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Keyword: holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, Baltimore County's volunteer fire stations
continue to offer an assortment of activities including train gardens, Christmas
tree sales and appearances by Santa.

Check for activities at your local company

Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department
5200 Southwestern Boulevard, Maryland 21227
410-887-1471                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  • Cookies and Milk with Santa, December 5, 6 p.m.
  • Santa Detail, December 11 to December 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Train Garden in progress

Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company
5414 Arcadia Avenue, Maryland 21155
410-887-1576                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 5, 8 to 11 a.m. 

Boring Volunteer Fire Company
14711 Old Hanover Road, Maryland 21020
410-429-5200

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 12, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Santa comes to Boring, December 19, 6 to 9 p.m.

Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department
900 Bowleys Quarters Road, Maryland 21220
410-887-5771

  • Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Craft Show, December 6, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Santa's ride starts December 4, 6 p.m, see website for schedule
  • New Year's Eve Party, December 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company
12020 Greenspring Avenue, Maryland 21117
410-887-7781

  • Christmas Tree sale in progress

Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Company
11210 York Road, Maryland 21030
410-527-1634

  • Winter Wonderland, December 5, 8 to 11 a.m.,
    full breakfast and beverages, pictures with Santa, crafts and face painting. Call for details.

English Consul Volunteer Fire Department
2827 Michigan Avenue, Maryland 21227
410-636-4433

  • Breakfast with Santa – December 19, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Santa's Ride begins on Christmas Eve at 5:30 p.m.

Glyndon Volunteer Fire Department
4812 Butler Road, Maryland 21071
410-833-1262

  • Train Garden in progress
  • Christmas tree sale in progress

Hereford Volunteer Fire Company
510 Monkton Road, Maryland 21111
410-887-1934

  • Breakfast with Santa and Holiday Bazaar, December 13, 8 a.m. to noon

Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company
3500 Sweet Air Road, Maryland 21131
410-887-7780

  • Christmas tree sale in progress

Long Green Volunteer Fire Company
4506 Long Green Road, Maryland 21057
410-887-5772

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 12, 8 to 11 a.m.

Maryland Line Volunteer Fire Company
21631 York Road, Maryland 21105
410-887-1932

  • Santa Run, December 19 and 20

Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company
10401 Owings Mills Boulevard, Maryland 21117
410-363-1933

  • Christmas tree sale in progress

Rockaway Beach Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 34034, Maryland 21221
410-887-0328

Rosedale Volunteer Fire Department
8037 Philadelphia Road, Maryland 21237
410-887-0519

White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company
5419 Ebenezer Road, Maryland 21162
410-887-5770

  • Christmas tree sale in progress
  • Santa's Ride, December 15 to December 22

Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company
214 Wise Avenue, Maryland 21222
410-887-7262

  • Train Garden in progress

Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company
2033 Woodlawn Drive
410-887-1371

  • Santa Ride begins December 11 to December 13, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Breakfast with Santa, December 19, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The next edition of Police Report, the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through December.

The topic in the opening segment is the Department’s Internal Affairs Section. Captain Lamont Martin, commander of the Internal Affairs Section, answers some of the most frequently asked questions related to police and citizen contacts, and the rights of citizens to make complaints against and/or compliment police officers.

The second segment profiles Traffic Resource Management. Sergeant Brandon Branham provides important pedestrian and traffic safety tips for the holiday season.

The program airs five days a week on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Police Report is available online if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

The next edition of "Police Report," the Baltimore County Police Department's cable TV program, runs through January 31.

The opening segment focuses on winter and holiday season crime prevention and personal safety. Officer Gary Doucett of Precinct 6/Towson provides tips to stay safe during the colder months.

The topic in the second segment is the department's Community and School Resources Section. Captain Andre Davis discusses the many functions of this unit that reach out to the citizens of Baltimore County. Captain Davis provides details about the duties of the department's School Resource Officers (SRO) and Auxiliary Officers, as well as services provided by the department's Counseling Team, Juvenile Offenders In Need of Supervision (JOINS), and the annual Citizens' Academy and Youth Leadership Academy.

The program airs five days a week on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

  • Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Police Report is available online, if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

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