Business, Politics

Councilman Marks to block development near Cottington Road and Silver Ridge

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that he will block any development of the wooded area behind the Silver Ridge condominiums and Cottington Road in Perry Hall. The announcement comes after a meeting Councilman Marks held with more than 50 residents of the Silver Ridge condominiums on Wednesday night. Residents were concerned about the potential development …


Police/Fire

Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Perry Hall area

UPDATE: Ronald McCotter has been found safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— Police are searching for a critical missing man in the Perry Hall area. Ronald McCotter, 71, is a white male who was last seen wearing a navy blue t-shirt with a picture of a volcano on it and navy cargo shorts. Mr. McCotter suffers from Alzheimer’s and …


Gunpowder Valley Conservancy to hold JBCA meeting, rain barrel workshop

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy will be holding two noteworthy events in March. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the GVC will hold a workshop to describe ways homeowners can reduce stormwater runoff and erosion from their yards with rain barrels, rain gardens, and edible Bayscapes. Those interested can attend the next meeting of the Jennifer Branch Conservation Association of the GVC …

Suicidal person barricaded in burning Perry Hall home

UPDATE: 11:08 a.m. – The fire is now contained. UPDATE: 11:05 a.m. – Police now say that the suicidal subject is in custody. Firefighters continue to work to extinguish the blaze. Motorists should avoid the Silver Spring Road/Cottington Road area. UPDATE: 11:03 a.m. – Perry Hall High School is now on lockdown as a precaution. UPDATE: 11:00 a.m. – The …