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How cellphones are changing 911

Kate Bergstrom was home alone with her toddler when the allergic reaction began. Her throat started to swell. It became difficult to breathe. There was no one else to help her. As precious seconds ticked by, the Baltimore County woman reached for her cellphone and tapped 911. But when the call...

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Friends School librarian judged 2016 Newbery Medal competition for children's literature

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  • Douglas L. 'Doug' Miller Sr., Baltimore businessman, dies

    Douglas L. 'Doug' Miller Sr., Baltimore businessman, dies

    Douglas L. "Doug" Miller Sr., a Baltimore businessman who raised money for the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, died of multiple organ failure Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 68. The son of George Lloyd Miller, a Bethlehem Steel Co. worker, and Jeannette Betts Clendaniel,...

  • Franchot says there's 'plenty of money' to put air conditioning in all Baltimore County schools

    Franchot says there's 'plenty of money' to put air conditioning in all Baltimore County schools

    At his third "Cool Classrooms" town hall, state Comptroller Peter Franchot last week called on fellow politicians to spend $10 million to provide immediate relief to the dozens of schools in Baltimore County that are without air conditioning. Franchot, one of the state's top fiscal officials, said...

  • Texas Roadhouse is coming to Hunt Valley

    Texas Roadhouse is coming to Hunt Valley

    Texas Roadhouse is bringing its sirloin and strip steak to Hunt Valley this summer. The Louisville, Ky.-based chain has leased a 7,200-square-foot pad at the Executive Plaza in Hunt Valley. The restaurant is expected to to open this summer at the four-building plaza, at 11350 McCormick Road. Texas...

Owings Mills/Pikesville

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  • Francis X. 'Frank' Wells, insurance executive, dies

    Francis X. 'Frank' Wells, insurance executive, dies

    Francis X. "Frank" Wells, a retired insurance executive who had a passion for politics and thoroughbred horse racing, died Wednesday at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from prostate cancer. The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87. The son of Dr. Charles Joseph Wells, a physician, and Elizabeth...

  • Boy, 13, charged in Pikesville tire slashings

    Boy, 13, charged in Pikesville tire slashings

    A 13-year-old boy accused of slashing tires on at least 41 vehicles in Pikesville has been charged with destruction of property, Baltimore County police said Friday. The boy's name was not released because he is charged as a juvenile. Police say he slashed the tires Jan. 17 near the Twin Ridge...

  • Owings Mills rapper Jay Verze on new music and Baltimore rap's rise

    Owings Mills rapper Jay Verze on new music and Baltimore rap's rise

    On his recent track "Crazy," Owings Mills rapper Jay Verze reflects on 2015, a year he, like so many from the Baltimore area, won't ever forget. "Life short so we gotta make the most of it / We went from bodies to riots to young [expletive] dying, now ISIS," he raps over a spare beat by Skinny...

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  • Lloyd McK. Alston,longtime city educator, dies

    Lloyd McK. Alston,longtime city educator, dies

    Lloyd McK. Alston, a retired city public school assistant superintendent who later became vice president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Jan. 31 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 83. "I knew him in the school system, and he was a very intelligent and knowledgeable...

  • David L. Huso, Johns Hopkins scientist, dies

    David L. Huso, Johns Hopkins scientist, dies

    Dr. David L. Huso, a Johns Hopkins scientist and pathologist who worked in cancer research, died Jan. 27 after collapsing at his lab at the school's East Baltimore campus. The Hereford resident was 59. Family members said a medical cause of death has not been determined. Dr. Huso was an associate...

  • Cunningham's offers a comforting cafe and bakery in Towson

    Cunningham's offers a comforting cafe and bakery in Towson

    A breakfast-and-lunch cafe with a happy hour — now, we're talking. Cunningham's Cafe & Bakery in Towson celebrates the end of the workday with 50 percent off beer and wine along with 50 percent off its freshly made bread and select pastries. That's reason enough to stop by this charming spot, an...

  • Man arrested in stabbing death of 78-year-old acquaintance in Essex

    Man arrested in stabbing death of 78-year-old acquaintance in Essex

    An Essex man has been arrested in the killing of his 78-year-old acquaintance after an argument in December, Baltimore County police said Monday. Daniel Albert Atkinson Jr., 46, of the 900 block of Woodlynn Road, is charged with the murder of B.G. Ledford, who was found stabbed to death on the...

  • Dr. Hazen G. Kniffin Jr., retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, dies

    Dr. Hazen G. Kniffin Jr., retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, dies

    Dr. Hazen G. Kniffin Jr., a retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who taught for years at the Baltimore-Washington Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, died of a stroke Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Roland Park Place resident was 85. "He was highly regarded," said Dr....

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  • Celebrating dance all month long

    Baltimore County will once again host the Take a Leap Dance Celebration this year

  • A little Valentine's song and dance

    A little Valentine's song and dance

    Maryland Sings to hold dinner, concert fundraiser

  • Around the county

    Owings Mills Metro Centre to see new additions The Owings Mills Metro Centre, currently under development by Owings Mills Transit and under site management by David S. Brown Enterprises, will continue to see expansion in the near future. Coming additions include an office and retail building connected...

  • Police blotter

    Baltimore County police in the Franklin precinct recently recorded the following reported incidents, among others, in the Owings Mills and greater Reisterstown communities. Anyone with information regarding these incidents may call the Franklin precinct at 410-887-6975. Burglary Police said that...

  • Newest titles

    The following fiction and nonfiction titles will be available at Baltimore County Public Library as of Feb. 7. "Persuadable" by Al Pittampalli Despite politicians labeling their rivals as "wafflers," being flexible enough to change your mind is actually a great leadership skill. Let a hedge fund...

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