Ribbon-cutting held at Honeygo Elementary School [VIDEO]

Honeygo Elementary School Ribbon Cutting It’s official.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at Honeygo Elementary School, the area’s first new school in over 25 years.

Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White, Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler, Councilman David Marks, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, BCPS Board Member Julie Henn, and many other elected officials.

“Congratulations to the students, educators, and staff, and thank you to all who made this possible,” said Councilman Marks.

The $49 million school, which opened to students in September, is a state-of-the-art learning environment designed to increase northeast area capacity with 725 new seats.

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Two additional schools will open in the northeast in the next several years, and money has also been allocated to plan for high schools.

Honeygo Elementary School is located at 4816 Joppa Road in Perry Hall (21128).


Ribbon-cutting to be held for new Honeygo Elementary School

baltimore-county-public-schools-bcpsUPDATE: View video from the ribbon-cutting ceremony here.

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Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke will be joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler to officially “cut the ribbon” on Baltimore County’s newest elementary school.

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The ribbon-cutting will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

The $49 million school, which opened to students in September, is a state-of-the-art learning environment designed to increase northeast area capacity with 725 new seats.

The new school building offers a design that is unique to BCPS, with two main sections connected by a middle suite of offices and hallways.

Honeygo Elementary School is located at 4816 Joppa Road in Perry Hall (21128).


Victory Villa Elementary School to cut ribbon on new replacement building

baltimore-county-public-schools-bcpsVictory Villa Elementary School Principal Margaret Roberts will be joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler to officially “cut the ribbon” on a new, $39.1 million school that replaced the existing structure.

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The ribbon-cutting will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10 a.m.

The new school, which opened to students in September, is a state-of-the-art learning environment designed to increase capacity at the school from 326 to 735.

The new school building is a two-story, 97,878-square-foot learning center, which includes updated technology; air conditioning; separate drives for parents, buses, and deliveries; and additional parking.

Victory Villa Elementary School is located at 500 Compass Road in Middle River (21220).


Weis Markets opens new store in Nottingham

Weis Markets Fullerton Grand OpeningWeis Markets on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Fullerton Plaza in Nottingham.

The 67,500 square-foot supermarket, which anchors the re-built Fullerton Plaza shopping center, is the company’s 52nd location in Maryland and twelfth in Baltimore County.

The store, which employs more than 140 full- and part-time associates, features a large produce department with an expansive organic selection, a service seafood department with sustainably-caught seafood, a service meat department with on premise, custom-cut Certified Angus Beef®, a deli offering a wide selection of meals to go including a hot foods bar and hand-rolled sushi, a full-service pharmacy, Weis 2 Go online ordering with curbside pickup and a Gas N’ Go Fuel Center with six pumps.

Additional amenities include nearly 2000 organic and gluten-free grocery, dairy and frozen products and a European Fresh Flower Market with a variety of fresh flowers and mix-and-match bouquets.

“We are very pleased to further expand our service in the Baltimore area, and to anchor and revitalize the Fullerton Plaza shopping center,” said Jonathan Weis, Chief Executive Officer for Weis Markets. “We are proud to open our twelfth store in Baltimore County and look forward to serving the many communities along the Bel Air corridor.”

The Nottingham store was built with multiple sustainability measures, underscoring the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint chain-wide. These eco-friendly features include LED lighting to reduce electrical needs; low-flow devices to support water conservation efforts; energy control through demand response programs to reduce power usage during peak days and to reduce the store’s load on the power grid; enclosed refrigeration cases to reduce energy use; and advanced refrigeration technologies to reduce refrigerant use by 60 percent when compared to conventional systems.

To commemorate the opening and thank the community for its warm welcome, Weis Markets donated $50,000 to the Maryland Food Bank. Weis also donated to local nonprofits including Rosedale Volunteer Fire Company, Rosedale Public Library, Shady Spring PAL Center, Overlea-Fullerton Recreation Council, and Parkville High School Marching Band.

On hand for the occasion were Councilman David Marks, Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Delegate Christian Miele, Delegate Joe Cluster, Perry Hall White Marsh Business Association Vice President Lynn Richardson, Perry Hall Improvement Association Vice President Karen Harms, Overlea Fullerton Rosedale Business Association President Donna Bethke, and Parkville Carney Business Association President/NottinghamMD.com CEO Chris Montcalmo.

Pivot Physical Therapy holds ribbon-cutting in Perry Hall

Pivot Physical Therapy Ribbon CuttingA new business has opened its doors in Perry Hall.

Pivot Physical Therapy held a ribbon-cutting on Monday morning at its new location at 8740 Belair Road.

The company has over 250 locations throughout Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The company offers services ranging from sports medicine to golf rehab to aquatic therapy.

The new Perry Hall location will be managed by Kelly Masterson.