Business, Politics

Maryland gained 13,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate remains steady at 2%

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 13,100 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 6.2% in March. This marks the eleventh consecutive month of job growth in Maryland. The Professional and Business Services sector experienced the most growth with an …


Business, Education, Family, Politics

Councilman Marks: Funding secured to plan new park, improve turf fields and playgrounds

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that funding has been included in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park and improve playgrounds and turf fields throughout northeastern Baltimore County. The budget includes $100,000 to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park at a 22-acre site on Gerst Road. The Baltimore County Council …


I-695 inner loop shut down due to crash

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday morning crash on I-695. The crash was reported at just after 5 a.m. along the inner loop of I-695 prior to Belair Road. Two vehicles were involved in the crash and a tractor-trailer has overturned. All inner loop lanes are shut down prior to the Belair Road exit. There has been …

Councilman Marks: Baltimore County budget includes funding to replace Seven Courts water main

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget will include millions of dollars for community improvements throughout northeastern Baltimore County. In Perry Hall, the proposal includes $1.5 million to replace the Seven Courts water main, which has leaked constantly over the past year. The budget also includes money to …

Olszewski releases $4.2 billion budget providing record education funding, major investments to support Baltimore County’s recovery

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday submitted a $4.2 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 that provides record funding for public education and provides investments in key priorities that will support the County’s ongoing recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “This budget is an investment in our shared future and a better Baltimore County – with stronger …

Target recalls Cat & Jack Baby Rompers due to choking hazard

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Target is recalling around 44,000 baby rompers that were sold online and at stores nationwide due to a choking hazard. The recall involves Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Rompers that were sold in sizes newborn to 24M from November 2020 through February 2021 for about $13. The company says that the heart-shaped graphics located on the knees of …

County Executive Olsewski proposes record investments in education

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Board Chair Makeda Scott to announce proposed record investments in the County’s public education system for Fiscal Year 2022. The total proposed budget for the school system totals more than $2.05 billion and covers nearly all of the Board …