| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief Jim Johnson on Monday called on state and federal lawmakers to strengthen laws on background checks for gun buyers and stop the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the wake of...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Baltimore County will preserve 38 acres of publicly owned forested land in Perry Hall, which officials say is the largest preservation of open green space in that community in more than a decade.
The land will be protected from development and is at two...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts educator Sean McComb fondly recalls a high school English teacher who led him to see the world differently through books and a mentor from the student-run cable station who helped him host his own weekly sports...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Guess how I came to know that April 14-20 marks the 55th National Library Week? Before I give away the answer, you might appreciate that this observance started in the 1950s to combat Americans' growing preference for radios and televisions over books....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Henry F. Long Jr., a boys soccer coach and state champion who owned a window-cleaning business, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Perry Hall resident was 54.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point's North Point Village, he...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:14 PM
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told parents, students and educators in Baltimore County on Wednesday that while Americans might not agree on gun control legislation, they must work together so that children can grow up without fear of violence in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The budget package proposed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz this week includes $5.6 million to finish a Perry Hall park that officials say has languished for years.
Improvements to Gough Park, a 17-acre site at the intersection of the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Gun-rights advocates unveiled Tuesday a 225-page report paid for by the National Rifle Association that lays out a vision for arming teachers to prevent the kind of mass shootings that claimed 27 lives at a Connecticut elementary school last year....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:25 PM
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is scheduled to visit Baltimore County in April to discuss gun control, county Superintendent Dallas Dance said Tuesday.
Duncan plans to visit Loch Raven High School on April 10, Dance announced at a school...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Maynard E. Keadle, a retired principal of Dulaney and Perry Hall high schools known for putting his students and faculty first, died of complications from diabetes Tuesday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 84.
"It seemed that Maynard was...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz told a group of Perry Hall residents Tuesday that public safety, education and infrastructure remain the county's top priorities in tough economic times.
But over coffee and doughnuts at the Double T Diner on...