Libby Solomon

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Libby Solomon is a reporter covering southwest Baltimore County, including Catonsville, Arbutus and the surrounding areas. She previously edited community calendars and wrote about Howard County. Libby graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a bachelors degree in global studies and a minor in political science.

Recent Articles

  • Swinging sendoff: After 27 years, Friday Night Swing Dance Club to hold its last dance

    Swinging sendoff: After 27 years, Friday Night Swing Dance Club to hold its last dance

    For four years, Florence Newman and her husband, Howard, blocked out Friday nights on their calendars so they would not miss the Friday Night Swing Dance Club at the American Legion in Towson. Familiar faces grew into friendships. Single women felt safe there, and the recently widowed and divorced...

  • Knollwood 'Little Free Library' honors 58-year Towson resident, reader, mother

    Knollwood 'Little Free Library' honors 58-year Towson resident, reader, mother

    Margaret Jenkins raised seven children in a rowhouse in Towson Park and instilled a love of reading in each one. “She laid the groundwork for the love of reading,” said her eldest daughter, Meg McFadden. “Then she continued to set an example throughout her life of reading all kinds of things, and...

  • Stoneleigh break-in propels community to reactivate COP program

    Stoneleigh break-in propels community to reactivate COP program

    A recent burglary and an earlier attempted burglary in the Towson neighborhood of Stoneleigh has prompted a push to more quickly reactivate the neighborhood’s Citizen on Patrol program. According to Baltimore County Police, burglars broke into a house in the 900 block of Old Oak Road May 15 at...

  • Towson University wraps up hate crime investigation

    Towson University wraps up hate crime investigation

    Towson University said Wednesday that it has concluded an investigation into an alleged hate crime by and against students off campus last month, but are not disclosing the results of the investigation. “While federal law restricts TU from disclosing the results of that investigation, the university...

  • Towson councilman calls for public input on interim county executive pick

    Towson councilman calls for public input on interim county executive pick

    David Marks put out a call for public comment Wednesday as the Baltimore County Council considers who to select as an interim county executive, after Kevin Kamenetz died unexpectedly last Thursday. The letter, posted on Facebook, comes a day after council Chairman Julian Jones told the Baltimore...

  • Towson crime logs

    The following is compiled from local police reports. It is our policy to provide identification when there is enough information to make identification possible. TOWSON Brixton Road, 1300 block. Between 1 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. May 9. Gold 2000 Chevy Suburban stolen along with its only key. Loch Raven...

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