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.

St. Pius X parishioners recall role in 1995 visit of Pope John Paul II

St. Pius X parishioners recall role in 1995 visit of Pope John Paul II

Well before the sun comes up on Sunday, April 27, Carol Pacione expects to be in front of the television to watch the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII. The Mass, presided over by Pope...

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...

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...

LA Fitness opens at Towson Commons

LA Fitness opens at Towson Commons

The once-vacant AMC movie theater space inside Towson Commons that symbolized the downtown building's slide into deterioration a few years ago re-opened Thursday as a glistening, 52,000-square-foot LA...

Turf at Towson High, downtown police and schools construction part of 2015 budget

Turf at Towson High, downtown police and schools construction part of 2015 budget

The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson and area school construction projects as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget,...

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...

Cockeysville Easter Eggstravaganza [Pictures]

Cockeysville Easter Eggstravaganza [Pictures]

Cockeysville Vol. Fire Co. hosts its annual Easter Eggstravaganza with free breakfast, egg hunts and visits from the Easter bunny.

Bluebird trail at Pot Spring Elementary restored in time for fledgling season

Bluebird trail at Pot Spring Elementary restored in time for fledgling season

The bluebirds are coming back. At least, that's the hope at Pot Spring Elementary School. The bluebird trail has been restored in time for the spring fledgling season, when eggs are laid and...

Epic Pharmacies of Cockeysville will seek new CEO

Epic Pharmacies of Cockeysville will seek new CEO

Cockeysville-based Epic Pharmacies Inc. said Wednesday it is searching for a CEO and president to replace Angelo Voxakis, who plans to retire at the end of the year.

Couture designer's mission to inspire next generation at her Timonium school

Couture designer's mission to inspire next generation at her Timonium school

As a young girl growing up in Soviet Russia with few playthings, Ella Pritsker learned to amuse herself with pencil and paper.

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.

Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson

Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson

Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life."

Assembly approves partly elected Baltimore County school board

Assembly approves partly elected Baltimore County school board

Baltimore County voters would have the long-sought opportunity to vote for some members of their school board starting in 2018 under legislation passed Friday by the General Assembly.

Time ripe for passage of hybrid school board bill [Editorial]

Time ripe for passage of hybrid school board bill [Editorial]

A proposal to change the Baltimore County School Board from an all-appointed body to a mixture of appointed and elected members, usually called a "hybrid board," has been on the table for years...

Children's Chorus of Maryland finds home in Towson

Children's Chorus of Maryland finds home in Towson

No matter where she is, 6-year-old Berlyn Wells-Huber loves to sing.

Baltimore County spent $15 million on storm-related costs this winter

Baltimore County spent $15 million on storm-related costs this winter

It has been a long winter for Baltimore County residents, and an expensive one. Baltimore County spent more than $15 million on storm-related costs from the 19 storms that hit the Mid-Atlantic this...

Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees.

Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations

Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed legislation Tuesday that would mandate county hookah lounges close at 8 p.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m. on weekends, hours before their current early-...

York Road closed in Cockeysville because of gas leak

York Road closed in Cockeysville because of gas leak

The northbound lanes of York Road between Warren Road and Railroad Avenue in Cockeysville are closed Tuesday afternoon to allow BGE crews to repair a gas leak, according to Baltimore County Police.

Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over...


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