Education, Politics

Bevins, Marks: Construction to begin on first of two new schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that construction will begin this month on the first of two new schools in northeastern Baltimore County. The 102,000-square foot elementary school will be built at the intersection of Gum Spring Road and Rossville Boulevard (21237), serving 750 students from an area to be determined after a redistricting process. …


Police/Fire

Vehicle fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews responded to a vehicle fire in Rosedale on Sunday night. The fire was reported at around 9 p.m. at the Sonic restaurant located at intersection of Rossville Boulevard and Pulaski Highway (21237). Units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue responded to the scene. There was no immediate word on any injuries …


Councilman Marks thanks school board for initiating construction of new school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday morning thanked the Baltimore County Board of Education for advancing the construction of the new elementary school proposed at Rossville Boulevard in the White Marsh area. At Tuesday evening’s meeting, the Board approved $48.3 million in construction contracts, allowing the project to proceed. Construction will start this summer, with an expected opening …

Baltimore County opens eastside COVID-19 vaccination center at CCBC

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County has opened a third COVID-19 vaccination center at the Community College of Baltimore County – Essex campus.  The new clinic opened on Friday, February 26th. Fifth District Councilman David Marks recently pushed to have a vaccination center established on the east side of the county. “I have been supporting a nearby vaccination site, and am happy that …

Pedestrian killed in Pulaski Highway crash

ROSEDALE, MD—The pedestrian who was struck on Route 40 on Saturday night has died. Dominic William Ajello Jr., 39, of the 3300-block of Belsford Court (21222), was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Pulaski Highway near Rossville Boulevard. Ajello crossed at the crosswalk, against the pedestrian signal, at just before 7 p.m. He was struck by a Nissan …

Pedestrian struck on Pulaski Highway

UPDATE: The pedestrian has died and has been identified by police. Original story below… ——— ROSEDALE, MD—Police are on the scene of a Saturday evening crash involving a pedestrian in Rosedale. The crash was reported at around 7:15 p.m. in the area of Pulaski Highway at Rossville Boulevard. There has been no word on the victim’s condition. Both Route 40 …

Robberies reported in Parkville, Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local robberies that were reported over the past week. Around 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 7, an individual arrived at CCBC Essex, located in the 7200-block of Rossville Boulevard (21237), and asked a woman to make a phone call for him. The suspect took the cell phone from the woman’s hand and got back into …

Councilman Marks: Secure state funding for two new northeastern schools

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks… As the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly opens, the top priority for our state legislators should be to secure the funding needed to advance new schools in Baltimore County. This will be the third consecutive session where such funding stalled. In 2019, the newly-elected House of Delegates advanced …