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  • Balto. Co. police step up Towson patrols in wake of street robberies

    Balto. Co. police step up Towson patrols in wake of street robberies
    In the wake of a series of street robberies in Towson, Baltimore County Police have adjusted patrols and shifted resources toward downtown and the area around Towson University for the evening hours, a county police spokeswoman said Friday. Police...
  • Towson councilman calls 'timeout' on 101 York project

    Towson councilman calls 'timeout' on 101 York project
    A contentious month of dialogue and a host of varying opinions from Towson's stakeholder groups has led Councilman David Marks to take a "timeout" on the planned 101 York student housing development, Marks announced Thursday. "This project will advance ...
  • Philip L. Marcus, lawyer and social activist

    Philip L. Marcus, lawyer and social activist
    Philip L. Marcus, a former engineer and teacher who became a lawyer and social activist, died Nov. 4 of bladder cancer at his home in Beaverton, Ore. The former Columbia resident was 71. The son of Carl Marcus, an accountant, and Ida Marcus, a...
  • Poem recalls Kennedy assassination

    Seeing footage of CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, his voice catching as he announces Preisdent John F. Kennedy's death, sends a chill through Diane Scharper, a poet and author who teaches writing at Towson University. "Even now, it brings tears to your...
  • Suspects identified, to be charged in Towson U. student stabbing

    Suspects identified, to be charged in Towson U. student stabbing
    Baltimore County Police have identified and plan to charge suspects in the Nov. 3 stabbing of a Towson University student, the department announced Monday. According to a statement posted on the county police department’s website, the men have not...
  • Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions

     Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions
    Colleges Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions Navy safety Chris Ferguson has retired after suffering multiple concussions, The (Annapolis) Capital reported. "Chris met with the doctors and talked with his family, and that's the decision...
  • Indie film director backdrops Harford Co. in psycho thriller

    Indie film director backdrops Harford Co. in psycho thriller
    "Roulette," a psycho-thriller by Maryland native Erik Kristopher Myers, will be sure to leave you feeling tense and on-edge. Myers' film is no fantasy world. He takes real life situations and throws them at his audience – raw and uncensored...
  • 'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric

    'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric
    Few holiday movies give such cinematic chestnuts as "It's a Wonderful Live" and "White Christmas" a real run for their money, but, every now and then, one takes off. In 1983, it was the wry, nostalgic "A Christmas Story." Twenty years later, it was the...
  • Annapolis High teacher named state's top dance educator

    Annapolis High teacher named state's top dance educator
    One of the first things that needed changing was the hard floor. Jillian Barber could scarcely believe that she'd been hired to launch Annapolis High School's dance program in a room that clearly was not suited for dance. So she started from the bottom:...
  • The toll of development

    The toll of development
    Fells Point residents are raising questions about chromium contamination at Harbor Point, and Morrell Park residents are concerned about the impact of a proposed CSX rail facility on their neighborhood. In Western Maryland, economic and health impact...
  • Towson debate team becomes center of debate

    Towson debate team becomes center of debate
    There is a debate raging on the campus of Towson University over a nationally ranked team. Members of the debate team say they have been blocked from participating in an important Harvard University tournament this weekend because of conflicts with...
  • An antiquated ruling on Maryland's historically black colleges

    An antiquated ruling on Maryland's historically black colleges
    U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...