| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Reisterstown Battle of the Books to be held
The Reisterstown Battle of the Books, a tournament held as part of the Baltimore County Public Library Battle of the Books, will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 29. The tournament, which tests...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 4:43 PM
Mildred Ruth Reiner, an accomplished trumpet player and champion of music education in Baltimore County's public schools, died March 22 of complications from a stroke and breast cancer in Plymouth, Vt. The native Northeast Baltimore resident was 83....
| Apr 14, 2015
Mary E. Hearn, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who enjoyed the theater and opera, died Sunday at the University of Maryland Medical Center of complications from a fall. She was 85.
The daughter of James Edward McManus, a bookkeeper,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:14 PM
The shooting of two teenagers Wednesday at a Frederick high school was particularly unnerving for a growing city in a largely rural county where many couldn't remember this ever happening before.
Shots were fired in the parking lot of Frederick High...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
A 16-year-old student who police say wanted to kill people at his arts high school in Towson was charged as an adult Monday after homemade explosive devices and a gun were found in his Monkton home.
The arrest, which comes two years after a shooting...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:59 PM
Date: Sept. 6
Her story: Gina Zuk, 35, grew up in Perry Hall. The Towson University graduate works in public relations for Abel Communications. She is also the president of the Baltimore Public Relations Council. Gina's mother, Linda Richmond, resides...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home.
That would be naive.
There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 1:52 PM
George Samuel Mattingly, who with his business, Environmental Research Associates, helped NASA astronauts walk in space, died Nov. 4 at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury of a toxic reaction to iron infusion treatments. The former Timonium resident was 88....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Baltimore County officials announced plans Tuesday to spend $9.8 million over the next three years to expand the school security system by outfitting every public school with surveillance cameras and secure doors.
By the end of the program, officials...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Perry Hall High School is celebrating its 50th graduation year, and is planning a unique graduation ceremony. One person from each graduation year will have the honor of walking in a processional while carrying their graduation year banner.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In response to Baltimore County Councilman David Marks' recent letter about the proposed Nottingham Ridge Outlet Mall, I would again point out the project's appalling lack of community input ("Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan," June...