Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The National Weather Service calls for a wintry mix of light precipitation for Central Maryland, Northern DC and Northern VA.
UPDATE (10:30 a.m. Thursday) - Weather could get wintry again Thursday night, when a mix of rain and snow is expected to fall. A hazardous weather outlook is in effect for Central Maryland, including the Pikesville area, as well as Northern DC and Northern VA, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Updated: The forecast calls for rain with snow and sleet Thursday night, with all rain after 4 a.m. Friday. It could get foggy after 1 a.m. For instant updates, like Pikesville Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. To get Pikesville news in your email each morning, sign up to receive the newsletter here. There could be light, ice-glaze from freezing rain, as well, it states. But that's likely to happen near the Mason-Dixon …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Northwest Hospital staff will present the Randallstown area community's opinions during an event at 6 p.m. at the Randallstown Community Center.
Northwest Hospital has been asking the community about their health care concerns. And on Wednesday evening, staff from the LifeBridge Healthcare facility will announce those concerns they've received, according to the hospital's community calendar. In November the hospital, located at 5401 Old Court Rd., Randallstown, held a forum to get feedback from members of the community. And this is the follow-up meeting, the calendar states. The forum is set for 6-8 p.m. at the Randallstown Community Center's activity room, 3505 Resource Drive, Randallstown. Refreshments will be served, and there is no cost to attend. For more information, call Danielle Marks at 410-601-0572. Correction: The date of this event has been corrected.
Friday, January 25, 2013
A total of about 2.5 inches of snow is expected to accumulate through 10 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Add your snow photos!
A few inches of snow are still on the way for Pikesville. It began falling at about 2:30 p.m. and, according to the National Weather Service's Pikesville forecast, a total of up to 2.5 inches is expected to fall tonight. Most—up to 2 inches—will fall during the daylight hours, but snowfall could continue through about 10 p.m., the forecast states. Do you have kids, pets or friends who enjoy playing in the snow? Take some photos, and post them to this article. I can feature them throughout the weekend. The high Friday was 24 degrees, and a low of 18 degrees is expected Friday night. Saturday will be a bit warmer, with a high of 30 degrees, and a low of 16 degrees. There's no more snow or precipitation in the weekend forecast. On Sunday, the…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Pikesville Greenlea Drive. Unit block. Between 7:20 p.m. Jan. 17 and 6:39 a.m. Jan. 18. A resident found that their glove box had been opened, and items scattered throughout the vehicle. A GPS system, cash and lottery tickets were stolen. Greenlea Drive. Unit block. At a different residence. Between 11 p.m. Jan. 17 and 7 a.m. Jan. 18. A vehicle owner noticed that their glove box had been opened and everything in it was on the passenger seat and floor. Nothing was stolen. Old Court Road. 2600 block. Between 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and 9 a.m. Jan. 18. Items were stolen from two unlocked vehicles parked in the driveway of a home. A GPS system, a tire changing kit and two pair of sunglasses were stolen. Brickford Lane. Unit block. Between 5 p.m. Jan…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Sean Henderson and Julia Maldonado, Capital News Service
Wednesday, January 23
This interactive graphic shows the five people executed in Maryland since 1976, and the five people currently on death row in the state. Also includes an interactive map comparing the number of executions in Maryland since 1976 with the number of executions in other states in that period.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Start off your week with the news from around the state in crime, business and politics.
Public Safety: Naval Academy rape, gun control and school safety A Naval Academy professor is charged in the 2011 rape of a midshipman. Maj. Mark A. Thompson, 43, is undergoing an Article 32 hearing, which is similar to a grand jury hearing, at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, DC. Two gun vendors were arrested in Timonium after they were caught selling illegal, high-capacity bullet magazines to undercover police at a local gun and knife show. In light of the Sandy Hook shootings, some Maryland legislators are hoping to make their schools safer. Anne Arundel County's delegation is introducing a bill that would put an armed resource officer in all of Maryland's public schools, while in Montgomery County, a councilman is hoping to …
After the Newtown, CT school shooting, Maryland legislators are looking at a number of ways to make schools safer.
According to Annapolis Patch, delegates from Anne Arundel County are introducing legislation on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in hopes of increasing security and mental health services at public schools across the state. The proposed bill would also pay for an armed resource officer at each school. "If you really understand public schools in Maryland, you know this: They are becoming increasingly more difficult for classroom teachers because discipline is lacking at home and teachers are spending an increasing amount of time maintaining discipline in the classroom," said Del. Nic Kipke (R-Pasadena). In Montgomery County, Councilman Craig Rice (D-Dist. 2) of Germantown, a vocal advocate of school resource officers stationed in schools, told a room full …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The White House and State Highway Administration offer tips and information on planning a day at President Barack Obama's second inauguration.
President Barack Obama's public inauguration is Monday. Here's information from the White House on how to get tickets, and from the Maryland State Highway Administration on how to navigate the traffic. If you want to watch the event from the National Mall, it is completely open to the public starting at 4th Street NW, according to a news release from the White House. Areas closer to the Capitol are ticketed, it states. To get tickets for Obama's swearing-in or other events, visit the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies information page. Tickets are not needed for the inaugural parade after the swearing-in. But you need them if you want to access the bleachers, the release states. Public access points to the parade are …
Monday, January 14, 2013
"The ONLY disability in life is a bad attitude," Pikesville resident Matthew Jeffers says to the Ravens as they continue the season. "A positive attitude is the most powerful combatant to life's misfortune."
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Patch rounds up the weird news headlines from around Maryland.
Globetrotting Street Dog Found, Returns To Germantown Home A while ago Patch wrote about a Germantown couple who fell in love with a street dog in Egypt and arranged for the animal to be flown to Dulles only to have the reunion cut short in the parking lot when the dog, Ralph, ran away. Patch is happy to report that Ralphie was found in Virginia on Christmas Day and is back with his new family in Germantown, MD. The full story is at Germantown Patch. Man in Medical Mask, Gloves Robs Bank in Bowie A suspect wearing a medical mask and rubber gloves robbed the PNC Bank located in the Giant grocery store on Crain Highway in Bowie. The masked suspect opened his coat to reveal what appeared to be a gun to the bank teller, and demanded money, …