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7:00 pm Towson Row Community Input Meeting @ Sheppard Pratt Conference Center
Towson Row Community Input Meeting @ Sheppard Pratt Conference Center
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Towson Row Community Input Meeting @ Sheppard Pratt Conference Center | Towson | Maryland | United States
Towson Row is bounded roughly by York Road on the east, Towsontown Blvd & Susquehanna Ave on the south, Washington Ave on the west, and W. Chesapeake Ave on the north. The proposal is for:[...]
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7:30 pm Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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7:30 pm Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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7:30 pm Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
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7:30 pm Monthly GTCCA Meeting @ Pickersgill Retirement Community
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Music lessons available at Towson University

Message from Ed Berlett, Director of MPAI, Towson University:

I am writing to you because you are a leader in the Towson Community.  You might not be aware of the exceptional education resource right in your own backyard.  The Maryland Performing Arts Institute is located right on the campus of Towson University.  MPAI is a music preparatory school founded to provide quality music instruction both to Towson University and the Towson community.

MPAI offers music instruction for most instruments including voice, guitar, piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet and trombone.  People of all ages and abilities are encouraged.  We have qualified instructors experienced in teaching beginning students to the very advanced students, and ages ranging from 4 to 80+.  MPAI also has instructors with experience teaching students with learning and physical disabilities.  In short we are a great place for anyone interested in growing their music talents.

The lessons are held in the Center for the Arts Building at Towson University on the corner of Osler Drive  and Cross Campus Drive.  The spring semester begins Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  For more information we can be found on the web at http://www.mdpai.org, call 410 704 3248 or send an email to kshin@mdapi.org.  We would be happy to talk to you and answer any questions.

Please let the people you serve know that this resource is available.

 

Thanks,

Ed Berlett, Director of MPAI

Towson University

Balto. Co. Council OKs zoning bill for Towson Row – Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday paved a smoother path for Towson Row, a proposed $350 million mixed-use redevelopment project on York Road.

Council members unanimously approved a bill allowing the county’s permits director to grant Towson Row exemptions to certain rules for height, area and signage.

via Balto. Co. Council OKs zoning bill for Towson Row – Baltimore Sun.

School system looking to expand two elementary schools – Baltimore Sun

The Bykota Senior Center, long the subject of speculation as a possible site for a new Towson-area elementary school, now is off the table, and the Baltimore County public school system is instead looking to expand Pleasant Plains and Oakleigh elementaries, a top official said Monday.

“We were evaluating several sites. Bykota was one of them. Now we are leaning toward a different plan,” said Kevin Smith, the school system’s chief administrative and operations officer. He said adding a combined 400 seats at Oakleigh, in Parkville, and Pleasant Plains, in Towson, “would give us the same effect” as rebuilding on the site of Bykota, 611 Central Ave. in Towson.

via School system looking to expand two elementary schools – Baltimore Sun.

Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson – Baltimore Sun

101 York

101 York

An administrative law judge will decide whether a Towson student housing project that’s drawn criticism from neighbors and community members should go forward.

The $75 million project would accommodate more than 600 college students, mainly those attending nearby Towson University, and would include ground-floor retail space on its 2.74-acre site along York Road.

Neighbors say the proposal is too big, lacks adequate parking and would cause traffic headaches on York Road. County Administrative Law Judge John E. Beverungen began hearings Monday and will decide whether to approve zoning for 101 York.

via Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson – Baltimore Sun.

101 York Administrative Law Judge hearings – Corrected!

The schedule for the Administrative Law Judge hearings for the 101 York student housing project has changed.

New schedule:

Tuesday, January 13: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, January 14: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, January 15: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

See the Calendar for details.