Monday, May 20, 2013
Residency requirements could thwart Timothy Tenne's efforts to get his name on the 2014 ballot
Timothy Tenne has lived in Baltimore County nearly all his life except for the time he spent in the Air Force. The retired Lt. Colonel and commercial airline pilot wants to be Baltimore County Executive but he may need a little help to meet the residency requirements. "There is going to have to be some kind of an opinion from the Attorney General or we're going to need a Charter change," Tenne said speaking of his eligibility. Tenne filed earlier this year and is listed on the Maryland State Board of Elections website as a provisional candidate. "He is provisional until he satisfies his residency requirement of 5 years living in Baltimore County," wrote Katie Brown, director of elections for the Baltimore County Board of Elections. The …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Arne Duncan is slated to visit Loch Raven High School on April 10.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is making a third trip to Baltimore County—this time to discuss gun control. "This is a topic he's been very passionate about," said Dallas Dance, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools. Duncan will hold a town hall meeting at Loch Raven High School on April 10. A precise time has not yet been set. The secretary previously visited Perry Hall High School on Aug. 22, 2012 to discuss education reform as part of a school system professional development event. Less than a week later, Perry Hall High joined the national conversation on gun violence in schools when student Robert Gladden, 15, opened fire in the school's cafeteria, leaving a special needs schoolmate seriously injured. Gladden pleaded…
Monday, October 8, 2012
Daniel Borowy of Perry Hall High School and his guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer, earned huge cheers at the playoff game at Oriole Park Sunday night.
Some of the biggest cheers at Oriole Park Sunday night came before the game even started. A sellout crowd stood as Perry Hall High student Daniel Borowy threw out the ceremonial first pitch with his guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer. Six weeks ago, Borowy, 17, was seriously wounded when he was shot in the high school lunchroom, allegedly at the hands of a fellow student. Wasmer is credited with intervening and preventing further violence. Click here to see Patch's coverage of the Perry Hall High shooting. Orioles fans were especially delighted to see the balls caught by Nick Markakis and Brian Roberts—two popular players who are unable play due to injury.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Perry Hall guidance counselor Jesse Wasmer will be joined by Daniel Borowy.
The guidance counselor credited with heroically intervening during the August shooting at Perry Hall High School will throw out the first pitch Sunday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Jesse Wasmer will throw out the first pitch before the first postseason game in Baltimore in 15 years. Wasmer will be accompanied by Perry Hall student Daniel Borowy, who was shot during the Aug. 27 incident, the Orioles announced Sunday morning. Read more Patch coverage of the shooting here. The Yankees visit the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. First pitch is at 6:15 p.m. The game will be broadcast on TBS.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The teen indicted in shooting at Perry Hall High School has 30 days to re-apply for bail.
UPDATED (11:30 a.m.)—The teen accused in the August shooting at Perry Hall High School remains in jail following a bail review hearing. Robert W. Gladden Jr. will remain in jail until the release of a mental health evaluation in his case, Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge John Grason Turnbull III ruled Thursday. Gladden, 15, faces 29 criminal charges including attempted first-degree murder and assault related to the Aug. 27 shooting incident at Perry Hall High School. Columbia attorney Clarke Ahlers, who is representing Gladden, elaborated on the judge's decision. "The child, as you know, has been reported to be suicidal and we would need to know that or would have to take it into consideration," Ahlers said. Turnbull said the mental …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Charges against the teen include nine counts of attempted murder.
Updated (5:10 p.m.)—A teen charged as an adult in the shooting at Perry Hall High School faces nine counts of attempted murder as part of an indictment handed up Tuesday by a Baltimore County grand jury. Robert Gladden Jr. also faces nine counts each of first-degree assault and reckless endangerment, as well as one count each of use of a firearm in the commission of a crime and carrying a weapon on school property. Andrew Piper, Gladden's stepfather, remains charged with possession of a weapon by a prohibited person. Police searched Piper's home in the hours after the shooting and discovered weapons locked in a safe, according to a statement released by Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger. Piper also faces drug charges …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Police said the gun used in the shooting did not come from the Kingsville home.
The stepfather of the teen accused in Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School was arrested on drug and firearm charges, according to police. Andrew E. Piper of the 8500 block of Bradshaw Road in Kingsville was charged with marijuana possession and illegal firearm possession. He is currently free on $500,000 bond. A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for Dec. 3. Piper was arrested Monday during a police search of the family's Kingsville home that was related to the shooting earlier that day. Piper is not charged in connection to the shooting allegedly carried out by his stepson, 15-year-old Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. Police said the weapon that was used in the school incident came from the Middle River home where Gladden's …
Police revealed new details in the Monday morning shooting at Perry Hall High School.
UPDATE (1:20 p.m., Aug. 28)—Investigators do not believe bullying was a factor in the Monday morning shooting at Perry Hall High School, according to police. Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson, speaking at a news conference in Dundalk late Tuesday morning, dispelled rumors that bullying allegedly led Robert Gladden Jr., 15, to open fire on his classmates in the school cafeteria. "We are aware of many reports that the suspect was a victim of bullying. We cannot confirm those reports. Gladden's conversations with investigators have not indicated bullying was an issue in this case. The investigation is ongoing," Johnson said. Johnson told reporters that Gladden was cooperating with investigators. Officials used the conference to reveal…
Perry Hall High School students are using the Twitter hashtag #PrayForDaniel to show their support for Daniel Borowy, the victim of Monday morning's shooting.
The Perry Hall High School community has taken to social media to show their support for Daniel Borowy, the 17-year-old victim in Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School. During a prayer service Tuesday morning, many wore shirts that read "Pray for Daniel" and "Stay Strong Daniel," in Borowy's honor. During a Tuesday news conference, police officially confirmed Borowy's identity and stated that he remained in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma into Tuesday morning. Local collections have begun to help raise money for his family. Shannon Otakie Bray, president of the Perry Hall High School Alumni Association, released the following statement: The Perry Hall High School Alumni Association is collecting funds to help Daniel …
Robert Gladden Jr. was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and assault.
UPDATED (11:11 a.m.)—The 15-year-old accused in Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School has been charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder. Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., 15, of the 8500 block of Bradshaw Road in Kingsville, was also charged with first-degree assault, according to online court records. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 7. Gladden is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Police said yesterday that a student entered Perry Hall's cafeteria shortly before 11 a.m. Monday—the first day of school—with a shotgun and fired one shot that struck 17-year-old Daniel Borowy, a student at the school. Gladden fired a second shot into the ceiling of the cafeteria as school …