Entertainment, Obituaries

James Uhrin, Perry Hall resident known as ‘Traffic Jam Jimmy,’ dies at 65

PERRY HALL, MD—A local icon has passed. James Uhrin, known by many as “Traffic Jam Jimmy,” has died at 65 years of age. The Perry Hall resident died of a heart attack, his family says. Uhrin was also the voice of Mondy the Seamonster on the “Captain Chesapeake” show on WBFF-TV in the ‘70 & ‘80s. Uhrin frequently guided commuters …


Business, Education

Joppa View Elementary student selected as Baltimore Chick-fil-A Kid Correspondent

JOPPA, MD—Bryce Garrett, a Grade 8 student at Sudbrook Magnet Middle School, and Alexis Orzolek, a Grade 4 student at Joppa View Elementary School, have been selected as two of the 12 Chick-fil-A Kid Correspondents for FOX45. This is the third year that FOX45 has teamed with the 42 Baltimore-area Chick-fil-A restaurants to select Kid Correspondents. The educational competition was …


Perry Hall Elementary student honored by AAA as outstanding school safety

PIKESVILLE, MD – The Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education awarded three BCPS elementary school students with 2017-18 Outstanding AAA School Safety Patrol Awards during the foundation’s annual luncheon on May 15 in Pikesville. The honored students, who were accompanied by their parents and several BCPS administrators, are Waverly Iriarte of Villa Cresta Elementary School, Jayda Morgan of Perry Hall …