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  • Howard library system expands online offerings

    Howard library system expands online offerings
    The Howard County Library is expanding its online access for customers to include additional magazines, movies and music with the June 2 rollout of three new services — Zinio, hoopla and OneClick Digital.  Library officials say more than 90...
  • Arbutus resident at home as leader of Lansdowne, Arbutus libraries

    Arbutus resident at home as leader of Lansdowne, Arbutus libraries
    When Bob Maranto goes to work every day, he is surrounded by hundreds of neatly shelved books. But he doesn't get as much reading done as he would like while he's there. Maranto, 46, is manager of the Arbutus and Lansdowne branches of the Baltimore...
  • Lions hosting Fishing Rodeo Saturday at Deer Creek picnic area Saturday

    The Lions Clubs of Darlington and Conowingo are joining to once again sponsor a fishing rodeo for children ages 3 to 15 on Saturday, June 14 at the Deer Creek picnic area of Susquehanna State Park. Registration opens at 10 a.m. with fishing commencing at...
  • 8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County

    8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County
    Grab your picnic basket and enjoy live blues music in an Elkridge park. Dig out the easel and paint pictures of flowers and historic storefronts in Ellicott City. Or as the sun sets, learn how to salsa dance under one of downtown Columbia’s most...
  • Dangers of sniffing glue highlighted by state medical examiner [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964: Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...
  • Girl Scouts from six troops advance in rank [North Laurel/Savage]

    Girl Scout Cluster 58 held the Bridging Ceremony last week and about 45 girls moved up in the ranks of Scouting. Six troops met at Forest Ridge to hold the bridging that included Daisies, the youngest Scouts becoming Brownies up to Seniors becoming...
  • CNN 'documentary' on George H.W. Bush paid for by Bush Library Foundation

    CNN 'documentary' on George H.W. Bush paid for by Bush Library Foundation
    I am not looking to make a big deal out of this, but I thought at least one mainstream media critic ought to point out that CNN plans to air what it's calling a "documentary" about George H.W. Bush Sunday night in prime time, starting at 9. Except it'...
  • As early voting begins, lower voter turnout anticipated in Arundel

    As early voting begins, lower voter turnout anticipated in Arundel
    The primary election officially began Thursday with early voting, but Anne Arundel County elections officials are expecting low turnout for both early voting and traditional election day voting. Anne Arundel's turnout "might be the lowest ever" at 18...
  • Man's family sues after electrical death on vacant property [Pages from the Past]

    An article in the May 2, 1914 edition of The Argus reported an lawsuit after the accidental death of man. For the death of Diedrick Albers, who was killed July 30, 1913, by an electric shock while on the premises at the corner of Wilkens and Beechfield...
  • Howard library system to receive additional $13.6 million for new Elkridge branch

    Howard library system to receive additional $13.6 million for new Elkridge branch
    A project to build a new Elkridge branch of the Howard County Library System is set to receive more funding in County Executive Ken Ulman’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 than previously announced, county budget administrator Ray Wacks said...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
  • Accounting errors detailed in library audit

    Accounting errors detailed in library audit
    A financial audit of the Enoch Pratt Free Library found that sloppy bookkeeping and poor oversight have resulted in balance questions, negative accounts and late reimbursements to city coffers. After a presentation before the city's spending panel...