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John A. Olszewski, Sr.

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  • Bevins: County pension deal 'sounds like double dipping'

    Baltimore County Council members are privately discussing the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina. A Sun editorial published this Sunday highlighted the men’s retirement...
  • Sparrows Point steel mill shuts down suddenly

    Sparrows Point steel mill shuts down suddenly
    Sparrows Point has shut down steelmaking operations as the Baltimore County plant struggles to pay its bills and win back customers, workers said Friday. Elizabeth "Bette" Kovach, a spokeswoman for Sparrows Point owner RG Steel, did not return several...
  • Same-sex marriage supporters, opponents ready to face off

    Same-sex marriage supporters, opponents ready to face off
    After nine months of plotting and organizing, the two sides of Maryland's same-sex marriage debate are ready to campaign with full force during the General Assembly session, which begins next week. Opponents plan a day of prayer that a same-sex...
  • Sandalwood Elementary School inspires students to excel

    We receive gifts during the holiday season in many different ways. Mary Gail Hare's article on Sandalwood Elementary School brought me an unexpected and wonderful one ("Sandalwood Elementary dances to success," Dec. 17). Sandalwood school is located in...
  • Halfway ethical in Towson

    Halfway ethical in Towson
    Is it possible to be too ethical? The Baltimore County Council seems to think so. Although they voted last week to adopt a number of important reforms proposed by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — including a requirement that their financial...
  • Dundalk residents urge County Council to reject sale of government center

    Dundalk residents urge County Council to reject sale of government center
    Dundalk residents on Monday urged the Baltimore County Council to stop the sale of the North Point Government Center and the closure of Eastwood Elementary, saying the county's plan to do so would hurt the community. At the council's session in Towson,...
  • Councilman Olszewski condescends to his constituents

    Councilman Olszewski condescends to his constituents
    The March 18 Baltimore County Council meeting was an excellent example of the current disconnect between politicians and the people they represent. The council chamber was packed with residents of Dundalk speaking out against the proposed sale of the...
  • Balto. Co. Council cars rare perk among local governments

    Baltimore County Council members took heat again last week over their use of taxpayer-funded cars, a rare perk among local councils in the Baltimore area. At a meeting in Towson, county resident Mary Locke said she was surprised to learn that Councilman...
  • End this outrageous 'black liquor' subsidy

    End this outrageous 'black liquor' subsidy
    Tim Wheeler's most recent article about the fight over black liquor in Maryland's renewable energy standard ("'Black liquor' bill resurrected," March 25) highlights the overwhelming need to reform our state energy policy. Over the last seven years,...
  • Baltimore City, P.G. County sent largest numbers to 'who's who' Vegas convention

    Baltimore City, P.G. County sent largest numbers to 'who's who' Vegas convention
    Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves. With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
  • Baltimore County parking legislation lacks transparency, critics say

    Some community activists in Baltimore County are worried that a proposal to make certain shopping centers' parking lots smaller would lack transparency. Under a bill sponsored by Councilmen John Olszewski Sr.and Kenneth Oliver, owners of shopping centers...