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  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • Julia Kappler, rug artisan

    Julia Kappler, rug artisan
    Julia T. Kappler, an insurance agent who won awards for her handmade hooked rugs, died of cancer Feb. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Julia Scott Todd in Orange, Va., she was the daughter of James T. Todd, a longtime Orange...
  • Grocery workers union reach agreement with Giant and Safeway

    Grocery workers union reach agreement with Giant and Safeway
    Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote. A collective bargaining agreement for Local 400...
  • Giant and Safeway workers ratify three-year contract

    Giant and Safeway workers ratify three-year contract
    Workers for Giant Food and Safeway stores in the Baltimore-Washington region voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ratify a three-year labor contract that preserves health benefits and raises wages over three years. Leaders with the United Food and...
  • Hare Raisers 4-H Club looks back on successful year [West Friendship]

    Hare Raisers 4-H Club reporter Rebecca Miller finishes out 2013 with a feeling of gratitude for all the accomplishments of her fellow club members. Miller, a sophomore at Glenelg High, recalls the pride the club felt when member Kirsten Clark won the...
  • St. Vincent's Villa children enjoy summer; seafood lovers look forward to Stella Maris' fall crab feast [column]

    It's hard to believe that the month of August is already here and that in a few weeks schools in the county will be starting up . This summer has been a very busy one for the children at St. Vincent's Villa (a residential treatment center) who enjoyed...
  • Harford County Farm Fair shines with 'fabulous' weather, 'great' attendance

    Harford County Farm Fair shines with 'fabulous' weather, 'great' attendance
    Blessed with just about the best weather possible and embellished with a brand-new carnival, the Harford County Farm Fair seems to have had another successful year, organizers said. Attendance numbers were still being tallied Monday, Aimee O'Neill said,...
  • Bel Air Post Office to expand; Getz clothing store announces closing [50 Years Ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 1, 1963: Changes and additions would be coming to the Bel Air Post Office on Main Street 50 years ago this week. The $245,000 work would include a 52-by-58-foot one-story addition to the...
  • July 2013: Parades, fireworks, a Farm Fair carnival and a twister

    July 2013: Parades, fireworks, a Farm Fair carnival and a twister
    An Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity asked the Kiwanis Club to call off the annual turtle derby to be held as a part of the Fourth of July celebration in Bel Air. The issue was raised because of an increase in ranaviruses among amphibians in...
  • Cockeysville teen making a name in country music

    Cockeysville teen making a name in country music
    When Josh Christina starts playing "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" with his band Good Old Stuff, he usually sees a whole lotta young people in the crowd get excited. Kids who were born decades after Jerry Lee Lewis made the song popular in 1957 —...
  • New school year brings new faces of teachers, administrators [column]

    Summer is drawing to a close and schools are preparing for the beginning of another school year. When Timonium Elementary School opens it doors for students on Aug. 26, it will welcome four new teachers: Kristin Farrell, vocal music; Nancy Dewlin,...