Councilman Marks announces funding to advance 22-acre park in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that the FY 2025 budget proposal proposed by the Olszewski administration includes funding to advance the 22-acre park on Gerst Road in Perry Hall. The budget includes $400,000 for design and engineering of the park at the former Bierman Farm. Two community meetings have already been held to solicit input […]

Local community, business organizations send letter to MDOT regarding ‘unsafe’ stretch of I-95

NOTTINGHAM, MD—More than a dozen local community groups and business organizations have written a letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld regarding what they deem to be an unsafe stretch of Interstate 95 in northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County. The letter reads as follows: Secretary Paul Wiedefeld (MDOT), We are writing today concerning the ongoing construction […]

Perry Hall Improvement Association 2023 Christmas tree lighting moved to Saturday, December 2

PERRY HALL, MD—Due to predicted rain on Friday, the Perry Hall Improvement Association has moved its annual Christmas tree lighting to Saturday, December 2nd. The tree lighting will take place at Perry Hall Elementary School, located at 9021 Belair Road (21236). The event will feature cider, treats, and of course, the lighting of the Christmas tree. All residents are welcome. […]

Perry Hall Improvement Association to hold 2023 Christmas tree lighting

UPDATE: Due to predicted inclement weather, the Perry Hall Improvement Association tree lighting has been moved to 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Original story below… PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall Improvement Association will celebrate the 2023 tree lighting later this week. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2023 (now Saturday, December 2). […]

Councilman Marks announces reappointment of Bev German to Baltimore County Planning Board

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced his reappointment of Perry Hall resident Beverly German to the Baltimore County Planning Board. “Bev has been an outstanding member of this panel since her appointment in 2021. She is a lifelong Baltimore County resident, moving to Perry Hall in 1977, said Councilman Marks. “She has spent 50 years in education, […]

Councilman Marks: Developer no longer pursuing 17-acre housing development in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Councilman David Marks this week announced that developers are no longer pursuing housing at a 17-acre property interior to Joppa Road and Cowenton Avenue. Councilman Marks had downzoned the land in the 2016 rezoning cycle, and introduced legislation that further restricted development in sensitive areas that would have been impacted by the project. During that process, key testimony […]

County Council passes Councilman Marks’ bill to protect forest cover, ban panhandle lots in Honeygo

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks this week announced the passage of sweeping legislation (Bill 11-23) to improve building standards in Honeygo, the development district in northeastern Perry Hall. At its meeting on April 3th, the Baltimore County Council passed legislation that creates among the toughest forest conservation standards in Baltimore County that area. The legislation also bans panhandle lots […]