Baltimore County Public Library gears up for 2024 Summer Reading Challenge

TOWSON, MD—This summer, adventure begins at Baltimore County Public Library! The annual Summer Reading Challenge runs Saturday, June 1, through Saturday, August 31. With the theme of “Adventure Begins at Your Library,” this program encourages exploration of the world through books, engaging activities and prizes. There are two ways children can participate; either by tracking via the Beanstack app or […]

Cockeysville landfill closed after police find possible human remains

COCKEYSVILLE, MD—Homicide detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department are currently investigating the discovery of possible human remains that were found at the Baltimore County Refuse/Recycling Center on Beaver Dam Road on Monday. Officers responded to the Cockeysville landfill at around 9 a.m. on May 20th. The center receives trash and recycling items from multiple jurisdictions and will be closed […]

Baltimore County shooting leaves 1 dead

COCKEYSVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Thursday night in Cockeysville. At just before 9:30 p.m. on April 18, 2024, officers responded to the 500-block of Lake Vista Circle for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medics transported the male victim to an area hospital […]

Department of Recreation and Parks to hold open houses, listening sessions around Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—The Department of Recreation and Parks will be holding four open house/listening sessions around Baltimore County. Attendees will be able to learn about Department’s programs, meet the team, reserve a field or pavilion, apply for job opportunities, ask questions, and provide input. All sessions will be held 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  They will take place on Wednesday, May 1 […]

Cockeysville man arrested on Belair Road, charged in connection with northeast Baltimore shooting

BALTIMORE, MD—A Cockeysville man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in northeast Baltimore. Detectives have arrested 27-year-old Michael Armstrong of Cockeysville.  Police say he shot the 42-year-old female victim on Monday, February 19 while in the 4500-block of Powell Avenue. The victim then drove to the 4500-block of Parkmont Avenue, where she crashed her vehicle. Detectives […]

BCPS, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center collaborate to launch injury prevention education initiative for health teachers and students

TOWSON, MD—A partnership between the Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Health and Physical Education and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center will launch an injury prevention education initiative for BCPS health teachers and students. Staff from the BCPS offices of health education and health services and the Shock Trauma Center have developed a skills-based lesson plan that integrates […]

Olszewski announces plans to consider adding additional capacity to Eastern Sanitary Landfill to extend site longevity

UPDATE: A public information meeting date has been set. Original story below… WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced plans to explore potential vertical expansion of the Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh — which fulfills a key recommendation of the Baltimore County Solid Waste Work Group and is anticipated to extend the longevity of the site […]