Events, Family

Carney man celebrates 100th birthday

CARNEY, MD—A Carney man is celebrating a landmark birthday. George Harwood McCrea is turning 100 years old and a procession was held in Carney on Saturday in his honor, according to Councilman David Marks. “Mr. McCrea epitomizes the service and sacrifice of ‘the Greatest Generation’,” said Councilman Marks. “We thank him for his bravery during the Second World War and …


Police/Fire

Maryland State Police Aviation Command personnel recognized for statewide safety efforts

ROSEDALE, MD—Seven members of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command were recognized last week for their heroism and efforts to promote safety by the State Employees Risk Management Administration (SERMA). The three troopers and four civilian pilots were honored during SERMA’s conference on May 27th, which recognized more than a dozen employees from State agencies. Sergeant Brooke Tognocchi and Corporal …


Kenwood High School senior uses CPR skills to save his grandfather

ESSEX, MD—“I knew that one day I probably would use my CPR training, but I never thought it would be on my family…,” says Kai George, a junior at Kenwood High School, who was enrolled in the Kenwood Air Force JROTC program and is now in Kenwood’s Sports Science Academy. He adds that he also never expected to use his …

Councilman Marks recognizes 13-year-old raising money for Maryland’s fallen heroes

TOWSON, MD—A 13-year-old who founded a very special non-profit was recognized in Towson on Saturday. Zechariah Cartledge has raised over $1 million through the Running 4 Heroes program. The initiative provides grants to injured first responders. In 2019, Running 4 Heroes officially became a non-profit 501(c)(3). According to the website, “Zechariah runs one mile for every first responder who makes …

Governor Hogan presents citation to police officer who saved student while working as crossing guard

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday presented a governor’s citation to a local hero. Last week, Cpl. Annette Goodyear, a police officer with the North East Police Department who also serves as a crossing guard, was struck and treated at a local hospital after a vehicle failed to stop as a student was crossing the street. Goodyear pushed the student …

Girl Scouts surprise Parkville police, WMVFC with cookie delivery

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Everyone needs a cookie break once in a while, even police officers and firefighters. This week, a few Girl Scouts surprised the personnel at the Parkville police precinct and White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company with a cookie delivery. The Girl Scouts were with Troop 772 out of St. Joseph Church Fullerton. “What a surprise,” tweeted the Baltimore County Police …

CCBC receives $120,000 gift, establishes need-based Nursing scholarship

ROSEDALE, MD—A $120,000 donation to the CCBC School of Health Professions has established the Marie S. Hill Endowed Scholarship, supporting CCBC students with financial need who are pursuing nursing as a career change. The fund will assist students for whom college might otherwise be unattainable, especially as they transition in their career. Barry Gossett, former CCBC Foundation board member, and …

Help decorate the Christmas tree at Red Brick Station, restaurant to donate to White Marsh food pantry for each ornament

WHITE MARSH, MD—Red Brick Station would like local residents to help them decorate their new Christmas tree. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 17th. Residents are invited to being a personal ornament that they will no longer be hanging on their tree and place it on the tree at Red Brick Station.  For each ornament …