The fire station on Providence Road is accepting donations until Dec. 15.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Nick Gestido
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A group of Baltimore County Volunteer Firefighters is trying to do it's part to support families in New Jersey affected by Superstorm Sandy. Providence Volunteer Fire Company is collecting slightly new and used clothing and toys and supplies, at the fire station (1416 Providence Road) until Dec. 15. "We decided to get involved because of our 60 plus year tradition of taking Santa Claus to the community on Christmas Eve. We wanted to extend our holiday tradition to the people in New Jersey," said company member Garry Zour. "We just saw the devastation and felt that was a way that we could help those people," a company spokesman said. Donations can be dropped off at the station any time day or night. In addition, the Providence Volunteer …
The events will be held at Parkville Shopping Center and Carney Elementary school.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Nick Gestido
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Santa Claus is coming to town, and sooner than you think. Jolly Old Saint Nick will visit Carney Elementary School for the Carney Community Tree Lighting, then ride into Parkville on a Providence Volunteer Fire Company truck for the second annual Parkville Community Tree Lighting early next month. "Like" Parkville-Overlea Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for newsletters to get instant updates. The 13th annual Carney event will be held at 8 p.m. Dec. 2, and is sponsored by the Carney Improvement Association and the Carney Elementary School PTA. "Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with children and you can take your own photos. This is the REAL Santa," wrote Carney Improvement Association president Meg O'Hare in an email. "We…