Baltimore County Council to consider measure to improve physical fitness in county

Baltimore County Council to consider measure to improve physical fitness in county

Encouraged by a constituent who is also a chiropractor for the Ravens, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk has proposed legislation to establish a Baltimore County Advisory Council on Physical Fitness.

Police identify elderly man found stabbed in Lansdowne home

Police identify elderly man found stabbed in Lansdowne home

Baltimore County Police are investigating the death of an elderly Lansdowne man, who was found in his home Tuesday suffering from stab wounds, according to a statement released by the Baltimore...

Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute

Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute

A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police...

No argument regarding Arbutus volunteer umpire's dedication

No argument regarding Arbutus volunteer umpire's dedication

The difference between Pete Lloyd and other dads who offered to umpire their sons' Arbutus Little League games in 1969 is that the other guys knew when to quit.

Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers

Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers

More than a decade after a youth sports volunteer from Hereford with a record of sex offense charges was convicted of abusing a 12-year-old boy, Baltimore County remains the only jurisdiction in the...

Little League Opening Day Parade in Lansdowne [Pictures]

Little League Opening Day Parade in Lansdowne [Pictures]

Pictures from the the Baltimore-Highlands, Lansdowne and Riverview Little League Opening Day Parade on Saturday, April 19.

Seton Keough softball twins contribute to Gators' success

Seton Keough softball twins contribute to Gators' success

Treena Zlotorzynski-Clampitt had no problem taking over as the official scorekeeper for Seton Keough's softball game against Mount de Sales on Monday, even though she played lacrosse goalie at...

Catonsville residents urge changes to promote commercial development

Catonsville residents urge changes to promote commercial development

An effort to attract investment to the commercial corridors of Baltimore County is underway and three Catonsville residents made the trip to Towson last week in support of the action.

Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that a new 700-seat school will replace Lansdowne Elementary School as part of a plan to address overcrowded schools in Baltimore County.

Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by...

Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze

Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze

When a fire broke out at a home on Myrtle Avenue in Halethorpe, members of the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department arrived to beat back the blaze. It proved too strong, destroying the structure...

Professional perspective strikes a chord with Lansdowne High music students

Professional perspective strikes a chord with Lansdowne High music students

The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning.

Hippodrome Foundation and Lansdowne High

Hippodrome Foundation and Lansdowne High

Micah Smith, a musician who is part of the Soulful Symphony, mentors Lansdowne High School concert choir students on April 8. Smith works with the students part of a unique partnership between the...

Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

Handling stress, peer pressure, drinking and other issues that face college students were the topics for a group of panelists at the Arbutus Library on Thursday, April 10.

Holy Week scheduled filled with opportunities to rejoice [Column]

Stand at the foot of the Cross, so you can fully appreciate Resurrection Sunday.

Results for Arbutus 5K Spring Fling

Results for Arbutus 5K Spring Fling

The Arbutus 5K Spring Fling was held Saturday at Arbutus Middle School on a brisk morning and 120 runners completed on the 3.1-mile course. Ben Fusco, 36, was the first finisher in a time of 19:46.9....

Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April

Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) announced Monday that it will begin a project in mid-April to upgrade a natural gas main under Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville.

New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center

New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center

The unique sound of a basketball being dribbled on a hard tile floor echoed through the Arbutus Recreation Center last Wednesday afternoon as a group of kids played an afterschool game.

Dump truck stolen from business [Crime log]

Dump truck stolen from business [Crime log]

The following is compiled from local police reports.

Protesters rally to call attention to Balto. Co. animal shelter

Protesters rally to call attention to Balto. Co. animal shelter

More than 100 people gathered in the rain Monday evening outside the historic courthouse in Towson calling for improvements at the Baltimore County animal shelter.

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver friendly concern along with food

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver friendly concern along with food

It is Wednesday morning and the basement of Catonsville United Methodist Church on Melvin Avenue is alive with activity.


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