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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 …


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Baltimore County playgrounds, pavilions to begin reopening

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the state continues to advance through the stages of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced that some additional outdoor recreational facilities will begin to open. On Friday afternoon, the Department of Recreation and Parks announced: RC/model plane areas are open Outdoor tennis courts are open Horseshoe pits are …


Rocky Point Beach in Essex to open this weekend

ESSEX, MD—There’s no need to travel to get a taste of the beach this Memorial Day weekend. The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced that Rocky Point Beach will be opening on Saturday, May 23rd. The beach will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and capacity will be limited. Groups will be limited to ten …

Department of Recreation and Parks to deploy ‘Social Distance Ambassadors’ to all Baltimore County parks

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Parks & Recreation issued an update on Friday afternoon with regard to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the pandemic, the department is not issuing any permits for organized activities at this time. In addition, “after consulting with the County Health Officer while using recommendations from the National Recreation and Parks Association …

Olszewski: National Guard to support meal distribution, Baltimore County implements hiring freeze

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced a series of aggressive new efforts to expand the county’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic: The Maryland Army National Guard will support food distribution efforts following a request from the county Baltimore County is significantly expanding the number of sites for Saturday meal distribution Olszewski has implemented a freeze …

Olszewski: Gatherings of over 50 people prohibited, evictions suspended, water shutoffs halted

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced a series of new efforts to further expand Baltimore County’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to promote social distancing in order to slow the spread of the virus. Large Gatherings of Over 50 People Prohibited In accordance with the CDC’s new interim guidelines, County Executive Olszewski issued an executive …

Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings to be closed until further notice

TOWSON, MD—Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings will be closed to the public effective Saturday March 14, until further notice. Vestibule areas of the free meal sites for youth 18 and under will be the only exception. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the Department of Recreation and Parks will offer limited meal distribution to children …

Meet Parkville’s 100-year-old tennis phenom

When Evelyn Schroedl was growing up, her favorite tennis pro was Helen Wills Moody. Don’t know the name? Helen Wills Moody was the number one rated women’s tennis player in the world in 1927. Her fan, Evelyn, was 10 years old. We caught up with Evelyn Schroedl shortly after one of her many 100th birthday celebrations. A vivacious and animated …