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  • Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations

    Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations
    Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life stories.
  • Ain't Webster's Third grand

    Fifty years ago, people in the United States had very real fears of the possibility of nuclear annihilation in an exchange of nuclear missiles with the Soviet Union. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 brought that fear very close. But the year before,...

    Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies

    Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies
    State Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced on Thursday, June 7, that Carroll County native and former Maryland treasurer Richard Dixon, 74, has died. In a statement, Kopp said Dixon, who not only served as state treasurer but also was a state delegate...

    Maryland House's historic art to be preserved, but won't return

    Maryland House's historic art to be preserved, but won't return
    The Maryland House on I-95 near Aberdeen may be known more for its fast food and bevy of bathrooms than for fine artwork, but its murals portraying Maryland history, that have adorned the travel plaza for more than 40 years, have a significant history...

    New biography of legendary railroader John Work Garrett

    The optimistic incorporators and builders of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the nation's first common carrier railroad, which was founded in Baltimore in 1827 and began building westward the next year, envisioned it would take 10 years and $10 million...