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John A. Olszewski, Sr.

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  • Republicans see opportunity in Dundalk area council race

    When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council. When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
  • North Point redevelopment plan fails to live up to community's expectations [Letter]

    North Point redevelopment plan fails to live up to community's expectations [Letter]
    Last December, Baltimore County sold the North Point Government Center to a private developer for $2.1 million even though the property was appraised at $8.8 million ("Plans tweaked for North Point redevelopment; restaurant tenants under negotiations,"...
  • Townhouses proposed for former Seagram's site in Dundalk

    Townhouses proposed for former Seagram's site in Dundalk
    A development group wants to build nearly 200 townhouses on the site of the former Seagram's distillery in Dundalk — a blighted collection of abandoned buildings where two people have died while trespassing and exploring. The Sollers Point Road...
  • Plans tweaked for North Point redevelopment; restaurant tenants under negotiations

    Plans tweaked for North Point redevelopment; restaurant tenants under negotiations
    Developers of the Merritt Pavilion project in Dundalk say restaurant chains Chipotle, Panera and Five Guys are among tenants negotiating to lease space there. Baltimore County officials and Baltimore-based developer Vanguard also said this week they...
  • Ed Hale to pay for Dundalk park gates to be replaced

    Ed Hale to pay for Dundalk park gates to be replaced
    A set of historic wrought-iron gates that were stolen and scrapped from Dundalk's Battle Acre Monument Park will be replaced, Baltimore County officials said Monday. While residents have been raising money to replace the gates, county officials said...
  • Disruptive democracy in Towson [Editorial]

    Disruptive democracy in Towson  [Editorial]
    We take the Baltimore County Police Department at its word that its officers were just trying to give some helpful tips to a pair of Dundalk activists about the rules of decorum at County Council work sessions and not trying to intimidate them into...
  • Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

    Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary
    Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats. Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
  • Some skeptical of new plans to develop VA site at Fort Howard

    Some skeptical of new plans to develop VA site at Fort Howard
    Eighty-eight-year-old Alfred Clasing Jr. and his wife, Marie, had hoped to spend their final years at a retirement community for veterans at Fort Howard, part of a scenic Baltimore County peninsula that juts into the Chesapeake Bay. But a developer's...
  • Let's fire the Balto. Co. Council [Letter]

    Let's fire the Balto. Co. Council [Letter]
    Speaking on behalf of myself and not the new Norwood Holabird Community Association, I think people should be aware of what went on at the Baltimore County Council work session on July 1. I went only to be shocked at the way our county leaders acted,...
  • Baltimore County up for grabs in governor's race with no hometown favorite

    Baltimore County up for grabs in governor's race with no hometown favorite
    For the first time in two decades, Baltimore County doesn't have a favorite son or daughter in the governor's race. All the more reason why candidates seeking Maryland's top office are fighting for the votes of county residents. "Baltimore County is...
  • Kamenetz' big payback [Letter]

    Kamenetz' big payback [Letter]
    I was interested to read that a campaign slate account formed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has directed the majority of its funds to the campaign committee of County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. — even though the Dundalk Democrat is...