Business, Events, Police/Fire

Looney’s Pub Perry Hall offering free meals to first responders, military on Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Looney’s Pub in Perry Hall is giving back on Wednesday. The restaurant is holding a 9/11 Patriot Day event on Wednesday, September 22, and all first responders and members of the military eat free. “We would like to acknowledge all our first responders & military that sacrifice so much for all of us,” the restaurant’s Patriot Day flyer reads.  …


Weather

Flash Flood Watch issued for Baltimore area through Thursday afternoon

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch covers much of central Maryland and will be in effect from Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon. Forecasters say multiple rounds of showers and scattered thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain are expected through Thursday afternoon. The most widespread heavy rain will most like …


White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company awarded $124,500 FEMA SAFER grant

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company has been awarded a $124,500 Federal Emergency Management Agency SAFER grant. WMVFC officials announced the grant on Wednesday afternoon. The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of …

Heavy rain, severe storms expected Wednesday afternoon into Thursday

UPDATE: A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for the Baltimore area through Thursday afternoon. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in the Baltimore area on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says that severe storms are possible on Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday morning. The main threats will likely be damaging wind gusts, heavy …

Baltimore County Public Library to offer social worker services beginning in October

TOWSON, MD—Many Baltimore County Public Library branches will offer a new service beginning next month. As of October 1, the library will have a social worker on premises.  This new team member will aim to build relationships with those most vulnerable in Baltimore County and connect them with important resources. A social worker will be available to provide free, one-on-one …

Perry Hall murder suspect convicted, could face life sentence without parole

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Nottingham man has been convicted in connection with the 2019 shooting death of a woman in Perry Hall. On Monday, a Baltimore County jury convicted Christopher James Engles, 21, of Bellhurst Way (21236), of first-degree premeditated murder, robbery with a dangerous or deadly weapon, and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. At …