| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines Jr., a retired Baltimore internist, died June 26 from heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson, where he had volunteered for more than a decade. He was 86.
The son of a civil engineer and a homemaker, Leonard...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Madeleine S. Alban, a volunteer at local schools and hospitals, died of cardiac arrest July 12 at her Palm Beach, Fla., home. She was 94 and also lived in the Orchards in North Baltimore.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:02 PM
A former security guard at Greater Baltimore Medical Center was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for attempted rape after he burglarized a Towson apartment last year, prosecutors said.
Prosecutors said Ricky Bostic, 44, broke into a residence...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Steven D. Rosen, a sales manager for a Cockeysville furniture company, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center after being injured in a fall. He was 61.
"He was on a ladder pulling down an old sign from a building near the old Mark Downs...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Madelaine D. Franzone, a former office administrator and homemaker who enjoyed opera, died Aug.3 of Alzheimer's disease at her longtime Timonium residence. She was 90.
The daughter of a chemist and a homemaker, Madelaine Dorothea Neutzel was born in...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Nancy P. "Polly" Deeley, a homemaker and volunteer, died Tuesday of heart failure at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in West Towson. She was 88.
The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Nancy Price was born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Baltimore County emergency units and Maryland Transit Administration police responded Thursday afternoon to a car accident involving an MTA bus and a vehicle at the corner of York Road and Cross Campus Boulevard in Towson.
County Police said on Twitter...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Theodore C. Houk, known as Baltimore County's running doctor, is on the road again — only slower, on a shorter leash. He walks a half-mile or so at a time now, stepping with a cane, a metal frame on his right leg, working back to the conspicuously...
| Aug 23, 2013
In "college town" Towson, even the sports bar needs our tax money to build up and sell more booze ("State board OKs Greene Turtle loan," Aug. 22).
The Green Turtle got a state-approved loan in 1995. Now, it borrows $893,000, $240,000 from Maryland, to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:04 AM
With last week's announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million project that will include apartments, student housing, retail and office space in downtown Towson, area elected officials have ramped up efforts to introduce a circulator bus to stem an...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
For Sean Hearn, there was no better way to spend Father's Day than sweating through a hilly 5K road race in Towson, pushing sons Shane and Wyatt in a double-wide stroller.
A little more than four years ago, Shane spent 10 days in the neonatal...