Without Apple's help, local iPhone case maker strives for a perfect fit

Without Apple's help, local iPhone case maker strives for a perfect fit 

As David Schweitzer, quality manager for Ventev Mobile, picked up four iPhone 6-laden packages in the mail room at the company's Hunt Valley office and walked to his desk on the second floor, he was...

Two Balto. Co. school board members share their vision

Two Balto. Co. school board members share their vision

A hybrid school board on the horizon. Digital devices for all students. The proposal for a new elementary school at the site of Bykota Senior Center. With the start of a new school year, the Baltimore...

Canines, owners team up to compete in dog agility contests

Canines, owners team up to compete in dog agility contests

When a friend suggested to Stephanie Keene that she might want to try dog agility training for her West Highland white terrier, Finnegan, the idea intrigued the longtime West Towson resident.

Hardesty Capital Management moves to Hunt Valley 

Hardesty Capital Management moves to Hunt Valley

Boutique investment firm Hardesty Capital Management moved this month from its longtime home in Mount Vernon to a new office in Hunt Valley, which it said offers more modern conveniences and room to...

Taste of Towson moving to SECU arena this year

Taste of Towson moving to SECU arena this year

Adam Klein plans to go heavy on the cupcakes. It's one of the specialties of La Cakerie, the bakery and café Klein co-owns, but there will also be cookies and other autumn-themed treats as...

Baltimore County Police warn homeowners to be aware of scams

Baltimore County Police warn homeowners to be aware of scams

Baltimore County Police are advising residents to be aware of con artists who are targeting homeowners, particularly the elderly, according to a statement.

Balto. Co. warns of insurance advertisements for pipe coverage

Balto. Co. warns of insurance advertisements for pipe coverage

Baltimore County officials say residents do not need to buy extra insurance to protect water and sewer pipes as new electronic water meters are installed — and they are warning property owners...

Baltimore County shifting York Road lanes near overnight for water project

Baltimore County shifting York Road lanes near overnight for water project

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works is closing both southbound lanes along York Road north of Timonium Road near the entrance to the State Fairgrounds Thursday night beginning at 8 p.m.

Student ID badges are a step we must take for school security [Editorial]

Student ID badges are a step we must take for school security [Editorial]

In a perfect world, schools are open institutions, free for students to roam the halls and where all visitors are welcome and report to the principal's office upon arrival.

Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris, advocate, wife of congressman, dies unexpectedly 

Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris, advocate, wife of congressman, dies unexpectedly

Sylvia "Cookie" Harris, the wife of Rep. Andy Harris and a prominent anti-abortion advocate in Annapolis, died suddenly on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the congressman said.

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home 

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Parkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much...

Baltimore County schools begin new identification card program

Baltimore County schools begin new identification card program

Students who filed into Lansdowne High School today will be wearing identification badges with their photo and a bar code as part of a new program being rolled out by Baltimore County Public Schools...

City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion 

City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion

Baltimore city and county leaders announced Tuesday that they are committing a combined $280 million to fund construction of the Red Line light rail even as the estimated cost for the project has...

Sinclair will create original TV shows

Sinclair will create original TV shows

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create original television programs to air in prime time and on weekend afternoons on the broadcaster's MyNet and CW stations.

Time to move the 'pickles' at the Maryland State Fair

Time to move the 'pickles' at the Maryland State Fair

Janice Coroneos calls them her "fair fairies," her small dedicated staff of furniture movers, glass polishers, banner hangers, exhibit arrangers and entry registrars.

Six Baltimore County schools moved to top of list for air conditioning

Six Baltimore County schools moved to top of list for air conditioning

Six elementary schools in the York Road corridor may get air conditioning sooner than expected thanks to the efforts of community representatives.

Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps 

Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps

On Friday morning, in the auditorium of Loch Raven High School, more than 300 school administrators closed their eyes for 30 seconds.

Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say

Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say

Baltimore County police were warning motorists in the central Towson and Lutherville areas Wednesday of a number of traffic lights that were out, though some began to come back on after noon.

Air conditioners stolen from day care center [Towson Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.

Boy celebrating 13th birthday drowns in Oregon Ridge lake

Boy celebrating 13th birthday drowns in Oregon Ridge lake

A Laurel boy who was celebrating his 13th birthday drowned at the Oregon Ridge lake Friday, prompting Baltimore County officials to close the beach until further notice.

Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday

Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday

Beginning Friday, the question of where to eat gets a little more interesting.


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