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Baltimore County schools close for heat

Baltimore County will close 37 schools on Friday, and perhaps early next week, under a recently adopted policy requiring schools without air conditioning to be closed when the heat index is forecast to reach at least 90 degrees. The new policy, adopted this month, is being applied just two days...

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    3,000 backpacks with school supplies available for Baltimore County students

    Baltimore County officials will give out 3,000 backpacks filled with school supplies during back-to-school fairs on Tuesday. The fairs will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Banneker Community Center, 27 Main Ave. in Catonsville; the Randallstown Community Center, 3505 Resource Drive in Randallstown;...

  • Baltimore County Board of Education passes heat closure policy

    Baltimore County Board of Education passes heat closure policy

    Baltimore County's superintendent of schools now has a clear directive for when to close non-air conditioned schools — it's when the heat index reaches 90 degrees. The Baltimore County Public Schools Board of Education passed a policy Aug. 9 directing the superintendent to close non-air conditioned...

  • Young gymnasts build dreams on exploits of U.S. Olympic team

    Young gymnasts build dreams on exploits of U.S. Olympic team

    A dozen young gymnasts at Rebounders Gymnastics Center in Timonium took a break from practice Tuesday to watch the U.S. women's gymnastics team tumble, twirl and jump toward an Olympic gold medal. As they prepare for their own competition season in the fall, the girls at Rebounders have been closely...

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  • 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. Sharon Road, 6500 block. Between 9 p.m. Aug. 16 and 8:30 a.m. Aug. 17. Car stolen from driveway. Dunkirk Road, unit block. Between 12:30 a.m....

  • Student pair work hard to publish their very own book [Rodgers Forge]

    Three years ago, AJ Preller, of Chumleigh Road, and Nora Sevidal, of Heathfield Road, were two regular 8-year-old friends with big imaginations. At the start of third grade at Rodgers Forge Elementary School, AJ and Nora started writing a book. Just for fun. You know, something to do in the afternoons...

  • Recalling addiction victims while attending an O's game [Perry Hall/Kingsville]

    The Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation, (DCTF), whose mission is to provide drug overdose prevention, awareness and advocate for Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, is hosting a fundraiser. Purchase your tickets through DCTF and attend an upcoming Orioles baseball game — vs. Tampa Bay — on...

  • Catonsville restaurant rezoning request brings mixed reviews

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  • Starbucks slated to open on York Road in Towson in 2017

    Starbucks slated to open on York Road in Towson in 2017

    A Starbucks location is scheduled to open at 6900 York Road in Towson, according to a spokeswoman from the coffee shop company. "We plan to open this location next year," a Starbucks representative wrote in an email. According to state property records, the property is owned by VS York Road LLC;...

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  • Recipes sought to help restore Reisterstown cemetery

    Recipes sought to help restore Reisterstown cemetery

    While the Reisterstown Community Cemetery is looking pretty good for a 252-year-old, there is still much work to be done to restore it to its former state. To help fund efforts to improve the look of the cemetery, which predates the United States itself, the Reisterstown Cemetery Committee is currently...

  • With heat index forecast near 100 Friday, some Baltimore County schools to close

    With heat index forecast near 100 Friday, some Baltimore County schools to close

    Baltimore County's 37 schools without air conditioning will be closed on Friday because the heat index is forecast to approach 100 degrees. A recently adopted county policy requires those schools to close when the heat index is forecast to reach at least 90 degrees. The National Weather Service...

  • Pets of the week

    Pets of the week

    Maxx is a sweet older dog looking for a loving home. He's almost 14 years old, but age hasn't slowed him down one bit. He's quite spunky, loves people, and can't get enough attention. He really enjoys being carried around. He's lived with dogs, cats and children in his previous home. He is available...

  • Senior spotlight

    The Reisterstown Senior Center is at 12035 Reisterstown Road and is open Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. To learn more, call 410-887-1143, email reisterstownsc@baltimorecountymd.gov or go to www.baltimorecountymd.gov. Thursday, Aug. 25: From 1 to 2:30 p.m., enjoy a Summertime Dance with music by...

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    Reisterstown Improvement Association seeks submissions for cookbook fundraiser The Reisterstown Improvement Association is seeking recipe submissions to include in The Reisterstown Cookbook. Once complete, the cookbook will be sold, with all proceeds going toward the restoration and maintenance...

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