From kittens and Greeks to politicians and homicide investigations, it was a diverse week to say the least in Lutherville-Timonium.
The Cat Fanciers Association hosted the climatic end to a three-show beauty pageant for felines at the Maryland State Fairgrounds.
Members of the St. Demetrios Orthodox Church partied the weekend away for a fundraiser, also at the fairgrounds. A special thanks to the band Zephyros for providing the soundtrack to a video Patch put together from the festival.
A Timonium-based mortgage company merged with Damascus-based lender earlier this week. The pairing means big things for Great Oaks Lending Partners who will now be able to loan up to $25 million per month. They will also be adding 20 to 30 employees to their office on Greenspring Drive.
Some of you may have noticed an influx with pesky "Stink Bugs" in your garden. Patch gardening columnist Leigh Barnes wrote about tips and tricks to alleviate the invasion.
Baltimore County police officers discovered the body of an unknown Hispanic male earlier this week in Cockeysville. After a two-day homicide investigation BCPD arrested two men who were charged with first-degree homicide. The chilling part of the story is that the three men were all roommates.
Dr. David Cohen, the Johns Hopkins surgeon who was shot two weeks ago, was sent home to rest earlier this week. The family issued a statement thanking everyone for their support, but requested privacy during this difficult time.
Lutherville Mom author Jenny Atwater wrote about the significance of volunteering for your children's activities. I only hope one day, that I might feel the joy of "cheese touch."
Ex-Gov. Bob Ehrlich held a rally at a Timonium tire shop to address how servicemen and women are issued absentee ballots.
Tropical Storm Nicole hit Baltimore Thursday morning. The ongoing threat of heavy rain and a possible tornado lead County Executive Jim Smith to outline emergency response plans and update officials on the early morning activity.
While Nicole pummeled everything east of Parkville, Lutherville-Timonium came away mostly untouched, aside from downed wires and minor accidents.
St. Paul's School for Girls volleyball team came away with a strong win against St. Vincent Pallotti.
However, the Gator's girls tennis team wasn't as fortunate, falling to reigning champs Roland Park.
Edo Sushi was given a positive Patch review Friday by out food and entertainment reviewer Mike DiMarco
Looking to the weekend, the Sugarloaf Craft Festival will likely draw 15,000 attendees to fairgrounds. Patch will be featuring local artists, who are featured at the show, throughout the weekend.