Thursday, May 16, 2013
Perry Hall Improvement Association president Dennis Robinson sent a letter to Superintendent S. Dallas Dance requesting a third community meeting.
Perry Hall community leaders are presenting a united front to tackle short- and long-term solutions to overcrowding in northeast Baltimore County public schools. County Councilman David Marks and Perry Hall Improvement Association president Dennis Robinson this week sent letters to Superintendent S. Dallas Dance requesting a third community input meeting to discuss overcrowding. Robinson's letter is attached. Marks's letter can be read here. The most immediate concern is focused on Chapel Hill Elementary School, which Patch reported earlier this week could be about 200 students over-capacity next year. New numbers, however, indicate that while the school remains overcrowded, the original report may have been an over-estimation. "The Chapel…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Five Baltimore County lawmakers were invited to speak at the monthly Perry Hall Improvement Association meeting Thursday evening.
The meeting just wrapped up. It wasn't so much of a legislative recap as it was a perspective of Maryland politics through the eyes of a conservative. >>> Be sure to keep up with all Perry Hall news by following Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Don't be left out of the loop. Sign up for the daily newsletter here to also receive breaking news alerts. 8:41 p.m.—Del. Boteler really does not like the rain tax. "This tax is an assault on private property rights." Boteler just said that an individual who he will not name so as "not to get him in trouble" told him that the rain tax actually threatens the Maryland farming industry because farms won't be able to comply with new stormwater regulations. On a separate note, Boteler just called what …
Five Baltimore County Delegates have been confirmed as speakers for Thursday night's Perry Hall Improvement Association meeting.
UPDATE (11:10 a.m.)—Five Maryland lawmakers will present their respective takeaways from the 2013 Maryland General Assembly at a Perry Hall Improvement Association meeting scheduled for Thursday evening. Which issues are you most curious to discuss? Dels. Joe Boteler (R), Eric Bromwell (D), John Cluster (R) Rick Impallaria (R) and Pat McDonough (R) have been confirmed as speakers, according to association president Dennis Robinson. "This event provides an excellent opportunity to hear from our elected officials about what happened, or did not happen, in the 2013 legislative session," Robinson said. "We are fortunate in Perry Hall to have many elected officials who maintain open lines of communication with the constituents they represent. …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Find out when the next Perry Hall clean-up is coming.
Read more about Perry Hall volunteers doing good work in the community and beyond on our Patch Volunteers page. Readers can also post and sign-up for volunteer opportunities. Fashion yourself a shutterbug? Show us everything great about Perry Hall as seen through your lens by posting pictures in our Neighborhood Gallery. Better yet, start blogging! Find out more about the Perry Hall Improvement Association, by visisting the website: perryhallmaryland.org >>> Keep up with all Perry Hall, White Marsh news by following us on Twitter and Facebook and by signing up for the daily newsletter.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Find out how you can help.
Members of the Perry Hall Improvement Association will be cleaning Honeygo Boulevard this weekend marking the first the neighborhood cleanup of 2013. The group will meet at Joppa View Elementary School at 9 a.m. Saturday, if readers are interested in lending a hand. "We are looking forward to our first clean-up of Honeygo Boulevard in 2013," Dennis Robinson, president of the Perry Hall Improvement Association said. "In an ideal world, this type of project would not be necessary, but thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers we are able to keep a main corridor that many of us travel every day clean and attractive. It is not too late to volunteer to help." For more information about volunteering for the cleanup, contact perryhallmail@gmail.…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Kevin Palmer will to speak to the association Thursday evening at the Perry Hall Library.
Have you ever had to dial 9-1-1? Have you ever wondered what is the difference between a career and volunteer firefighter? Do you know how to speak to a 9-1-1 operator? The hope is that most people will not have to encounter an emergency responder in their lives, although accidents do happen. In the heat of the moment, questions swirl while emotions run high. White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company president Kevin Palmer will address the Perry Hall Improvement Association Thursday evening on a range of topics include volunteer opportunities and emergency response preparedness. Palmer will touch on what to expect when you call 911, how to be prepared for the questions that follow, the Move Over Law, smoke detectors, CO detectors and compiling an…
Monday, April 1, 2013
Private donations and volunteers spur the beautification of Belair and Joppa roads.
Downtown Perry Hall will see several improvements coming to the area in the coming weeks. Officials deemed it a "facelift" in a release, although one could consider the improvements more of a spring cleaning. New banners, a power washing, mulching, further landscaping and a community cleanup round out a series of planned enhancements to the designated commercial revitalization area, the release states. Track the improvements by becoming a fan of the Downtown Perry Hall Facebook page. "Over the next two months, residents of Perry Hall will see a visible improvement to that area we are calling Downtown Perry Hall, which is centered at Belair and Joppa Roads," Councilman David Marks said in a release. "I am particularly happy that many …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Perry Hall Improvement Association President Dennis Robinson says thank you to the sponsors and volunteers who made Saturday's Easter event a success.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Perry Hall Improvement Association president Dennis Robinson invites you to come meet a new neighbor over bacon and (Easter) eggs.
Let’s be honest. To most children, Easter is a time of bright colors and chocolate-laden egg hunts. For parents, however, it should be a time to come together as a community, says Perry Hall Improvement Association president Dennis Robinson. The association is poised to host its third annual Bunny Breakfast this weekend, and don’t worry—despite what the name might suggests—there won’t be rabbit on the menu. Instead, attendees will find rolling Easter egg hunts, activities for kids and an opportunity to bond over bacon with a Perry Hall neighbor that you might not have met yet. “Come with neighbors, friends, family members and actually interact with people in a more meaningful way,” Robinson said. “I think the event has served its purpose…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Perry Hall Improvement Association's March meeting featured guest speaker Dale Sewell of the White Marsh Police Precinct
8:07 p.m.—I just brought up the Huckster Law in Baltimore County. In my experience covering Lutherville-Timonium Patch, it is illegal to knock on someone's door after 5 p.m. or after nightfall, which ever comes first. Read more about Huckster Laws here. The meeting has concluded, be sure to check the Patch newsletter for a full recap. 8:03 p.m.—PHIA President Dennis Robinson just asked a question about the burglars impersonating police officers. "It's the first time that has happened in many years, although it's not totally uncommon," Balog said. He mentioned that police are aware of certain individuals in the county who driver Crown Victoria (police-style vehicles) who have flirted with the line of impersonating officers. 8:03 p.m.—"Give…