Thursday, March 28, 2013
The senator has secured funding for a fire station in Kingsville and stadium improvements at Perry Hall High School.
Improvements are coming down the pipeline for two fixtures in the Perry Hall and Kingsville areas. Senator Kathy Klausmeier announced Thursday afternoon that she secured funding for capital improvements to the Kingsville volunteer fire station and stadium facilities at Perry Hall High School. $145,000 will go to improving the fire station, which serves Kingsville and surrounding areas, according to an email from the senator's office. "I am proud to be able to deliver these funds to Kingsville Volunteer. I appreciate the dedication of the volunteers who serve at this station," Klausmeier wrote in the email. An additional $55,000 will go to improve stadium facilities at Perry Hall High School, according to the email. "I am happy I was able …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Read this recent blog post from Councilman David Marks.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company donated nearly $318,000 to emergency responders throughout Maryland.
The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company has received an added boost toward its capital campaign for extensive renovations to its Bellvue Avenue station, first built in 1956. The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company likewise received a grant toward improving service delivery from its Ebenezer Road station to emergencies around the county. They are among 40 emergency responder organizations in Central Maryland that are receiving up to a $10,000 portion of nearly $318,000 in grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. On Wednesday, BGE leaders and representatives of non-profit groups gathered to announce awards through the 2012 BGE Emergency Responders Safety Grant program. "I believe that in many ways we are kindred spirits," BGE president …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The low interest 40-year loan was issued by the United Stated Department of Agriculture Rural Development.
Six years of planning, saving and making due have finally paid off for Kingsville's volunteer firefighters—the company was recently awarded a federal loan of nearly $3.6 for renovations and expansion. "Right now, we're pretty darn happy," Chief Michael Berna said. "We're just a small fire company, and it's been challenging to get enough money to cover everything." The 40-year loan for $3,599,000, at an interest rate of 3.375 percent, was awarded by the United Stated Department of Agriculture Rural Development last week, said Kathy Bisner, a USDA representative. The loan process was competitive and involved an application, according to Bisner. County Councilman David Marks, who wrote a letter of support during the process, said, "The …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Floats will reflect this year's theme: "From Sea to Shining Sea, We Celebrate Freedom."
Candy thrown from floats, hand-shaking politicians and kids in their best red, white and blue gear—it wouldn't be the Fourth of July without it. The Greater Kingsville Civic Association and Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company again plan to sponsor the 32nd annual Kingsville Independence Day Parade, community officials announced this week. Check out Patch's photos from the 2011 Kingsville Independence Day Parade here. The holiday celebration begins at 10 a.m. on July 4 at the Bradshaw Road and Jerusalem Road intersection with free music and entertainment. At 10:50 a.m. the parade is expected to begin traveling from the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company on Bellvue Avenue to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Opening ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. This …