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  • 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...
  • Terps hold on to beat Syracuse, 15-12, to win NCAA women's lacrosse title

    Terps hold on to beat Syracuse, 15-12, to win NCAA women's lacrosse title
    Maryland's Taylor Cummings scored three goals in Sunday night's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship, but her most important contribution wasn't on the attacking end. The sophomore midfielder from McDonogh dominated the draws, giving the top-...
  • A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'

    A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'
    If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters. No, it’s not a leftover...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop
    A collision in Towson on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at the MD 25 (Falls Road) exit has closed two outer loop traffic lanes at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork at U.S. 40 East in...
  • 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...