Police/Fire

Two bodies recovered following apparent drowning incident at Hammerman Beach

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Two people are dead following a Monday evening drowning and rescue attempt in Middle River. On Tuesday morning, the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that the bodies of two adult males had been recovered from the Gunpowder River, Hammerman Beach area, per the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. At around 6:30 p.m. on Monday evening, crews were attempting …


Police/Fire

Water rescue under way at Hammerman Beach

UPDATE 2: The bodies of two male victims have been recovered, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. UPDATE: The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reports that the two injured parties are drowning victims.  There is no third victim. Original story below… ——— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are performing a water rescue in Middle River. At just before 6:30 p.m. …


Injured person rescued from trail at Gunpowder Hammerman Area

CHASE, MD—An injured person was rescued from a trail in the Chase area on Thursday morning. At just after 10:45 a.m. on April 20, 2023, units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire company recued an injured person from a trail in the Hammerman Area of Gunpowder Falls State Park. The patient likely suffered a broken leg, WMVFC reported. An ATV unit …

All About Maryland Festival to return to Middle River in April

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The All About Maryland Festival is set to return to Middle River in April. The 2023 edition of the annual event will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2023. The festival features Maryland artisans, crafts, food, specialty beverages, and live entertainment. This year’s bash will feature a “live demonstration” crafter village, “feed the …

Swamp rescue under way in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday morning rescue in Middle River. At around noon, the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported that units were responding to Gunpowder Falls State Park’s Hammerman Area for the rescue of a person reportedly stuck in a swamp. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in …

2021 All About Maryland Festival to be held in Middle River on Saturday

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The All About Maryland Festival returns to Middle River this Saturday. The 2021 edition of the annual event will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 25, 2021. The festival features Maryland artisans, crafts, food, specialty beverages, and live entertainment. There will be a magic show, balloon animals, a live demonstration by White Tiger Martial Arts, …

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 …