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  • Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Paralympic swimming Baltimore's Silverman smashes nearly 13-year-old world record Team USA's Ian Silverman of Baltimore broke a nearly 13-year-old world record in the men's 400-meter freestyle S10 race Wednesday, highlighting Day 1 of the 2014 Pan...
  • 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...
  • Controversial Eva-Mar development near Bel Air back for more county review Wednesday

    Controversial Eva-Mar development near Bel Air back for more county review Wednesday
    The Harford County Development Advisory Committee will review more detailed preliminary plans Wednesday for the development of the former Eva-Mar Farm near Bel Air into a retirement community and multiple single family homes. The project involves...
  • Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator
    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82. The son...
  • 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...
  • Spare the Dumbarton trees [Letter]

    Spare the Dumbarton trees [Letter]
    I know there has been a lot of controversy about the plan for Baltimore County Public Schools to destroy huge, century-old trees behind Dumbarton Middle School and an effort to save the Dumbarton trees ("Rodgers Forge residents rally for trees," July 2)....
  • 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...
  • Disruptive democracy in Towson [Editorial]

    Disruptive democracy in Towson  [Editorial]
    We take the Baltimore County Police Department at its word that its officers were just trying to give some helpful tips to a pair of Dundalk activists about the rules of decorum at County Council work sessions and not trying to intimidate them into...
  • Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments

    Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments
    CHICAGO -- Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is aware of the attention he has gotten for his remark that the ACC is a "basketball conference." He has also read the comments from Towson coach Rob Ambrose -- a former assistant of his at Connecticut --...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...