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  • D. Kent Parker, IT supervisor

    D. Kent Parker, IT supervisor
    D. Kent Parker, a retired supervisor of records and information technology for Baltimore County government, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 77. The stepson of Halbert Fitz, a salesman, and Margaret...
  • George J. Andreadakis, meat firm owner

    George J. Andreadakis, meat firm owner
    George J. Andreadakis, a retired founder of a wholesale beef firm who also owned a Towson restaurant, died of heart disease Monday at his Pikesville home. He was 91. Born in Bethlehem, Pa., he was the son of John Andreadakis and his wife, Agnes. They...
  • Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Paralympic swimming Baltimore's Silverman smashes nearly 13-year-old world record Team USA's Ian Silverman of Baltimore broke a nearly 13-year-old world record in the men's 400-meter freestyle S10 race Wednesday, highlighting Day 1 of the 2014 Pan...
  • Now is time for action on Towson bus circulator [Editorial]

    Now is time for action on Towson bus circulator [Editorial]
    As an unprecedented wave of development gets under way in Towson, a close examination is necessary of the transportation infrastructure that must be in place to accommodate the boom in residents and visitors. The formation of a committee by 5th District...
  • TACOP leads National Night Out procession through Towson

    The message is, "Crime is not welcome in Towson." It was delivered during National Night Out Tuesday evening when a police-escorted motorcade of 30 or so vehicles manned by Towson Area Citizens On Patrol members and a Redbone Coonhound named Fred made...
  • Kamenetz rejects school system's plans to renovate several schools

    Kamenetz rejects school system's plans to renovate several schools
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed a new 700-seat elementary school near the center of Towson on Friday to relieve overcrowding, telling the school superintendent that he won't fund the school system's plans to renovate two other schools....
  • Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator
    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82. The son...
  • U.S. National Team Development Game

    COLCHESTER- Dylan Kornbrath recently attended USA Football's National Team Development Games in Towson, Maryland. Kornbrath is an offensive guard for Bacon Academy.
  • National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region

    National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region
    Communities throughout the Baltimore region are scheduled to host events Tuesday to mark the annual National Night Out against crime. In Waverly, though, the gathering designed to be a deterrent to criminal activity is also being billed as a “...
  • Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far

    Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far
    Heading into town from the west on U.S. 40, drivers take a bridge across the Susquehanna River and cut through treetops reaching up from another world below the rumbling road. It's green down there on Garrett Island, and busy with the activity of many...
  • Off-duty officer tries to break into home in search of drugs, police say

    Off-duty officer tries to break into home in search of drugs, police say
    A veteran Baltimore County police officer was suspended this week and faces several criminal charges after the department said he tried to break into a Dundalk home in search of drugs. Officer Joseph Stanley Harden, 31, of Towson told investigators he...