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Councilman Marks: Carney Elementary multi-purpose court, other park projects under way

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday provided an update on recreation and parks projects completed in and around the Nottingham area: Carney Elementary School, Baltimore County is currently rebuilding the multi-purpose court at the school. Work is slated to run through September or early October for this $66,000 project, weather permitting. Halstead Academy, Loch Raven Community Center, …


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Councilman Marks seeks pause on Gerst Farm development, will hold three community meetings

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that he would be seeking to pause development on Gerst Farm in Perry Hall. “This morning, I informed the developer of the Gerst Farm project that I will not bring Resolution 80-20 forward for a vote on Tuesday. “As a resident of Perry Hall for 42 years and the longest-serving …


Parking lot expansion under way at Gunpowder Elementary School

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The long-awaited expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot is now under way. Councilman David Marks shared photos of the expansion work “in progress” on Thursday. “When schools reopen, this (expansion) should alleviate the persistent parking issues in this area – one of the key priorities identified by the task force I created to improve mobility near Klausmier …

Boardwalk Fries to open new restaurant in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Love Boardwalk Fries but don’t feel like going to the beach? A new Boardwalk Fries restaurant will soon open a new location in the Perry Hall Square shopping center. “Boardwalk Fries has been a Maryland tradition for almost 40 years,” reads the official announcement. “The Boardwalk Fries Burgers Shakes brand continues that tradition, along with a variety of menu …

Perry Hall High School counselor named BCACD High School School Counselor of the Year

PERRY HALL, MD—A counselor at Perry Hall High School has been named High School Counselor of the Year by the Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development. Stephanie Campbell was surprised at Monday morning’s welcome back faculty meeting. Campbell is entering her 24th year in Baltimore County Public Schools. She served in the role as a school counselor at Cockeysville …

Silver Spring Shopping Center to undergo renovations

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that Silver Spring Shopping Center would soon undergo renovations. The shopping center is located at the intersection of Belair Road and Silver Spring Road in Nottingham/Perry Hall. “The renovation of the Silver Spring Shopping Center has been a top priority for me, which is why we worked so hard to attract …

Councilman Marks: Repairs to be Made at Seven Oaks ball field

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that repairs will be made to Diamond #2 at Seven Oaks Elementary School this fall. Currently, part of the backstop is missing and other sections are rusty. New fabric will be installed and fencing will be raised in front of player benches. The project will be completed for about $15,000. “I …

With rezoning, Baltimore County Council creates new greenways in Carney, White Marsh

CARNEY, MD—At its meeting on August 25th, the Baltimore County Council approved rezoning requests by Councilman David Marks that will create two new greenways in the Fifth District. With Issue 5-059, the Baltimore County Council extended Neighborhood Commons zoning along 13 acres of Perry Hall Boulevard between White Marsh Boulevard and the police station. The land is owned by Baltimore …