Business, Events, Family, Police/Fire, Politics

Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce salutes hometown heroes

ESSEX, MD—A local chamber of commerce recognized some very important individuals last night. On Thursday evening, the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce held its 14th annual Salute to Hometown Heroes. Members of the organization gathered at the Eastern Yacht Club to honor fire, police, military, hospital, and other local heroes who have shown courage in the face of a disaster …


Entertainment, Events, Family

Family Fest at 43 returns this Saturday

WHITE MARSH, MD—It’s back!  Family Fest at 43 returns this Saturday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at 11531 Wakefield Street in White Marsh/Middle River (near The Arbors at Baltimore Crossroads). Family Fest at 43 will feature over 50 exhibitors, free kids activities (including Miss Dee the Clown), a wildlife exhibit from Marshy Point …


Obituary: Jane W. Michael, longtime Baltimore County Public Schools educator

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On February 6, 2021 Jane W. Michael, 77, died of heart failure at Oak Crest Village in Parkville, MD. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and worked for 38 years as an elementary school teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools. Following retirement in 2006, a long-time love of the water drew her to Middle River, MD where she became …

State designates Essex as Maryland Sustainable Community

Essex is now qualified to apply for State funding for projects leading to increased economic, transportation and housing choices, and environmental improvements. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded Essex the designation of Maryland Sustainable Community, based on an application submitted in April by the Baltimore County Department of Planning, the Eastern Baltimore County Task Force, and …

Councilwoman Bevins heralds success of local business at Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce event

Councilwoman Cathy Bevins exalted the success of small and local businesses in the Sixth Council District at the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon on Wednesday. While addressing members of the chamber, Councilwoman Bevins spoke about the importance of local businesses and the Council’s efforts to support those businesses. “Local businesses are extremely important to local government. Not only …

Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce celebrates 70th anniversary

A local business organization has surpassed a big milestone. On Wednesday evening, the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 70th anniversary. A dinner and awards ceremony was held at Martin’s East in Middle River.  In attendance were local politicians and dignitaries, including Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and keynote speaker Governor Larry Hogan. Among the local organizations recognized for their service …

Week of WMVFC firehouse fundraisers kicks off

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company‘s Capital Campaign for its new station is in full swing, and next week a trio of events will take place to further their cause. On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, stop by Richardson Farms for a Firehouse Fundraiser, presented by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce.  Admission is $25 and can be paid at the …