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Severance pay for top Baltimore County officials questioned

Baltimore County has eliminated a provision for a severance package for its chief administrative officer amid calls to change the practice of paying top officials when they leave government employment. County officials announced last week that the administrative officer position would no longer...

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Towson's National Night Out has new venue

Towson's National Night Out has new venue

The local version of an annual national event seeking to curb crime and strengthen community relationships with police will have a new venue and setup this year in Towson. National Night Out, which is hosted by the Baltimore County Police Department and the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol, is set...

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  • Chicken Shak offers Reisterstown a down-home eatery

    Chicken Shak offers Reisterstown a down-home eatery

    Chicken Shak opened on Reisterstown's Main Street in late February, generally a slow time in the restaurant industry. The owners timed the launch intentionally; thin crowds would give the new dining spot time to work out any potential kinks. But as is the case with many best-laid plans, this one...

  • Hogan visits Stevenson University to tout transfer of former Rosewood Center property

    Hogan visits Stevenson University to tout transfer of former Rosewood Center property

    Gov. Larry Hogan visited Stevenson University in Owings Mills Thursday to mark the planned transfer of the state-owned Rosewood Center property to the growing school. "It's been a long time coming," Hogan told Stevenson employees and students who gathered on campus to celebrate the deal, which will...

  • Reisterstown American Legion Post 116 soldiers on

    Reisterstown American Legion Post 116 soldiers on

    On a quiet Saturday afternoon Warren G. Harding chatted with members of Reisterstown's American Legion Post 116. Seated at the post's bar, the 96-year-old Harding readily admitted to be being a proud American Legion member. "I am a life member for 50 years," said Harding, who served during World...

  • Former Ravens player opens Sunset Raw Juice Bar in Owings Mills

    Former Ravens player opens Sunset Raw Juice Bar in Owings Mills

    Sunset Raw Juice Bar opened last weekend at Foundry Row in Owings Mills, serving up fresh juices, smoothies and other healthy eats from a former National Football League player. The shop at 10160 Reisterstown Road is owned by Gerrard Sheppard, a former wide receiver for Towson University and the...

  • Baltimore County school superintendent lands new job

    Baltimore County school superintendent lands new job

    Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance ends his five-year tenure leading one of the largest systems in the nation on Friday and begins a new consulting job on Monday. The 36-year-old superintendent said he will become a senior vice president at MGT Consulting Group, a large Florida-based...

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  • Stevie Hansen's spirit lives on in award [Cockeysville]

    Stevie Hansen's spirit lives on in award [Cockeysville]

    For more than a decade, the Stevie Hansen Spirit Award has been given to a young Cockeysville Recreation Council baseball player who embodies qualities that make them an outstanding player and teammate. Named for Stevie Hansen, a young boy from Springlake who succumbed to brain and spinal cord...

  • Eda G. Mahan, retired auditor, dies

    Eda G. Mahan, retired auditor, dies

    Eda G. Mahan, a retired auditor and Baltimore Colts fan whose lavish Christmas breakfasts drew family members near and far, died July 4 in her sleep at a daughter's home in Sparks. She was 97. The daughter of Salvatore Dellospedale and Maria Pecora Dellospedale, Italian immigrants, the former Eda...

  • Grant to Towson Y's HeadStart program will target childhood obesity

    Grant to Towson Y's HeadStart program will target childhood obesity

    Children in Towson's Head Start Center will soon see more movement and activity incorporated into the center's day-to-day programming. The Y of Central Maryland, which operates the federal early childhood education program in Baltimore County, has received a $100,000 grant from Giant Food stores...

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  • Towson crime log

    Towson crime log

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. 7600 block, Hillendale Road. Between July 10 at 8 a.m. and July 16 at 10 p.m. Two televisions and a watch stolen from a residence. 8500 block,...

  • Anneslie man seeks Towson 'skatespot' [Towson]

    Bill Felter began skateboarding at age eight, but it wasn't until his family moved to Florida four years later that skating took on a more important role. "Having never played team sports, skateboarding provided a way to make new friends in a new surrounding," Bill recalls. "Skateboarding provided...

  • In new deal, Ravens to enter 'mixed reality' with holographic players

    In new deal, Ravens to enter 'mixed reality' with holographic players

    An animated, life-sized 3-D image of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appears in an otherwise vacant office in Towson with bare walls and a concrete floor. Visible only through a special lens, he is surrounded by his teammates in their familiar white, black and gold on a “field”...

  • Towson crime log

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. 6300 block, York Road. July 8 between 1:37 a.m. and 7:35 a.m. Boston Market entered without force. Cash stolen from locked safe in a locked...

  • Kirkland's now open in Towson

    Kirkland's now open in Towson

    Kirkland’s Inc. has opened a store in Towson, the home decor retailer’s second Baltimore-area location. The new store is located in Goucher Commons at 803 Goucher Boulevard. Kirkland’s sells indoor and outdoor furniture, framed art, mirrors, lamps, picture frames, accent rugs, candles, garden accessories,...

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