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.

Four locals named to U.S. U-19 women's lacrosse training team

Four locals named to U.S. U-19 women's lacrosse training team

Four local players -- McDonogh's Brindi Griffin and Andie Aldave, Roland Park's Francesca Whitehurst and Maryvale's Miranda Ibello -- are among 25 girls selected for the U.S. Under-19 traning team, 18...

Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown 

Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown

Spain might have seen its reign as an international soccer power come crashing down in the first two weeks of the World Cup last month in Brazil, but its potential as a major factor in women’s...

South Korea knocks U.S. out of LPGA International Crown in playoff 

South Korea knocks U.S. out of LPGA International Crown in playoff

When the LPGA’s first International Crown began Thursday in Owings Mills, most figured that the top-seeded U.S. would be fighting come Sunday for what Paula Creamer thought was the “...

Reisterstown Community Cemetery marks 250 years 

Reisterstown Community Cemetery marks 250 years

Local and county officials came out Saturday to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Reisterstown Community Cemetery. The cemetery was founded in 1764 by John Reister, the founder of Reisterstown....

United States team bounces back on second day of International Crown 

United States team bounces back on second day of International Crown

There was a slightly defiant tone to the four American players who marched into the interview room at Caves Valley Golf Club after being swept by Taiwan in Thursday’s opening matches at the...

New playground intended to help autistic children build social skills 

New playground intended to help autistic children build social skills

Inviting a friend to play on a tire swing can be difficult for autistic children, but with special kinds of playgrounds cropping up in Maryland and around the country, it may become easier.

Top-seeded U.S. golfers struggle in first day of International Crown

Top-seeded U.S. golfers struggle in first day of International Crown

There was a lot of talk going into theĀ LPGA's inaugural International Crown at Caves Valley this week about the momentum the U.S. team had.

Young LPGA star Lexi Thompson is just starting to reach her potential 

Young LPGA star Lexi Thompson is just starting to reach her potential

Lexi Thompson first asked her parents the question when she was 12 and had become the youngest player ever to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open.

International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say 

International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say

Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings...

Despite fighting, moving to Israel 

Despite fighting, moving to Israel

Ever since spending their honeymoon in Israel in 2000, David and Helaine Brenner had dreamed about returning to live and raise a family in what they believe to be their ancestral Jewish homeland.

Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown 

Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown

Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it.

Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life 

Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life

The nightclub insurer promised to fight for its clients — its promotional material shows a man socked in the face with a boxing glove.

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.

Aquatics instructor at summer camp charged with solicitation of a minor

Aquatics instructor at summer camp charged with solicitation of a minor

An aquatics instructor at a summer camp for youngsters at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor, police said.

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...

Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar.

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.

North girls win Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic after big first half

North girls win Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic after big first half

The girls lacrosse All-Americans of the North did what their male counterparts could not on Saturday: hold on to an early lead.

Seven injured after pickup runs into Reisterstown assisted living facility

Seven injured after pickup runs into Reisterstown assisted living facility

Seven people were taken to hospitals after a pickup truck ran into an assisted living facility in Reisterstown Friday evening, Baltimore County fire department officials said.

Family remembers camper killed by fallen tree in storm as loving, active

Family remembers camper killed by fallen tree in storm as loving, active

Justin Diggs was an active, social 12-year-old who had to be cajoled to leave the swimming pool and who made the honor roll at Pikesville Middle School.


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