Education, Opinion, Politics

Councilman Marks: Secure state funding for two new northeastern schools

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks… As the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly opens, the top priority for our state legislators should be to secure the funding needed to advance new schools in Baltimore County. This will be the third consecutive session where such funding stalled. In 2019, the newly-elected House of Delegates advanced …


Police/Fire

Pedestrian struck in Perry Hall dies, identity released

PERRY HALL, MD—The pedestrian who was struck in Perry Hall on Sunday evening has died. Officers responded to the intersection of Glen Park Road and Dundawan Road at around 5:45 p.m. after a pedestrian who was crossing Glen Park Road was struck by a 2002 Acura. The pedestrian, identified as John Eric Bartoszak, 67, of the 4100-block of Glen Park Road …


Belair Road to remain closed until Tuesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Repairs were still being made on a ruptured water main along Belair Road on Sunday afternoon. The busy thoroughfare has been shut down from Necker Avenue to Klosterman Avenue since Thursday, after a 12-inch diameter main ruptured, leaving approximately 200 customers without service. Contractors now say they hope to have Belair Road reopened to traffic by Tuesday. Crews are …

Belair Road to remain closed throughout weekend for water main repairs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend due to the recent water main break. At just after 8 p.m. on Thursday night, the State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions from Necker Avenue to Klosterman Avenue, as a 12-inch diameter main had ruptured, leaving approximately 200 customers without service. A …

Councilman Marks: Private contractor now at site of Belair Road water main break

UPDATE: Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend for repairs to the water main. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD–Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday morning confirmed that a private contractor is now at the site of the Belair Road water main break. On Thursday night, the rupture forced the closure of Belair Road in both directions …

Councilman Marks: Seven Courts Drive reopens following water main break, sinkhole repair

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Seven Courts Drive has reopened in Nottingham, Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday afternoon. The busy thoroughfare had been closed since Christmas Eve after a 24-inch diameter water main ruptured, causing a large sinkhole. The break occurred in the 9300-block of Seven Courts Drive, leaving many residents without water on Christmas Eve. As of Thursday afternoon, the sinkhole and …

New ‘Carney’ sign unveiled, dedicated

CARNEY, MD—A new sign was dedicated in Carney on Wednesday morning. The new “Welcome to the Heart of Carney” sign is located at the corner of Magledt Road and E. Joppa Road (21234). Claude and Joni Elmore, who own the Kona Ice stand located on the corner of this intersection, donated the sign. The Kona Ice stand opened at this …

Water main break reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—A water main break in the Carney area has left some residents without service. Approximately 20 customers are without water at in the 3100-block of East Avenue (21234). A Baltimore County crew is working alongside city workers to repair the main, according to Councilman David Marks. Motorists should use caution in the area.