Monday, January 7, 2013
Debra Opper of Owings Mills plans to use the money to go on a honeymoon with her new husband, buy him his own taxi and help her daughters with their bills.
For years, Debra Opper has bought the same lottery tickets each Monday: five $2 multi-match tickets from Monday and Thursday, a $5 Mega Millions ticket for Tuesday and Friday and a $10 Powerball ticket for Wednesday and Saturday. About four years ago, she won $10,000, but never dreamed of a six-figure prize. Last Tuesday, she won $250,000 in the Mega Millions. “Never did I ever imagine that was going to be me. Now I’m even still sitting here at the lottery office waiting for them to say, ‘Haha, it’s a joke. Nevermind,’” Opper said on Friday, when she claimed her prize at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. “I still have goose bumps.” Opper was in One Stop in Reisterstown last Thursday, where she buys her lottery tickets, when an …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Here is the schedule for the Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company's Santa tour.
Santa is coming to town! Find him riding around with the Owings Mills Volunteer Company on these days: Look for him in the early part of the evening. Santa wants to get to all of roads in these routes, but it may not be possible because of weather, fire calls and timing. Information courtesy of Baltimore County Breaking News.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Join Har Sinai for a musical Chanukah and Shabbat experience featuring the congregation's in-house band, Chai-Jinx.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Donate food, clothing, pet supplies, power strips and more to the Gourmet Girls in Owings Mills, who will deliver the donations to New Jersey and New York shelters.
Owings Mills' Gourmet Girls, a caterer, market and lunch spot, is holding a donation drive to benefit people in the northeast that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The business collecting is items through Thursday, Nov. 8, at 1 Easter Court, Ste. D in Owings Mills. You can bring donations from 7:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Thursday. For more information, call 410-581-4914. The following items are needed:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
People campaigning for Question 7 pulled up to Owings Mills High School in a school bus on Election Day and used a loudspeaker to urge voters to vote for the ballot measure.
Question 7 is as follows: "Do you favor the expansion of commercial gaming in the State of Maryland for the primary purpose of raising revenue for education to authorize video lottery operation licensees to operate “table games” as defined by law; to increase from 15,000 to 16,500 the maximum number of video lottery terminals that may be operated in the State; and to increase from 5 to 6 the maximum number of video lottery operation licenses that may be awarded in the State and allow a video lottery facility to operate in Prince George’s County?" Source: Maryland State Board of Elections
Monday, November 5, 2012
Don't forget to vote! Find your poll location and ballot summary in Owings Mills and Reisterstown, Maryland.
Do you know where to go to vote on Election Day 2012? If not, you can use the handy Google Voter Info embed above to find the location of your designated polling place. Simply enter the address where you're registered to vote. This tool's data has been updated to reflect changes that may have been caused by Hurricane Sandy. For details and articles about every candidate in Owings Mills and Reisterstown, check out Patch's Election Guide here.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
An argument between friends turned into a crime after the man allegedly put both hands around her neck. According to a report from Baltimore County police, at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, during a verbal altercation, the man allegedly went into the woman's bedroom, allegedly grabbed her off the bed and threw her against the wall. Her head allegedly struck the wall at her home in the 8300 block of Township Dr. in Owings Mills. "The suspect then placed both his hands around the victim's neck and began choking her," the report states. He allegedly threatened to kill the victim if she called police. Police know who the suspect is and have issued a warrant for his arrest on charges of first- and second-degree assaut, the report states.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Check out photos from around town of damage and downed trees from Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy didn't hit Reisterstown and Owings Mills too badly, but it take several trees down, and took out many residents' power in the process. Have some photos you want to share? Upload them to our community photo gallery.
Monday, October 29, 2012
View the map of power outages in the area as reported by Patch readers.
The above map is power outages in the Owings Mills and Reisterstown areas as reported by Patch readers. BGE has a map of its reported outages, but it does not get broken down to specific roads and neighborhoods. As Hurricane Sandy effects the area, more power outages are likely to occur. To help us update the map, please comment on this Facebook thread or email email@example.com. Stay informed by checking out our Hurricane Sandy coverage, follow Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Franklin Precinct, which covers Reisterstown and Owings Mills. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
First-Degree Burglary. 200 block of Oliver Heights Road in Owings Mills. 3:40 p.m., Oct. 16. A burglar ransacked the house after forcing open the rear door. Nothing was reported missing. A child came from school and thought he heard someone in the house, so he left the area and called police from a friend’s house. Second-Degree Burglary. 5000 block of Painters Mill Road in Owings Mills. Between 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 16. A burglar stole copper pipes from a trailer after prying open its side door. Second-Degree Burglary. 10100 Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills. 4 p.m., Oct. 14. Two burglars entered the vacant Solo Cup plant through a hole in the west delivery bay door and attempted to remove copper wire, but chased off …