Thursday, May 9, 2013
One person was evaluated for smoke inhalation.
Baltimore and Harford County firefighters quelled a one-alarm blaze near the intersection of Belair and Mt. Vista roads Thursday afternoon. Medics evaluated at least one person at the scene for smoke inhalation, according to Baltimore County police and fire spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher. No other possible injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, although it appears to have started in the basement, Rogers-Feher said. Three police cruisers blocked off the entrance of Mt. Vista Road from Belair Road from noon to at least 1:15 p.m., Patch observed. The call for fire and EMS support in the 7100 block of Mt. Vista Road went out at 11:47 a.m. >>> Be sure to keep up with all Perry Hall news by following Patch…
Monday, March 11, 2013
Former Lutherville-Timonium Patch editor Nick DiMarco is now editing Perry Hall Patch.
I realize I'm not the first to exclaim outloud that it's going to be tremendously hard to fill the petite shoes of my former colleague Emily Kimball. But I promise you, Perry Hall, it's my No. 1 priority. My name is Nick DiMarco, and as of today, I am your new Perry Hall Patch reporter. And I can't wait to get started. It's hard to express how excited I am to be at the helm of a community that is as connected as Perry Hall. Please consider me a conduit for making your lives ridiculously easy. But first, a little about me. I graduated from Towson University not too long ago with a degree in mass communication, a certificate in broadcast journalism and a concentration in new media journalism. After spending two months in sweat pants (…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
CONTEST: Find out how you can win tickets to the Maryland Home and Garden Show by putting your movie knowledge to the test.
Do you fancy yourself more of a green thumb or a film buff? At the 2013 Maryland Home and Garden Show, attendees can be both. The show is in full swing at the Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend, and this year's theme is "Film in Flowers," with extraordinary garden designs on display inspired by popular Hollywood movies. Kingsville landscaper Lehnoff's Landscaping took home the prize for Best in Show for its film-inspired creation. It was the first time in the show's history that a debutant landscaper claimed first place. Watch the video for a closer look at Lehnoff's design. Also featured in the garden show this weekend is Perry Hall's own Porter Landscaping, which assembled a gorgeous Asian-themed garden that is featured in our …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Police urge anyone who sees the motorcycle to call 911 immediately.
Police said they are continuing to investigate a motorcycle theft from the Kingsville area. Between 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 and 3 a.m. on Feb. 11, in the 12000 block of Old Long Calm Road, an attached garage was broken into and a motorcycle, a helmet and a heated suit were stolen, a police report shows. The motorcycle was described as a 2011 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic in maroon and black, with the Maryland tag D71316, valued at more than $22,000, according to the report. Anyone who sees the motorcycle should call 911 immediately. Lt. Ron Brooks of the White Marsh police precinct also urged residents to immediately report any suspicious people or vehicles in their neighborhoods.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Kingsville Elementary kids hosted Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders this month.
Ravens cheerleaders led an especially noisy assembly earlier this month at Kingsville Elementary—and for good reason, Baltimore's own are headed to the Super Bowl this Sunday. Special thanks to Baltimore County Public Schools spokesman Charles Herndon for providing the above photos from the Ravens Caravan visit. How is your family celebrating Ravens pride? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The investigation into the Friday afternoon accident on Belair Road is ongoing.
A two-car accident on Belair Road left a young girl and adult driver injured Friday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. At about 2:10 p.m., emergency crews responded to 12627 Belair Rd., in front of the Horseshoe Pub in Kingsville, where a silver Audi and a silver Ford Edge had crashed, according to police spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher. A 7-year-old girl and adult female driver received non-life threatening injuries, Rogers-Feher said. The White Marsh police precinct confirmed that the accident was cleared around 3 p.m. No further details were available Friday afternoon.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company donated nearly $318,000 to emergency responders throughout Maryland.
The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company has received an added boost toward its capital campaign for extensive renovations to its Bellvue Avenue station, first built in 1956. The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company likewise received a grant toward improving service delivery from its Ebenezer Road station to emergencies around the county. They are among 40 emergency responder organizations in Central Maryland that are receiving up to a $10,000 portion of nearly $318,000 in grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. On Wednesday, BGE leaders and representatives of non-profit groups gathered to announce awards through the 2012 BGE Emergency Responders Safety Grant program. "I believe that in many ways we are kindred spirits," BGE president …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Southbound lanes of Belair Road remained closed past 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Nearly two and a half hours after a single-vehicle accident in Kingsville, southbound lanes of Belair Road near Mt. Vista Road remained closed. At about 7:07 a.m. on Saturday, a silver Honda Accord struck and "sheared off" a utility pole and turned on its side near the intersection of Belair Road and Mt. Vista Road, according to Cpl. John Wachter of the Baltimore County Police Department. The driver received serious but not life threatening injuries and was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital Center. The investigation, clean-up of the broken utility pole and closure of southbound lanes of Belair Road continued past 9:30 a.m., Wachter said. The cause of the accident has not yet been determined, he said.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Catch up on the biggest Perry Hall news stories.
There was plenty of news to report this past week in the Perry Hall area: Baltimore County announced a Seven Courts speed camera. A recreational soccer league gains help from the pros. Libraries are drawing ire for not stocking "Fifty Shades of Grey." A man entered a home and shot himself, police said. Open space is coming to Perry Hall. Community members attended a meeting about a proposed trail extension. Surf City on Belair Road closed. Kingsville is preparing for its annual parade. Perry Hall High is expected to get the Hollywood treatment. A Kingsville woman became the victim of a tragic swimming accident. What stories impacted you the most? Tell us in the comments.