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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 …


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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 …


Parking improvements completed at Gunpowder Elementary School [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—Parking improvements have been completed at Perry Hall’s Gunpowder Elementary School, Councilman David Marks announced on Friday. The project is one that supporters say will improve mobility both at the school along Holiday Manor Road. “Parking has been a problem at Gunpowder Elementary School since before I was elected,” said Councilman Marks. “Along with the resurfacing of Baker …

Officer Caprio Playground Project bull roast raises over $16,000

PERRY HALL, MD—An important local project raised a significant amount of money over the weekend. The “Honoring Courage” bull roast was held at the Baltimore Count Game & Fish Protective Association in Carney and proceeds went to benefit the Officer Caprio Playground Project. Organizers say the event raised $16,763.71 for the effort. The new playground will be constructed at Gunpowder …

Parking lot expansion under way at Gunpowder Elementary School

UPDATE: The parking improvements have been completed. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The long-awaited expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot is now under way. Councilman David Marks shared photos of the expansion work “in progress” on Thursday. “When schools reopen, this (expansion) should alleviate the persistent parking issues in this area – one of the key priorities identified …

Robbery reported during Perry Hall marijuana purchase, carjacking reported in Overlea, delivery driver robbed in Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, a food delivery driver attempted to deliver food in the unit block of Woodcove Court in Carney (21234). Two suspects assaulted the driver and stole his cash. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, during …

Robbery reported outside Gunpowder Elementary, home invasion reported in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between midnight and 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, an individual cut the kitchen window screen to a home in the 3600-block of Branchcourt Road in Carney (21234).  The suspect then reached through the open window and stole medication from the interior window ledge. At …

Gunpowder Elementary principal, students dig up time capsule from 1995 [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—It’s not every day that someone finds a real-life treasure map. When Gunpowder Elementary School principal Wendy Cunningham came across a map leading to a time capsule buried in May, 1995 with instructions to retrieve it in May 2020, that’s exactly what she did. Twenty-five years to the month after its burial, members of the fifth grade class …