| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Jemicy School, based in Owings Mills, has announced its upper school athletic program has been accepted into the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association in a number of sports.
The school's varsity boys soccer, lacrosse and basketball teams will...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, a retired certified public accountant who later became treasurer of the old Church Home and Hospital in East Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from dementia at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. He was...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Hubert V. Simmons was a gentle man who threw a nasty knuckleball in Negro Leagues baseball, and for years he dreamed of establishing a museum that could tell a story about the national pastime before it was really national, when black players were...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:54 AM
The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years.
It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:10 AM
It's not easy painting a wall, especially one that's outdoors, made of concrete and measures over 46 feet by 10 feet.
Since early fall, though, that's what a dozen-plus students at Owings Mills High School have been doing under the guidance of art...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Sonia Neumeier didn't know her family in the Philippines lost everything in Super Typhoon Haiyan until the retired Army nurse and Owings Mills resident received an email from her brother.
Her hometown of Sara, in Iloilo province, hasn't been in the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The votes are in!
Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013:
Best story time
Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills)
Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The call for the wild is being heard again across Maryland — though not everyone welcomes it.
More than a decade after the last addition to the state's network of wildlands, Department of Natural Resources officials have proposed a major expansion...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
When the Roland Park Library needed a new roof in 2005, restaurateur Eddie Dopkin was quick to step in.
"He said, 'We'll have a fundraiser and call it Raise the Roof,'" recalls Susan Newhouse, who at the time was raising money to renovate and expand the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:09 PM
FBI agents raided the Owings Mills offices of a medical diagnostics firm Friday as part of a health care fraud case, an FBI spokesman said.
Agents from the White Collar Crime Squad raided the offices of Alpha Diagnostics, said Richard Wolf, spokesman...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Officer William S. Kern should not have been carrying the live gun he used in the accidental shooting of a recruit, a fellow instructor said in court Wednesday, challenging Kern's assertion that he needed his service weapon for security.
On trial in the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Baltimore police training instructor William Kern had an "unhealthy attachment" to his gun, prosecutors said in court Tuesday, alleging that the veteran officer twice pulled out the weapon by mistake during exercises — then refused to hand it over...