Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Perry Hall graduate’s name added to Baltimore County Vietnam Veterans Memorial [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—A local man’s name has been added to a Baltimore County memorial. On Thursday, the name of Terrance L. Snyder was added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the historic Towson courthouse in Baltimore County. Snyder was killed in Quang Ngai Province on February 26, 1969. He was a graduate of Perry Hall Elementary School, Golden Ring Junior …


Business, Health, Politics

Councilman Marks speaks out regarding Carney, Perry Hall postal service delays

PERRY HALL, MD—Many residents in the Carney and Perry Hall area are frustrated after experiencing lengthy delays in receiving their mail. Residents have posted in several online forums and groups stating that their mail has been delayed, with some individuals not receiving mail at all for several days. On Wednesday, Councilman David Marks urged residents to contact federal officials. “To …


County Council passes Marks’ legislation to prohibit water shutoff, address school overcrowding

PERRY HALL, MD—At its meeting on August 3rd, the Baltimore County Council passed five pieces of legislation sponsored by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks: Legislation that prohibits a county contractor from shutting off water in hot temperatures unless notice has been provided to affected residents 72 hours in advance. This bill was prompted by a water shutoff in early June …

Councilman Marks reminds residents of storm-related resources

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday reminded residents of resources as hurricane season begins in earnest. To report storm-related issues such as downed wires, visit https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/publicworks/StormFighter/. To receive automatic outage alerts from BGE, sign up at https://secure.bge.com/Outages/CheckOutageStatus/pages/EnrollOutage.aspx. If outages do occur, customers can track outages on the BGE outage map: https://www.bge.com/Outages/CheckOutageStatus/Pages/OutageMap.aspx. “As we prepare for the remnants …

Diverse coalition supports Councilman Marks’ Adequate Facilities Ordinance

PERRY HALL, MD—Organizations representing Baltimore County’s educators, principals, and homebuilders all submitted testimony supporting legislation sponsored by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks that would review the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance. The League of Women Voters also submitted a letter of support. The ordinance regulates development in school districts. Councilman Marks has argued that the ordinance needs to be reformed to …

Perry Hall Florist celebrates 60th anniversary

PERRY HALL, MD—A local florist is celebrating an important milestone. Perry Hall Florist celebrated their 60th anniversary on Tuesday morning. A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was organized by the Perry Hall/White Marsh Business Association. Councilman David Marks and Traffic Jam Jimmy also made appearances on Tuesday morning. Although the florist was incorporated in July 1960, the land has been in the …

Councilman Marks: more senior housing, less traditional development

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks: Today, more than 25 percent of Baltimore County’s population is estimated to include senior citizens. Put another way, there are more seniors than school-age children. The growth of our senior population is occurring throughout the United States, but especially in Baltimore County. Our housing, unfortunately, does not reflect that dynamic. …