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  • Cindy McDonnell made 'grand' showing at county fair with award-winning bracelet

    Congratulations to Cindy Perry McDonnell, of Elkridge, for making a "grand" showing at the recent 66th Annual Howard County Fair in the Home Arts Department! Cindy was awarded first-place, Grand Champion and Best In Show ribbons for her bracelet...
  • Maryland State Fair closing at 6 p.m. to make way for Hurricane Irene

    Officials of the Maryland State Fair in Timonium on Saturday said they had closed the fair's midway rides and games at 3 p.m. on Saturday, and that the buildings at the fair would close at 5 p.m. due to the inclement weather as Hurricane Irene...
  • Families attend as State Fair opens on schedule

    Families attend as State Fair opens on schedule
    For a few hours Saturday, visitors to the Maryland State Fair had it easy: no lines for a cheesesteak, immediate seating on the merry-go-round and no waits to milk your own Guernsey. Eric Ritter, a Hamilton resident, said he followed a weather forecast...
  • County executive tours Irene's aftermath; residents, work crews clean up

    County executive tours Irene's aftermath; residents, work crews clean up
    Sunday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m. — County ExecutiveKevin Kamenetz and Director of Public Works Edward Adams Jr. were out surveying damage from Hurricane Irene on Sunday afternoon, including a tree that fell on a house in Stoneleigh. "Our folks are...
  • Irene's impact on Md. businesses mixed

    Irene's impact on Md. businesses mixed
    Hurricane Irene did not inflict as much damage in Maryland as officials and residents had feared. But the storm came at a bad time for many businesses. Instead of shopping, eating out and spending money at summer attractions over the weekend, customers...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted) The Debt (Wednesday) Apollo 18 Seven Days in Utopia Shark Night 3D NOTABLE TV Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1) The Secret...
  • Marylanders grow irritated at continuing power outages from Irene

    Marylanders grow irritated at continuing power outages from Irene
    More than 285,825 Maryland households and businesses remained without power Tuesday morning in the wake of Hurricane Irene, prompting residents and Baltimore's mayor to question the pace of restoration efforts and the governor and utility executives to...
  • Going back to class in Harford then, too

    From the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 31, 1961: Harford County students were preparing to return to school on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1961. At the time, 17,500 students were registered in the county, attending 28 county schools. Harford Junior...
  • After Irene, parents cope with no power and no school

    After Irene, parents cope with no power and no school
    Practically the second that the Towson Town Center opened at 10 a.m. Monday, Theresa Hall burst through the doors with her two children and 4-year-old nephew, in search of hot food and toilets that flushed. Entering her third day after losing power in...
  • Jarrettsville teen wins grand champion at State Fair

    Jarrettsville teen wins grand champion at State Fair
    On Monday, 17-year-old Melissa Grimmel was getting things ready for the first day of school. Like other students around the state, Melissa got a couple extra days of summer vacation due to the effects ofHurricane Irene. But Melissa didn't spend her...
  • Resorts eager to draw holiday travelers, but survey finds fewer of them

    Resorts eager to draw holiday travelers, but survey finds fewer of them
    Judging by the questions prospective guests ask when they call her beachfront hotel, some people seem to think that Ocean City got washed away by Hurricane Irene, says longtime employee Carol Dickel. "They're asking, 'Are you still there? Is everything...
  • 50 Years Ago: Hearing set for breaking early-morning quiet in Catonsville

    An article in the Sept. 7, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a hearing for a man accused of shattering the stillness at the start of a work week. A 49-year-old Westminster man, Henry M. Vehstedt, will be given a hearing...