Business, Real Estate

MedStar Frankin Square breaks ground on new surgical pavilion

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on Monday broke ground on a new, $70 million surgical pavilion. The new pavilion will contain the latest technologies to optimize patient care and house surgical services all under one roof. The new structure will consist of 14 state-of-the-art operating rooms. The Rosedale facility won approval from state regulators last year for the new 80,000-square-foot, …


Business, Crime, Emergency Response

Man arrested after attempting to break into Rita’s in Perry Hall

A man has been arrested after attempting to break into a local frozen treat shop. At just before 7:30 a.m. on Friday, November 30, the suspect smashed the front window of Rita’s, located in the 9600-block of Belair Road in Perry Hall (21236), with a rock in order to gain entry. Advertisement A witness confronted the suspect prior to his …


Weis Markets and Hormel Foods to donate 2,225 hams to Maryland Food Bank

One in nine Marylanders is facing food insecurity, and Weis Markets and Hormel Foods are working with the Maryland Food Bank to help support families in need this holiday season. Weis and Hormel Foods will donate 7,600 pounds of ham, or 2,225 hams, to the Maryland Food Bank as part of the Hormel® Cure 81® Hams for Hunger program, which …

Perry Hall Weis celebrates grand reopening

The Weis Markets in Perry Hall has a new look. Major renovations were recently completed on the local supermarket, including the addition of more self-checkout lanes and updated signage. The store also now offers “Weis 2 Go” mobile ordering with curbside pickup available.  Grocery delivery is available via Shipt. The Weis in Perry Hall celebrated its “grand reopening” on Thursday, …

Baltimore County unemployment rate drops to 3.9%

Over the past month, 4,000 people came off of unemployment in Baltimore County. The Baltimore County unemployment rate now stands at 3.9%, which is lower than Maryland’s October rate. “Baltimore County’s unemployment rate hasn’t been this low since last December. We all benefit when more people bring home a paycheck,” said Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler. “Lower unemployment is a win for …

Middle River woman wins $30K with Md. Lottery scratch-off

Eryn Blair of Middle River enjoyed a sweet treat this week when she traveled to Maryland Lottery headquarters. The 29-year-old claimed a $30,000 prize she won playing the $3 holiday scratch-off game Peppermint Payout. Blair said she’s been going through some rough times recently and sees this big win as a change in fortune. An impulse buy led to her big …