Family, Politics

Perry Hall family impacted by reckless driver begins rebuilding home

NOTTINGHAM, MD—At 11:30 p.m. on February 27, a reckless driver slammed into the Nocera home located on Klausmier Road in Perry Hall. Pat and Melissa Nocera would likely have been killed had they not been upstairs. For the past several months, they have been living in a hotel while working on insurance and other arrangements. Advertisement When permits seemed to be stuck, …


Police/Fire

Vehicle loses control, crashes into house in Seven Courts community

UPDATE: The family whose home was struck in this crash has finally started to rebuild. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police responded to a late-night crash in the Seven Courts community overnight. Initial reports indicate that the brakes failed on a vehicle that was traveling down Hickoryhurst Drive. The vehicle lost control, crossed Klausmier Road, and crashed into a home. …


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 …

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. …

New traffic light to be activated in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—After more than one year of planning and discussion, a new traffic signal will soon go live in Perry Hall. On Monday, December 9, the Maryland State Highway Administration Elwood activate a new traffic light at the intersection of Belair Road and Klausmier Road. The intersection has been called one of the most dangerous in Perry Hall. The …

Councilman Marks: Klausmier Road traffic light to be installed by end of 2019

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The new traffic light at Klausmier Road and Belair Road should be installed in either November or December, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday. “When the Klaumeier Farm development was proposed, I created a task force to examine ways to improve mobility in that part of Perry Hall,” Councilman Marks said. “Every single recommendation is being implemented. …

Perry Hall speed bumps scheduled for September construction

PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that construction of two traffic calming projects should be complete in early September. A speed bump will be constructed on Manorfield Road near the Hallfield Manor Road intersection, and six speed bumps are planned on Klausmier Road. The combined cost of both projects is about $30,000. “Traffic calming …

Councilman Marks to propose digital speed signs to calm problem areas

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday a new proposal to help tackle the epidemic of speeding plaguing many local neighborhoods. As speed bumps are not practical for many communities, Councilman Marks is working with the County Executive’s staff to determine whether digital speed signs, or Driver Feedback Signs, will serve to effectively slow speeders. The …