September 7, 2012
Fairmount Bancorp announced Friday that it plans to repurchase up to 25,000 shares of its common stock, or about 5 percent of the total outstanding shares. The parent of the Baltimore County-based Fairmount Bank said it will buy shares periodically over the next six months depending on market conditions. Joseph M. Solomon, president and CEO, said in a statement that the company's strong capital position allows it to conduct the buyback to enhance stockholder value. Text BUSINESS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun Business text alerts
November 14, 1996
Students and faculty at a Northeast Baltimore high school will be offered blood tests to detect exposure to lead after dust containing the metal was detected in parts of the building, school officials said yesterday.Evidence of lead dust was confirmed last month at Fairmount-Harford High School in the 2500 block of Harford Road, a school in the midst of renovations, said Catherine Foster, a spokeswoman for the Baltimore City Public Schools. The faculty was informed Nov. 7, and students and parents were notified in a letter sent yesterday.
May 5, 2011
The southbound lanes of York Road at Fairmount Avenue in Towson were closed Wednesday night due to a water main break, said a State Highway Administration spokesman. Traffic was being diverted to the northbound lanes, said the spokesman, Charlie Gischlar. As of 3:30 a.m. Thursday, the water main had been repaired, said David Fidler, a spokesman for Baltimore County's Department of Public Works. But a contractor needed to repair the roadway, work that was expected to be completed during the evening rush, he said.
November 17, 2011
Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected in the Nov. 15 armed robbery at Wells Fargo Bank, in the 900 block of Fairmount Avenue, Towson. Police said that on Tuesday, at about 2 p.m., a man entered the bank and passed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect implied that he had a weapon. He fled the bank on foot after receiving money from the teller. Police did not disclose the amount taken. The suspect is described as a white male, 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall, 140 pounds, and with a thin build and fair complexion.
November 1, 1994
FIRE Hampstead: Hampstead units responded for a woods fire on Fairmount Road at 4:45 p.m. yesterday.
January 5, 1993
FIRE* Hampstead: Westminster, filling in at the Hampstead station, responded to a pole fire on Fairmount Road at 6:54 a.m. Monday. Units were outfor 32 minutes.
January 25, 1995
FIRE* Hampstead: Hampstead, Manchester and Arcadia of Baltimore County responded to a house fire in the 2200 block of Fairmount Road at 9:37 p.m. Monday. Units were out for 23 minutes.
February 26, 2005
Mable E. Luckett, a homemaker, active church member and former Fairmount Heights town councilwoman, died of a bleeding ulcer Feb. 19 at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. She was 91. She was born Mable Washington in Washington, D.C., where she graduated from public schools. In 1930, she married the Rev. Arthur Luckett, who was pastor until his death in 1974 of Sylvan Vista Baptist Church in Fairmount Heights. "She was an active member of her husband's church as well as the Baptist Association of Southern Maryland, Southern United Baptist Mission and Convention and Church Women United," said a daughter, Sarah S. Richardson of Fairmount Heights.
December 1, 1998
FireHampstead: Firefighters responded at 5: 03 p.m. Saturday to a trash fire on Black Rock Road. Units were out eight minutes.Hampstead: Firefighters responded at 1: 32 p.m. Friday to an illegal burning on Fairmount Road near Farmwoods Lane. Units were out 22 minutes.Pub Date: 12/01/98