Crime, Police/Fire, Sports

Three men charged after fishing with spear gun at Gunpowder Falls State Park

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Natural Resources Police officers patrolling Gunpowder Falls State Park have charged three New York men with fishing with a spear gun and fishing without a license after hours. At around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, officers were conducting surveillance at Gunpowder Falls State Park when they observed three men in the river fishing with spear guns. As …


Police/Fire

Child injured at Gunpowder Falls State Park, rescue under way

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are performing a Wednesday evening rescue at Gunpowder Falls State Park. At just after 6:30 p.m., medics received a call for an injured juvenile in the woods at the Jones Road area of the park. A back-country rescue is under way and crews are using at ATV to try to reach the pediatric patient. There has been no …


Rash of automobile break-ins reported at parks in White Marsh, Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a rash of thefts from automobiles that occurred at parks in the Perry Hall and White Marsh areas. The Baltimore County Police Department reports that automobile break-ins had been trending downward…until this past weekend. Officer Flanary with the White Marsh Precinct on Tuesday told NottinghamMD.com that a rash of thefts occurred in the parks on the …

Crews responding to medical emergency at Gunpowder Falls State Park

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are responding to a reported medical emergency in Kingsville. At just after 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday night, the White Marsh Marsh Volunteer Company said that an ambulance and an ATV unit were responding to the Jones Road Trail area at Gunpowder Falls State Park. No further details are available at this time. Motorists should use caution in the …

Boy Scout troop installs footbridge in Carney

CARNEY, MD—One local Boy Scout troop has been busy improving a hiking trail in Carney this weekend. Eagle Scout candidate Lance Hastings led a crew from Troop 124 that installed a footbridge at the Gunpowder Falls State Park – Graham Memorial Area, according to Councilman David Marks. This wooded area north of Cub Hill is used by the Baltimore Bowmen …

Fall foliage season hits 2020 peak in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—This week’s Fall Foliage Report from the Maryland Department of Natural resources indicates that the Baltimore area is “at peak,” as this season continues to bring on the best fall colors Maryland has seen in at least six years. From Ranger Angela Crenshaw, Gunpowder Falls State Park: “Over the river and through the woods to the Little Gunpowder Falls …

Fall foliage season nears 2020 peak in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—If you’ve been waiting to go out and take a peek at the fall foliage in Baltimore County, don’t wait much longer. This week’s Fall Foliage Report from the Maryland Department of Natural resources indicates that the Baltimore area is “near peak,” as this season continues to bring on the best fall color Maryland has seen in years. At …

MDOT SHA to reopen Belair Road Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot, trails On Tuesday

PERRY HALL, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced on Tuesday that officials will reopen the Belair Road driveway to the parking lot for the Gunpowder Falls State Park – Central Area on Tuesday morning, October 6th. The closure was part of the $3.6 million US 1 bridge rehabilitation project that is expected to be complete later this …