| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Eileen Parr, a longtime media aide at Perry Hall High School, died June 27 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications following a recent fall. She was 96.
Eileen Schroeder was raised in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood and attended Eastern High...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Perry Hall residents could soon be seeing big changes to some of their parks.
At its scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Baltimore County Council is slated to discuss a supplemental appropriation of $156,000 in state and federal funds to go toward an...
| 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.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Baltimore County officials gathered Tuesday to unveil $3.7 million in school security improvements, including a OneView camera system that will make security footage available in real time to county police as well as to the county schools' Department of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Richard P. Healy, an environmental engineer whose career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spanned more than three decades, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The longtime Hamilton...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:54 AM
This episode was all about next steps. Will and Emma were thinking about the family they longed to start.
For the seniors, it was about learning to enjoy the time they had together but also to start learning to let go. For Rachel and Santana, it was...