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Thousands commemorate 10th anniversary of Fallston playground
Thousands commemorate 10th anniversary of Fallston playground

Families came by the carload early Saturday morning, creating a convoy that backed up traffic at least two miles. The occasion was the 10th anniversary of Annie's Playground in Fallston, an expansive venue dedicated to 6-year-old Annie Cumpston, who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in 2003 while she and her family were leaving a circus in Baltimore. For Annie's father, Tom Cumpston, the turnout of thousands, most of them children, left him overjoyed and overwhelmed. He said he regretted that some cars had to be turned away after every parking space at the facility as well as at two nearby churches was taken. But the Jarrettsville man shouldn't have been...

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