Friday, May 3, 2013
The Sparrows Point advisory group stresses most of the jobs are at least 10 years away from reality.
A partnership created by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, in unveiling its vision for the future of the industrial Sparows Point peninsula, says an expansion of the Port of Baltimore could bring more than 10,000 jobs back to the area. The Sparrows Point Partnership, a business advisory group established by the county after the former RG Steel mill closed in May 2012, announced its proposal at a press conference Friday. Chaired by Dan Gunderson, executive director of the Baltimore County Department of Economic Development, the partnership includes representatives from the Port of Baltimore and commercial, real estate, manufacturing, logistics and distribution entities in the region. The committee identified four major area of …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Patch features a prime piece of real estate in Baltimore County every Thursday.
Seeking a one-of-a-kind place to settle down in Baltimore County? Look no further. Check out this home on Hollyford Road in Cockeysville. » For more photos, visit the listing and view more Baltimore County real estate listings on Zillow. The 7,792 square-foot home, featuring a pool and outdoor sport courts, has six bedrooms and seven baths on a 5.5-acre lot, and has been on the market for 60 days as of Thursday. It's located in the Dulaney High School district. The house is listed for $3,495,000 by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Greenspring. TELL US: Know of another phenomenal home for sale in the area? Leave a comment. — View more of our Baltimore County Dream Home series. Check out local real estate by clicking on the Real …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Essex-Middle River Patch readers seem to be most interested in hard news.
April was a violent, tragic, eventful month in Essex, with car crash deaths, a bar shooting, a barricade situation, a finding of human skeletal remains and a big brush fire all occurring within the month. All of those events made the Top 10 stories of the month on Essex-Middle River Patch, as determined by the number of readers for each. The only "soft" story to crack the Top 10 list was a listing of jobs available in the area, and that claimed the No. 10 spot. In case you missed any of them throughout April, here is a list of the Top 20 stories of April—just click on the link to read the entire article. 2 Dead After Single-Car Crash Sunday Morning Middle River Crash Victims Identified Police Investigate Triple Shooting At The Loft …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here are jobs posted for the Essex-Middle River area in the past week.
Looking for a new job? A first job? Here are Essex-area jobs posted this week on job sites CareerBuilder and Indeed. And remember, you can share your job postings with the community anytime right here on Patch. Sign up for breaking news alerts and a daily email newsleter from Essex-Middle River Patch. Follow Essex-Middle River Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Do you know how your high school ranked nationwide? Wondering what stores are coming to your area? Learn some of the answers and check up on your neighbors in our state news roundup.
Sunday, April 28
By Patch Staff Some big crime cases come to a head, development projects come to fruition and the governor travels to Israel. Read more Maryland news from Patches statewide by clicking on the headlines below: Radio Host Ed Norris Airlifted After Darlington Accident Popular radio show host Ed Norris was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday after laying down his motorcycle to avoid hitting a truck in rural Harford County. Eleanor Roosevelt Ranked in U.S. News' "2013 Best High Schools" The top schools were in Montgomery County. 11 Howard County High Schools on 2013 U.S. News ‘Best High Schools’ List Eleven Howard County high schools were ranked among the 2013 “Best High Schools in the Nation,” according to new …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Check out a wrap-up of virtual tours, dream homes and listings in the Baltimore metro area.
Whether you're in the market for a new home or just curious about local real estate, Patch has you covered. Check out our weekly Dream Homes feature on Thursday, where we highlight some of the great available residential properties near you. Here are this week's featured homes: Also, be sure to hunt around the listings search option on your local Patch site by clicking the Real Estate tab at the top of your page. » Follow Maryland Patch sites on Facebook for more regional news. These videos of Baltimore County homes for sale were recently uploaded to YouTube. Each listing links to the YouTube video (also attached to this article). Each home is also shown on the map attached to this article. For sale this week: Check back next week for …
All air traffic control facilities, including those at Middle River's Martin State Airport, will resume normal operations.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced today that all employee furloughs have been suspended, effective immediately. Air traffic facilities, including those at Martin State Airport in Middle River, will begin to return to regular staffing levels over the next 24 hours, according to an announcement made Saturday by the organization. The system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening.
Friday, April 26, 2013
The furloughs, which recently took effect under mandated budget cuts, would have led to the closure of Martin State Airport's air traffic control tower.
Congress passed a bill Friday to end the furloughs of federal air traffic controllers, The Huffington Post reports. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature. Press Secretary Jay Carney indicated in the report that the president supports the measure. The bill, which passed the House on a 361-41 vote after passing the Senate Thursday, allows the Federal Aviation Administration flexibility not available under the original sequestration legislation, allowing the agency to move millions from construction accounts to its operations. The furloughs of the agency's 15,000 air traffic controllers, which took effect this week, have been blamed for numerous flight delays nationwide. The air traffic control tower at Martin State Airport …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
St. John Properties will build the $100 million retail, office and housing development.
A $100 million development project will bring the principles of "new urbanism" to the Rt. 43 corridor in White Marsh and Middle River. Baltimore County and St. John Properties officials on Wednesday unveiled the plans for Greenleigh at Crossroads, a mixed-use project that will include office, retail and residential space in what is being called the county's "first major town center designed around the principles of 'new urbanism,'" according to a press release from the county. "The county approached St. John Properties and challenged them to make the next phase of development at Baltimore Crossroads transformational, making certain that our land and infrastructure resources were being used to create 21st century opportunities," Baltimore …
Patch features a prime piece of real estate in Baltimore County every Thursday.
Seeking a one-of-a-kind place to settle down in Baltimore County? Look no further. Check out this home on Black Rock Road in Glyndon. » For more photos, visit the listing and view more Baltimore County real estate listings on Zillow. The 162-year-old farm home has five bedrooms and six baths on a 146.9-acre lot, and has been on the market for 2 days as of Thursday. It's located in the Hereford High School district. The house is listed for $2,495,000 by Prudential Homesale YWGC Realty. TELL US: Know of another phenomenal home for sale in the area? Leave a comment. — View more of our Baltimore County Dream Home series. Check out local real estate by clicking on the Real Estate tab at the top of your local Patch page. Want to share your real…