Business, Opinion, Politics

WMCCA: Vote NO to Bill 41-22

NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association President Heather Patti. On Tuesday evening, June 28th, the Baltimore County Council will vote on Bill 41-22, a Bill that would allow the County Administrative Officer the discretion to waive Developer’s Fees. Recall for a moment that Baltimore County’s Inspector General found that Baltimore County had illegally waived …


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Community organization creates petition opposing new White Marsh recycling facility

WHITE MARSH, MD—A new recycling facility has been proposed for the White Marsh area, and community members are voicing their concerns. Back in March, the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association reported that PEH Organics Recycling, Inc. purchased the property located at 11235-11239 Philadelphia Road (formerly Vince’s Auto), with plans to operate it as an “Organic Recycling Facility.” With the Eastern Sanitary …


Baltimore County Council delays vote on bill that would waive fees for developers amid criticism

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously this week to delay the vote on a bill that would notify councilmembers when there is a request to waive fees for developers. In light of recent criticism of the legislation, the County Council delayed the vote until July. Back in January, the Baltimore County Inspector General released a report indicating that millions …

Community input meeting to be held to discuss concerns over proposed White Marsh organic recycling facility

WHITE MARSH, MD—A community input meeting will be held later this month to discuss a proposed new organic recycling facility in White Marsh. The meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Perry Hall Library. In March, the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association reported that PEH Organics Recycling, Inc., the new owners of the property …

White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association to host Litter Blitz 2022 clean-up event

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association will be hosting a clean-up event later this month as part of Litter Blitz 2022. BaltCo Litter Blitz 2022, which was announced last month, is a grassroots outreach effort that invites groups of any size in Baltimore County to “team up to tackle litter” by hosting community litter cleanups during the month of …

Questions arise after controversial ‘Gender Queer’ book surfaces at Perry Hall High School library

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Community members are asking questions after a student at Perry Hall High School was recently able to check out a controversial book. The White Marsh Cowenton Community Association reports that the student was able to check out a book from the school library entitled, “Gender Queer.” The book has recently been the subject of controversy in neighboring Virginia, as …

Community voices concerns over proposed new recycling facility in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Neighbors and community members are voicing concerns over a new, proposed recycling facility in the White Marsh area. The White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association reported this week that PEH Organics Recycling, Inc., the new owners of the property located at 11235-11239 Philadelphia Road (formerly Vince’s Auto), are planning to operate it as an “Organic Recycling Facility.” PEH Organics has …

Dorothy Hinnant, unofficial ‘Mayor of White Marsh,’ dies at 87

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A local icon has passed. Dorothy Hinnant died early Sunday morning with her family by her side. She was 87 years old. Hinnant was known by many as the unofficial “Mayor of White Marsh.” Known for her love of God, love of White Marsh, and advocacy of both, she served as President of the Lorelely Beach Community Association for …