Business, Police/Fire, Politics

Olszewski names interim Baltimore County Chief of Police, other key leadership positions

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday made the following personnel announcements: Sameer Sidh has been named Baltimore County Deputy Administrative Officer for Economic Development and Infrastructure Colonel Dennis J. Delp has been named Baltimore County’s Interim Chief of Police, effective December 6 Dori Henry has been named Chief of Staff Jennifer Aiosa has been named Director of …


Business, Police/Fire, Politics

Olszewski announces plans to retain key Baltimore County department heads for second term

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced plans to retain a significant number of current County officials as members of his second-term leadership team. Olszewski plans to re-nominate the following individuals to continue serving as County department and office heads, subject to confirmation by an affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the Baltimore County Council: …


Baltimore County breaks ground on new Recreation Activity Center in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and other elected officials on Thursday broke ground on a new Recreation Activity Center (RAC) in Middle River. The new facility, supported by approximately $10 million in state and County funds, will open alongside Glenmar Elementary School and focus on recreational, social and wellness opportunities for residents …

Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt to step down, issues statement

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt intends to step down from her post on December 5, County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced on Wednesday afternoon. Baltimore County will conduct a national search for Chief Hyatt’s successor. “Chief Hyatt is a world-class public safety professional who has led efforts to modernize the Baltimore County Police Department, helping us to enact critical …

Baltimore County to break ground on new Recreation Activity Center in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Department of Recreation and Parks will host a groundbreaking later this week to celebrate another new Recreation Activity Center “RAC” in Baltimore County. The event will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the Middle River RAC at Glenmar Elementary School. The groundbreaking will feature special guests County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Councilwoman Cathy …

Baltimore County breaks ground on new Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Youth Development Park at Renaissance Park in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski along with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce, and Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, on Monday broke ground on the new Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Youth Development Park at Essex’s Fields at Renaissance Park. The groundbreaking ceremony kicked off the planned …

Olszewski announces new partnership pilot with Roca to expand youth violence prevention efforts into Baltimore County

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday joined local partners and leaders at Roca Baltimore to announce a new pilot partnership to expand the organization’s youth violence intervention efforts into Baltimore County. The County’s partnership with Roca will be a pilot funded with a combination of state and federal funding. Earlier this year, a state supplemental budget included a …

$2,460,000 in BGE Energizing Small Business Grants awarded to 123 small businesses

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE this week awarded $2,460,000 to 123 small businesses located in central Maryland during the fifth round of BGE’s Energizing Small Business Grants program. This program is part of BGE’s $15 million pledge to assist small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery and is a multi-year commitment expected to run through at least 2023. At an event in Towson …