The Timonium-based chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently honored Hilda Lee Davis and Dolores Savage with Excellence in Community Service awards for their long-term commitments to local VA hospitals.
Norwood Johnson and Nyghee Johnson, two brothers who were charged with the shooting deaths of Stanley Brunson Jr. and Shameek Joyner at a Towson apartment complex in April 2018, were convicted of second-degree murder and drug offenses.
Councilman David Marks on Jan. 6 awarded the Green Towson Alliance with the 5 District “Citizens of the Year” award for its dedication over the past four years in establishing the Radebaugh Neighborhood Park at 11 Maryland Ave. in Towson’s Aigburth Manor neighborhood.
Kimco Realty, the owner and operator of a dozen large shopping centers in Baltimore County, is developing plans to add housing to five of its retail properties, a concept that the firm says would create attractive, mixed-use communities but that critics say could strain crowded schools and clog busy roads.
Even before it was published on Tuesday, a cloud of controversy was swirling around Jeanine Cummins’ “American Dirt." Twitter has exploded with Latino and Latina writers accusing the author of everything from cultural appropriation, to pandering to the tastes of a white audience, to indulging in harmful stereotypes.