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

  • Construction on Radebaugh Park in Towson expected to start in July

    Construction on Radebaugh Park in Towson expected to start in July

    After three years of discussion, plans for Radebaugh Park, in Towson, will move forward as early as this spring. The small park, named after the fourth-generation Radebaugh family florist that sold the land on which the park will be built, is planned for Towson’s Aigburth Manor. Baltimore County...

  • A show good enough to eat planned at Towson High

    A show good enough to eat planned at Towson High

    Friends, family and community members of Towson High School are invited to an art show of edible proportions next week. The school’s National Arts Honor Society will hosts its 25th annual edible art exhibit, an open contest for the most creative sculptures that can be made out of edible materials....

  • Knollwood community in Towson kicks off 5K sign-ups with series of videos on heart health

    Knollwood community in Towson kicks off 5K sign-ups with series of videos on heart health

    Though the Towson Healthy Hearts 5K isn’t until June 9, organizers of the health-focused neighborhood race have kicked off sign-ups with a series of videos meant to encourage the Towson community to get healthy. The skits, posted to the neighborhood association’s Facebook page, feature a mock talk...

  • On Valentine's Day, one Towson couple's 66 year love story

    On Valentine's Day, one Towson couple's 66 year love story

    When David Ross and Phyllis Cheek met in 1949 it wasn’t exactly love at first sight. The University of Maryland students enjoyed each other’s company after getting set up on a blind date by friends, but when after a year of dating David Ross attempted to seal the deal by giving the young Kappa...

  • 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: Dixie Drive, Unit block. Feb. 9 between 3 p.m. and 3:25 p.m. Front door and sun room window found open. Nothing taken. Loch Bend...

  • Orokawa Y to host free Olympic-themed program

    Orokawa Y to host free Olympic-themed program

    As a celebration of all things Olympic, the The Orokawa Y in Towson will host a free family and heart-friendly event Feb. 16. Olympic Hearts is a special program featuring games, food, music, crafts and other activities inspired by the 2018 Winter Olympics, which run through Feb. 25 in Pyeongchang,...

  • Bill would allow tattoo shops in downtown Towson with some exceptions

    Bill would allow tattoo shops in downtown Towson with some exceptions

    Grant Aikin, a full-time member of the National Guard, in Towson, and Deirdre Aikin, a tattoo artist, live to the east of Towson in Baltimore’s Hamilton neighborhood. For more than 27 years, Deirdre Aikin has worked at tattoo shops in Baltimore and elsewhere along the East Coast because Baltimore...

  • Stanley Black & Decker leases Towson office space for engineered fastening division

    Stanley Black & Decker leases Towson office space for engineered fastening division

    Stanley Black & Decker will be the inaugural tenant of renovated office space in downtown Towson. The Connecticut-based company, which also has a headquarters for its power tools division on East Joppa Road in Towson, signed a lease last week for its newest space in the 210 Allegheny Avenue building....

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