Monday, March 18, 2013
Baltimore-area Patch readers speak their minds.
Pikesville: “Thanks to the gerrymandered districts, it's all but impossible for Republicans to win. So no, I don't really like our representatives.” – Holly Hosler via Facebook on Marylanders Concerned about Sequestration Effects on State, National Economy Lutherville-Timonium: “OMG. What will I do without my guilty pleasure, a half rack of dry rub ribs and fries? Crying.” – Sandy Black via Facebook on Charred Rib To Serve Its Last Customers Towson: "Gee, it's getting so a person can't even walk around drunk any more! What is this world coming to?" - M. Sullivan on 3 Robbers Attack Intoxicated Man Perry Hall: "Really? The entire country is on the verge of shut down, schools are falling down around kids ears (literally) there are no books, …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The six-time Pro Bowl Ravens center also used the occasion to announce his retirement.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Information session about jobs available will be held Feb. 28 at CCBC Essex.
SKW Constructors has announced it will hire as many as 100 direct employees at its Sparrows Point Shipyard and Industrial Park site. The company will also hire subcontractors that will hire additional carpenters, concrete finishers, mechanics, ironworkers, surveyors, truck drivers and laborers. The company has a contract to provide fans and huge reinforced concrete tubes for tunnels being built in Hampton Roads, VA, according to a statement from Baltimore County Government. "We are thrilled SKW is bringing jobs back to the Point," Baltimore County Councilman John Olszewski Sr said in the statement. "We will continue to work with the company to be sure our local workers and contractors benefit from this opportunity." SKW Constructors, a …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The school system superintendent's staff presented the recommendation to the Board of Education Tuesday night.
School system Superintendent Dallas Dance recommended the closure of Eastwood Elementary School in Dundalk at a Tuesday night Board of Education meeting As part of the recommendation, Eastwood, Norwood Elementary School and Holabird Middle school will operate as one K-8 school on the Norwood and Holabird campuses. The closure of the Eastwood facility is part of a larger plan by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz to sell property to construct new county buildings. The Eastwood property may be used for a new police precinct. A public hearing on the consolidation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Dundalk High School. The Board of Education will vote on the matter in March. Stay with Patch for updates.
Friday, January 4, 2013
John Leschefscky was sentenced to 30 years for the murder of Jeffrey Jennings.
A Middle River man was sentenced Friday in Baltimore County Circuit Court for the murder of a Dundalk man. John Leschefscky received 30 years for the Sept. 11, 2011, murder of Jeffrey Jennings, 57, who was killed at his Grey Haven Road home, according to a statement from Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott D. Shellenberger. Leschefscky, who in November pled guilty to the crime, was also sentenced to a five-year consecutive term for a separate conspiracy to distribute charge. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Mickey Norman issued the sentence. Jennings died of blunt force trauma. After killing Jennings, Leschefscky disposed of his body in a wooded area near Bengies Road in Middle River, according to the statement. The body was …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The Dundalk High School graduate stands accused of sexual impropriety.
Turner Station native Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who has endeared himself to countless children as the voice of Sesame Street muppet Elmo, has taken a leave of absence from his job amid allegations of sexual impropriety. The Dundalk High School graduate, long a supporter of philanthropic efforts in his hometown, stands accused of having sex with a then-16-year-old boy, according to TMZ. The reports says the unidentified accuser, now 23, claims that he and Clash had a sexual relationship when he was 16 and Clash was 45. Clash reportedly admitted to TMZ that he did have a sexual relationship with his accuser, but only after the man turned 18. Sesame Workshop, which produces Sesame Street, issued the following statement: "We took the …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Joshua Michael Lopez, 22, of La Marque, Texas, died when he was shot by Baltimore County Police Department Officer Heins of the North Point Precinct.
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Monday, September 24, 2012
Baltimore County police Monday identified a man shot and killed by police in Dundalk Sunday morning, as well the officer who fired his weapon. The man, identified as Joshua Michael Lopez, 22, of La Marque, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene. The officer who fired his weapon is Officer Heins, an 11-and-a-half-year veteran of the department, currently assigned to North Point Precinct 12. Baltimore County police do not release the first names of officers involved in shooting incidents. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Seaside Road and Dunmanway, near the entrance of Merritt Point Park, early Sunday morning, to check on reports on several people with backpacks walking toward the trailer park, according to police spokeswoman…
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Nyaira Sherri McMillion, 16, had been missing since Aug. 17.
Nyaira Sherri McMillion, a 16-year-old girl missing since Aug. 17, when she was last seen at her grandmother's Dundalk home, has been located and returned safely to her home. Lt. Robert McCullough of the Baltimore County Police Department issued a statement late Wednesday night that said the girl had been found and thanked the community for its efforts in locating the girl.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Nyaira Sherri McMillion, 16, was last seen Aug. 17 at her grandmother's Dundalk home.
The Baltimore County Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in locating a 16-year-old girl last seen in the Dundalk area. Nyaira Sherri McMillion, 16, has been missing since Aug. 17, when she was last seen at her grandmother's Dundalk home, according to a statement from the police department. McMillion is a black female, 5-foot-3, about 162 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white and pink striped blouse, capri jeans of an unknown color and silver strapped sandals. The teenager is known to frequent the Hillendale and Dundalk areas. Since her disappearance on Aug. 17, McMillion has not been heard from, including through social networks. She has never been reported missing before, and …