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November 4, 2012
Baltimore County Police report that a man had a black Apple iPhone stolen by two men recently along Washington Avenue in Towson. The incident happened on Oct. 26 in the 400 block of Washington Avenue, at about 5:15 p.m. According to the report, the man was knocked to the ground and the men took his iPhone. In addition to this item, the following incident were compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
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June 26, 2013
Towson's Fourth of July Parade kicks off the morning of July 4 at 10:30 a.m., but youngsters, and the young-at-heart are invited to gather at 9 a.m. before the start of the parade for the traditional Bike Rush. The Bike Rush leads the parade through downtown Towson, and in past years, there have been scores of bikes, scooters, wagons and strollers, which have set out on the parade route, bedecked in all things red, white and blue. Participants are asked to decorate their "wheels" with balloons, ribbons, flags, crepe paper, etc., and to dress in patriotic colors for the rush.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 1, 2003
PICK OF THE WEEK What: 36th annual Towsontown Spring Festival Where: Streets surrounding the Towson Court House on Washington Avenue in Towson When: Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Why: Because, finally, it's acting like spring, so get out and celebrate. Information: www.towsontownspringfestival.com
NEWS
June 26, 2013
The Towson Area July Fourth Parade will be held this year on July 4, starting at 10:30 a.m. Seating: The main reviewing stand for reserved and VIP seating is on Washington Avenue. The secondary reviewing stand with reserved retirement seating is on Bosley Avenue at the entrance to the Circuit Courthouse. Handicapped seating is available on Washington and Bosley avenues. Handicapped spectators must be seated before 8:30 a.m. when streets are closed to traffic. Call 410-832-2190 for more information.
NEWS
June 26, 2013
The Towson Area July Fourth Parade will be held this year on July 4, starting at 10:30 a.m. Seating: The main reviewing stand for reserved and VIP seating is on Washington Avenue. The secondary reviewing stand with reserved retirement seating is on Bosley Avenue at the entrance to the Circuit Courthouse. Handicapped seating is available on Washington and Bosley avenues. Handicapped spectators must be seated before 8:30 a.m. when streets are closed to traffic. Call 410-832-2190 for more information.
NEWS
Staff Reports | June 8, 2012
Mary Lou and the Untouchables will be the musical group Friday, June 8, 6 to 9 p.m., when the Towson's Feet on the Street Friday night block parties continue on Allegheny Avenue, between Washington Avenue and York Road. Sponsored by the Towson Chamber of Commerce, the series includes live music, food, children's activities, prizes, beer and wine. According to the chamber website, there will also be a moon bounce for children, a limbo contest and Hula-Hoops for the young and the young at heart.
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 4, 2012
A 16-year-old student was cut by an unknown suspect outside Milford Mill Academy on Monday, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman said. The teen suffered a cut to his leg just before noon behind the high school in the 3800 block of Washington Avenue, in northwest Baltimore County. "We believe it was an attempted robbery," police spokeswoman Detective Cathy Batton said. She said the incident remains under investigation and could not say whether another student was involved. The teen was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries, police said.
NEWS
By Kevin T. McVey and Kevin T. McVey,SUN STAFF | September 10, 2004
Towson will celebrate a "Phelpstival" tomorrow to welcome Olympic champion Michael Phelps home. The day's events, which thousands are expected to attend, according to Ellen Kobler, a Baltimore County spokeswoman, will begin at 9 a.m. at Towson High School, 68 Cedar Ave., with an honorary renaming of that street. These roads will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon for a parade: York Road between Cross Campus Drive and Pennsylvania Avenue; Pennsylvania Avenue between York Road and Baltimore Avenue; Washington Avenue between Pennsylvania Avenue and Towsontown Boulevard; Cross Campus Drive between Osler Drive and York Road; and Towsontown Boulevard between Washington Avenue and York Road.
NEWS
July 17, 2008
Free concert series continues in Towson The Towson Chamber of Commerce is continuing its Feet on the Street concert series from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 26 on Allegheny Avenue between York Road and Washington Avenue. Performers include Tony Scuito tomorrow; Mambo Combo, July 25; Checkered Past, Aug. 1; and Big Cam and the Lifters, Aug. 8. The chamber provides live music and children's activities and area restaurants have outside seating and sell summertime foods.
NEWS
By Linda Linley and Linda Linley,SUN STAFF | September 26, 2002
A seven-car accident injured four people yesterday in the same stretch of Liberty Road that has been the scene of three fatalities since July, prompting another call for more police officers to enforce the speed limit. At the same time, members of the Liberty Road Safety Initiative and community organizations are gearing up for a memorial march and rally tomorrow to remember the three people killed recently on a stretch of the state highway west of the Baltimore Beltway. Yesterday's accident occurred when one car ran into the back of another near Washington Avenue and caused a chain-reaction collision, Baltimore County police said.
