Politics, Traffic

Councilman Marks secures more than $2 million for traffic circle at Cross Road, Honeygo Boulevard

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that more than $2 million has been proposed in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget to improve safety at the intersection of Cross Road and Honeygo Boulevard. The funding will be used to design and construct a traffic circle and make other changes as identified by the Department of Public Works. …


Politics

Councilman Marks to seek re-election in reconfigured Fifth District

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that he will seek reelection in the new Fifth District, a reconfigured area that stretches from Harford Road to Bowleys Quarters along the county’s east side. The new district includes such communities as Carney, Perry Hall, Kingsville, White Marsh, Chase, Oliver Beach, and Middle River. About 44 percent of the Fifth …


Councilman Marks addresses recent spate of Nottingham-area accidents, resident posts doorbell-cam crash compilation [VIDEO]

UPDATE: A change.org petition requesting a traffic light or circle at Honeygo Boulevard and Cross Road has already received over 2,000 signatures. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks on Saturday addressed the recent spate of traffic accidents that has occurred in the Perry Hall/Nottingham/Kingsville area. Recent serious crashes include: Two serious crashes on Belair Road on Saturday A …

Councilman Marks recognizes 2021 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced the 2021 Fifth District Citizens of the Year. The award, created by Councilman Marks when he began service as Fifth District representative, honors outstanding volunteers and community leaders who have made a difference in communities stretching from Towson to Kingsville. The 2021 recipients are as follows: Pat Keller, for service as President …

Perry Hall Improvement Association to hold 2021 Christmas tree lighting, ‘Light up the Night’ decorating contest

PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall Improvement Association will celebrate the 2021 Christmas tree lighting next month. The event will be held on Sunday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. This year, the tree lighting will take place at Perry Hall Animal Hospital, located at 9022 Belair Road (21236).  All residents are welcome. PHIA has also announced the return of the “Light up …

Community mourns passing of Gladys Friedel, longtime Perry Hall community leader

PERRY HALL, MD—A longtime Perry Hall icon has passed away.  Gladys Friedel, a leader in in the local Girl Scout community for more than fifty years, has died. Back in October, Delegate Joe Boteler and Councilman David Marks recognized Friedel for a half-century of service to the Girl Scouts of America. Friedel served as a mentor to thousands of Girl Scouts …

Councilman Marks: Traffic calming planned for Gerst Road in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County will construct four speed bumps on Perry Hall’s Gerst Road in the Honeygo area, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday. The plan can be viewed below. The speed bumps will be a temporary measure to slow traffic until the development of the 22-acre park on the east side of Gerst Road and any changes …

Councilman Marks: Agreement reached to preserve trees at Perry Hall’s gateway

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday evening announced that an agreement has been reached to preserve a tall stand of mature trees near the gateway to Perry Hall, at Belair Road and Honeygo Boulevard. The developer of the adjacent Rye property has agreed to preserve the trees, as well as a stand of trees west of the …