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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kamenetz says county services are ready for Towson growth

    Kamenetz says county services are ready for Towson growth
    Baltimore County is adding additional police officers and improving nighttime lighting as part of a public safety focus for new developments in Towson, including next month's opening of a 15-screen movie theater. With multiple projects sprouting in...
  • Elaine F. Wood, secretary

    Elaine F. Wood, secretary
    Elaine F. Wood, a retired Baltimore County Health Department secretary and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, at her Towson home. She was 98. The daughter of Wesley Fennell, a salesman, and Frances Letetia...
  • Man who went missing from Towson hospital found

    Man who went missing from Towson hospital found
    A 63-year-old man who went missing from a Towson hospital late Sunday night has been found, Baltimore County police said. At around 2:30 p.m. Monday, William Thomas Lauer was located and returned to St. Joseph's Medical Center, police said. Police...
  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPNĀ ...
  • Kamenetz rejects school system's plans to renovate several schools

    Kamenetz rejects school system's plans to renovate several schools
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed a new 700-seat elementary school near the center of Towson on Friday to relieve overcrowding, telling the school superintendent that he won't fund the school system's plans to renovate two other schools....
  • Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective

    Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective
    College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the...
  • Microsoft store opening Saturday in Towson Town Center

    Microsoft store opening Saturday in Towson Town Center
    Maryland will get its second Microsoft store on Saturday with an opening at Towson Town Center, the technology giant said Monday. Microsoft opened its first permanent retail outlet in the stateĀ  at The Mall in Columbia earlier this month, when about 100...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...