Archive for August 2014

By all accounts, the summer of 1814 was typically hot and muggy.

The year before, the War of 1812 had turned bitter, largely due to the conduct of forces on both sides that led to the burning of York (now known as Toronto). United States forces raided and prevailed. While negotiating an orderly surrender, the U.S. lost many men. Brigadier General Zebulon Pike, the commander of the…

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Courthouse Security

Date:     August 1, 2014 From:      The Honorable Kathleen G. Cox, Administrative Judge of the  Circuit Court for Baltimore County R. Jay Fisher, Sheriff for Baltimore County  Scott D. Shellenberger, State’s Attorney for Baltimore County   Every day an average of 450 employees and 1,850 visitors enter the County Courts Building to…

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