Business, Family, Health

Accelerated reopening schedule announced for Parkville, Seven Oaks Senior Centers

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Following new public health guidance and updates to statewide restrictions, Baltimore County on Tuesday announced an accelerated timeline for reopening the County’s largest senior centers. These changes come as a significant portion of Baltimore County’s older adults are now vaccinated. According to state data, 86 percent of residents ages 65-69, 94 percent of residents ages 70-74, and 98 percent …


Business, Family, Health

Baltimore County announces senior center reopening plans

UPDATE: Baltimore County has announced an accelerated reopening schedule for the County’s largest senior centers. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—After a 14-month hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Department of Aging on Thursday announced that beginning Monday, May 10, nine of the County’s largest senior centers will host orientations in advance of reopening for limited programming later this …


Councilman Marks: Seven Oaks Senior Center parking expansion to begin in November

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As Councilman David Marks announced back in December, the long-awaited expansion of the Seven Oaks Senior Center parking lot will soon begin. Councilman Marks this week announced that construction will begin in November.  The expansion will add capacity to one of the fastest-growing senior centers in the area. Councilman Marks has pushed for more parking at the senior center for …

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 …

Councilman Marks: Seven Oaks Senior Center parking expansion set for April

UPDATE: Construction on this project is now set to begin in November 2021. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that the long-awaited expansion of the Seven Oaks Senior Center parking lot is expected to begin in April 2021. The expansion will add capacity to one of the fastest-growing senior centers in the area. …

Nottingham-area 2020 National Night Out events announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 37th annual National Night Out was pushed back to Tuesday, October 6 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event celebrates the partnerships that are strengthened as police and citizens unite in neighborhoods. Community engagement has been especially challenging in 2020. This annual community-building campaign is an opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive …

Councilman Marks: more senior housing, less traditional development

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks: Today, more than 25 percent of Baltimore County’s population is estimated to include senior citizens. Put another way, there are more seniors than school-age children. The growth of our senior population is occurring throughout the United States, but especially in Baltimore County. Our housing, unfortunately, does not reflect that dynamic. …

Councilman Marks votes for nearly $100 budget million in cuts over 2 years

TOWSON, MD—At Friday morning’s meeting of the Baltimore County Council, Councilman David Marks voted to cut $59 million from the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget. Combined with his vote last year, Councilman Marks has supported cutting nearly $100 million from the budget over the past two years. “This year, I supported nearly $60 million in cuts to bring our county …