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  • Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Timothy Graybeal ,48, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Tuesday on a Baltimore County warrant charging him with driving with an expired license, driving...
  • Pool chemical accidents can be avoided [Letter]

    We were saddened to hear of the accidental exposure of YMCA campers to excessive levels of pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater ("Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool," July 9). With proper pool design, operation and maintenance, this...
  • Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool

    Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool
    Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
  • City, county expand summer free meal programs

    City, county expand summer free meal programs
    When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
  • Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]

    Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]
    Like many fans and casual observers around the world, my life has been inundated with soccer (or fútbol) over the past few days. This is not a complaint; I really love watching the World Cup. Generally speaking, I have never been able to get excited...
  • Swimmer had long experience in bay event

    Swimmer had long experience in bay event
    The weekend of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim was better than any holiday for Robert Matysek. The South Carolina man loved to spend time swimming with his family. The 4.4-mile race from Sandy Point State Park to Kent Island was "like Christmas, the...
  • Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo

    Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo
    A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said. Focus Development LLC principal...
  • Alleged attackers at O's game danced to 'YMCA' as victim lay bleeding, lawsuit says

    Alleged attackers at O's game danced to 'YMCA' as victim lay bleeding, lawsuit says
    Two men who are accused of beating a fan at an Orioles game last year danced to the song "YMCA" as their victim lay bleeding with a fractured skull on a concrete floor below them, the man alleges in a $5 million lawsuit filed last week. Matthew Fortese,...
  • Heads Up program a step toward decreasing concussions

    If something is designed to cut down the number of football concussions, then I am all for it. The Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association announced Monday that it has endorsed the USA Football's Heads Up Football tackling program, and...
  • Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, businessman

    Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, businessman
    Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, former owner and operator of a New York City import-export firm, died Friday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was 90. The son of Hilario Martinez, a boxer, and...
  • Many involved in creation of Angel Park [Perry Hall]

    The excitement over Angel Park, Perry Hall's latest planned park, is spreading throughout our community! If you haven't heard of Angel Park yet, it's a new all-inclusive playground and amphitheater in Perry Hall, located next to the library on Honeygo...
  • Baltimore County beaches ready for Memorial Day weekend

    Baltimore County beaches ready for Memorial Day weekend
    For many area families, Memorial Day weekend means a trip to the beach. Last year, nearly 3,000 people took part in that tradition at two Baltimore County parks — without ever going near the Bay Bridge. Baltimore County government doesn’t...