Business, Crime

Perry Hall financial advisor facing federal charges after stealing client’s life savings

PERRY HALL, MD—A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging a Perry Hall financial adviser with a federal wire fraud charge and with aggravated identity theft in connection with a fraud scheme in which he embezzled more than $1 million from a client’s retirement account. The criminal complaint against 42-year-old Eddy Blizzard was filed on April 14, 2021 and unsealed …


Business, Health, Police/Fire, Politics

Olszewski announces premium pay for Baltimore County employees, first responders amid continued service during COVID-19 pandemic

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the critical services Baltimore County government employees have continued to provide amid the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that the County will provide one-time premium pay of $3,000 for first responders, public safety, and public health employees as well as one-time premium pay of $1,000 for all other eligible County employees. These …


WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Over 3.76 million Marylanders vaccinated, COVID-19 hospitalizations drop

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state has now administered more than 3.7 million COVID-19 vaccines, including 81,252 over the past 24 hours. Approximately 81% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As …

Baltimore County Spring Restaurant Week 2021 begins, list of participating restaurants announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Spring Restaurant Week 2021 kicks off today, Friday, April 16th. County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced earlier this month that Spring Restaurant Week would be held from April 16- May 2. For the first time, Baltimore County Restaurant Week deals and special menu items at more than 50 participating establishments will expand to include dine-in, takeout, or curbside …

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 …

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 …

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 …