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 in 2022.
Essex Police

Armed Suspect Shot by Essex Homeowner

Baltimore County Police reported a fatal Essex shooting on Saturday night.Officer responded to the 1000 block of Middlesex Road on Dec. 9 around 9:45 p.m. where they located an adult male who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Preliminarily, detectives believe the armed suspect was attempting to gain access […]

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911 Kingsville Traffic

Head-on Collision Reported on I-95 South in Kingsville

-photo courtesy of White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company- Numerous fire, hazmat, EMS, police and state highway units responded to and remain on the scene of a head-on collision on I-95 South in Kingsville. According to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, a crash involving a tractor trailer and passenger vehicle took place just beyond the […]

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911 Essex Police

Homicide Reported in Essex on Middlesex Road

Baltimore County Police were on  the scene of a homicide in Essex in the 1000 block of Middlesex Road. This story has been updated  According to the reports, one male victim has been pronounced deceased at the scene on Saturday, Dec. 8 around 11 p.m. There is no more information at this time.

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911 Dundalk

Arrest Made in Dundalk Carjackings

Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have arrested 18-year-olds Jaiven Ross and Alexander Rodriguez in connection with four attempted and two-armed carjacking that occurred in the Dundalk area this week. Ross and Rodriguez were also charged in a separate armed robbery investigation. Both remain held without bond at the Baltimore County Detention Center.   […]

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Middle River Sports

The Pickleball House to Open in Middle River This Weekend

–photo courtesy of The Pickleball House Facebook page- The Pickleball House in Middle River announced it is having a soft opening from Dec. 9 to Dec. 17. “Hey Pickleball lovers, we have some exciting news for you! The Pickleball House, the finest club in the Baltimore area, is having a soft opening from December 9 […]

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Christmas Events Dundalk

Dundalk Tree Lighting Set for Saturday

Please join the community for magical night in Dundalk as we light our 20-foot Christmas tree on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, 5 p.m. (Santa arrives at approx. 5:30 p.m. to light tree) Poplar Place Center, Corner of Merritt Blvd. and Wise Ave., Dundalk. Presented by the Eastern Regional Lions Club, the event will include photo […]

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Police Traffic White Marsh

Car Crash Discovered in White Marsh with No One at Scene

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported crews were on the scene of a single vehicle crash on Philadelphia Road near Joppa Road in White Marsh on Thursday at 9:36 a.m. According to the crews at the scene, the vehicle was discovered in the woods and appeared to have rolled multiple times. No one was […]

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Events White Marsh

Menorah Lighting at The Avenue

Chabad of White Marsh in partnership with The Avenue At White Marsh will be holding a public 12-foot menorah lighting at The Avenue in White Marsh, on Sunday, Dec. 10, the fourth night of the eight-day holiday, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The event will feature traditional Chanukah foods – donuts and latkes, ice skating […]

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Christmas Events Essex

Essex VFC Releases Santa Schedule

The officers and members of the Essex Volunteer Fire Company  announced they will once again be escorting Santa Claus around the Essex area. The makeup day in the schedule year is on Dec. 23. In the case of inclement weather they will use this day, and the entire schedule will shift over one day. If […]

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Middle River Traffic

Councilman Marks “Mohrs Lane Bridge to Open 2027”

Councilman David Marks gave an update on the replacement of the Mohrs Lane Bridge, which is expected to open in 2027. Marks’ statement is below: “Construction of the Mohrs Lane Bridge has been a priority for mine since being elected to serve the White Marsh area. Please see the latest update on construction. The county […]

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