Planning Board looks for feedback on Pulaski development plan

May 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Rachel Buchanan The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday discussed a 920-acre district along Pulaski Highway in Middle River as a potential area for commercial and residential development. Almost 200 acres in the district have been laid out for new streets, a more walkable building [...]

Man arrested after driving truck into TV station

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Kutner Vladimir Mehu Baptiste Baltimore County Police arrested a 28-year-old Parkville man who they say drove a stolen truck into the lobby of WMAR-TV in Baltimore on Tuesday. Vladimir Mehu Baptiste of the 1700 block of White Oak Road has been charged with three counts of attempted [...]

Building a business from the crowd up

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Martin-Simmons Elias Schulkin had always been a star student. “He got a 2100 on the SATs and earned a 3.8 GPA in college,” said Jeremy Schulkin, Elias Schulkin’s younger brother. “But [he] couldn’t find a job after college.” Jeremy Schulkin said after six months of job [...]

Community turns tragedy into a fight against drunk driving

May 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Jaimie Winters One choice has the potential to impact the lives of many, as the community of Derwood, Maryland, learned on May 15, 2011. This was the night that three young students, Haeley McGuire, 18, Johnny Hoover, 20, and Spencer Datt, 18, from Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland, [...]

Club lacrosse team shows why it deserves attention

May 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Gabriella DeCampo Towson University’s club lacrosse team after it defeated Virginia Tech 11-9 in the regional tournament. Photo provided by Leanna Gustavsen. While the Towson University varsity women’s lacrosse team became conference champions and went all the way to the NCAA tournament, [...]

When mental illness impacts your life

May 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Kutner TU student Jenna Kahn says Americans need to talk more about mental illness. Photo by Kevin Kutner. Jenna Kahn, a Towson University student suffering from bipolar disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), said at the annual TEDxTowsonU Conference last Thursday that one in [...]

Council clamps down on hookah lounges

May 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Alexis Thweatt The Baltimore County Council Monday adopted a measure that will require hookah lounges to shut their doors at 12 midnight rather the current 4 a.m. closing time. The legislation that passed the council on a 7-0 vote was a compromise from the original bill, which would have [...]

Council considers limits on hookah lounges

May 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Kutner Hookah lounges may be forced to close their doors in Baltimore County if the County Council approves a bill introduced in early April. The bill introduced by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is being considered as a result of complaints by residents about loud noise, underage [...]

When suicide hits close to home

April 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Logan Binder Alli Jaffe Alli Jaffe vividly remembers the last time she saw David Scherr, her 20-year-old cousin. Jaffe, a freshman at the time, came home from Towson University to have a 2012 Thanksgiving dinner with her relatives in Baltimore County. Although Scherr couldn’t talk or eat [...]

Animal rights group trying to bring improvements to county shelter

April 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Luo Lian Local animal rights activists demonstrate in the rain outside the Baltimore County Council building in early April. The group is calling for improvements to the county animal shelter. Photo by Luo Lian. Rain or shine, members of a local animal’s rights organization have been holding [...]
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