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Date: Nov 2015

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.

UPDATE (December 1, 2015  8:57 p.m.):

Police have taken a man and woman into custody in connection with this robbery.

Further information is not available at this time.

Original release (November 30, 2015 3:00 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in the robbery of a 7-Eleven on Belair Road. Just before 11:30 p.m. on November 5, Baltimore County Police responded to the 7-Eleven store in the 7600 block of Belair Road 21236 for a robbery.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a male suspect and female suspect entered the store, walked up to the soda fountain machine, and got sodas. The female then walked up to the counter to pay for her soda. As the cashier opened the register, the male walked around the counter, told the cashier to keep the register open, and took money from the register. Both suspects then fled the scene.
 
A picture of the female suspect was captured on the store’s video surveillance system. She is described as an African American female in her late 20s, 5’0” to 5’2”, weighing 170 to 180 pounds, and has a light complexion. She was wearing all black clothing.
 
The male suspect is believed to be involved in a recent robbery of a Baskin Robbins store in Parkville (click here for news release) and possibly other businesses as well.
 
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit.
 
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Original release (November 30, 2015  1:36 p.m.):

A Thursday morning motorcycle crash on Bethlehem Boulevard has left a man deceased.
 
At 2:21 a.m. on November 26, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Bethlehem Boulevard and Peninsula Expressway. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a seriously injured adult male.
 
The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling east-bound on Bethlehem Boulevard approaching Shipyard Road. The motorcycle went off of the roadway, ejecting the operator, and eventually came to rest back on the roadway.
 
The motorcycle’s operator, 39-year-old David James Mundy of the 2800 block of 9th Street 21219, was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where he was later declared deceased.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017