campaign. This is more than double the amount they collected two years ago. “Thank you …

Boy Scout troop installs footbridge in Carney

CARNEY, MD—One local Boy Scout troop has been busy improving a hiking trail in Carney this weekend. Eagle Scout candidate Lance Hastings led a crew from Troop 124 that installed a footbridge at the Gunpowder Falls State Park – Graham Memorial Area, according to Councilman David Marks. This wooded area north of Cub Hill is used by the Baltimore Bowmen …

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

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 Girl Scouts in northeastern Baltimore County. She is also a …

Boy Scout Troop cleans up Carney watershed

CARNEY, MD—Summer storms have brought a large amount of debris into places like the Jennifer Branch of the Gunpowder River. Over the weekend, Boy Scout Troop 124, which is based out of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney, got busy! “Many thanks to the Scouts from Troop 124 who led a trash collection effort this weekend- Gabe Tomko, Ben …