Monday, November 19, 2012
An official said it was unusual for the sounds to carry all the way to Perry Hall.
UPDATE (9 a.m., Nov. 20)—An Aberdeen Proving Ground official confirmed that a series of boom sounds heard in the Perry Hall area on Monday were caused by testing at the facility. Lynn Witkowski, a public affairs specialist, called the testing "normal," but said it was unusual for it to carry all the way to Perry Hall. No further information on the type of testing was available as of Tuesday morning. UPDATE (4:30 p.m., Nov. 19)—A loud boom sound shook my house in the north part of Perry Hall late Monday morning. Did you feel it, too? Rumbling sounds seemed to continue into the afternoon. Baltimore County police and fire officials said nothing related to the sounds had been reported around Perry Hall. It may have been construction, but …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
County Councilman David Marks has proposed the protection of three Perry Hall areas from development, a total of more than 55 acres.
About six acres at Hines Road and Joppa Road could be barred from nearly all future development, according to a proposal by County Councilman David Marks. "It is a densely populated corridor, with almost no forest area left between Joppa and Belair roads, and I think it should remain undeveloped," Marks said. "Frankly, I think this is in the best interest of the community." Marks announced plans for the additional open space at Joppa Road about a week after he proposed 49 acres of open space along Honeygo Boulevard, also in Perry Hall. Marks was the principal sponsor of a bill, passed by the County Council in March, that created a new open space zoning classification known as Neighborhood Commons. Previously, the lowest a potentially …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Local residents will maintain access to the Perry Hall road.
The Baltimore County Department of Public Works is expected to close Snyder Lane in Perry Hall to through-traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 13-14, County Councilman David Marks announced. The road will remain open to local residents during this time, according to Marks. If the closure is expected to disrupt a playdate at Snyder Park, try visiting another Perry Hall park listed in our Patch Places directory. What some of the main traffic problem areas in and around Perry Hall? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
County Councilman David Marks has plans to protect two areas along Honeygo Boulevard from nearly all development.
At least 49 acres in Perry Hall neighborhoods could be designated as open space by the end of the summer, County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday. The classification would prohibit nearly all future development in those areas. Marks was the principal sponsor of a bill, passed by the County Council in March, that created a new zoning classification known as Neighborhood Commons. He first plans to apply it to two areas in Perry Hall: A map showing the designated areas is attached in PDF. “This will be the first time the open space zoning overlay will be used in Baltimore County, and we will use it to protect nearly 50 acres of land in eastern Perry Hall along Honeygo Boulevard,” Marks stated in a press release. “This is also the …
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Perry Hall Forge Meadows single-family homes development. Ballymahon Court, 8600 block. Ardagh Circle, 4700 block. Between May 26-30. At least two homes under construction were vandalized and windows were broken. One home was tagged with graffiti, signed "zook." Police said the incident and tag do not appear to be gang related. Anyone with information related to the incidents is encouraged to contact the White Marsh police precinct at 410-887-5000. Has vandalism impacted your neighborhood? Tell us in the comments.