Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The conference, held this month in Perry Hall, was practice for the state competition next month.
Two Woodlawn High School students placed during a Distributive Education Club of America regional conference this month. Zana Hill and Lacrystal Hill placed third in the hospitality services management category, according to a news release. Businessmen and businesswomen acted as judges during the Feb. 12 conference. The Woodlawn students tied with another team from Baltimore County Public Schools: Lashawn Johnson and Sara Owens of Overlea High School, the release states. One hundred seventy students from Anne Arundel, Howard and Baltimore counties participated at Perry Hall High School. Among the 19 top finishes for Baltimore County Public Schools, 13 were by Perry Hall students. Perry Hall took the overall team award as well. The students…
Friday, January 11, 2013
Police say the Jan. 3 crime was drug-related and occurred in Hilltop Acres in Perry Hall.
Police have arrested and charged the suspect and both victims involved in a brutal stabbing incident in Perry Hall. According to Baltimore County police, at about 7:40 p.m. Jan. 3, Brandon Victorian, of Gwynn Oak, and Donte Smith arrived in the 5000 block of Hilltop Acres Road to meet a third man named Dallus Newson. After a disagreement, Victorian and Smith of Norfolk, VA, assaulted and robbed Newson, who then pulled out a knife and stabbed both men, police stated in a release. Victorian and Smith ran toward Winding Way, where they called 911 and were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment, police said. None of the men involved is a local resident and there is no known connection between the men and the …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Twenty-year-old David Johnathan Scherr was last seen in a Ravens shirt with white plaid shorts.
A University of Maryland student has been missing since Dec. 19, according to officials, and police are hoping the public can help them find the college student. David Johnathan Scherr, 20, a Pikesville native, was last seen on campus in College Park at 2 p.m. in a Ravens shirt and white plaid shorts. Police said he may have been driving a black 2013 Ford Escape with Maryland tags 3AX4875. PGPD Cpl. Maria McKinney said today that no new information is available and did not respond to whether or not foul play was involved. Anyone with information on David Scherr's whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Investigative Section at 301-699-2601. In unrelated incidents, here is another local man who…
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Baltimore County police identified Earl Badu as the man who jumped from I-695 Thursday.
Earl Badu, 33, a member of the University of Maryland’s 2002 basketball national championship team, has been indentified as the man who died Thursday after jumping from Interstate 695 into a construction area on Interstate 95 near Perry Hall. Baltimore County police identified Badu as the jumper in an email on Saturday. According to University of Maryland’s athletic site, Badu was a member of the school’s 2002 National Championship team after walking onto the squad in the fall of 1998. Badu, a graduate of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, died from his injuries at Bay View Medical Center. According to electronic court records, Badu, who listed a PO Box in Bethesda as his address, was convicted of passing a bad check on Sept. 21.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Run a 5K, or learn about home safety, movies, religion and photography.
Let learning be the theme of this weekend in Pikesville and the Baltimore area, where you'll find events teaching home safety, religion, films and photography. But if you prefer to stretch your legs and exercise your body instead of your mind, there's an 8K and 5K to be run. HOME SAFE HOME Where/When: Pikesville Senior Center from 12:45-1:45 p.m. Friday Why Go: Come to this one-hour information session and learn tips and tricks on how to make your home safer. Pricing: Free SHABBAT IN THE PARK Where/When: Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 4-6 p.m. Saturday Why Go: Get together with other members of the community at this informal study time that includes refreshments and other activities. Pricing: Free THE IMAGINATIVE CINEMA SOCIETY (ICS) …
Monday, November 29, 2010
Group of freshman lawmakers say they will focus on specific needs of their districts
A majority of the five new Baltimore County Council members who will be sworn in next week say they will focus on issues pertaining to planning and revitalization in their districts during their first year in office. Council members-elect Vicki Almond and Tom Quirk, both Democrats, and David Marks, a Republican, said they would focus on issues such as smart growth, revitalization of the downtown areas of Pikesville and Towson and seeing that community plans in their districts are adopted into law. The three new council members and Republican Councilman-elect Todd Huff spoke with me about the issues Sunday night on Jay Liner's "All Politics is Local" show. (You can listen to the incoming council members talk about their priorities here.) …