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  • Handerhan father and son triple up in Towson for Fathers Day

    Sean Handerhan and his father, Leo, celebrated Fathers Day with a father-son triple in the annual Father's Day 5K in Towson Sunday. Sean, 18, emerged from a field of 573 runners to finish fifth in 16:37. A recent Calvert Hall graduate, he placed second...
  • Full weekend of free music in Catonsville

    Full weekend of free music in Catonsville
    Saturday morning fun and games The Family Time Festival Series continues Saturday, June 15, with "Father's Day Frenzy," featuring food, games and live music from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the open air courtyard behind Catonsville Gourmet and C'ville Bikes at...
  • Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks

    Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks
    When Scott Schulte stopped at Pasadena Pawn and Gun last week to pick up his fifth firearm of the year, the Maryland State Police still hadn't finished his background check. The store let him take the pistol anyway. "I figure I can use my discretion,"...
  • Perry Hall graduate Schwartz among Washington College's Class of 2013

    Perry Hall graduate Schwartz among Washington College's Class of 2013
    Abigail Schwartz of Perry Hall graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management and economics with a minor in psychology at Washington College’s┬ácommencement ceremony on May 19. While at Washington College,...
  • Back Story: Bay Bridge was 45 years in the making

    Back Story: Bay Bridge was 45 years in the making
    My colleague, Candy Thomson, recently reported that a study will soon evaluate the structural condition and projected life left in the Bay Bridge, while also considering the possible addition of a third span to accommodate traffic demands that will soar...
  • Murders cry out for plea bargaining reform

    Murders cry out for plea bargaining reform
    Another innocent child murdered in Baltimore is a crying shame. Baltimore came in fifth place nationally for its high murder rate. Maryland came in fourth place among the 50 states for the number of police officers killed (six) in the line of duty....
  • Memorial Day races pass, Bel Air Town Run is Sunday

    For local runners, the Memorial Day weekend offered three races on the Memorial Day theme. The 18th Annual McVet 5K and 10K in Baltimore Sunday drew about 500 entrants, many of whom competed in both the 5K and 10K, which began an hour apart. Sandy...
  • Hold elected officials accountable for violence

    Hold elected officials accountable for violence
    Seeing the article with the folks in Cherry Hill who prayed for the baby is heartbreaking ("Cherry Hill community asks for peace," May 30). Your paper refuses to address the real issues however. Violence is out of control in America. The Los Angeles...
  • Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, homemaker

    Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, homemaker
    Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, a homemaker and artist, died May 12 from complications of dementia at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. The former Ruxton resident was 92. Shirley Herring was born in Baltimore and raised on Aigburth Road...
  • Richard Ben Cramer's genius: books from politics to baseball

    Richard Ben Cramer's genius: books from politics to baseball
    Richard Ben Cramer had the gift of a great writer: an agile mind that generated entertaining books and magazine articles in topics as disparate as Middle East politics and baseball. The Chestertown, Md., resident, who died Monday at age 62, "had raw...
  • College news

    Columbia student Benjamin Jarvis, a senior majoring in engineering, earned dean's list status at Messiah College, in Grantham, Pa., for the fall term. Washington College, in Chestertown, announced that Rachel Thompson achieved dean's list recognition for...
  • Congressional candidate charged with illegal voting

    Congressional candidate charged with illegal voting
    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen was charged Thursday with illegally voting in two elections and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt charged Rosen, 58, with casting ballots in...