| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief Jim Johnson on Monday called on state and federal lawmakers to strengthen laws on background checks for gun buyers and stop the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the wake of...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Throughout the weekend and into Monday morning, Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance's conversations with the district's employees, parents and students invariably turned to student safety after the tragic Newtown, Conn. elementary school...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Baltimore County will preserve 38 acres of publicly owned forested land in Perry Hall, which officials say is the largest preservation of open green space in that community in more than a decade.
The land will be protected from development and is at two...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts educator Sean McComb fondly recalls a high school English teacher who led him to see the world differently through books and a mentor from the student-run cable station who helped him host his own weekly sports...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Lynn Detter, a fourth-grade teacher at Riderwood Elementary, and Kay Soonfah-Senior, a Spanish teacher at Cockeysville Middle, were honored Monday among a group of five finalists for Baltimore County's 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year nominees.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Guess how I came to know that April 14-20 marks the 55th National Library Week? Before I give away the answer, you might appreciate that this observance started in the 1950s to combat Americans' growing preference for radios and televisions over books....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Pet owners in Perry Hall will soon have a low-cost opportunity to get a rabies vaccination for their furry friends.
Baltimore County Department of Health will hold a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at nine locations on separate...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Henry F. Long Jr., a boys soccer coach and state champion who owned a window-cleaning business, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Perry Hall resident was 54.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point's North Point Village, he...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Elizabeth Tauber has been running with a noticeably quicker pace this spring.
The John Carroll grad from Bel Air has twice broken Towson University's school record in the 5,000-meter run has won two collegiate races and has improved her personal best...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The Rocky Gorge rugby club took a big step toward repeating as Division II National Champions, earning a convincing victory over division rival Brandywine last weekend.
Rocky Gorge (Columbia/Laurel) parlayed an attack based on strong running by the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:14 PM
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told parents, students and educators in Baltimore County on Wednesday that while Americans might not agree on gun control legislation, they must work together so that children can grow up without fear of violence in...