Education, Politics

PHHS Alumni Association, Councilman Marks clean up stretch of Joppa Road

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Some local individuals kept a portion of Perry Hall beautiful this weekend. On Sunday morning, Councilman David Marks joined members of the Perry Hall High School Alumni Association in picking up trash along E. Joppa Road. The team of volunteers cleaned the stretch of road that runs from Belair Road to Walther Boulevard. [Photos via Councilman Marks] Advertisement Featured


Business, Police/Fire, Politics

Firehouse Tavern hosts free lunch for first responders

CARNEY, MD—A Carney restaurant hosted a very special lunch on Saturday. The Firehouse Tavern hosted a free, buffet lunch for local first responders. “A huge thank you to Niraj Shah and the Firehouse Tavern for hosting a buffet today for the Parkville police precinct and the Parkville fire station,” said Councilman David Marks. “We are lucky to have this longtime …


WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations increased along with the overall positivity rate over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 6, 2020, there have been 151,505 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,587,697 tests. The statewide positivity …

Governor Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones release joint Election Day PSA [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On the eve of Election Day, Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones released a joint, bipartisan public service announcement (PSA) on the importance of counting every vote and protecting the integrity of the electoral system. President Ferguson: Our democracy relies on the confidence of voters in a free and fair election. Because …

Councilman Marks’ open space legislation now protects nearly 4,000 acres

PERRY HALL, MD—In 2012, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks created a zoning category, Neighborhood Commons, to protect land as open space. Thanks to that legislation, approximately 4,000 acres has now been designated as Neighborhood Commons, Councilman Marks announced on Monday. The new estimate includes decisions based on the adoption of the 2016 Comprehensive Zoning Map. Much of the land is …

Councilman Marks, Weis partner on food drive to benefit Student Support Network

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks and Weis Market are teaming up this month to benefit a worthy cause. Councilman Marks, Weis, and Saving IND, Inc. are co-sponsoring a drive for food and essential supplies for the Student Support Network. Drive-thru donations will be accepted at the Weis Markets in Fullerton Plaza on November 6-7 and November 13-14, from 9 a.m. to …

Governor Hogan renews COVID-19 State of Emergency declaration

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday continued to call for vigilance in the fight against COVID-19 as he issued an order renewing the current state of emergency in Maryland. “While Maryland’s positivity and case rates remain lower than most states in America, we are closely monitoring increases in some of our key health metrics as well as rising numbers in …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate increases, hospitalizations rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations rose along with the overall positivity rate over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 30, 2020, there have been 144,314 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,389,678 tests. The statewide positivity …