Margarita Cambest

Writer

Margarita Cambest is the general assignment reporter covering the Towson area for the Baltimore Sun Media Group. Margarita has covered health at The York Dispatch and health, education and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at the Kentucky New Era. She has also worked as a radio news anchor and as a city reporter for Ledger Media Group. Though the Canton transplant says she falls more in love with Charm City each day, Margarita bleeds orange and blue for the Florida Gators.

Recent Articles

  • Longtime Towson activist becomes a champion for students in need

    Longtime Towson activist becomes a champion for students in need

    It might be said that Laurie Taylor-Mitchell’s schools-centric activism has followed her son’s path since 2000 through Baltimore County Public Schools with a few side trips that include advocating for environmental causes and a run for Baltimore County Council. And though her son Andrew Mitchell...

  • The Orient Restaurant is reopening in Towson

    The Orient Restaurant is reopening in Towson

    After a two-year hiatus, a long-standing, popular Asian restaurant is making its return to York Road in Towson sometime this month, according to its owner. The Orient Restaurant, which previously operated out of a leased restaurant space at 319 York Road, will reopen a block up the road at 416...

  • Towson area crime log

    The following is compiled from local police reports. It is our policy to provide identification when there is enough information to make identification possible. Towson area: Dulaney Valley Road, 800 block. March 2 between 4:58 p.m. and 5 p.m. A man approached someone at the Towson Town Center...

  • Maryland Home and Garden show to showcase local vendors, crafters

    Maryland Home and Garden show to showcase local vendors, crafters

    Glen Gutierrez looks forward to the Maryland Home and Garden Show each year. After spending most of his workdays designing patios, gardens and outdoor landscapes for customers of his Lutherville-Timonium business, European Landscapes and Design, the annual show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds...

  • Here's who is running in the 2018 primary election around Towson

    Here's who is running in the 2018 primary election around Towson

    As the filing deadline for the June 26 primary election approached earlier this week, a steady stream of last-minute candidates announced their candidacies for everything from the Baltimore county executive’s race to the board of education. Both Republicans and Democrats have thrown their names...

  • Towson High comes out on top in BCPS physics and chemistry competitions

    Towson High comes out on top in BCPS physics and chemistry competitions

    Towson High School students scored top marks in a districtwide science competition that drew more than 220 Baltimore County Public Schools students to Dulaney High School on Saturday. The 30th annual Baltimore County Public Schools Physics Olympics and fifth annual Chemathon, held at the Cockeysville...

  • Towson 6-year-old raises $7,200 for heart health

    Towson 6-year-old raises $7,200 for heart health

    Six-year-old Drew Bove has always enjoyed making a difference in people’s lives, according to family members. The Stoneleigh Elementary kindergartner has wrapped presents and served meals at Christmastime, so when his teachers at the Towson school shared the details of a nationwide fundraiser for...

  • Sonic opens, Wawa, Starbucks on tap as Joppa Road construction carries on

    Sonic opens, Wawa, Starbucks on tap as Joppa Road construction carries on

    Food served by smiling carhops on roller skates is a feature of the new Sonic Drive-In restaurant in Towson. While the mobile waitresses bring an interesting touch to the busy corridor of East Joppa Road, where the fast-food restaurant opened quietly last week, it is a far cry from the staid longtime...

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