Traffic

Jericho Road Covered Bridge to be closed for graffiti removal, maintenance

UPDATE: Per Councilman David Marks, the bridge will also be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 25th for maintenance. Councilman Marks has alerted the Greater Kingsville Civic Association and the Friends of Jerusalem Mill. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works will be closing the Jericho Road …


Police/Fire, Traffic

House fire reported in Kingsville

UPDATE 2: There were no reported injuries, however initial reports indicate that the family dog did not survive. UPDATE: A second alarm has been sounded and a partial collapse has been reported. Avoid the area. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday evening house fire in Kingsville. The fire was reported at around 5 …


Old Joppa Road overpass at I-95 to close until summer 2020

JOPPA, MD—Beginning Monday, October 7, 2019, the Old Joppa Road overpass at Interstate 95 will be closed for reconstruction as part of the I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension Program between MD 43 and north of MD 24. The overpass is scheduled to reopen in August 2020. During construction, traffic on Old Joppa Road will be detoured to Mountain …

Second crash reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a second Monday afternoon crash in the Joppa area. This crash was reported at about 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Mountain Road at Franklinville Road. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company reports that an engine and medic unit have responded to the scene. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should …

Joppa man hospitalized after falling from roof

A Joppa man was hospitalized after a serious fall on Sunday afternoon. At just after 4:30 p.m., units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 3000-block of Franklinville Road after a man fell from a roof. The adult male was taken by ambulance to Hopkins Bayview Trauma Center. He is said to be in serious condition at this hour. …

Mount Vista task force recommends regional park with community-friendly uses

A task force appointed by Councilman David Marks has recommended consolidating several parcels along Raphel Road to create a new Kingsville Regional Park. In the summer of 2017, Councilman Marks assembled a task force to recommend uses for the former Mount Vista Park property in Kingsville. The task force was chaired by local resident Bill Paulshock and included leaders from …

Councilman Marks provides update on Kingsville Park upgrades

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks recently toured Kingsville Park, where his office has been working with Baltimore County to upgrade the deteriorating fields. Kingsville Park is a 23-acre recreational area located at 11700 Franklinville Road. The $636,500 project will improve drainage at the ballfields, upgrade the parking area, and make areas accessible to disabled visitors. At this point, the Department …

Mountain Road shut down due to overturned sewage truck

A Friday afternoon crash in Fallston has left a main thoroughfare shut down. At just before 3 p.m., a sewage truck overturned along Mountain Road at Greenspring Avenue. The Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company reports that MD-152 is now shut down between Franklinville Road and Singer Road. Harford County Emergency Management officials are pumping off the truck’s diesel fuel. Joppa …