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Don’t sell North Point station
December 14, 2012
Who is giving Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenentz advice, or is he just thinking this stuff up on the fly (“Efficiency but no vision,” Dec. 12)? The sale of the North Point police precinct is a terrible idea. I was a Baltimore County police officer for 31 years and spent approximately one third of my career at the North Point station. I was elated when the Merritt Boulevard precinct opened knowing that it was in the center of the district and getting onto the main roads to a call for help was simple.
ARTICLES BY DATEDundalk commemorates forgotten battle of a forgotten war
By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun September 7, 2014
If the War of 1812 is the forgotten war, then the landing of the British near Dundalk is perhaps a battle few ever knew even happened. But to thousands of visitors to Fort Howard this weekend, the Battle of North Point was vivid they felt the echoes of gunfire in their chests as they watched reenactments of a confrontation between British forces and Baltimore militia. The Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society holds the event annually, though it grew this year in commemoration of the battle’s bicentennial just days before this week’s Star Spangled Spectacular.
Don’t forget North Point [Letter]
January 14, 2014
Readers of Jonathan Pitts ‘ story about Francis Scott Key’s manuscript of “The Star Spangled Banner” being the centerpiece of the Maryland’s Star Spangled Summer celebration of our state’s role in the War of 1812 (” Anthem celebration to have rockets’ red glare, and more,” Jan. 11) should bear in mind that the Battle of North Point, in September 1814, saw Baltimoreans bravely repulse a British land invasion of the city several days before the action at Fort McHenry. Another hears it in a song. Yet another feels it in an aging mansion. The War of 1812 is often referred to as a forgotten war. Yet for the descendants of those who witnessed the Battle of Baltimore, the conflict remains vivid. It was two centuries ago this week that British ships descended on Baltimore to deliver a death blow to the young United States. They had seized and burned Washington, and they thought they would score an easy victory here.
North Point woman remains missing after boyfriend’s arrest
By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun July 28, 2014
A North Point woman remains missing after police found her boyfriend Monday morning and arrested him on an open warrant for a prior weapons violations. On Sunday night, Baltimore County police sought the public’s help to find Dorothy Iris Grubb, 60, following a call from her daughter reporting that Grubb had not been seen since Thursday. She was believed to possibly be with her boyfriend, Clyde Campbell, and police said the couple had a history of domestic violence. On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency declared the Sauer Dump a Superfund site, making it a priority for a federally supervised cleanup. When it will finally get cleaned up, though, remains an open question. But Sunday, nearly 200 years after that pivotal encounter in the War of 1812, thousands will remember as they gather at Fort Howard Park in Edgemere. 8 Poly’s comeback halted as North Point takes Class 4A girls title