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Dedication ceremony held, ribbon cut at Officer Caprio Playground

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The ribbon has been cut at the Unity Playground. A dedication ceremony was held on Saturday afternoon at the new playground located on the grounds of Gunpowder Elementary School. The Unity Playground was built to honor the memory of Officer Amy Caprio, who died in the line of duty in May 2018 while investigating a report of a burglary …


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Additional details released on Officer Caprio/Unity Playground dedication, ribbon-cutting to be held at Gunpowder Elementary School

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Additional details have been released regarding this weekend’s dedication of the Unity Playground. A host of county and state elected and educational leaders, including Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, will participate in the ribbon-cutting for the new Unity Playground to honor the life and service of Ofc. Amy Caprio, …


Officer Caprio Playground to be dedicated in October

UPDATE: Additional details have been announced regarding the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony – details here. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—A local playground that was built to honor a fallen hero will be dedicated in October. The Officer Caprio Playground Project will be dedicated from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021, according to Councilman David Marks. …

Construction begins at site of Officer Caprio Playground Project

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Construction has officially begun at the future site of a playground that will be dedicated to the memory of a fallen police officer. The Officer Caprio Playground Project this week announced that demolition and construction had begun on the grounds of Gunpowder Elementary School. In June, officials announced that all remaining funds for the project had been secured, thanks …

Gunpowder Elementary outdoor stage, Perry Hall High field netting projects approved

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Privately funded capital projects for Gunpowder Elementary School and Perry Hall High School have been approved, BCPS Board Member Julie Henn announced on Wednesday. Gunpowder Elementary Outdoor Stage The Gunpowder Elementary PTA is donating the cost of the installation, materials, labor, fees, and overhead associated with building the stage area of the newly revitalized playground at Gunpowder Elementary. The new …

All funding secured for Officer Caprio Playground in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—All funding has been secured for a playground that will honor a local hero. The Officer Caprio Playground Project on Saturday announced that all remaining funds had been secured for all parts of playground thanks to funding provided by Crossroads Reserve LLC/Perry Hall Station. Officer Amy Caprio was run down in the line of duty in Nottingham in May …

Gunpowder Elementary Schools holds car parade for 5th graders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—One local elementary school gave its “graduating” students a send-off they won’t soon forget. The staff at Gunpowder Elementary School held a car parade for their fifth graders on Monday. Vehicles honked and neighbors waved as the parade made its way through the community. Councilman David Marks attended the parade and joined in the festivities. The school, which recently …

Perry Hall High, Gunpowder Elementary students earn honors in 4th Annual BCPS Composition Project

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students – from elementary to high school – took the theme “The World and You” and created imaginative, accomplished, and stirring pieces of music to enter into the 4th Annual BCPS Composition Project. The BCPS Office of Music and Dance Education has announced that entries submitted by 11 students have earned Distinguished Honors and Exceptional …