Family, Police/Fire

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to police officers at White Marsh Precinct

WHITE MARSH, MD—Some local police officers received a very special delivery this week. On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct received a deliciously-sized donation of cookies from Junior Girl Scout Troop 982, along with a heartfelt message from the girls: On behalf of Junior Troop 982 of St. Joseph Church Fullerton, a division of Girl Scouts of …


Business, Education, Politics

Councilman Marks acts to preserve green space across from St. Joseph Church

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he will support downzoning 29 acres across from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church to lighten future development in that area of Perry Hall. The land is presently zoned for commercial development and townhouses. Under Councilman Marks’ proposal, the publicly-owned land along Belair Road would be downzoned to Neighborhood Commons, which prohibits …


Zoning agreement reached to limit development near St. Joseph Church

A zoning agreement has been reached between St. Joseph Catholic Church and Baltimore County to restrict development in that area. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks made the announcement via Facebook on Monday. Marks recommended downzoning the 40-acre St. Joseph Church property to one house per acre, as low as possible for privately-owned land. The county will support placing two acres …