Crime, Politics

Former Baltimore County treasurer sentenced for theft, perjury

TOWSON, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard, III on Monday announced that William “Christopher” McCollum was sentenced to five years, with all but six months suspended, for one count of felony theft scheme and one count of perjury, to run concurrently. The State had requested a period of incarceration of one year. According to the statement of facts read at …


Crime, Politics

Former Baltimore County official pleads guilty to perjury, theft charges

UPDATE: William Christopher McCollum has been sentenced. Original story below… TOWSON, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard, III, this week announced that William “Christopher” McCollum pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft scheme and one count of perjury. According to the statement of facts read in the courtroom, McCollum, who served as the Treasurer for the campaign finance committees …


NOW YOU KNOW: Important changes to protect eastern Baltimore County

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. During the recently adjourned 445th meeting of the Maryland General Assembly, 810 bills passed. Approved bills are presented to the governor within 20 days of the assembly’s adjournment, and he then has up to 30 days to either sign or veto passed legislation, or it automatically becomes …

Former Baltimore County treasurer charged with theft, embezzlement

UPDATE: William Christopher McCollum has been sentenced. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard, III on Thursday announced that a criminal information has been filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County charging William Christopher McCollum, the Treasurer for the campaign finance committees “Friends of Cathy Bevins” and the “Baltimore County Victory Slate”, with multiple counts of …

Baltimore County breaks ground on new Recreation Activity Center in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and other elected officials on Thursday broke ground on a new Recreation Activity Center (RAC) in Middle River. The new facility, supported by approximately $10 million in state and County funds, will open alongside Glenmar Elementary School and focus on recreational, social and wellness opportunities for residents …

Baltimore County to break ground on new Recreation Activity Center in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Department of Recreation and Parks will host a groundbreaking later this week to celebrate another new Recreation Activity Center “RAC” in Baltimore County. The event will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the Middle River RAC at Glenmar Elementary School. The groundbreaking will feature special guests County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Councilwoman Cathy …

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Rossville Elementary School [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD—The ribbon has officially been cut at northeastern Baltimore County’s newest elementary school. On Tuesday morning, students, faculty, parents, and elected officials joined together for the official ribbon-cutting for Rossville Elementary School. One of five new schools that will have opened between 2018 and 2024, this school serves parts of Dunfield, Fullerton, Perry Hall, Rossville, and White Marsh. Providing …

Baltimore County breaks ground on new Recreation Activity Center in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and other elected officials on Friday broke ground on a new Recreation Activity Center (RAC) in Rosedale. The new facility, supported by more than $7 million in state and County funds, will open alongside McCormick Elementary School and provide dedicated Esports programming as well as a focus on …