Events, Traffic

20th anniversary edition of America’s 9/11 Ride to roll through White Marsh next weekend

UPDATE: Watch video of the ride rolling through White Marsh here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 20th anniversary edition of  America’s 9/11 Ride will come rolling through the White Marsh area next weekend. This year’s ride will be held on Friday, August 20 and Saturday, August 21. On Friday, the ride will be on eastbound I-70 from 9 a.m. …


Business, Education

Parkville High’s Adam Laye named 2021 Maryland History Teacher of the Year

UPDATE: Mr. Laye has been has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Adam Laye, social studies department chair at Parkville High School, has been named the 2021 Maryland History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, …


Parkville-based 9/11 memorial receives piece of steel from Twin Towers

PARKVILLE, MD—A local September 11 memorial has received a piece of steel from the Twin Towers. On Saturday, Maryland’s 9/11 Rolling Memorial was presented with a piece of steel that came from between the 85th and 89th floors of Tower 1 (North), which was just above the impact zone of American Airlines Flight 11. The ceremony was held at the …

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 …

Baltimore County to solicit proposals for historic Perry Hall Mansion, a protected landmark

UPDATE: The Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County has released a new video featuring the Perry Hall Mansion. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County has put out a solicitation for the Perry Hall Mansion, built in 1775 and the namesake of the community in northeastern Baltimore County. In a statement, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks said the following: “The …

Parkville Middle School student wins award at Maryland History Day competition

PARKVILLE, MD—Vedansh Sawhney of Parkville Middle School and Lila Kassouf of Dumbarton Middle School earned honors in the 2021 Maryland History Day competition. Sawhney, a student of teacher Molly Ricciardi, won second place in the junior individual website category for research on Nazi propaganda. As a second-place winner, Sawhney qualifies to compete in the National History Day competition. Kassouf, a …

Governor Hogan issues proclamation recognizing February as Black History Month in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has issued a proclamation recognizing February as Black History Month in Maryland. “During Black History Month, we celebrate the heroism of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, and Black Marylanders from all walks of life who have shaped our state’s history and heritage,” said Governor Hogan. “I invite all Marylanders to take time during the month of …

Councilman Marks to recommend downzoning Fullerton lot containing historic Dowden Chapel

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks will recommend that the lot containing a historic chapel in Overlea/Fullerton be downzoned. Tucked off of Ridge Road is Dowden Chapel, which was built around 1849. Dowden Chapel and Cemetery is a unique 19th century church that also served as a school. Deeded to five African-American Trustees by Nicholas Gatch in 1853, the intent was to …