- Multiple first responders were injured in a minor explosion and building fire Monday night when a man set a fire inside a nail salon, Baltimore County police and fire officials said.
- Henry W. “Harry” Loock Jr., a veteran and retired candy company executive, died May 2. The longtime Timonium resident was 94.
- A New Jersey-based maker of electric industrial vehicles said Monday it has picked Baltimore County for its next phase of U.S. expansion and plans to open an assembly plant in White Marsh in July.
- V. Jill Hurlbrink, a retired Catholic Charities social worker who appeared on 1960s television game shows, died of dementia complications May 10 at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington. The Towson resident was 83.
- Carolyn C. Boykin, a retired registered nurse clinician and operating room nurse, who was also an avid golfer, Chesapeake Bay sailor, and gardener, died of natural causes May 8 at her longtime Ruxton home. She was 92.
- Samuel Rosenberg “Sam” Schnydman, a retired financial adviser and insurance agent, died of Parkinson’s disease complications May 8 at St. Agnes Hospital. The Locust Point resident was 81.
- You might say Park Heights has a new attitude. This community of approximately 30,000 residents is experiencing a wave of new homeowners and development projects.
- Parents across Maryland are scrambling to feed their babies after months of a worsening shortage of formula because of national supply chain disruptions. The challenge is especially acute for those without easy transportation or who rely on programs such as WIC, which only covers certain brands.
- The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library is launching its Big Give fundraising effort on Wednesday with events at several branches and a free concert on the rooftop of the garage at the Towson branch.
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- The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism announced three recipients representing Baltimore County as winners of the 2022 Youth Service Awards.
- Francis J. Meagher, a retired attorney and partner in a general practice law firm, died of dementia complications May 3 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 94 and lived in Homeland for many years.
- Baltimore County native Grace Leatherwood has been named executive director of the Cockeysville-based Future Harvest, the Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. She began May 9.
- The Maryland State Police's fallen heroes ceremony honored 43 state troopers and one deputy state fire marshal who lost their lives in the line of duty, as well as two troopers who were killed in action during World War II.
- Dr. Gerald A. “Jerry” Glowacki, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who had been the chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, died of multiple myeloma Friday at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former longtime Glen Arm resident was 85.
- The Towson Chamber of Commerce received a grant from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development for surveillance cameras for local businesses.
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- Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s retiring president, was honored at the event.
- Maryland is selling the Spring Grove psychiatric hospital and its 175-acre Catonsville campus to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for $1 even though the state has struggled for years with a lack of psychiatric facilities and services, particularly for people facing criminal charges or held in state prisons.
- Arnold C. Rifkin, a Korean War veteran and pioneering WJZ-TV engineer who late in life had a second career as a chef, died May 4 of complications from dementia May 4 at his Pikesville home. He was 93.
- The Maryland Attorney General’s Office has identified the Baltimore County Police officers who fired weapons in last week’s fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man in Essex.
- Miriam Talalay, a graduating senior at Dulaney High School, has long had a spirit for service and a love and passion for animals, which led to her recently being named Baltimore County’s Young Woman of the Year.