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Councilman Marks: New Honeygo turf field, Perry Hall Park renovations under way

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that renovations are under way at two of Perry Hall’s largest parks, and should be completed by this summer. At Honeygo Park, the artificial turf field should be replaced by February, weather permitting. The project will cost $455,000. The turf field is about a decade old. At Perry Hall Park, …


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Councilman Marks: Greg Heitner reappointed to recreation board

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced the reappointment of Perry Hall resident Greg Heitner as the Fifth District representative to the Board of Recreation and Parks. Heitner has served since January 2014. His four-year appointment will conclude in 2024. “I would like to thank Mr. Heitner for his diligent service to Baltimore County,” said Councilman Marks. …


New COVID-19 guidelines announced for Baltimore County parks effective Tuesday, November 17

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the state of Maryland, officials with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks have announced new guidelines which will go into effect on Tuesday, November 17. The new guidelines include deploying Social Distance Ambassadors to all park, limiting outdoor groups to 25 people or less, and monitoring the use of appropriate …

Baltimore County to hold ‘Boo Thru’ event at Honeygo Regional Park

PERRY HALL, MD—A fun, family event will be coming to Perry Hall later this month. The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks will hold a “Boo Thru” event at Honeygo Regional Park. The event will take place on Friday, October 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Local organizations will be distributing pre-packaged, grab-and-go goodie bags. Children will be able …

County Executive Olszewski, Superintendent Williams announce new initiatives to support Baltimore County families

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced two new initiatives – Childcare Subsidies and Academic Support Centers – designed to help support families of young children during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic. “We have an obligation to support the working families hit hard by this pandemic as they navigate …

BCPS Superintendent Williams releases timeline of staff, student reentry to Baltimore County school buildings

UPDATE: BCPS’ reopening timeline has been revised. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced the school system’s timeline for staff and student reentry. “Since the pandemic began, we have had two primary concerns – the health and wellbeing of our students, staff, and community and continuing to support our students’ …

Baltimore County recreation councils authorized to hold youth sports in fall with COVID-19 safety protocols

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks on Friday announced that it will authorize local recreation councils to hold youth sports in the fall, with strict requirements in place to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Using guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Baltimore County Health Department, and the National Recreation …

Angel Park to reopen on Friday

PERRY HALL, MD—A popular Perry Hall park will reopen this wekend. Angel Park announced that it would reopen to the public on Friday. Area parks have been reopening as restrictions continue to ease as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. “Angel Park reopens tomorrow,” said Councilman David Marks on Thursday.  “Many thanks to the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks for …