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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 …


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COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland drop below 200

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday announced that COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have dropped below 200 for the first time since March 2020. The state is also reporting record lows in its daily and 7-day positivity rates. The state is reporting 192 COVID-19 hospitalizations—down 20 on Saturday, and down 85% since mid-April. The Maryland Department of Health is reporting another …


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. …

Maryland’s statewide COVID-19 positivity rate drops below 1 percent, hits new record low

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that, for the first time, Maryland’s 7-day positivity rate dropped below 1%. The state is reporting a record-low 7-day positivity rate of 0.95%—down 84% since mid-April. Last week, the state reported a single-day positivity rate under 1% for the first time. Overall, 19 jurisdictions are reporting a positivity rate under 2%. Official data …

Councilman Marks: County to complete sidewalk gap on Gunview Road

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that the county will complete missing sidewalk links on Gunview Road between Oak White Road and Klausmier Road in Nottingham/Perry Hall. The gap is one of the longest along a major corridor in western Perry Hall. Construction of the sidewalk links will improve mobility for walkers in this area. “I would …

Maryland Department of Health announces Bob & Kendel Ehrlich as new GoVAX Ambassadors [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday announced the launch of a new public service announcement encouraging all Marylanders to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The PSA features Bob Ehrlich, 60th Governor of Maryland, and Kendel Ehrlich, former First Lady of Maryland, adding to the growing list of ambassadors for Maryland’s GoVAX campaign. “We are honored to have Bob and …

Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County releases new video featuring Perry Hall Mansion as county seeks proposals for landmark [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—The Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County has released a new video featuring the Perry Hall Mansion. In May, the county put out a solicitation for the local landmark, which was built in 1775 and is the the namesake of the community. Last month, Fifth District Councilman David Marks issued the following statement: “The Perry Hall Mansion is a …