Business, Entertainment, Events, Family

Overlea Farmers Market returns for 2021 season

OVERLEA, MD—The 2021 Overlea Farmers Market is in full swing. Returning for its sixth year, the Overlea Farmers Market is held at 6908 Belair Road in the Natural History Society of Maryland parking lot. The events are held biweekly on Saturdays, May 29 – October 17, 2021, with the next being held on Saturday, June 26th. Hours remain 8:30 a.m. …


Events, Family

Parkville-based 9/11 memorial receives piece of steel from Twin Towers

PARKVILLE, MD—A local September 11 memorial has received a piece of steel from the Twin Towers. On Saturday, Maryland’s 9/11 Rolling Memorial was presented with a piece of steel that came from between the 85th and 89th floors of Tower 1 (North), which was just above the impact zone of American Airlines Flight 11. The ceremony was held at the …


White Marsh Recreation Council leads volunteers in second day of cleanup in preparation for new park in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Volunteers were busy once again on Saturday morning. The White Marsh Recreation Council organized day two of cleanup at the Bierman property in preparation for a new park in Perry Hall.  The council agreed to this project during the negotiations between the property-owner and Baltimore County. On Saturday, a crew of volunteers cleared brush and barbed wire fencing from …

Perry Hall Farmer’s Market kicks off this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—There’s a new farmer’s market in town. The Perry Hall Farmer’s Market kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, June 12th. It will be held 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. every Saturday at 4123 E. Joppa Road (in front of the mini-golf course). There will be locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, honey, and select crafts. For more information, visit the Perry Hall …

Governor Hogan announces new initiative to support women veterans [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday proclaimed June 12 as Women Veterans Day in Maryland and announced the establishment of the Women Veterans Inclusion Program to support women veterans. This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act, signed into law by President Harry S. Truman on June 12, 1948. “This new initiative will increase outreach …

Overlea High School graduate to be honored as one of Baltimore County’s 2021 Women of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Women’s Commission will recognize three outstanding women during its 39th Annual “Woman of the Year” Awards Ceremony. The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” Baltimore County’s 2021 visionary women of Baltimore County are: Sharon Y. …

The Town Fair in Perry Hall returns on June 26

PERRY HALL, MD—The Town Fair is back.  After being cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, the annual fair will make its triumphant return to the Perry Hall area this year. The Town Fair will be held on Saturday, June 26, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 4601 Ebenezer Road (21236). There will be vendors, kids’ activities, giveaways, demonstrations, and live …

Brood X periodical cicadas hit peak 2021 emergence in Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Growing tired of all the noise?  Good news…the Brood X periodical cicadas are hitting peak emergence in many parts of the state, according to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. This means millions of fully-grown winged adults are flying and blundering into things (and us), “singing” as loud as they can, and starting to mate. The male cicadas are now …