Business, Government

Local Boy Scouts collect over 100 bags of groceries for Scouting for Food program

A local Boy Scouts Troop is giving back to the community in a big way. Councilman David Marks announced on Saturday that Troop 124 had collected 110 bags of groceries for the pantry at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney. Scouting for Food is an ongoing annual program of the Boy Scouts of America, begun in 1985 by the …


Business, Entertainment

Essex Royal Farms store sells winning $1 million Md. Lottery scratch-off

A 49-year-old Baltimore County man who stopped for a soda at a Royal Farms store trusted a gut feeling that he should buy a Maryland Lottery scratch-off. “Mr. O” purchased a $1,000,000 Blowout instant ticket and left the store with the unscratched game in hand, not realizing he was the state’s newest millionaire. “I just had a feeling that it …


Lifeway to close all brick-and-mortar stores in 2019

NASHVILLE, TN – LifeWay Christian Resources on Wednesday announced a shift to a more dynamic, digital strategy. As part of this transition, LifeWay will be closing all of their 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019, including the location in White Marsh. The organization will continue to offer a broad selection of resources through LifeWay.com and the LifeWay Customer Service Center (1-800-458-2772). LifeWay Customer Service hours …

Volunteers needed for Gunpowder Falls State Park stream clean-up

Maryland State Parks, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, and Project Clean Stream are looking for help with a stream clean-up at Gunpowder Falls State Park. The event will take place along the Jones Road Trail (10400 Jones Road) in Kingsville on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will be cleaning up the …

Councilman Marks, volunteers participate in spring clean-up of Indian Rock Park

On Saturday, March 16, dozens of volunteers cleaned up garbage and repainted benches at Perry Hall’s Indian Rock Park. The effort was lead by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, who helped secure the funding in 2014 to extend the Northeast Trail through the park. The park stretches between Silver Spring Road and Ebenezer Road west of Perry Hall High School. “Many …

Pooles Island Brewing Company opens for business

Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held this past Thursday, March 7, Pooles Island Brewing Company is now open for business. The new establishment, which bills itself as being “dog-friendly,” features a brand new taproom located in the Baltimore Crossroads development in Middle River/White Marsh. Pooles Island’s “Mardi Paws event takes place on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. and …