NEWS
November 4, 2012
Baltimore County Police report that a man had a black Apple iPhone stolen by two men recently along Washington Avenue in Towson. The incident happened on Oct. 26 in the 400 block of Washington Avenue, at about 5:15 p.m. According to the report, the man was knocked to the ground and the men took his iPhone. In addition to this item, the following incident were compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
NEWS
Staff Reports | June 8, 2012
Mary Lou and the Untouchables will be the musical group Friday, June 8, 6 to 9 p.m., when the Towson's Feet on the Street Friday night block parties continue on Allegheny Avenue, between Washington Avenue and York Road. Sponsored by the Towson Chamber of Commerce, the series includes live music, food, children's activities, prizes, beer and wine. According to the chamber website, there will also be a moon bounce for children, a limbo contest and Hula-Hoops for the young and the young at heart.
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 4, 2012
A 16-year-old student was cut by an unknown suspect outside Milford Mill Academy on Monday, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman said. The teen suffered a cut to his leg just before noon behind the high school in the 3800 block of Washington Avenue, in northwest Baltimore County. "We believe it was an attempted robbery," police spokeswoman Detective Cathy Batton said. She said the incident remains under investigation and could not say whether another student was involved. The teen was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries, police said.
EXPLORE
May 9, 2012
A man was attacked last week in Towson by two men who assaulted him with a handgun, according to Baltimore County Police reports. The was walking home from work at Hillsway Avenue and Halstead Road, at 11:30 p.m. April 30. He was confronted by two men with handgun, according to the police report. The victim tried to flee but was assaulted by a suspect with the gun. According to the report, the assailants stole a bag containing a hat, two pairs of eyeglasses, a pocket knife and cell phone.
NEWS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2012
The Towson Social Security office will move on March 6 to 28 Allegheny Ave., the Social Security Administration said Tuesday. The current location, 110 West Road, will close at 3 p.m. March 2. No service will be available on Monday, March 5. Office hours at the new location, which officials said is more convenient to public transportation, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and free parking is available on the fifth floor...
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 25, 2011
Demolition will begin next month at the Charles Village Pub & Patio, a popular hangout for Towson University students, which its owners say they plan to rebuild after it caught fire in January. From 8 p.m. March 11 until 8 a.m. March 12, Pennsylvania Avenue, between York Road and Washington Avenue, will remain closed while the building is demolished, according to a statement from Councilman David Marks. One of the bar's owners, Rick Bielski, said that the outpouring of support has prompted them to reopen.
NEWS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2012
The Towson Social Security office will move on March 6 to 28 Allegheny Ave., the Social Security Administration said Tuesday. The current location, 110 West Road, will close at 3 p.m. March 2. No service will be available on Monday, March 5. Office hours at the new location, which officials said is more convenient to public transportation, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and free parking is available on the fifth floor...
NEWS
June 26, 2013
Towson's Fourth of July Parade kicks off the morning of July 4 at 10:30 a.m., but youngsters, and the young-at-heart are invited to gather at 9 a.m. before the start of the parade for the traditional Bike Rush. The Bike Rush leads the parade through downtown Towson, and in past years, there have been scores of bikes, scooters, wagons and strollers, which have set out on the parade route, bedecked in all things red, white and blue. Participants are asked to decorate their "wheels" with balloons, ribbons, flags, crepe paper, etc., and to dress in patriotic colors for the rush.
NEWS
July 17, 2008
Free concert series continues in Towson The Towson Chamber of Commerce is continuing its Feet on the Street concert series from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 26 on Allegheny Avenue between York Road and Washington Avenue. Performers include Tony Scuito tomorrow; Mambo Combo, July 25; Checkered Past, Aug. 1; and Big Cam and the Lifters, Aug. 8. The chamber provides live music and children's activities and area restaurants have outside seating and sell summertime foods.
NEWS
By Kevin T. McVey and Kevin T. McVey,SUN STAFF | September 10, 2004
Towson will celebrate a "Phelpstival" tomorrow to welcome Olympic champion Michael Phelps home. The day's events, which thousands are expected to attend, according to Ellen Kobler, a Baltimore County spokeswoman, will begin at 9 a.m. at Towson High School, 68 Cedar Ave., with an honorary renaming of that street. These roads will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon for a parade: York Road between Cross Campus Drive and Pennsylvania Avenue; Pennsylvania Avenue between York Road and Baltimore Avenue; Washington Avenue between Pennsylvania Avenue and Towsontown Boulevard; Cross Campus Drive between Osler Drive and York Road; and Towsontown Boulevard between Washington Avenue and York Road.
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