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  • Officials react to complaints of postal delays

    Officials react to complaints of postal delays
    — Members of Maryland's congressional delegation, saying constituents have complained of lengthy mail delays, pressed the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to resume regular delivery — even as the agency reported it was not aware of any...
  • Towson police commander warns of rise in daytime home burglaries

    Towson police commander warns of rise in daytime home burglaries
    Towson precinct's police commander during a community meeting Thursday urged residents to be vigilant in their communities, because the area is experiencing an increase in daytime residential burglaries. "Take it back to your communities, and make...
  • Removing barriers to contraception [Letter]

    Removing barriers to contraception [Letter]
    A report released recently by the Guttmacher Institute shows a sharp decline in national abortion rates and strongly suggests it is due to increased access to birth control and fact-based sexual health information. We celebrate this news. Right now we...
  • Hard work pays off with awards for deaf school students [Loch Raven column]

    Six-year-old Max Shlindler of Towson was presented on Feb. 6 the Most Improved Independent Skills award by his kindergarten teacher Jody College at Maryland School for the Deaf. An exciting award for any child and parents, but for Max, it comes after lots...
  • Towson students, artist hope these bowls won't stay empty [Column]

    Fifth-grade students at Cromwell Valley Elementary are working with Towson artist Kathy Fick (www.kathyfickdesigns.com) in a genuine act of community giving by painting bowls for the Empty Bowls Baltimore Project. The painting party was scheduled to...
  • Congregations, nonprofits work to address stormwater pollution

    Congregations, nonprofits work to address stormwater pollution
    Once, when heavy rain hit the roof of the Maryland Presbyterian Church in Towson, there was so much runoff that it would wash away the wood chips and soil that cover the children's play area. Today, the church on Providence Road uses rain barrels and...
  • House fire in Towson injures one

    House fire in Towson injures one
    One person was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out in a house in Towson Monday night, Baltimore County fire officials said. At around 9 p.m., someone called the fire department reporting that a third-floor bedroom was on fire in the first block...
  • Traffic: Collision in Annapolis on I-97

    Traffic: Collision in Annapolis on I-97
    A three-vehicle collision in Annapolis on Interstate 97 South at U.S. 50 has closed both southbound shoulders at 8:44 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail...
  • Love for Harford's Eva-Mar farm continued to owners' grave

    Love for Harford's Eva-Mar farm continued to owners' grave
    Even in death, Lela Alice Evans Marsh Probst remains close to her beloved farm where she lived for more than 65 years. Mrs. Probst, who died in 2008 at age 83, is buried in the cemetery at Mt. Zion Methodist Church near the corner of Routes 22 and 543,...
  • Two stabbed during fight at Towson convenience store

    Two stabbed during fight at Towson convenience store
    Two people were stabbed during a fight at a Towson convenience store Sunday night, Baltimore County police said in a news release Monday. One victim, Jacob Jay Miller, 29, of the 1300 block of Dartmouth Road in Parkville, was taken to University of...
  • Forget iPads and teach basics [Letter]

    Forget iPads and teach basics [Letter]
    As a former middle school principal, I strongly disagree with the Baltimore County Public Schools' tentative plans for a five-year, $150 million program to place a laptop or a tablet computer in the hands of every student ("Digital classrooms," Feb. 11)....
  • Elizabeth P. 'Betsy' Johnson, educator and homemaker

    Elizabeth P. 'Betsy' Johnson, educator and homemaker
    Elizabeth P. "Betsy" Johnson, a homemaker and former educator who had lived in Stoneleigh for many years, died Feb. 5 of influenza at the William Breman Jewish Home in Atlanta. She was 92. Mrs. Johnson, who had a home in Devon Hill in North Roland Park,...