The Ninth District Health Committee's medical supplies loan closet based at Loch Raven Elementary is closing. Volunteers who staff the closet, which lends such items as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc., are dwindling. The local health committee is the last of 15 such committees around the area. Bette Decker, a former public health nurse, chairs the local commitee.
Timothy O. Pierce Sr., a swimming coach and retired English teacher at Loyola Blakefield, where he headed its middle school, died of cancer Oct. 16 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The resident of the Hampton section of Towson was 71.
Vivienne Shub, who played eccentric personalities as she delighted Baltimore theater audiences during a long and lauded run here, died of heart failure Thursday morning at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson.
Six Marines from the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion in Parkville teamed up with Central Maryland Rehab and Central Maryland Fitness at the YMCA Hill Family Center in Westminster to host the fourth annual Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test, where civilians are encouraged to see if they are physically fit enough to pass.
A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International Culinary college, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said.
Two men accused of beating a fan at an Orioles game last year danced to 'YMCA' even as their victim lay bleeding with a fractured skull on a concrete floor below them, according to a $5 million lawsuit filed last week.
The excitement over Angel Park, Perry Hall's latest planned park, is spreading throughout our community! If you haven't heard of Angel Park yet, it's a new all-inclusive playground and amphitheater in Perry Hall, located next to the library on Honeygo Blvd.