Events, Politics, Sports

Governor Hogan honors U.S. Paralympian Becca Meyers, enacts order naming July as Disability Culture and Achievements Month in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—At an event on Monday to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Governor Larry Hogan enacted an executive order declaring that the State of Maryland will annually celebrate July as Disability Culture and Achievements Month. Throughout July, the state will celebrate the societal achievements and cultural contributions of Marylanders with disabilities. …


Politics, Traffic

Councilman Marks: Upgrades under way at Perry Hall intersection

PEREY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that upgrades were under way to improve mobility at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Ebenezer Road in Perry Hall. The sidewalk, curb, and ramp upgrades will improve the accessibility of this area to disabled and older residents. Improvements have been mandated by the Americans With Disabilities Act and other …


Governor Hogan marks 30th anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday presented a proclamation honoring the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act to Carol A. Beatty, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD), and Kelby Brick, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH). Signed into law on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) …

Maryland education moves forward as part of state’s Stage Two recovery

ANNAPOLIS, MD—In tandem with the State of Maryland’s further advancement into Stage Two of Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the education community is moving forward as outlined in the recently updated “Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education.” Informed by stakeholder input and an emphasis on equity, the second iteration of the plan addresses requirements for local …

MD-152 Park & Ride options to be presented at virtual public meeting next week

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will host a virtual public update on Thursday, June 11, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., to present and solicit public comment on options to relocate the MD 152 Park and Ride lot in Harford County as part of the ongoing I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension Program. Due to the COVID-19 State …

Councilman Marks: Pedestrian safety improvements planned at Perry Hall Middle, High Schools

UPDATE: The new crosswalks have been completed – details here. Original story below… —— The Baltimore County Department of Public Works will install improvements along Ebenezer Road to slow speeding at Perry Hall Middle and High Schools, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday. Two raised crosswalks with pedestrian refuge islands will be installed in front of Perry Hall …