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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 …


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Councilman Marks: Traffic calming planned for Gerst Road in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County will construct four speed bumps on Perry Hall’s Gerst Road in the Honeygo area, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday. The plan can be viewed below. The speed bumps will be a temporary measure to slow traffic until the development of the 22-acre park on the east side of Gerst Road and any changes …


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 …

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 …

White Marsh Recreation Council begins preparing Bierman property for new park in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Over the next four Saturdays in June, volunteers from the White Marsh Recreation Council will begin removing the fencing along the Bierman Farm on Gerst Road, preparing the property for its sale to Baltimore County for a new park. The council agreed to this project during the negotiations between the property-owner and Baltimore County. “We wanted to get …

Councilman Marks: Funding secured to plan new park, improve turf fields and playgrounds

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that funding has been included in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park and improve playgrounds and turf fields throughout northeastern Baltimore County. The budget includes $100,000 to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park at a 22-acre site on Gerst Road. The Baltimore County Council …

Councilman Marks: Baltimore County to purchase 22-acre open space for new park in Perry Hall

UPDATE: This property has officially been purchased by the county. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday told Nottingham MD.com that the County Council will vote on Monday, March 15th to purchase 22 acres of land for a new park in Perry Hall. The property is located east of Gerst Road in Perry Hall’s …

Councilman Marks to require additional community input, county review of Gerst Farm development

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that he will require additional community input and more county review of the proposed development at Perry Hall’s Gerst Farm. Councilman Marks has worked for the past five months to reduce the size of the development and increase the amount of open space. Due to his efforts, 72 percent of the …