Friday, January 25, 2013
Your Patch editor is at Pizza Blitz until about 6 p.m. Stop by if you're at Quarry Lake.
Having a grilled chicken salad at Pizza Blitz, where it's nice and warm, and the soup of the day is beef vegetable. Stop by if you have any news tips for next week, or just to say hello. I've been here an hour and already I've met the owner of Greenspring Technology Group, a business that distributes industrial lighting and bulbs. Check out their Pikesville Patch listing for more information.
Friday, January 11, 2013
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, and the group asks attendees to arrive at 7 p.m.
Sixteen communities will gather this month for the Pikesville Greenspring Community Coalition's annual meeting. It's open to all who are residents of the coalition's 16 homeowners associations, its individual members, according to an event announcement. Guest speakers will be: It will be held from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 29 at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Ave. in Pikesville. Refreshments will be served. The Pikesville Middle School's 6th Grade Concert Choir is set to entertain from 7-7:30 pm as attendees arrive. Voting members will hold an election of the following officers for 2013: President, Joel Glazer 1st Vice-president, Noel Levy 2nd Vice-president, Azi Rosenblum Secretary, Don Engel …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
On Monday night, regular gasoline was $3.37 per gallon, three cents higher than the $3.34 per gallon at the Mobil station at 1509 Reisterstown Road.
Some Pikesville Patch Facebook fans have said in the past that Shell at Greenspring Shopping Center had higher prices than some other stations in Pikesville. But, since Shell reopened after renovations this fall, the prices seem comparable. Have you noticed? And how can anyone help but notice the TV set up at each gas pump? Here are the lowest gasoline prices elsewhere in Pikesville, according to Pikesville Patch's Commute tool. This tool, located under "More Stuff" on the home page, lists prices, addresses and maps of where to get gasoline in Pikesville. Click on Commute any time you need to fill up your vehicle. It also allows you to find prices in Randallstown, Owings Mills and Garrison. What's your opinion about the renovations and …
Monday, December 3, 2012
An afternoon fire took hold Monday at Village Cleaners.
Firefighters rushed to Greenspring Shopping Center Monday afternoon after a dryer reportedly caught fire at Village Cleaners. Units from the Baltimore County Fire Department's Career Station No. 2, the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company and Brooklandville rushed to the scene around 3 p.m. "Like" Pikesville Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign-up for instant updates in e-mail through our newsletters. The fire began in the dry cleaning business, likely in a dryer, according to security guard Ron Matthias. At 3:30 p.m., the fire was out, but firefighters were checking the roof and the business, as well as The Hair Cuttery next door. Two salon customers were seen outside the salon, having been evacuated mid-style or mid-wash. …
The Pikesville home holds nightly lamplighting ceremonies during the Festival of Lights. On Monday, the lighting ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m., with Baltimore County and state elected officials.
UPDATE (10 p.m.) Chanukah House will celebrate the Festival of Lights this year with a newly donated 11-foot tall menorah. The house owned by Yitz and Sora Fleischman is being decorated for the holiday and will soon become a center community activity once again. This is the third year the Fleischmans have decorated the outside of their home for the holiday, using the same decorations from the former sponsors who decorated their home on Park Heights Avenue. During the holiday, that begins Saturday, neighborhood parents and children walk to the Fleischmans' house to view the festive decorations. People from out of town drive by or visit as well. Each night of the eight-night holiday dozens of people gather to watch the menorah lamp lighting …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
A woman said narcotics were missing from her purse after it was snatched Sunday in the Greenspring area near Wellwood. According to a report by Baltimore County police, at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, five men surrounded the 42-year-old woman, who was in front of a residence in the 6600 block of Sanzo Road. They allegedly stole her purse and ran, the report states. She said she found her purse, but a pill bottle that had been filled with pills was empty, it states. Police searched but did not find the suspects. They were described as five men, ages 18-20, and between 5-foot 9-inches and 5-foot 10-inches tall. One wore a black, hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, and another wore a red jacket with blue jeans, the report states.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke introduced the resolution calling for the hearing.
BGE will appear before a City Council committee on Wednesday to discuss how future long-term power outages—such as the power failure experienced by many North Baltimore residents after June’s derecho—can be avoided. According to the council’s legislative calendar, the informational hearing before the Housing and Community Development Committee on the lessons learned from the storm will be held at 5 p.m., at City Hall. Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke introduced the resolution calling for the hearing this summer. This June a rare derecho with powerful winds formed quickly and pushed through the area giving BGE little time to prepare a response. In Northwest Baltimore, many neighborhoods, including areas of Greenspring, and Cross Country, were …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The work bays are still open, however, at Shell at Greenspring Shopping Center, 2859 Smith Ave. in Pikesville.
Don't count on the Shell station at Greenspring Shopping Center for getting fueled up any time soon. It's pumps are gone for now, as part of renovations. However, it's work bays are still open, according to signs at the site.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases were a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
An arsonist set a pile of magazines on fire near a propane tank outside an Owings Mills 7-Eleven. At about 1:02 a.m. July 13, police were called to the store at 8890 McDonogh Rd., where the suspected arson had occurred. Siding on the building was damaged and gasoline was spilled around the area. Lochearn Westridge Road. 6600 block. Between 1 a.m. July 9 and 2 p.m. July 14. A burglar removed a master lock on a shed door and stole some equipment. Stolen were a trimmer, a leaf blower and a John Deere mower. It's not known how the burglar transported the items away from the home. Milford Mill Liberty Road. 8011. Between 3:30 and 3:40 a.m. July 14. A burglar destroyed the glass front door before stealing Newport cigarettes and lighters. …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Cross Country area in Baltimore City, just south of Pikesville, is among northwest Baltimore's walkable communities.
Walkers were taking their customary constitutionals Monday during the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. Monday was also the federal Memorial Day holiday. Shavuot commemorates the giving of the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai 3,324 years ago. And Memorial Day honors men and women who died during military service for the US. Strolling is a common activity year-round in the Greenspring and Cross Country areas of northwest Baltimore and Pikesville. Even the warm temperatures Monday didn't stop walkers from getting their fill of holiday sunshine.