Crime, Police/Fire

Residence, businesses burglarized in Parkville area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local burglaries that were reported this week. At just after 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19, an individual broke into a residence in the 8400-block of Arbor Station Way in Parkville (21234).  The suspect stole several items then fled the scene. At just after 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, two individuals broke into a business in …


Crime

Glass doors shattered at Parkville Shopping Center, McAvoy’s burglarized [PHOTOS]

PARKVILLE, MD—It was a destructive Tuesday night in the Parkville area. Witness reports say the glass doors were shattered at The Dollar Tree and Olympia Masala restaurant in Parkville Shopping Center overnight. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries. Several individuals also broke into McAvoy’s Sports Bar at around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The bar’s surveillance cameras captured photos of their …


Employees assaulted during Parkville robbery, attempted robbery reported on Putty Hill Avenue

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported on Monday. At just after 4:15 a.m. on October 18, two suspects unexpectedly found the victim inside of a residence in the 8500-block of Harris Avenue (21234) and an altercation ensued. Once the victim went outside, one of the suspects exited the residence and threatened and assaulted the victim. At …

Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders coming to Parkville next weekend

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders will be coming to Parkville next weekend. The squad will be making an appearance at McAvoy’s Sports Bar and Grill, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22nd. The group was founded in 1998, and currently consists of 48 members (20 stunt team performers and 28 dancers). The squad performs at the Ravens’ home games …

Kingsville grandfather wins $50,000 Powerball prize

KINGSVILLE, MD—About 10 years ago, Rajcoomar Harkie of Kingsville wrote down a series of lucky lottery numbers from each state as they were displayed during a TV show. Years went by and then, three weeks ago, he started playing those numbers on Powerball tickets. The delighted player watched combinations of those lucky numbers win small prizes again and again. “I …

Annual September 11 Remembrance Bell Tolling Ceremony to be held in Parkville on Saturday

PARKVILLE, MD—An annual tradition will continue in Parkville this weekend. On Saturday, The Hope and Peace Foundation will mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with its annual bell tolling ceremony, featuring Maryland’s Rolling 9/11 Memorial. The event will take place at 12:15 p.m. (following the Patriot Day Ride) at McAvoy’s Sports Bar and Grill. Local …

Parkville Path of Honor, Patriot Day Ride to mark 20th anniversary of September 11 attacks

PARKVILLE, MD—This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. The Hope and Peace Foundation is set to commemorate this landmark anniversary with its annual Path of Honor and Patriot Day Ride. For the tenth straight year, volunteers will place 2,977 American flags along Putty Hill Avenue, from Old Harford Road to Harford …

Governor Hogan announces $3.7 million for electric vehicle charging stations

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that $3.7 million in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is being awarded to 37 sites using funds from Maryland’s settlement with Volkswagen for air pollution violations. “For more than six years now, Maryland has been setting an example for the nation of strong environmental leadership,” said Governor Hogan. “This is another important step …