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 […]

Councilman Marks, local community groups announce series of litter clean-ups

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks and several local community groups have announced a series of litter clean-up events throughout northeastern Baltimore County in the coming weeks. Students seeking service hours or those looking to make a difference in the community are encouraged to attend. Friday, March 29, 2024 10 a.m. 4300 Fitch Avenue (21236) MD Waterways Foundation Saturday, April 20, 2024 […]

WMCCA President expresses support for expanded speed camera bill in Baltimore County

NOTE: The following is a letter to the editor from White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association President Heather Patti. HB58/SB450 proposes legislation which will permit autonomy to Baltimore Co to install speed cameras in residential areas, as Anne Arundel and Montgomery Counties already have. With the high numbers of accidents in our area (not counting highway accidents) along with the severity of […]

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 […]

Police investigating after irate customer throws food, destroys equipment at McDonald’s drive-thru in White Marsh [VIDEO]

WHITE MARSH, MD—Authorities are investigating after an irate customer berated employees and threw items while at the drive-thru window at a McDonald’s in White Marsh. The incident occurred on October 8, 2023, according to Heather Patti with the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association at the McDonald’s on Campbell Boulevard. The customer can be seen in the video below berating employees and […]

Senator Jennings, Delegates Nawrocki & Szeliga send letter to Maryland Department of Environment regarding proposed White Marsh crematorium concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The debate over a proposed new crematorium in White Marsh rages on. Earlier this year, Evans Funeral Chapel announced plans to construct a crematorium at 11543 Philadelphia Road.  The White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association then created an online petition opposing the plan. Residents have voiced concerns over the potential for toxic materials and smoke to be released into nearby neighborhoods.  […]

Editorial: Baltimore County Fire Department’s union votes ‘No Confidence’ in Chief Rund

The following is an op-ed piece from White Marsh Cowenton Community Association president Heather Patti In 2021 FACETS Consulting, LLP was retained by Baltimore County through a competitive procurement process to conduct an independent, third-party evaluation of the Baltimore County Fire Department. The study’s scope was to focus on the department’s overall management and administrative functions. The Final Report was […]

Black bear spotted in Nottingham

ROSEDALE, MD—More and more black bears have been spotted in Baltimore County in recent days. Just last week, a bear or bears was/were spotted in Glen Arm, Phoenix, Towson, and Carney. On Friday morning, a black bear was spotted in the Nottingham area. The White Marsh Cowenton Community Association and South Perry Hall Boulevard Improvement Association report that the bear […]