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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 …


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Parking improvements completed at Gunpowder Elementary School [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—Parking improvements have been completed at Perry Hall’s Gunpowder Elementary School, Councilman David Marks announced on Friday. The project is one that supporters say will improve mobility both at the school along Holiday Manor Road. “Parking has been a problem at Gunpowder Elementary School since before I was elected,” said Councilman Marks. “Along with the resurfacing of Baker …


Parking lot expansion under way at Gunpowder Elementary School

UPDATE: The parking improvements have been completed. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The long-awaited expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot is now under way. Councilman David Marks shared photos of the expansion work “in progress” on Thursday. “When schools reopen, this (expansion) should alleviate the persistent parking issues in this area – one of the key priorities identified …

Robbery reported during Perry Hall marijuana purchase, carjacking reported in Overlea, delivery driver robbed in Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, a food delivery driver attempted to deliver food in the unit block of Woodcove Court in Carney (21234). Two suspects assaulted the driver and stole his cash. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, during …

Robbery reported outside Gunpowder Elementary, home invasion reported in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between midnight and 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, an individual cut the kitchen window screen to a home in the 3600-block of Branchcourt Road in Carney (21234).  The suspect then reached through the open window and stole medication from the interior window ledge. At …

Marks, Henn: Board approves contract to expand parking lot at Gunpowder Elementary School

UPDATE 2: The parking improvements have been completed. UPDATE: The parking lot expansion is now under way. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Board of Education member Julie Henn on Tuesday announced the approval of the contract to expand the parking lot at Gunpowder Elementary School. The Board of Education approved the contract at its May 5th meeting. …

Henn, Marks: Gunpowder Elementary School parking project moves forward

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and School Board member Julie Henn announced on Thursday that the school system is advancing a long-needed expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. In a letter to Henn, Interim Superintendent Verletta White wrote, “We are aware of the need for additional parking spaces at Gunpowder Elementary School and have been working with our …

Councilman Marks urges expansion of Gunpowder Elementary parking lot

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has asked the Baltimore County Board of Education to include funding in its Fiscal Year 2019 budget submittal for an enlargement of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. A letter was sent to Interim Superintendent Verletta White on July 25th endorsing the plan. “This spring, I created a task force to recommend improvements to ease …