Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Sunoco in the 1400 block of Rock Spring Road was robbed on the afternoon of April 20.
A Bel Air man has been charged with assault and theft in the weekend armed robbery of a gas station in the Rock Spring area. Luke Raymond Johnson, 30, of the 800 block of Chesney Lane, was charged with armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, theft less than $1,000, possession of a drug other than marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug equipment. Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, a man wearing a white cloth over his face walked into the Sunoco located at 1451 Rock Spring Road, and demanded cash, according to a release from Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. When the clerk paused, the man, who police identified as Johnson, allegedly pulled out a box cutter-style knife and threatened the …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The fire broke out Monday night north of Bel Air.
A small fire in an attached garage in Forest Hill caused $75,000 in damage Monday night, according officials. The blaze on the 100 block of Bower Lane was reported at approximately 11:30 p.m., and the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company said the fire was out within minutes. There were no injuries. Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, said that fireplace ashes which had not been properly disposed of caused the fire. The U.S. Fire Administration recommends allowing ashes to cool before disposal, then putting them in a tightly covered metal container at least 10 feet from the home and nearby buildings. The fire administration warns citizens against emptying ashes into a trash can unless the ashes have…
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The crash occurred Sunday afternoon on Maryland Route 24, according to officials.
A man was taken by helicopter for medical treatment after a deer struck his moped on Route 24 at Grier Nursery Road on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The victim, who was described as in his fifties, was taken to a regional trauma center, according to Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association spokesman Rich Gardiner said. Gardiner said the victim was in grave condition. Stay with Patch for updates. — Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter for breaking news.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The business is moving to 1501 Rock Spring Road.
The building that most recently housed Taurus Auto Repair in Forest Hill has been leveled to make way for a new 7-Eleven. Employees of the 7-Eleven, located at 5 Bynum Road, confirmed in October the business is moving just down the road to 1501 Rock Spring Road. A sign announces the business is coming soon to the lot, which is now under construction. See also:
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The fire caused about $50,000 damage to a portable classroom.
Fire spread through a Forest Lakes Elementary School classroom in the early hours of Thursday morning and officials believe a malfunctioning heating unit is to blame. Around 1:20 a.m. Thursday, a Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy on patrol noticed a fire inside the school, located at 100 block of Osborne Parkway in Forest Hill, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. Fire crews from Bel Air and Jarrettsville volunteer fire companies were called scene and quickly containted the blaze to the front area of a portable classroom and an outside heating unit where investigators believe the fire began, the release states. While the portable classroom did have a fire alarm and sprinkler system, they did not …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The accident took place around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
UPDATE (10:17 a.m.)—One woman is dead and three were injured in a Thursday afternoon accident in Forest Hill that involved a trailer carrying two horses. Bradley Garrett Baker, of Fallston, was stopped on Grafton Shop Road preparing to cross MD Route 23, or East-West Highway, in a 1998 Chevy S-10 at around 3:30 p.m., according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. At the same time, a 2000 Peterbuilt oil tanker was heading west on Route 23 while a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban towing a horse trailer was eastbound on the highway, state police said. Baker told police he didn’t see the Suburban through the glare of the setting sun and pulled directly into its path, according to a release from state police. The Suburban, driven by Mary …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Medical units were called to the scene of the car accident Wednesday.
A late morning car accident in Forest Hill injured multiple people Wednesday, fire officials say. Around 10 a.m. an accident took place on MD Route 24, or Rocks Road, in the area of Newport Drive in Forest Hill, according to a post from Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner to the association's official Facebook page. Multiple medical units from Bel Air, Fallston and Jarrettsville volunteer fire companies were called to the scene to treat injuries, the post states. Stick with Patch for updates.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Cal Ripken World Series starts Aug. 10 in Aberdeen.
The Forest Hill Express will roll into Aberdeen this August. No, not a train—a powerhouse of a youth baseball team. Forest Hill won the Harford County District Championship for 11- and 12-year-olds last weekend to earn the right to represent the host county in the Cal Ripken World Series later this summer at the Ripken Baseball Youth Complex. Have photos of the Express? Post them with this article! Forest Hill came out of the loser's bracket to defeat Hickory twice—by scores of 4-2 and 3-2—on Sunday to win the title at Kelly Field in Bel Air. Hickory will go on to content for the Maryland title. The state champ will play in the World Series, as well. TELL US: How will Forest Hill do this August? Can the Express advance further than any …
Monday, April 23, 2012
This photo was submitted to Bel Air Patch's Pics and Clips section; learn how to do the same here.
Patch user HR Lady uploaded this photo from the Forest Hill area to the Pics & Clips section of Bel Air Patch to share with the rest of us. Have your own photos or video from the area? You can share them on Patch as well. All you have to do is click on the Pics & Clips category on the top bar of the site and upload your pictures there, or add them to this article by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. Your picture could be featured, or even become the next timeline shot on the Facebook page, so start sharing today!
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The pair will dance in the Alzheimer's Association's Baltimore Memory Ball.
A dynamic local duo has teamed up to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association—one dance step at a time. Renee Wooding, 51, of Timonium and Juan Alzamora, 43, of Forest Hill are honing their moves for the Alzheimer's Association's Memory Ball which will take place April 14. The "Dancing Stars" theme of the ball brings together local celebrities from Baltimore and the surrounding area to raise money for the association. Wooding, former president of the Alzheimer's Association board, decided participating in the event would be a good way to support the association and signed up. Not long after that, Lydia Haskell, Bel Air resident and owner of The Fitness Rave in Middle River, set Wooding up with her dance partner. Alzamora is a project …