Baltimore County Public Library to feature giveaways, activities over spring break

TOWSON, MD—With spring break just around the corner, Baltimore County Public Library encourages families to Be All In, visiting one of the 18 open branches between March 23 and April 1. Along with BCPL’s large collection of books, CDs, DVDs, video games and Library of Things items, branches are also offering a range of free programs and hands-on activities. Plus, […]

Forty volunteers clean Joppa Road, Walther Boulevard

NOTTINGHAM, MD—More than 40 volunteers collected garbage from some of the major corridors in Carney and Perry Hall on Saturday, March 13, as part of a series of community cleanups organized by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. Many of the volunteers were Boy and Girl Scouts and high schoolers. Delegate Carl Jackson also assisted. “Today, we collected trash from heavily-wooded […]

Baltimore County Council lightens development on more than 557 acres of residentially-zoned land in Perry Hall, Carney

PERRY HALL, MD—With the adoption of the 2020 Comprehensive Zoning Maps, the Baltimore County Council has downzoned more than 557 acres of land in the Fifth District, acting on recommendations from Councilman David Marks. Approximately 88 percent of residentially-zoned land considered by the Council was downzoned this year. By contrast, about 40 acres were increased in development intensity, and 30 […]

Agreement blocks commercial development, enhances Carney snowball stand

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that an agreement had been reached to prevent commercial development at the corner of Joppa Road and Magledt Road in Carney and enhance the longtime snowball stand at that area, a local landmark. Claude and Joni Elmore, owners of the Kona Ice snowball stand, have purchased the half-acre property at the […]

Kona Ice holds Grand Opening in Carney

It’s official.  Kona Ice is open for business. The new snowball stand in Carney, owned by Claude & Joni Elmore, held a Grand Opening in Carney on Saturday morning. The new shop is located at the corner of Joppa Road and Magledt Roads. Back in November, it was announced that the iconic snowball stand had changed hands.  There has been […]