Education

CCBC Essex hosts ribbon-cutting to celebrate completion of renovations to Wellness and Athletics Center

ROSEDALE, MD—Over the weekend, the Community College of Baltimore County hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of major renovations to the CCBC Essex Wellness and Athletics Center. CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis was joined by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Council Chair Julian E. Jones Jr., along with many other elected officials and their representatives in …


Business, Politics

Baltimore County to acquire additional 12-acre site at Security Square for $6.85 million [VIDEO]

WINDSOR MILL, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday afternoon announced that Baltimore County will acquire a new 12-acre parcel at Security Square for $6.85 million. In combination with the prior acquisition of the former Sears site, Baltimore County will now own over one-third of the overall site at Security Square, which officials say will help support a coordinated, long-term vision …


Board of Education selects Dr. Myriam Yarbrough as next BCPS superintendent

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County on Tuesday evening announced the selection of Dr. Myriam Yarbrough as its candidate for superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, contingent upon final contract negotiations for employment and approval by state superintendent Mohammed Choudhury as required by Maryland law. Dr. Yarbrough was selected following a nationwide search facilitated by McPherson and Jacobson, …

Baltimore County Executive Olszewski breaks ground on Woodlawn Senior Center expansion

WOODLAWN, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday joined state and local elected officials along with senior center members to break ground for the expansion of the Woodlawn Senior Center. The renovation will add approximately 9,200 square feet of additional space to the existing 3,600 square foot center and include a large multipurpose room capable of housing two pickleball courts, …

Olszewski announces foundational housing reform legislative package [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday proposed a package of foundational legislative reforms to expand access to new housing opportunities and address community concerns in Baltimore County. The proposed legislative reforms announced Thursday advances key recommendations of the County’s Affordable Housing Work Group, including: Establishing a dedicated and permanent Baltimore County Housing Opportunities Fund to allow for reoccurring investment …

INAUGURATION 2022: Baltimore County elected officials sworn in as new term begins

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and several other elected officials were sworn in on Monday as a new term begins in local government. Hundreds of guests, elected officials, Baltimore County employees and members of the public celebrated the inauguration of Baltimore County officials in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. “I am humbled to have the opportunity to continue …

Baltimore County announces 2022 inauguration plans for Monday, December 5

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join elected leaders from across the county to take their oaths of office for Baltimore County’s 2022 inaugural ceremonies. Olszewski will provide his second inaugural address following his victory this past November. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium. The following elected officials will be …

Grocery Outlet to open 2nd Maryland location in Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced that extreme-value retailer Grocery Outlet Bargain Market plans to open a new location — its second in Maryland — along the Liberty Road Corridor in Milford Mill. This innovative community project will include the partial demolition and renovation of a vacant structure at the Milford Mill Shopping Center on Liberty Road …