Education, Government, Traffic

Councilman Marks: traffic safety project to be built near Perry Hall Middle

PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that construction would begin this week on a raised intersection at Joppa Road and Carlisle Avenue in Perry Hall. The project is a speed hump that covers the entire intersection. Its purpose is to help protect pedestrians from motorists who run or roll through stop signs. The $45,000 …


Education, Government, Real Estate

Hundreds sign petition to alleviate overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School as new housing development looms

PERRY HALL, MD – In the wake of Baltimore County Board of Education’s decision to postpone addressing the overcrowded conditions at Perry Hall Middle School, residents are taking matters into their own hands. Earlier this week, resident Joe Norman created a petition to urge the Maryland General Assembly to pass the Build to Learn Act and to urge lawmakers to …


Seventeen schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD – Some 5,000 students and community volunteers have made Baltimore County a cleaner and greener place by participating in this year’s Team Baltimore County Public Schools Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Johnny Olszewski, BCPS Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps – Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – announced Thursday morning …

Board of Education to hear Perry Hall Middle overcrowding relief proposals

PERRY HALL, MD – The construction of the new Nottingham-area middle school has been delayed indefinitely ever since the state senate failed to pass a school construction initiative earlier this year. In the wake of this decision, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and BCPS Board Member Julie Henn have requested alternative relief options for the overcrowded conditions at Perry Hall …

BCPS Film Expo showcased local student films

TOWSON, MD – Move over, famous movie directors.  It’s time to make room for Eli Golding of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. At the 2019 BCPS Film Expo, Golding won both Best in Show and Best Documentary. His documentary, Illustrating History, about locally based and internationally-known artist Balage Balogh, impressed judges and the audience with its sophistication …

Marks, Henn call for Perry Hall Middle School redistricting

Elected officials are calling for a local middle school to be redistricted. On Monday, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned without passing the Build to Learn Act, which would have authorized an additional $400 million or more for school projects. As a result, several planned school projects have been delayed, including the new Nottingham-area middle school and renovations to Pine Grove …