Long-time TU professor is honored with guitar ensemble

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Wynne Kirchner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Retiring Towson University professor Michael Decker was honored last Thursday at Towson University’s annual guitar ensemble. Decker, the guitar performance and music industry programs, has been praised not only for his mastery of the guitar, but [...]

Bill would lift lifeguard requirements at hotel pools

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katelyn Murphy and Summer Evans Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers The Baltimore County Council will consider a bill next Thursday that would remove the requirement that lifeguards be on duty for guests to swim at privately owned hotel and motel pools. Baltimore County is one of only two counties [...]

Festival goers gather in Maryland for spirituality, yoga, unique souvenirs

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katie Keogh Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer KarmaFest “Unity” The BIG Show came to Baltimore County last weekend. The eight-year-festival is home to live bands, 150 vendors and over 50 different workshops and lectures. The annual festival took place on May 13 and 14 at the Oregon Ridge Park [...]

Man dies from gunshot wounds

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Police are investigating the death of a man who died today after suffering a gunshot wound at about 9:30 a.m. Officers were called to the 2600 block of Greenmount Avenue  this morning for a report of a person not breathing. When officers arrived on the scene they found an adult male who seemed to [...]

Police search for man, woman who shot cab driver

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 33-year-old man was shot on the ride side of his torso yesterday and is currently in critical condition at a local hospital, police said. The shooting occurred at about 11:36 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Fulton Avenue, police said. Police said that a preliminary investigation indicates that [...]

Marylanders flock to sheep and wool festival

May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Chaz Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer An estimated 50,000 people attended last weekend’s sheep and wool festival – a 44-year-old staple among shepherds, farmers and collectors that celebrates everything from sheep and wool to unique handmade items. The annual celebration that took place [...]

Ryan reflects on her years as a journalist

May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Derrell Reid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer April Ryan White House correspondent April Ryan visited Towson University last week to urge young people to pursue their dreams and “aspire to inspire.” Speaking to an audience of about 75 people in the University Union, Ryan recounted her start [...]

Man charged after allegedly robbing woman

May 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 56-year-old man from the 5200 block of Benson Avenue in Arbutus, faces charges in connection with the robbery of a 66-year-old women Friday afternoon at a Bank of America parking lot, police said. Steven Vincent Allen was taken into custody May 3around 11 a.m. after being identified as the man [...]
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