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GreenDrop holds ribbon-cutting ceremony in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new, manned donation center opened in White Marsh. GreenDrop held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the parking lot at White Marsh Mall on Friday morning. “This morning, I joined Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Senator Kathy Klausmeier at the opening of GreenDrop at White Marsh Mall,” said Councilman David Marks. “This is a manned recycling center. Unlike boxes that never …


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Code enforcement sweep announced in some Nottingham neighborhoods

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County officials will be performing a code enforcement sweep in some Nottingham neighborhoods in the coming days. On Thursday, Councilman David Marks announced that his office has arranged for a code enforcement sweep in the neighborhoods south of Beaconsfield Drive in Nottingham/White Marsh. Residents will be given warnings – not fines – and asked to correct any …


Gunpowder Elementary Schools holds car parade for 5th graders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—One local elementary school gave its “graduating” students a send-off they won’t soon forget. The staff at Gunpowder Elementary School held a car parade for their fifth graders on Monday. Vehicles honked and neighbors waved as the parade made its way through the community. Councilman David Marks attended the parade and joined in the festivities. The school, which recently …

Sanitary sewer overflow reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—A sanitary sewer has overflowed in the 2400-block of Cub Hill Road this weekend following heavy rains and flooding, according to Councilman David Marks. A ten-inch diameter line ruptured, causing a large overflow discharging into a tributary of the Gunpowder River. The overflow was reported by a resident and Bureau of Utility crews responded. Councilman Marks says a contractor …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Volunteers clean trash from site of future Perry Hall park

PERRY HALL, MD—Volunteers cleaned up trash along a local road this weekend. Volunteers from the White Marsh Recreation Council helped remove debris from the site of the future park along Gerst Road on Saturday morning, according to Councilman David Marks. Participants cleared 400 feet of barbed wire fencing and posts from the 22-acre property. The Bierman property will be the …