| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:51 AM
On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby.
Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:24 PM
This July will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the event that would come to define the world as it exists today.
In modern times, it has come to be called World War I, but prior to the larger conflagration it spawned a scant two decades after...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:47 AM
After two years of planning, fundraising and actual construction, the veterans living at Perry Point Veterans Medical Center now have a gazebo to shelter them during summer picnics. For James Heuser, 18, of Towson, the project served as a way to show...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:06 AM
I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing.
Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:33 AM
It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Before going for a dip in the bay or hopping on water skis this summer, there's a way to know how much bacteria is in the water.
The Maryland Department of the Environment posts swimming advisories on an interactive online map at marylandhealthybeaches....
| Jun 20, 2014
Hey folks, this is just a reminder that the new Lee's Landing opened over Memorial Day weekend and the pleasant early June weather and marvelous river views have increased the patronage at the former Susky River Grille. The renovated restaurant, by any...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Being a Boy Scout was one of the highlights of my childhood. It provides leadership training, working as a team, problem-solving, survival skills — just to name a few.
Not every Boy Scout aspires to become an Eagle Scout. On May 24at a Court of...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:31 PM
A man in custody for allegedly killing a 12-year-old in a car crash and under investigation in the shooting death of a 15-year-old is now being looked at in yet another homicide, and detectives are seeking the public's help to close the case.