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  • 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...
  • Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related

    Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related
    Baltimore County Police are searching for suspects in seven separate armed robberies of the Royal Farms store in the 6000 block of Falls Road in Towson, the department announced last week. Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman, said investigators...
  • Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests

    Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests
    Willard Hackerman collected maps and antique cars. Tom Clancy vacationed in Martha's Vineyard and drove a Cadillac. Art Donovan ran a Towson country club. The wills of Maryland's most affluent shed light on their wealth and, many times, their hobbies....
  • Former Towsontown Junior High students stroll memory lane [Towson]

    Former teachers and students from Towsontown Junior High School are taking a mournful stroll down memory lane, as the destruction of the school's building on York Road continues. "Towsontown was unlike any other school I have ever seen," said Mike...
  • Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant

    Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant
    Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson. Born on Tilghman...
  • Halstead Academy, Lutherville Lab educators honored

    Magnet Schools of America has named from among a six-state region, Jennifer Mullenax of Halstead Academy in Towson, principal of the year, and Deirdre Austen of Lutherville Laboratory Magnet School teacher of the year, Baltimore County Public Schools...
  • St. Isaac Jogues continues its aid to Haitian parish

    We welcomed  Daylight Saving Time, celebrated St. Patrick's Day with the first March 17 snow in 50 years and hopefully will soon be saying  goodbye  to this ice age.  . From Feb. 20-26,  three  members of  St. Isaac Jogues' Haiti Committee — Sean...
  • Harford assisted living facility ordered to pay family of former resident $710,000

    An assisted living care facility in Forest Hill has been ordered to pay $710,000 to the family of a former resident, who the plaintiffs claim was neglected by staff for several hours prior to her death two years ago. The Estate of Marie Brockmeyer and...
  • County set to buy site for new Towson fire station

    County set to buy site for new Towson fire station
    Baltimore County officials on Wednesday announced plans to buy a two-story office building south of Susquehanna Avenue in Towson as the site for a new Towson fire station. The county previously had allocated $5 million in bond loans to construct the new...
  • Greater Towson Council of Community Associations honors two past presidents

    Greater Towson Council of Community Associations honors two past presidents
    This week, the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, which has been fighting for quality of life in Towson's residential neighborhoods for nearly four decades, is honoring its "senior senators."  That's the nickname GTCCA vice president...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A two-vehicle collision in Towson on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the Jones Falls Expressway exit has closed the inner loop left shoulder at 8:46 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision in...
  • Police issue warrant in Towson Christmas Eve Target robbery

    Police issue warrant in Towson Christmas Eve Target robbery
    Baltimore County Police said Tuesday that detectives have issued a warrant for a man they say was allegedly connected to the Christmas Eve robbery of the Target in the Towson Place shopping center. Police said they are searching for Ranzino Quintal...