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  • Kamenetz' big payback [Letter]

    Kamenetz' big payback [Letter]
    I was interested to read that a campaign slate account formed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has directed the majority of its funds to the campaign committee of County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. — even though the Dundalk Democrat is...
  • Western's Keene-El brings actions, words to Special Olympics

    Western's Keene-El brings actions, words to Special Olympics
    For the first two months of her Western High gym class, special education teacher LaDonna Schemm didn't notice. Then a freshman, the ever-bubbly Joy Keene-El would get out of her wheelchair and do everything thrown her way, from tennis to baseball to...
  • Kurt Bluemel, ornamental plant grower

    Kurt Bluemel, ornamental plant grower
    Kurt Bluemel, a nursery owner and plants man who was called the "Johnny Appleseed of ornamental grasses," died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Baldwin resident was 81. Mr. Bluemel, who propagated and popularized willowy,...
  • Keeping students safe from sexual assaults [Letter]

    Keeping students safe from sexual assaults [Letter]
    I appreciate the Sun's recent coverage of the issue of sexual assault on college campuses ("New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges," April 29). Towson University is committed to preventing sexual assault and promoting the safest possible...
  • Pair opens 'recovery-based' center to treat addictions

    Pair opens 'recovery-based' center to treat addictions
    When Samuel Bierman and Zachary Snitzer opened Maryland Addiction Recovery Center last January, they'd done their homework. The co-founders knew they wanted to be in Maryland, particularly Baltimore County. But they chose Towson, where their center is...
  • Kamenetz endorses DeJuliis for senate, Bevins for council

    Kamenetz endorses DeJuliis for senate, Bevins for council
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz today announced he will formally support Connie DeJuliis in her bid for state Senate. DeJuliis is challenging Sen. Jim Brochin of Towson in the Democratic primary for District 42. “As a small business...
  • 2014 Baker Artist Award winners announced

    2014 Baker Artist Award winners announced
    Three Baltimore-area artists — a musician who has pioneered the use of the bass clarinet as a solo instrument and two sculptors — have been named winners of the 2014 Baker Artist Awards. The $25,000 juried prizes were conferred Thursday night...
  • As rains subside, Md. residents confront widespread damage

    As rains subside, Md. residents confront widespread damage
    The Baltimore area's biggest late-April storm system in decades dumped as much as 7 inches of rain in some parts of the region, closing schools and businesses as rainwater overflowed tributaries and sewers, toppled trees and flooded roadways. About 20...
  • Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., farmer

    Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., farmer
    Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., a retired Eastern Shore vegetable farmer who was an 11th-generation member of the family that settled a farm that is now Todd's Inheritance Historic Site in North Point, died Sunday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist...
  • County set to buy site for new Towson fire station

    County set to buy site for new Towson fire station
    Baltimore County officials on Wednesday announced plans to buy a two-story office building south of Susquehanna Avenue in Towson as the site for a new Towson fire station. The county previously had allocated $5 million in bond loans to construct the new...
  • Harford assisted living facility ordered to pay family of former resident $710,000

    An assisted living care facility in Forest Hill has been ordered to pay $710,000 to the family of a former resident, who the plaintiffs claim was neglected by staff for several hours prior to her death two years ago. The Estate of Marie Brockmeyer and...