Instead of driving on May 30, commuters rode their bikes to work in the company of others, as part of Bike to Work Day, which was rescheduled from an original date of May 16 that was cancelled due to weather.
The excitement over Angel Park, Perry Hall's latest planned park, is spreading throughout our community! If you haven't heard of Angel Park yet, it's a new all-inclusive playground and amphitheater in Perry Hall, located next to the library on Honeygo Blvd.
Community members and American Legion members on Thursday afternoon protested in front of the York Road site earmarked for 101 York student housing project. Opponents say it will effect on traffic, crime and parking in nearby neighborhoods. American Legion members say also the development will also environmentally adversely affect the stream bed on the legion's property.
Residents and American Legion members testified Tuesday against the 101 York student housing project at the Baltimore County Council taking issue with the development's size and impact on traffic and crime. County Councilman David Marks and business leaders say the mixed-use project fits both the county Master Plan and the Walkable Towson Plan while addressing a need to house Towson University students.
A groundbreaking was held May 3 for Ridgely Manor Park in Towson where greenspace will replace eight homes purchased by Hess Corp. and razed a year ago after an underground gasoline leak was discovered.
Towson area state and local officials have written to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance asking for assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School building, which operates as a community center, will not be demolished make room for a new school.
Plans for construction of 101 York, a mixed use project of student housing, commercial space and parking, advanced a step last week when County Councilman David Marks, who represents Towson, introduced a resolution April 21 to approve the continued review of a proposed Planned Unit Development for the project. The Council is expected to act on the measure May 22.
Pair opens Maryland Addiction Recovery Center in Towson using "recovery-based" philosophy where detox is part of the treatment. The major demographic of patients is 15 to 30 year olds and the center treats addictions not just for drugs and alcohol but for gambling, shopping and sexual addictions.
The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson, and committed funds for school construction as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday.
GTCCA is lobbying Council Council to amend Towson infrastructure map to reflect failing intersection at York Road and Burke Avenue so the crossroads would not be exempt from downtown development moratorium.
Baltimore County is improving its sidewalks and streetscapes in downtown Towson to match the glistening new movie theater and restaurants that will open this year at Towson Square, the county announced Wednesday.
David Schlachman, principal of DMS Development, said the latest plans for the 101 York development add 125 onsite student parking spaces, but require an additional 40 beds to offset those additional costs.
Residents in Bowerman-Loreley Beach want compensation for living near Eastern landfill, and state lawmakers are considering it. A measure is currently before the General Assembly to authorize the county to grant about 120 families near the landfill relief from property taxes.
Congratulations to everyone involved with Perry Hall High School's 50th anniversary celebration on March 15 with a gala celebration at the Sheraton Baltimore North attended by more than 400 alumni and guests.
Dick Parsons and Don Gerding are the first recipients on March 20 of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations' Appreciation Award, which has been established "to recognize outstanding service to the Towson community," according to GTCCA president Paul Hartman.
A new $1.13 million code enforcement platform will transform the county's work on around 80,000 code enforcement requests each year from a tedious, pen-and-paper process to a digital one that allows inspectors to spend more time in the field
Baltimore County police say they are investigating a weekend confrontation between an officer and a man filming an arrest in downtown Towson, a tape of which was posted online and spread Tuesday morning.
Pete Dixit, executive director of physical facilities for BCPS, said Thursday that $300,000 was earmarked from the fiscal year 2013 budget for site improvements at Towson High, an issue community members have long sought to have addressed.