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  • Kurt Bluemel, ornamental plant grower

    Kurt Bluemel, ornamental plant grower
    Kurt Bluemel, a nursery owner and plants man who was called the "Johnny Appleseed of ornamental grasses," died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Baldwin resident was 81. Mr. Bluemel, who propagated and popularized willowy,...
  • Motorist killed, bicyclist injured in separate Balto. Co. incidents

    Motorist killed, bicyclist injured in separate Balto. Co. incidents
    A motorist was killed and a bicyclist was seriously injured in separate Baltimore County incidents, police said. Police did not give the time of the accidents but reported both early Sunday. The fatal crash involved a single vehicle leaving the road...
  • Early voting for upcoming primary election begins June 12

    Early voting for upcoming primary election begins June 12
    While the primary election for state as well as local offices, is June 24, Baltimore County residents looking to get a head start have eight options for where they can cast their vote early. Beginning June 12 and continuing through June 19, county...
  • Maryland beats Pennsylvania in Big 33 Football Classic

    Maryland beats Pennsylvania in Big 33 Football Classic
    HERSHEY, PA -- Maryland first played in the Big 33 Football Classic in 1985, but as players stood alongside the 45-yard line at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday evening for the starting lineups, the scene was relatively new. Though Maryland was dominated...
  • Looking Out: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84

    Looking Out: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84
    The founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas institution that stages anti-LGB protests across the country, died Thursday, according to multiple reports. Fred Phelps, 84, started the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka in 1955. Since its...
  • A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
  • Alert lifted at West Towson Elementary, Ridge Ruxton

    Alert lifted at West Towson Elementary, Ridge Ruxton
    Ridge Ruxton School and West Towson Elementary were on alert for about 90 minutes Monday afternoon after someone reported seeing a person with a gun, but police said they found no gun or subject after an exhaustive search. Baltimore County police...
  • CCBC-Catonsville to honor legacy of innovation in sports, recreation

    CCBC-Catonsville to honor legacy of innovation in sports, recreation
    Catonsville Community College had no athletic facilities of its own in its early years after the school opened in the fall of 1957, so its first athletic director had to innovate. Jack Manley found all kinds of places to hold classes: The bowling...
  • Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin

    Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin
    Date: March 23 Her story: Tiane Johnson, 32, grew up in Washington. She attended Goucher College in Towson, where she received a bachelor's degree in communications, and then graduated with a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the University...
  • School prayer would be stifling [Letter]

    In the letter "Return prayer to public schools" (May 19), the writer betrays the utter ignorance of the power of a cultural majority when he claims that non-Christian students don't mind participating in a prayer they don't agree with. I regularly go to...
  • Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17

    Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17
    Today the Towson Library is an impressive three-story brick and concrete bastion of literacy with a tower-like rotunda, a faux dragon in a faux fish pond, and enough space to accommodate the administrative offices of the Baltimore County Public Library...
  • Seven MIAA standouts to play in 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Seven MIAA standouts to play in 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Seven senior lacrosse standouts from the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference have been selected to participate in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, set for 5 p.m. on July 12 at Towson University's Johnny Unitas ...