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  • 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...
  • Towson parade's featured community celebrates new Y

    Towson parade's featured community celebrates new Y
    Every year, the Towson Fourth of July Parade picks a local community to spotlight. This year's honoree is more than a single community. It's more like a village. The Orokawa Family Center Y in Towson, 600 W. Chesapeake Ave., serves 10,000 people...
  • A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'

    A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'
    If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters. No, it’s not a leftover...
  • Arbutus parade a celebration of sound and sights in red, white and blue

    The threat of rain that hovered over the area in the morning had dissipated by the time the annual Fourth of July Parade through Arbutus was to begin Friday. "This was the best," said Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, one of many politicians in...
  • Sunny skies for Havre de Grace parade

    Sunny skies for Havre de Grace parade
    Havre de Grace, which is no stranger to a good time, was at its festive best Saturday with the city's annual Independence Day parade and carnival. "We enjoyed it," Sean Sullivan of North East said as he sat with his son, Sam, 8, and daughter Katie, 3,...
  • Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville

    Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville
    If Joe Gochar, president of the Hilltop/Maple Community Association hadn't been curious about the origins of a stone mill tucked away on a dirt path near his Catonsville community 13 years ago, the land forgotten for 90 years may have gone unnoticed for...
  • Plans for Towson, Dundalk projects move forward

     Plans for Towson, Dundalk projects move forward
    The Baltimore County Council gave the green light Monday for county agencies to review plans for a controversial redevelopment of a government center in Dundalk and construction of a student housing project in Towson. With one member absent, the council...
  • Pat Young wins second Democratic spot in general election for state delegate from District 44B

    Pat Young wins second Democratic spot in general election for state delegate from District 44B
    After more than a week of waiting, the suspense came to an end July 7 for two candidates vying for the second Democratic spot in the general election for state delegate from District 44B in the Maryland General Assembly. Pat Young, a Catonsville...
  • Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

    Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security
    Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about security. Union leaders say the small agency is...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...