| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce's Frederick Road Fridays series of free concerts continues Aug. 16 with the blues rock of Blue Streak.
Concert is 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the parking lot at the Mews on Mellor Avenue. Visitors are encouraged to...
| 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....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Among the 52 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Aug. 18-25 were the following:
Interstate 195 between exits 3 and 4, 11:16 p.m. Aug. 21. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Say the word "philanthropist" and the names of the wealthy and powerful come to mind.
But philanthropists don't need to make million-dollar gifts to help change lives. Many nonprofits in the Baltimore area thrive by receiving many small gifts —...