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  • Towson High due to get turf field, but not until 2016

    Towson High due to get turf field, but not until 2016
    When Janet Bolster emerged from a meeting April 10 of Towson community leaders and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, she was under the impression that Towson High School would be getting an artificial turf field soon, likely as early as this fall, in...
  • Driver dies after vehicle strikes building in Towson

    Driver dies after vehicle strikes building in Towson
    A 27-year-old woman died after she drove off the road, struck a tree, and slammed into an apartment building in Towson early Wednesday, Baltimore County police said. Eviakwa Etuh, 27, of the 300 block of Belle Ave. in the city's Ashburton neighborhood,...
  • Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say

    Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say
    Baltimore County police were warning motorists in the central Towson and Lutherville areas Wednesday of a number of traffic lights that were out, though some began to come back on after noon. Police said motorists should use extreme caution at...
  • Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges

    Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges
    A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail. "I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
  • Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

    Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant
    Lester J. Bartholomew, a retired tax accountant, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 100. Lester John Bartholomew was born in Reading, Pa., and later moved with his family to Laurel. He...
  • Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape

    Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened a formal investigation into the Johns Hopkins University's response to an alleged rape at a fraternity house, the university disclosed Tuesday. A group of students filed a complaint with the department's Office...
  • After 74 years, a bond formed in tragedy endures

    After 74 years, a bond formed in tragedy endures
    Charlotte Rollenhagen still remembers the first time she saw Dorothy Hutchins at Johns Hopkins Hospital. It was 1940, and the 10-year-old girl had been badly burned when her dress caught fire on the kitchen stove in her family's Highlandtown home. Her...
  • Now is time for action on Towson bus circulator [Editorial]

    Now is time for action on Towson bus circulator [Editorial]
    As an unprecedented wave of development gets under way in Towson, a close examination is necessary of the transportation infrastructure that must be in place to accommodate the boom in residents and visitors. The formation of a committee by 5th District...
  • D. Kent Parker, IT supervisor

    D. Kent Parker, IT supervisor
    D. Kent Parker, a retired supervisor of records and information technology for Baltimore County government, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 77. The stepson of Halbert Fitz, a salesman, and Margaret...
  • TACOP leads National Night Out procession through Towson

    TACOP leads National Night Out procession through Towson
    The message is, "Crime is not welcome in Towson." It was delivered during National Night Out Tuesday evening when a police-escorted motorcade of 30 or so vehicles manned by Towson Area Citizens On Patrol members and a Redbone Coonhound named Fred made...
  • Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene

    Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene
    Does the EDM scene have a drug problem? The question, which has followed the increasingly mainstream electronic dance music genre for years, is being raised again in the wake of the deaths of two males, ages 20 and 17, who attended an all-day EDM show...
  • Kamenetz trumps Dance on Towson-area overcrowding [Editorial]

    Kamenetz trumps Dance on Towson-area overcrowding  [Editorial]
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has shown no shyness in the past about standing behind the school system's construction and renovation plans in the face of community opposition — case in point, his infamous "my job to talk, yours to...