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  • 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,...
  • Motorist killed, bicyclist injured in separate Balto. Co. incidents

    Motorist killed, bicyclist injured in separate Balto. Co. incidents
    A motorist was killed and a bicyclist was seriously injured in separate Baltimore County incidents, police said. Police did not give the time of the accidents but reported both early Sunday. The fatal crash involved a single vehicle leaving the road...
  • Feds seize massage parlor allegedly used as brothel

    Feds seize massage parlor allegedly used as brothel
    A Towson woman will forfeit a building on Joppa Road where police say she ran a house of prostitution, but a deal struck with federal prosecutors allows her to keep five other properties in Baltimore. Di Zhang, 43, will also pay $325,000 as part of a...
  • Dirty money in Baltimore County politics [Letter]

    Dirty money in Baltimore County politics [Letter]
    I am deeply troubled by the hate mail from Connie DeJuliis that comes to my home every day. For years, Sen. Jim Brochin has come to the yearly neighborhood meetings in my community to tell about his accomplishments after each legislative session, and he...
  • $250 million mixed-use project proposed for Sharp-Leadenhall

    $250 million mixed-use project proposed for Sharp-Leadenhall
    A Baltimore County developer has assembled three blocks of industrial buildings, empty lots and homes in the Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood, with plans to build a $250 million project with apartments, offices and stores between Federal Hill and M&T Bank...
  • A new brand for Dundalk

    A new brand for Dundalk
    When Jeff Shaney and his wife bought their historic home last year, he says, his friends from Towson all asked the same thing. "Why did you move to Dundalk?" The waterfront community in Baltimore County has long suffered skeptics and detractors...
  • Terrance West signs $2.796 million rookie deal with Cleveland Browns

    Terrance West signs $2.796 million rookie deal with Cleveland Browns
    Former Towson star running back Terrance West has signed his first NFL contract. The Cleveland Browns' rookie third-round draft pick's four-year deal is worth approximately $2.796 million and includes a $527,400 signing bonus, according to a source....
  • Coffee Companion (6/13): Gausman shines again as Orioles stay hot

    Lost in all the sports commotion this weekend is the U.S. Open, at which a wet course this morning is allowing players to score early. I hope it's like that at Pine Ridge today. Either way, here is the Coffee Companion, where every weekday morning, we...
  • Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel

    Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel
    Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...
  • Elaine F. Wood, secretary

    Elaine F. Wood, secretary
    Elaine F. Wood, a retired Baltimore County Health Department secretary and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, at her Towson home. She was 98. The daughter of Wesley Fennell, a salesman, and Frances Letetia...
  • Towson-based attorney pleads guilty to drug charges

    Towson-based attorney pleads guilty to drug charges
    Towson-based defense attorney Jill Swerdlin pleaded guilty Friday to drug-related charges, prosecutors said. Swerdlin, who represented accused drug dealers, admitted to smuggling Suboxone strips into the Baltimore County Detention Center during visits...