Community meeting scheduled to address safety on Eastern Avenue

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold a community meeting to present recommendations from a study that examined safety concerns along Eastern Avenue in Middle River. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Bowleys Quarters Improvement Association hall (1124 Bowleys Quarters Road). Senator J.B. Jennings, Delegates Ryan Nawrocki and Kathy […]

Councilman Marks: Digital speed sign to be installed along Eastern Avenue, safety study coming in March

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday said that safety improvements are being discussed along a busy stretch of Eastern Avenue. Councilman Marks, Middle River’s state legislators, and several stakeholders have met with Maryland State Highway Administration engineers to press for immediate and long-term improvements to the Eastern Avenue corridor in Middle River. A safety study will be completed in […]

Councilman Marks: Oppose Moore’s plan for dense development

The following is an editorial piece from Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. Throughout the Fifth District, one of the most recurring messages I hear from constituents is about overdevelopment. That’s why I’ve moved quickly in the new Fifth District to preserve open space, protect neighborhoods, and make sure growth is compatible with or communities. Last year, we blocked the Lafarge […]

Police release additional details on Middle River crash that killed Maryland Air National Guard member, elected officials respond to safety concerns

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police have released additional information on a fatal crash in Middle River that killed a Maryland Air National Guard member. At just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, officers responded to a crash that occurred in the 3000-block of Eastern Boulevard (21220). Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have determined that a Mazda CX-5 was […]

Jennings, Nawrocki, Szeliga, Marks lend support for high-end grocer in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Senator J.B. Jennings, Delegate Kathy Szeliga, and Delegate Ryan Nawrocki have added their support to Councilman David Marks’ call for a high-end grocer in Middle River. The four legislators who represent Middle River have lent their strong support to the campaign to bring a high-end supermarket to the Greenleigh community.  The online petition asking for Trader Joe’s to […]

Councilman Marks: Kingsville land swap done, County Council approves acquisition of 36 acres of land

KINGSVILLE, MD—After nine years, the Kingsville land swap is complete, Councilman David Marks has announced. At its meeting on Monday, December 18, the Baltimore County Council approved the acquisition of 36 acres of land along Raphel Road in the Kingsville area from the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA), along with a $2.75 million contribution from the state. In return, the county […]

Rocket Lab cuts ribbon on new Space Structures Complex in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Rocket Lab on Friday cut the ribbon on its new Space Structures Complex in Middle River. The event included many local and state representatives, including Delegate Ryan Nawrocki, Delegate Kathy Szeliga, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., Senator J.B. Jennings, and Councilman David Marks. This expansion of the space systems business with […]

Senator Jennings, Delegates Nawrocki & Szeliga send letter to Maryland Department of Environment regarding proposed White Marsh crematorium concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The debate over a proposed new crematorium in White Marsh rages on. Earlier this year, Evans Funeral Chapel announced plans to construct a crematorium at 11543 Philadelphia Road.  The White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association then created an online petition opposing the plan. Residents have voiced concerns over the potential for toxic materials and smoke to be released into nearby neighborhoods.  […]