Crime, Events, Police/Fire

Parkville police precinct to plant tree to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18–24, 2021, will be planting and dedicating a tree at the station. The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday April 21 to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and to introduce the community to the important resources and …


Business, Family, Politics

Olszewski: Improvements planned at senior centers in Parkville, Overlea

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced over $12 million for major senior center projects across Baltimore County, including an expansion of the existing Woodlawn Senior Center and plans to build a new dedicated senior center in northern Baltimore County. This funding will be included in Olszewski’s Fiscal Year 2022 capital budget, which will be presented to …


WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 3.27 million doses. Approximately 78.5% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code …

Carjacking reported in Rosedale, vehicle stolen during Hillendale burglary

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, a known individual forced his way into a home in the unit block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale (21234) and a physical altercation ensued. The suspect stole the victim’s vehicle and then fled the scene. At 12:30 …

Dr. Joanne Waeltermann appointed to Maryland School for the Blind Board of Directors

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Dr. Joanne Waeltermann has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Maryland School for the Blind, effective April 1, 2021. Dr. Waeltermann, a retired licensed and board certified pediatric ophthalmologist, served patients in Maryland from 1985 – 2019, at the Kid’s Eye Care of Maryland, Children’s Eye Care, LLC, University Eye Associates, the Howard County Health Department …

Councilman Marks provides update on recreation projects, including two new turf fields

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday provided an update on recreation projects in and around the Fifth District, including two newly-completed turf fields. “The new turf fields at Honeygo Regional Park and Meadowood Regional Park will extend the life of these facilities and serve athletes from around the county,” said Councilman Marks. “In addition to the projects mentioned …

Shots fired during road rage incident on I-695, Carney business burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported this week. At around 8 p.m. on Monday, March 29, a driver flashed his high-beams at another driver along I-695 between exits 33 and 34 in Rosedale.  The two drivers then exchanged words. The victim then pulled over and found two bullet holes on the left side of his vehicle. …

Parkville woman claims $100,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off prize

PARKVILLE, MD—The wild winds of March brought a fortune to a lucky Parkville scratch-off player, who won $100,000 playing a 50X The Cash scratch-off from the Maryland Lottery. The 50-year-old found her load of Lottery cash at a local Royal Farms store. She matched one of the five winning numbers on the $10 instant ticket and then revealed her $100,000 …