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  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • A step forward for 101 York project in Towson

    A step forward for 101 York project in Towson
    Plans for construction of 101 York, a mixed-use project of student housing, commercial space and parking, advanced a step last week when County Councilman David Marks, who represents Towson, introduced a resolution April 21 to approve the continued review...
  • Kamenetz endorses DeJuliis for senate, Bevins for council

    Kamenetz endorses DeJuliis for senate, Bevins for council
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz today announced he will formally support Connie DeJuliis in her bid for state Senate. DeJuliis is challenging Sen. Jim Brochin of Towson in the Democratic primary for District 42. “As a small business...
  • More than a dozen Balto. Co. roads closed due to flooding

    More than a dozen Balto. Co. roads closed due to flooding
    As heavy rain continues to fall in the area, more than a dozen county roads in Baltimore County are closed due to flooding, according to Lauren Byrd, public information officer for the Department of Public Works. York Road in Hunt Valley between Wight...
  • 2014 Baker Artist Award winners announced

    2014 Baker Artist Award winners announced
    Three Baltimore-area artists — a musician who has pioneered the use of the bass clarinet as a solo instrument and two sculptors — have been named winners of the 2014 Baker Artist Awards. The $25,000 juried prizes were conferred Thursday night...
  • As rains subside, Md. residents confront widespread damage

    As rains subside, Md. residents confront widespread damage
    The Baltimore area's biggest late-April storm system in decades dumped as much as 7 inches of rain in some parts of the region, closing schools and businesses as rainwater overflowed tributaries and sewers, toppled trees and flooded roadways. About 20...
  • Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., farmer

    Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., farmer
    Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., a retired Eastern Shore vegetable farmer who was an 11th-generation member of the family that settled a farm that is now Todd's Inheritance Historic Site in North Point, died Sunday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist...
  • Keeping students safe from sexual assaults [Letter]

    Keeping students safe from sexual assaults [Letter]
    I appreciate the Sun's recent coverage of the issue of sexual assault on college campuses ("New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges," April 29). Towson University is committed to preventing sexual assault and promoting the safest possible...
  • Sen. Brochin announces re-election campaign

    Sen. Brochin announces re-election campaign
    State Sen. Jim Brochin of Towson, who represents the 42nd District in the Maryland General Assembly, announced Friday that he will run for a fourth term in Annapolis in his new-look district. "I really like being the voice for people who don't have a...
  • County set to buy site for new Towson fire station

    County set to buy site for new Towson fire station
    Baltimore County officials on Wednesday announced plans to buy a two-story office building south of Susquehanna Avenue in Towson as the site for a new Towson fire station. The county previously had allocated $5 million in bond loans to construct the new...
  • Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests

    Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests
    Willard Hackerman collected maps and antique cars. Tom Clancy vacationed in Martha's Vineyard and drove a Cadillac. Art Donovan ran a Towson country club. The wills of Maryland's most affluent shed light on their wealth and, many times, their hobbies....
  • Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related

    Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related
    Baltimore County Police are searching for suspects in seven separate armed robberies of the Royal Farms store in the 6000 block of Falls Road in Towson, the department announced last week. Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman, said investigators...