Author: Benjamin Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later Eastcountytimes.com in 2022.
Environment Essex Government Meetings

Midge Reduction Treatments to Continue in Back River

Following significant declines in nuisance midge levels along Back River in Eastern Baltimore County, County Executive Johnny Olszewski today announced that midge reduction treatments will continue this spring. Aerial spraying – along with remediation inside Baltimore’s Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant – is expected to begin on Monday, March 4, and continue through the fall. […]

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Government Perry Hall

Marks Announces Plan to Perserve “The Annex” in Perry Hall

– photo courtesy of Councilman David Marks– Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced an agreement in which the old Perry Hall Elementary School (known as the Annex) will be recommended for protection as a historic landmark. In return, Marks said he will support rezoning the property to accommodate expanded business uses at the location. The […]

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911 Essex

Overturned Vehicle Reported on Foxcroft Lane in Essex

–photo courtesy of Essex Volunteer Fire Company- A motor vehicle collision involving an overturned vehicle was reported on Wednesday night in Essex. The Essex Volunteer Fire Company reported the crash in the 1000 block of Foxcroft Lane near Kayden Lane around 7:10 p.m. Crews arrived to find a two-car accident with one vehicle on its […]

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Rosedale School

County Cuts Ribbon on New Red House Run School Building

–photo courtesy of  Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski- BCPS Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski joined members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore County delegation in officially cutting the ribbon on the new Red House Run Elementary School in Rosedale. The ceremony was held on Thursday […]

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Sports

High School Basketball Playoffs Underway

The high school basketball playoffs started in Baltimore County this week. Here is a look at the nine boys and girls teams in eastern Baltimore County. Boys 4A Dundalk defeated Perry Hall at home 74 to 63 on Tuesday. The Owls travel to Parkville on Thursday to play the defending state champion Knights. On the […]

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911 Nottingham

Pedestrian Hit at Campbell Boulevard & Franklin Square Drive

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported its crews reponded to a hit-and-run accident in Nottingham. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Campbell Boulevard and Franklin Square Drive on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 7:35 p.m. It was reported that a silver SUV hit the pedestrian and then fled the scene, leaving the injured […]

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Chase Sports

Chesapeake Shamrock 5K Fun Run and Walk Set for March 16

Chesapeake Shamrock 5K Fun Run and Walk is a “Chesapeake Road Runners” charity event scheduled for Saturday, March 16 · 8am – noon at Gunpowder Falls State Park, Graces Quarters Road in Chase. Registration takes place from 8 to 8:55 a.m. and the walk/run begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit environmental and scholarship programs. Register […]

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Events Sparrows Point

BRRC Cleanup in Sparrows Point

The Back River Restoration Committee will hold a cleanup in the Sparrow Point area on Saturday, March 2. BRRC will hold the cleanup on Morse Lane, Beachwood and Lynhurst roads. Interested volunteers are invited to meet at Tiki Lee’s, 4309 Shore Rd, Sparrows Point, 21219, at 9 a.m. All supplies will be provided by BRRC. […]

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Business White Marsh

Four Stores Set to Open at Avenue at White Marsh

The Avenue at White Marsh announced that four stores are scheduled to open in the Spring of 2024. F45 will open its doors on Saturday. March 2. J.Crew Factory is also expected to open in early March. World Market and Silver Diner are set to open in the spring, but no official dates have not […]

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911 Nottingham Traffic

Multi-Vehicle Crash with Entrapment Reported in Nottingham

White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported units responded to multi-vehicle crash with entrapment and multiple injuries on Silver Spring Road near Manorfeld Road and Yvonne Avenue in Nottingham. Four vehicles were involved in the crash with one person heavily entrapped, and at least three people were injured on Monday around 8:30 p.m. The trapped patient […]

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