West Towson principal calls Blue Ribbon designation well-earned

West Towson Elementary School became the latest Towson-area school to be named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School Tuesday for its high performance on statewide assessments. Despite being honored by the title, though, principal Sue Hershfeld said earning the distinction is an expected outcome of the...

Dumbarton Middle soccer team just can't be beat [Towson]

Dumbarton Middle soccer team just can't be beat [Towson]

Winning, learning, and growing on Dumbarton Road! Congratulations to the Dumbarton Middle School Eighth Grade Boys’ Soccer team, which just completed a two-year undefeated run! This season they finished with a record of 12 wins and no losses, and last year as the seventh grade team they had a single...

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Lutherville-Timonium

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  • New Precinct 6 commander no stranger to Towson

    New Precinct 6 commander no stranger to Towson

    Capt. Jan Brown is no stranger to Towson. Brown, who was named the commander of the Baltimore County Police Department’s Precinct 6 — aka the Towson precinct — in September, had served stints in Towson twice before in his 29-year career with county police. Towson’s newest police commander replaces...

  • Jean B. Tullai, St. Paul's School worker and homemaker, dies

    Jean B. Tullai, St. Paul's School worker and homemaker, dies

    Jean B. Tullai, a familiar figure for generations of students at St. Paul’s School in Brooklandville, where she held positions that ranged from running its switchboard to managing its bookstore, died Wednesday from bone cancer at her Lutherville home. She was 87. “Jean was absolutely dedicated...

  • One killed, ten injured, in adult daycare bus crash in Timonium

    One killed, ten injured, in adult daycare bus crash in Timonium

    A woman was killed and 10 others injured when an adult daycare bus and a car crashed in Timonium on Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. Fire officials identified the deceased as Guixian Shen, 88, of the 400 block of Virginia Avenue in Towson. She had been taken...

  • What it lacks in excitement, Bluestone makes up in reliability

    What it lacks in excitement, Bluestone makes up in reliability

    Bluestone in Timonium is one of those dependable restaurants you can count on for friendly service and well-executed food. It may not be the most exciting place in town or have the most adventurous menu, but you’ll leave happy and satisfied. We did on a recent visit. From our arrival, when a staff...

  • Friends, family to participate in running festival in memory of Lutherville teen who died of cancer

    Friends, family to participate in running festival in memory of Lutherville teen who died of cancer

    Claire Marie Wagonhurst was 17 when she died of cancer in 2014. The Notre Dame Preparatory School senior had battled melanoma for three years, according to her mother. Though originally under control, the most serious form of skin cancer returned in the fall of Claire’s senior year and she died...

  • Jim Brochin joins race for Baltimore County executive

    Jim Brochin joins race for Baltimore County executive

    As Jim Brochin considered where to announce his campaign for Baltimore County executive, he settled on a place with symbolism: Towson Manor Park. The community park in east Towson was almost replaced by a fire station, which was necessary because the county government was selling off the old one...

  • Martial Arts studio in Timonium robbed

    Martial Arts studio in Timonium robbed

    Someone stole cash, blank checks and video cameras from the Maryland Martial Arts studio on the 1800 block of York Road in Timonium on Sept. 28, Baltimore County Police said. “He took our check book… he made a mess out of all the closets searching for something,” said Marta Quintana, 58, who runs...

Cockeysville-Hunt Valley

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  • Towson library to host eclipse viewing party

    Towson library to host eclipse viewing party

    The Baltimore County Public Library branch in Towson will host a special viewing party ahead of a total solar eclipse that is expected to occur Aug. 21 — though an official added that an unexpected level of interest in the event might mean that the library won't have enough special glasses on hand...