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.

Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group 

Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations.

Dance tells Kamenetz he's dropping plans for two schools

Dance tells Kamenetz he's dropping plans for two schools

In a letter Tuesday to Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, school Superintendent Dallas Dance said he had agreed to drop the plan to renovate the former Loch Raven Elementary School and put...

Jim Fish closes the book on career at Baltimore County Public Library

Jim Fish closes the book on career at Baltimore County Public Library

Jim Fish had a knack for management from a young age, former colleagues say — and in his 43 years as a professional librarian, he never worked as anything but a library director.

Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium.

Seven hurt after car crashes into Andy Nelson's in Cockeysville

Seven hurt after car crashes into Andy Nelson's in Cockeysville

A car crashed into the Andy Nelson's Barbecue restaurant Friday afternoon, sending seven people to local hospitals, Baltimore County police said.

Sinclair plans Aug. 1 closing on $1 billion Allbritton deal

Sinclair plans Aug. 1 closing on $1 billion Allbritton deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to close Aug. 1 on its $1 billion deal to acquire television stations from Allbritton Communications, now that federal regulators have cleared the way, the...

Baltimore County officials react to Timonium proposal for immigrant children

Baltimore County officials react to Timonium proposal for immigrant children

Officials in Baltimore County reacted Friday to a proposal by Catholic Charities to shelter 50 immigrant children at a facility in Timonium, with a state delegate who is running for the County Council...

Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County

Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County

Catholic Charities wants to care for about 50 children from Central America at a campus in Baltimore County, seeking a role in the immigration crisis even though the consideration of other sites in...

Harman wins GOP primary in Balto. Co., recount confirms

Harman wins GOP primary in Balto. Co., recount confirms

George Harman won the Republican primary for Baltimore County executive last month by 20 votes, election officials said after a rare recount.

Robber steals cellphones in Towson holdup [Crime Log]

Baltimore County launches new Trail Finder web app

Baltimore County launches new Trail Finder web app

Baltimore County officials unveiled a new Trail Finder Web site application Wednesday morning at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, as part of an effort to promote exercise and...

Reshaped Baltimore County library board ends dispute over IT transfers to county

Reshaped Baltimore County library board ends dispute over IT transfers to county

Members of the Baltimore County library board of trustees usually deal with issues such as budgets, library rules and staffing — but in recent months, the panel has found itself in the middle of...

Upscale apartments coming to Hunt Valley Towne Centre

Upscale apartments coming to Hunt Valley Towne Centre

Hunt Valley Towne Centre is expanding again. This time, though, the expansion is taking the form of upscale apartments, the first residential component to be added to the project since its inception...

Baltimore boys and girls sweep underclassmen titles in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

Baltimore boys and girls sweep underclassmen titles in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

The Underclassmen games at the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic belong to the Baltimore All-Stars — again.


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