| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff says he opposes a proposal to shelter immigrant children at a Catholic Charities facility in his district.
"I have been getting calls from constituents with concerns," he said Saturday. "We have enough issues and...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:28 AM
When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council.
When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Symbols are meaningful in politics. Sometimes, a gesture as simple as a handshake can resonate with tremendous importance.
For me, the most important handshake in American history occurred in China on February 21, 1972.
By way of background, John...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday.
The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:31 AM
After a rough day, holding a single brown egg laid by a pet hen brought a simple sense of joy to Baltimore County resident Lawrence Parr. And the sight of kids playing with "peeps" — "that's worth a million dollars," Parr told the County Council...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
Redistricting left the residents of the 8th District with two incumbents for three spots. Del. John Cluster, Christian Miele and Norma Secoura are...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved legislation Monday requiring coaches and other recreation volunteers who work with children to undergo background checks, a move officials said is meant to protect children from sexual predators.
The county is the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:44 PM
A Baltimore County councilman who is running for re-election says someone broke into his Twitter account and posted a lewd photo early Thursday morning.
Councilman Todd Huff offered his "sincere apologies" for the image, which he said an unknown...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Hereford High School parents aren't giving up on their quest to keep their school's current schedule, and they filed a legal petition Monday with the Baltimore County school board.
The parents, who have mounted months of protests, say Superintendent...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Baltimore County officials on Monday touted the new $3 million Cockeysville Community Center at Padonia International Elementary School as an innovative, collaborative solution to the county's growing school capacity and infrastructure needs.