Councilman Marks: New pickleball courts to open in Oliver Beach, Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that new pickleball, tennis, and volleyball courts are being completed at two sites in the Fifth District, part of Baltimore County’s emphasis on offering services to all residents, including older patrons. “I would like to thank County Executive Olszewski and the Department of Recreation and Parks for advancing these courts, which […]

Councilman Marks: Repairs made to Soukup Arena [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that repairs have been made to Soukup Arena, including painting the inside entrance. The improvements freshen up the indoor sports facility, which opened in 2015. The Perry Hall Recreation Council provided substantial funding for the project, which is named for longtime council president Gerald Soukup. “We would like to thank […]

Councilman Marks: Greg Heitner reappointed to recreation board

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced the reappointment of Perry Hall resident Greg Heitner as the Fifth District representative to the Board of Recreation and Parks. Heitner has served since January 2014. His four-year appointment will conclude in 2024. “I would like to thank Mr. Heitner for his diligent service to Baltimore County,” said Councilman Marks. […]

Perry Hall icon Gerald Soukup dead at 92

PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall icon has passed. On Monday afternoon, Gerald Soukup died at 92 years of age. “Jerry” Soukup helped found the Perry Hall Recreation Council in 1955. Since its founding, Jerry Soukup was a member of the Perry Hall Recreation Council, serving first as vice president, then as the president since 1988. For decades, he and his […]