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PAL Summer Camps – Ages Eight to 17

The Baltimore County Police and Recreation and Parks departments are pleased to announce that this year's summer camp activities will be held at five conveniently located PAL (Police Athletic League) Centers for those between the ages of eight and 17:

  • Scotts Branch PAL Center, 3651 Rolling Road 21244
  • Cockeysville PAL Center, 9836 Greenside Drive 21030
  • Hillendale PAL Center, 1111 Halstead Road 21234
  • Dundalk PAL Center, 15 Commerce Place 21222
  • Winfield PAL Center, 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244

All camps are free to attend and will run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29.

The centers will open at 9 a.m. with activities lasting until 3 p.m. Area youth are encouraged to attend, with permission from a parent or guardian. Participants will travel on field trips to local attractions, enjoy various sports-related activities and arts and crafts, and be provided plenty of learning opportunities.

The camps will be staffed by PAL representatives and police officers who are looking forward to providing our youth with an engaging, safe and enjoyable environment this summer to strength community relationships while continuing to build upon meaningful partnerships.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete a waiver on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are also welcome.

“Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” Summer Camp – Winfield PAL Center

Additionally, the “Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” (Gang Resistance Education and Training) summer camp will only be held at the Winfield PAL Center located at 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244. Participants must be between the ages of eight and 13. Police officers and PAL representatives will partner together in educating participants in ways to prevent youth crime, violence and gang involvement.

This camp will also run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants need permission from a parent or guardian to travel on field trips, and partake in sports-related activities and arts and crafts. PAL representatives and police officers will staff this camp as well.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete waivers on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are welcome.

A mother and her two small children -- a girl and a boy -- have died of injuries sustained in an early morning, two-alarm garden apartment fire in Precinct 6/Towson.

The victims are Bra Angah-McCray, 26; Aimee McCray, 4; and Adriel McCray, 3. All lived in the apartment in the 6300 block of Holly Lane, in the Anneslie area, where the fire occurred.

Engine 11 (Hillendale) and other Baltimore County Fire Department units responded at 4:34 a.m. to the apartment complex in the 6300 block of Holly Lane. Engine 11 found fire showing from the third floor.

Engine 11, Engine 1 (Towson) and Truck 1 (Towson) entered the apartment to attack the fire and search for victims. Because of the early morning hour, crews feared that people might be trapped. Engine 11 found the three victims -- unconscious and in critical condition -- in a bedroom.

EMS and Fire crews attempted to resuscitate the victims and transported them to local hospitals. The mother and one of the children were transported to University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center; the other child was transported to Greater Baltimore Medical Center. All three were pronounced dead at the hospitals.

One firefighter was transported to St. Joseph for treatment of non-lifethreatening injuries sustained in the fire.

An investigation by Baltimore County Police fire investigators is ongoing, but detectives say preliminary information indicates this is an accidental fire that originated in the kitchen area. Foul play is not suspected.

Due to extensive fire and water damage to the apartment complex, 16 residents were displaced from their homes.

About 40 BCoFD units responded to this fire.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017