Santa Schedules for Eastside Volunteer Fire Companies

Bowleys Quarters, Essex, Kingsville, Middle River, North Point Edgemere, Rosedale & Wise Avenue volunteer fire companies announced their Santa schedules for their local neighborhoods. Some of these events have already started.

Bowleys Quarters VFRM Santa Schedule 
Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue and Marine released their Santa tour schedule for 2023. The tours run from Dec. 1 to Dec. 10

Essex Volunteer Fire Company 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 from Dec. 12 to Dec. 24.

Kingsville VFC Santa Detail Schedule
The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company announced their Santa Detail Schedule for 2023. It will run the week of Dec. 16 to Dec. 20. The nightly tours leaves the station at 6 p.m.

Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Announces 2022 Santa Detail
The Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue released its schedule for its 2022 Santa Detail. All details start at 6 p.m. except on Dec. 24 at 5:30 p.m.

North Point Edgemere Volunteer FD Santa Schedule Santa Tour Schedule
The North Point Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department will make a tour with Santa around the Edgemere/Sparrows Point area. The tour will take place Dec. 4-5 & Dec. 7, 8, 9. Beginning at 5:30 p.m.

North Point Edgemere Volunteer FD Santa Schedule Santa Tour Schedule

Rosedale VFC Announces Santa Detail
The Rosedale Volunteer Fire Company released their Santa Detail schedule for the communities of Rosedale, Rossville, Overlea, Eastwood, Hazelwood and Elmwood from Dec. 7 to Dec. 14

Rosedale VFC Announces Santa Detail

Wise Avenue VFC Santa Rides Schedule
The Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company announced their Santa rides for the Dundalk community.

Police Release Victim’s Names From Kingsville Fatal Crash

Officers from the Baltimore County Police Crash Team continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday, Dec. 11 along Belair Road and Sheradale Drive in Kingsville.

A preliminary investigation indicates at approximately 12:20 a.m., a 2020 Toyota RAV4, operated by 30-year-old Sunil Baraili was traveling southbound on Belair Road. 47-year-old Maurice Harris, who was also operating a 2020 Toyota RAV4, was traveling northbound.

The two vehicles collided near the intersection of Belair Road and Sheradale Drive.

Paramedics transported Harris to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Paramedics pronounced Baraili deceased at the scene.

Two passengers in the Toyota RAV4 operated by Baraili were transported to area hospitals for treatment. This crash remains under investigation by members of the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Two People Die in Saturday Morning Crash in Kingsville

-photo courtesy of Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company/M. Tomko-

The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company reported a motor vehicle crash on Saturday after midnight with entrapment in the area of the Gunpowder Lodge on Belair Road. The accident resulted in two deaths.

According to reports, crews arrived at Belair Road and Sheradale Drive with a two car crash that saw with three people trapped. One person was deemed in grave condition upon arrival while all others patients had life threatening injuries.

In under 15 minutes, all patients were extricated from the vehicles and were transported to regional trauma centers. Unfortunately, one person died on the way to the hospital. Both of the other patients remain in critical condition.

Person Trapped in Sunday Kingsville Crash

photo courtesy of Kingsville VFC-

Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company reported a motor vehicle crash with a rescue at the interesection of Belair Road and Mt Vista Road in Kingsville.

Crews are on scene with one patient trapped and requesting a second Medic unit on Sunday around 5:45 p.m.

Motorists are being told to avoid the area.

Patient was sent to Bayview Trauma.

Person trapped under Heavy Machinery in Kingsville

The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company reported that crews are operating on the scene of a standard rescue in the 11800 Block of Cedar Lane in Kingsville.

Crews arrived with one patient trapped under heavy machinery. Extrication was made and patient was airlifted with life threatening injuries.

This rescue was reported on Thursday, July 15 around 2 p.m.

Henn Files for Re-Election on School Board

BCPS School Board of Education Vice Chair Julie Henn has filed for re-election. She serves in the 5th District that covers Perry Hall, Parkville, Towson and Kingsville. She is a resident of Perry Hall.

Henn made the official announcement on her social media page.

“Today I filed my candidacy to seek re-election to continue to represent the Fifth Council District on the Board of Education of Baltimore County,” Henn said. “I have cherished working with, and for, the students, families, educators, and staff of Baltimore County Public Schools. It has been the ultimate honor to serve the community that has been home to my family for four generations.”

Henn was appointed to the BCPS Board by Gov. Larry Hogan in 2016 and was one of the first elected members in the inaugural school board election in 2018. Henn and all school board candidates must run as a non-partisan candidates.

“The greatest gift we can offer our children is ourselves – our time and talents. I am thankful for all who serve the students of BCPS. Every adult on every child’s path to success matters. The past year has taught me how badly we need one another to lead students to meeting their college or career goals – as one team,” Henn added.

“I am excited to continue the work we’ve started. I will do my best to listen, learn and lead from the perspective of those who make a difference in our students’ lives.”