Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Bobby's Portable Restrooms, in a partnership with Wendy's of Joppatowne, need your help.
A White Marsh-based business with family ties to Moore, OK, is partnering with Wendy’s in Joppatowne to aid relief efforts following Monday’s deadly tornado. Bobby’s Portable Restrooms will deliver items donated at Wendy's in Joppa, MD. Items can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at 1060 Joppa Farm Rd. (Hit the jump to see a full list of needed items.) For Bobby’s Portable Restrooms CEO Bob Lang, the deadly tornado that killed dozens hit a little too close home. Lang’s father lives just 30 miles outside of Moore, OK—the town of 56,000 ravaged by 200 m.p.h. winds. “Fortunately, my father is safe and unharmed,” Lang said in a statement. “However, there are countless victims with no home, no clothing - nothing. We’…
Monday, May 13, 2013
The property was rezoned to mimic the shopping center across the street in White Marsh.
"Any info on what is going in across from Target on Campbell Blvd.?" "Quick question for you! Do you have any idea what KINSLEY is building across from Target on Campbell Boulevard & Franklin Square Drive?" "I see there starting to do some field work across from Target and Dicks on Campbell Blvd. Do you know if they are about to development the land or what there doing with it???" You asked. So we did a little digging. The property along Campbell Boulevard, near Franklin Square Drive is currently being developed for a retail space similar in scope to the lot across the street that features a Target, Lowes and Panera Bread. A representative from developer Corporate Office Properties Trust did not immediately return calls seeking comment, …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Prometric, which plans on opening its global hub between June 1 and June 14, is hiring.
Testing company Prometric announced in January that the opening of its $12 million global operations center in White Marsh would bring 250 jobs to Baltimore County. The company begins to make good on that promise Friday. Prometric is hosting a job fair for customer service representatives on May 10, from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Hampton Inn Baltimore/White Marsh. Read: Testing Company Opening $12M White Marsh Global Hub Spokesman Kevin Kane said the company is looking for “people that place test-takers first, have concerns for their needs and understand the fuller picture to help someone improve their life.” There are 56 customer service positions available immediately. Read more about the position here. The new operations center is …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Watch Patch videos of Alternate Routes gym members preparing for Friday's preliminary contest at Rash Field.
White Marsh will be well-represented come Friday when hundreds of would-be American ninjas descend on the Inner Harbor for a chance to become warriors. The television series American Ninja Warrior will be filming tryouts beginning at 8 p.m. at Baltimore's Rash Field park. Tony Torres and his brother Edwin Torres, owners of Alternate Routes gym in White Marsh, believe they are ready. "It's redemption," Edwin, a 27-year-old White Marsh resident, said. The brothers Torres have twice competed in the preliminary trials for American Ninja Warrior—a competition that pits ridiculously fit men and women against a series of man-made obstacles that test physical strength, muscular endurance, balance and unyielding focus. Competitors are timed as they…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Patch uncovered perhaps the best digital deal near Perry Hall for the frequent outdoor mall shopper.
Do you frequent The Avenue in White Marsh? Do you find yourself suppressing a bout of road rage when fighting for a parking space? Patch came across a unique deal that might help. The Avenue offers a reserved parking space to whomever is "the Mayor" of the outdoor mall on Foursquare. Before you dust off the round red rubber ball out of your garage, we're talking about Foursquare the geography-based social networking mobile app and not the elementary school game. How does it work? First, download the app on your smartphone (obviously). Second, if you find yourself frequenting AMC White Marsh, Don Pablo's, Chico's, or one of the other shops on The Avenue, search for them on the device and "check in." While you're at it, check in on The …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Police are reviewing security footage from the Philadelphia Road incident.
Shortly after 10 p.m. on Feb. 5, in the 11200 block of Philadelphia Road, a man attempted to pry open the rear door of Vince's Auto Parts, according to a police report. The attempted break-in caused about $300 in damage, the report stated. Police said they are continuing to review security footage from the area.
Monday, February 4, 2013
In honor of the Ravens' Super Bowl win, General Motors Baltimore Operations plant lit up its water tower.
Purple pride is everywhere around Baltimore. But right here in White Marsh, even corporations are getting involved. In honor of the Super Bowl win, General Motors Baltimore Operations plant lit up its water tower in Ravens purple. Special thanks to Mary Ann Brown, plant communications manager, for submitting the photo. Load your photos of Ravens pride to the gallery, and tell us how you celebrated in the comments.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Plan your game day around these area parties, and find out which restaurants are already booked.
Planning to get out of the house this Super Bowl Sunday? Check out these food and drink specials at restaurants in the Perry Hall and White Marsh areas. Did we forget one? Tell us about it in the comments and add it to our event listings here. Bill Bateman's Bistro at 9629 Belair Rd. Red Brick Station at 8149 Honeygo Blvd. The Tilted Kilt at 8133 Honeygo Blvd. Batter's Box at 9527 Belair Rd. Silver Spring Mining Company at 8634 Belair Rd. And, just in case you were wondering, the following restaurants are already booked up for the day: Gunpowder Lodge at 10092 Belair Rd. DeSantis' Pizza Grill & Bar at 9638 Belair Rd.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Boscov’s is calling all students, of any age, back to the classroom for the winter session of their Campus of Courses.
Prometric is expected to bring 250 jobs to Baltimore County.
A testing company's global hub is expected to open in White Marsh by early June 2013, Baltimore County government announced Wednesday. Prometric is slated to construct its new 60,000-square-foot Global Operations Center of Excellence at 7941 Corporate Dr. The facility comes at a $12 million investment cost and is expected to bring 250 jobs to Baltimore County, with workers flocking in from Minnesota and other parts of Maryland. The company currently employs about 450 workers across the state, according to a news release. Prometric is a worldwide source for technology-driven assessments, offering more than 10 million tests annually in more than 160 countries. Services range from health care certification exams to competency assessments in …