| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| Jun 26, 2013
Vacation Bible schools provide answers to prayer on hot summer days. Children receive welcomes in air cooled church halls, where Bible stories, games, crafts, activities and themed music feed their spirits while assorted refreshments feed their growing...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Among the 60 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Sept. 1-8, were the following
Wilkens Avenue at Beechfield Road, 11:10 a.m. Sept. 7. Crews responded to the report of a brush...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
On April 8, 2013, Kevin Mercer was issued a citation from Baltimore County for illegally housing two chickens in the backyard of his Catonsville home.
On Aug. 22, he was granted a variance from the county, giving him permission to keep them.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Stefanie Trop decided to live in Butchers Hill, a 7-minute walk from the Johns Hopkins medical campus, because all her friends live and work in the city and she didn't want to drive to school.
"It's not always the most pleasant walk; it's not very...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:34 AM
At 11:54 a.m. Wednesday, the Baltimore County Fire Department was dispatched to a 1-alarm fire at 1928 Oak Lodge Road in Catonsville.
"A fire was seen coming through the roof," said Louise Rogers-Feher, a county fire spokeswoman. "Heavy fire was showing...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The annual summer concert series at the Lurman Woodland Theatre concludes this weekend.
On Saturday, Aug. 24, Jay Cleaver and the Love Leaders will take the stage at the Lurman Woodland Theatre.
Led by Cleaver on the saxophone and vocals, the band...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian.
"I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Marley Elementary School teacher Kelly Closs is about two weeks from stepping head-first into role reversal.
The first-year teacher concedes that while growing up in New Jersey, she didn't like elementary school. Her teachers, she said, never grabbed...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:48 AM
In addition to the new platforms, restrooms and pedestrian walkway, another fresh component will be noticed by commuters using the MARC train station in Halethorpe.
Catonsville natives Stephanie and Dominick Greco will have their own food truck, Get...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:38 AM
A firefighter was injured while fighting a fire at a home in Lansdowne early Tuesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.
Firefighters first responded to the 2000 block of Hammonds Ferry Road about 1 a.m. and found flames coming...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A sewer overflow from a broken pipe near Hollins Ferry Road in the Halethorpe area went undetected for several days, and dumped about 100,000 gallons a day into the Herbert Run stream, according to the Baltimore County Department of Public Works....