Olszewski announces preservation of 22-acre site in Perry Hall area

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced the purchase of a 22.3-acre parcel of land at the northeast corner of Gerst Road and New Gerst Lane in the eastern Perry Hall area, through Maryland’s Program Open Space (POS). The site was purchased for $3.07 million and is the latest effort to expand park and recreation opportunities throughout […]

Baltimore County Parks & Rec. ‘Boo-Thru’ to be held at Honeygo Run Regional Park this Friday

PERRY HALL, MD—’Tis the season for ghosts and goblins. The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced details regarding its 2021 ‘Boo-Thru’ event. Residents will be able to celebrate Halloween, drive-thru style, at Honeygo Run Regional Park. The event will be held 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021. Costumes are encouraged and local businesses will […]

Baltimore County seeks public input on current state of open spaces, recreational opportunities

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks is requesting input from residents to inform the 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan. A new online survey asks residents to share their opinions about the current state of open spaces and recreational opportunities in the County and to identify areas for improvement. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to […]

Councilman Marks provides update on Kingsville Park upgrades

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks recently toured Kingsville Park, where his office has been working with Baltimore County to upgrade the deteriorating fields. Kingsville Park is a 23-acre recreational area located at 11700 Franklinville Road. The $636,500 project will improve drainage at the ballfields, upgrade the parking area, and make areas accessible to disabled visitors. At this point, the Department […]

GKCA seeks to have park renamed to honor ‘Doc’ Sears

On Sunday, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced that he would be writing the State Roads Commission, at the request of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, to ask that the publicly-owned park at Belair and Bradshaw Roads be renamed for Edward D. “Doc” Sears. From 1952 to 1987, Sears operated the Kingsville Pharmacy at this location. The community landmark was […]

Double Rock Park to get facelift, pavilion repairs

Double Rock Park in Parkville will be getting a much-needed facelift, it was announced on Monday. Baltimore County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins posted the following to her Facebook page: I am excited to announce that work is being done at Double Rock Park, beginning TODAY!! Total Contracting will be on site to begin Pavilion repairs and painting in Double Rock Park. […]

Construction begins on Angel Park

 On Monday, construction began on Angel Park, a community-initiated project to create $1.5 million all-inclusive playground and amphitheater designed to be the most accessible playground in the Nottingham area for children with special needs. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz joined a crowd of community supporters and state and Baltimore County officials in breaking ground to mark the official start of […]