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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • George J. Andreadakis, meat firm owner

    George J. Andreadakis, meat firm owner
    George J. Andreadakis, a retired founder of a wholesale beef firm who also owned a Towson restaurant, died of heart disease Monday at his Pikesville home. He was 91. Born in Bethlehem, Pa., he was the son of John Andreadakis and his wife, Agnes. They...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson

    Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson
    The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety on Thursday morning reported an accident involving an SUV that crashed into the Drumcastle Government Center on York Road in Towson. Officials said there were no major injuries and no one has been...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
  • Harford residents plead for 'common sense' in Eva-Mar development

    Harford residents plead for 'common sense' in Eva-Mar development
    Bel Air area residents opposed to the construction of a 514-unit retirement community and 144 single-family houses, in the midst of their neighborhoods, urged county and state officials Wednesday make the retirement community smaller and control overall...
  • Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday

    Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday
    Beginning Friday, the question of where to eat gets a little more interesting. Local restaurants, half of them in the Towson area, are participating in Baltimore County Restaurant Week. For 17 days and nights, special menus highlight diners' favorites...