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

  • Police seek man whom they say stole money order from Cockeysville 7-Eleven

    Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding someone whom they allege stole a money order that was unintentionally left behind by another customer at a 7-Eleven store in Cockeysville. Police said the $1,170 money order was purchased at around 6:40 p.m. on Sept. 5 at...

  • East Towson's founding by freed slaves commemorated with historic marker

    East Towson's founding by freed slaves commemorated with historic marker

    Community leaders and elected officials unveiled a new historic marker at the northeast corner of Towsontown Boulevard and Virginia Avenue Friday afternoon that commemorates East Towson’s mid-1800s settlement by freed slaves from the Hampton estate in northeast Towson. The site was once the location...

  • Patriot Plaza renovations kick off with concrete breaking

    Patriot Plaza renovations kick off with concrete breaking

    The first pieces of concrete were broken Wednesday for the renovation of downtown Towson’s Patriot Plaza. Concrete and pavers in the downtown Towson plaza will be replaced with 1.8 acres of green space over the next year. About 50 people, ranging from county and elected officials to police and...

  • Historic East Towson marker to be unveiled Friday

    Historic East Towson marker to be unveiled Friday

    A marker honoring the historically African American community of East Towson will be unveiled by community leaders Friday. The marker will commemorate the neighborhood, which was settled in the mid-1800s by freed slaves from the Hampton estate in northeast Towson. The event is scheduled for 3 p.m....

  • Tenth annual memorial run shines spotlight on domestic violence

    Tenth annual memorial run shines spotlight on domestic violence

    On a September day in 2007, Jeffrey Jacobsen had just finished buckling his two young sons into his SUV and was about to drive away from the Timonium home he once had shared with 37-year-old Jessica Jacobsen, his estranged wife. Instead, according to reporting in The Baltimore Sun from the time,...

  • Council approves $300K grant for homeless outreach center in Towson

    Council approves $300K grant for homeless outreach center in Towson

    The Baltimore County Council voted Sept. 5 to approve a $300,000 grant to allow a homeless outreach program to purchase the downtown Towson building in which it has operated for many years. The grant would allow Prologue, Inc. to purchase the building at 609 Baltimore Ave. from its neighboring...

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