Entertainment, Family

Rocky Point, Miami Beach now open for the season in Essex, Bowleys Quarters

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local beaches are now open for the season. The Baltimore County Department of Recreations and Parks has opened Rocky Point and Miami Beach on May 26th. Beach hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Swimming is permitted at own risk when lifeguards are not on duty, within the designated swim areas.  Admission rates apply Memorial …


Events, Politics, Sci-Tech

Olszewski announces BaltCo Litter Blitz 2022 to celebrate Earth Month

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski is calling on Baltimore County residents and organizations to help reduce the litter that degrades communities and threatens waterways. BaltCo Litter Blitz 2022 is a grassroots outreach effort that invites groups of any size in Baltimore County to “team up to tackle litter” by hosting community litter cleanups during the month of April and reporting …


Baltimore County to host public meeting on Land Preservation, Recreation and Parks

TOWSON, MD—In the latest effort to gather community input on the County’s 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks will host a virtual public meeting on Thursday, November 18 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. During the meeting, community members will learn about the planning process and have the opportunity to speak about …

Olszewski announces preservation of 22-acre site in Perry Hall area

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced the purchase of a 22.3-acre parcel of land at the northeast corner of Gerst Road and New Gerst Lane in the eastern Perry Hall area, through Maryland’s Program Open Space (POS). The site was purchased for $3.07 million and is the latest effort to expand park and recreation opportunities throughout …

Baltimore County Parks & Rec. ‘Boo-Thru’ to be held at Honeygo Run Regional Park this Friday

PERRY HALL, MD—’Tis the season for ghosts and goblins. The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced details regarding its 2021 ‘Boo-Thru’ event. Residents will be able to celebrate Halloween, drive-thru style, at Honeygo Run Regional Park. The event will be held 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021. Costumes are encouraged and local businesses will …

Baltimore County seeks public input on current state of open spaces, recreational opportunities

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks is requesting input from residents to inform the 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan. A new online survey asks residents to share their opinions about the current state of open spaces and recreational opportunities in the County and to identify areas for improvement. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to …

Outdoor movies coming to Honeygo Run Regional Park

PERRY HALL, MD—Outdoor movies are coming to Honeygo Run Regional Park, and the fun starts this weekend. Movies in the Park, presented by Echo Community Church and the Baltimore Country Department of Recreation and Parks, kicks off this Saturday, September 18, with a showing of Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon.”  Then, on Saturday, September 25, attendees can enjoy a …

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 …