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  • Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say

    Multiple traffic lights out in Towson, Lutherville, police say
    Baltimore County police were warning motorists in the central Towson and Lutherville areas Wednesday of a number of traffic lights that were out, though some began to come back on after noon. Police said motorists should use extreme caution at...
  • Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges

    Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges
    A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail. "I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
  • Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

    Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant
    Lester J. Bartholomew, a retired tax accountant, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 100. Lester John Bartholomew was born in Reading, Pa., and later moved with his family to Laurel. He...
  • Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape

    Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened a formal investigation into the Johns Hopkins University's response to an alleged rape at a fraternity house, the university disclosed Tuesday. A group of students filed a complaint with the department's Office...
  • After 74 years, a bond formed in tragedy endures

    After 74 years, a bond formed in tragedy endures
    Charlotte Rollenhagen still remembers the first time she saw Dorothy Hutchins at Johns Hopkins Hospital. It was 1940, and the 10-year-old girl had been badly burned when her dress caught fire on the kitchen stove in her family's Highlandtown home. Her...
  • 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....