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  1. News Release: Sparrows Point L-Furnace to be Demolished

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    Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit detectives are continuing to look for the suspect that robbed a Liberty Road Highs store on November 12, 2014.

    The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 35 years-old, 6’00”, 200 to 220 pounds, with a heavy build.

    Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

    The full release is available on our news blog:
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A memorial service honoring 42 members of the Baltimore County Fire Service who have died over the past year will be held Sunday, September 28.

The ceremony will be held at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, Maryland. It will begin at 6:30 p.m.

This annual memorial ceremony honors career and volunteer firefighters, emergency medical personnel, ladies’ auxiliary members and other fire service members who passed away during the year.

Fire Chief John Hohman is scheduled to attend and participate in laying a wreath to honor the members lost during the past year.

Remembering Firefighter Robert Fogle III, Others

This year, the Fire Service remembers 22 career and 20 volunteer members, including FADO Robert Fogle III, a 27-year veteran of the Baltimore County Fire Department, stationed at Pikesville Station 2. He also volunteered for more than 30 years at Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company, and was a past member of Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company.

Photo of Baltimore County Fire Memorial Shrine

Photo of the Baltimore County Fire Memorial Shrine.

On May 30 at 10 a.m., 17 Baltimore County police officers and one civilian will be promoted. The ceremony will take place in the Theater of Stevenson University, 1525 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson, 21153.

Police Chief Jim Johnson and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will join family and friends of the promotional candidates at the ceremony and will present the certificates. The oath of office will be administered by the Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court. The invocation will be offered by Police Chaplain Nancy Ginsberg.

The following is the list of the promoted officers and their new assignments:

  • Captain Woodland M. Wilson III is promoted to the rank of Major and assigned to Support Operations Division
  • Sergeant Biff H. Benson is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 12/North Point
  • Sergeant Joseph W. Donohue is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 11/Essex
  • Corporal Paul G. Borowski is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville
  • Corporal Robert F. Bouder, Jr. is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to the Operations Bureau
  • Corporal Kimberly A. DeFelice is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 12/North Point
  • Corporal Ryan W. Franks is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens
  • Corporal Izaac D. Hester is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens
  • Corporal Devin J. Rill is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville
  • Officer Robert Q. Cole is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12/North Point
  • Officer Jameson T. Feelemyer is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12/North Point
  • Officer Mallory J.W. Grantham is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 2/Woodlawn
  • Officer Jaime E. Kennedy is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 9/White Marsh
  • Officer Christopher G. Klein is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12/North Point
  • Officer Sean J. Leary is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12/North Point
  • Officer Michael J. McCollum is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens
  • Officer Daniel P. White is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens

Civilian promotions

  • Kimberlye Ullman

Photo of the Baltimore County Fire Service Memorial Monument in Towson.Towson, Maryland (May 16, 2014) – The Baltimore County Fire Service’s annual Ceremony of Remembrance, which honors those members who have lost their lives in the line of duty, is scheduled Sunday, May 18.

The ceremony will be held, rain or shine, at 2 p.m. at the Fire Service Memorial Monument in Patriot Plaza in Towson. Uniformed members should assemble at 1:30 p.m.

The Baltimore County Fire Department and Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Association jointly organize the event.

Honoring Fallen Heroes

Forty-four Baltimore County firefighters and emergency medical personnel have died in the line of duty. These include 20 career members and 24 volunteer members.

During the ceremony, Fire Chief John Hohman and other career and volunteer fire service leaders will honor the fallen by placing a wreath on the memorial shrine.

The shrine was built entirely with funds raised by members of the Fire Service. It was sculpted in Portugal of Portuguese red granite, and consists of a Maltese cross, flanked by two columns.

Inscribed on the monument are the names of the fallen and words of Saint John, 15:13: “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”

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