Baltimore County celebrates 20th year as a Tree City USA with free tree giveaway

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that Baltimore County is offering free trees to residents in honor of Earth Day and the County’s 20th year as a designated Tree City USA. Trees must be preordered online and supplies are expected to run out quickly. County Giving Away 500 Trees to Baltimore County Residents The County’s Earth Day weekend […]

Olszewski expands Operation ReTree Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Council Chair Julian Jones on Thursday celebrated Earth Week by announcing an expansion of Operation ReTree Baltimore County, a new equity-based tree planting initiative that is expanding severely diminished tree canopies in highly populated, lower-income neighborhoods. Surrounded by community members and officials, Olszewski and Jones planted one of 45 native trees that are […]

Pedestrian killed on I-83 in Baltimore County

UPDATE: The pedestrian has been identified as 17-year-old Kingdavid Okolo of Cockeysville.  A GoFundMe page has been started by his family. Original story below… —— COCKEYSVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on Wednesday morning in Baltimore County. At just after 4:45 a.m., troopers responded to southbound Interstate 83, just south of Shawan Road, for […]

Huny Valley stabbing incident 911 calls released, officer identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County on Tuesday released additional information on the officer-involved shooting of Jamaal Ramone Taylor, a suspect from northeast Baltimore (21206) who stabbed several people and injured another at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre on Saturday afternoon. Authorities say that Taylor was initially on Centre property earlier in the day and then left the area. He then […]