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Harford County denies request to close Joppa Road at CSX railroad crossing in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly this week denied a request from the Maryland Transportation Authority on behalf of CSX rail service to close Joppa Road on both sides of its railroad crossing in Joppa. The request was denied after investigations by Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly’s administration found that a closure of the crossing would slow emergency vehicle response …


Police/Fire

Police searching for missing senior last seen in White Marsh area

UPDATE: George Kidd has been located. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing senior citizen. George Kidd, 94, is wearing a gray t-shirt, blue pajama pants, and gray slippers. He stands at 5’10” and weighs 152 lbs. He was last seen at 4 a.m. on Tuesday in the White Marsh area near …


Vehicle crashes into utility pole in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews responded to a crash in the Joppa area on Saturday morning. At just before 8:30 a.m. on February 3, units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 1000-block of Joppa Road. At the scene, crews found that a vehicle had crashed into a utility pole. Joppa Road was shut down while BGE …

JMVFC officials speak out against proposed closure of Joppa Road in Joppa

UPDATE: Harford County officials have denied the request to close Joppa Road. Original story below… JOPPA, MD—The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company is speaking out against a proposal to close a portion of Joppa Road in Joppa. The Maryland Transportation Authority is proposing the closure of Joppa Road at the CSX crossing in Joppa. JMVFC officials say this decision, if implemented, …

Joppa Road closed due to sinkhole in Carney

UPDATE 2: E. Joppa Road has been reopened. UPDATE: The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is on-site and making repairs. Original story below… CARNEY, MD—Crews are responding after a sinkhole opened up on East Joppa Road on Monday morning. Initial reports indicate that the sinkhole formed along E. Joppa Road near Walther Boulevard (21234). Joppa Road has been shut …

MTA advances Baltimore-to-Towson corridor mass transit initiative to next phase

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transit Administration has completed the feasibility study for the North-South Transit Corridor, designed to provide more mass transit connections between the Towson area of Baltimore County and downtown Baltimore. The study, which will advance to analyze various options in the coming year, is part of the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan, a 25-year plan released in October …

One person taken to Bayview Trauma following Joppa crash

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a crash in the Joppa area. The crash was reported at just after 9:30 p.m. on Pulaski Highway at Joppa Road, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. One patient has been transported to Bayview Trauma Center. There has been no update on their condition. Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo …

Crash with injuries reported in Perry Hall

7:15 p.m. UPDATE: Crews are responding to a separate three-vehicle crash with rollover on Honeygo Boulevard near Sunni Shade Court. Original story below… ——— PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday evening crash in the Perry Hall area. At around 6:30 p.m., units responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Honeygo Boulevard and E. …