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John A. Olszewski, Sr.

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  • Council votes to restrict smoking in Baltimore County parks

    Council votes to restrict smoking in Baltimore County parks
    Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council. The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Brochin, residents speak out against sale of Baltimore County public properties

    Brochin, residents speak out against sale of Baltimore County public properties
    State Sen. Jim Brochin questioned Tuesday how taxpayers would benefit from Baltimore County's plan to sell the Towson firehouse to developers, as residents called on the County Council to delay or stop the sale of that site and the North Point...
  • Olszewski Sr. won't seek reelection to county council

    Olszewski Sr. won't seek reelection to county council
    Longtime Baltimore County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. will not seek re-election next year, he told supporters this weekend. The Dundalk Democrat, first elected in 1998, says he wants to put his energy into the campaign of his son, Del. John Olszewski...
  • Brown announces county chairs, Busch endorsement

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown unveiled a roster Wednesday of leading Democrats who will serve as co-chairs of his Democratic gubernatorial campaign in the state's 23 counties and Baltimore. The release of the list comes a day before Brown is expected to...
  • Baltimore County planning board to consider easing rules on keeping chickens as pets

    Baltimore County planning board to consider easing rules on keeping chickens as pets
    The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets. Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
  • Some Balto. Co. Council members worried about backyard chickens

    Some Balto. Co. Council members worried about backyard chickens
    After a rough day, holding a single brown egg laid by a pet hen brought a simple sense of joy to Baltimore County resident Lawrence Parr. And the sight of kids playing with "peeps" — "that's worth a million dollars," Parr told the County Council...
  • Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman

    Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman
    The Baltimore County Ethics Commission said Tuesday it will not file a complaint against a Dundalk councilman who for years did not disclose his outside employment — including a stint at a company that did business with the county schools —...
  • Brown adds endorsements

    Brown adds endorsements
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown picked up the support of 23 county elected officials from around Maryland Friday, adding to the summertime parade of endorsements of his candidacy for governor next year. With the announcement at the Maryland Association of...
  • Dundalk residents, former officials criticize Kamenetz's handling of property sales

    Dundalk residents, former officials criticize Kamenetz's handling of property sales
    For three months, Baltimore County officials have been weighing proposals from developers to buy three parcels of county-owned land, in Towson, Dundalk and Randallstown. But county officials are releasing little information about the deliberations...
  • Ethics inquiry hasn't shaken our faith in Olszewski

    Ethics inquiry hasn't shaken our faith in Olszewski
    Considering all the scandals we have in government, it is good that Baltimore County Councilman John A. Olszewski Sr. is being investigated by the county ethics board for not reporting his private employment history ("Ethics panel to discuss Olszewski...