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  • McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job

    McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job
    (Originally published January 25, 1944) Lee McCardell, who is now in Italy covering war activities in that theater for the Sunpapers, is not only an able reporter and writer – he is also one of the world’s greatest worriers. McCardell...
  • Help out our local Scouts with their food drive [Ellicott City]

    It's almost time for Scouting for Food, the Boy Scouts of America's annual food drive that has collected over 47 million items since the program began in 1985.  On Saturday, March 8, Howard County Scouting units — Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing...
  • Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast

    Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast
    (Originally published December 26, 1943) For an hour yesterday, over a radio network that extended through Maryland and into Pennsylvania and Virginia, a special Sunpapers’ Christmas broadcast brought to their folk and friends back home the voices...
  • HdG geared up for Mardi Gras parade, Fat Tuesday

    Can it be March already, dear readers? Laissez les bons temps roulez! Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
  • Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire

    Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire
    Two young children and a man died as a two-alarm fire swept through their Curtis Bay home early Saturday. A woman, who neighbors said was the children's mother, was in critical condition after jumping from a second-story window. Neighbors in the 4100...
  • Back Story: World War II Sun program found, will be rebroadcast

    Back Story: World War II Sun program found, will be rebroadcast
    For 70 years, two reddish-colored 16-inch vinyl records rested undisturbed in a large cardboard box in the publisher's vault in the basement of The Baltimore Sun building. The box was shipped by Railway Express from the Newark Phonograph Record Co. in...
  • Christmas Eve fire in Laurel apartments displaces 24

    Families displaced by a Christmas Eve fire in Laurel will not be able to return to their homes until Friday at the earliest, a Prince George's County fire official said Wednesday. The fire, which did about $70,000 worth of damage, broke out around 4 p....
  • At 71, finally hearing her father's voice

    At 71, finally hearing her father's voice
    She is 71 years old, and she has no memory of his voice. But that was her father on the recording, and he called her his "Margaret Ann." She was glad she was alone when she heard him speak, she said. It was just such a surprise. His voice was so clear,...
  • Kaufman Cancer Center scheduled to open next month in Bel Air

    Kaufman Cancer Center scheduled to open next month in Bel Air
    Upper Chesapeake Health is preparing to open its $60 million Patricia D. and M. Scott Kaufman Cancer Center on the campus of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. In advance of the center's scheduled public opening on Oct. 7, Upper Chesapeake...
  • 'It could have been me' says Bel Air survivor of Navy Yard rampage

    'It could have been me' says Bel Air survivor of Navy Yard rampage
    For Donna Richardson, of Bel Air, the day after the deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard was more frightening than the previous day's actual events. "The whole thing I just felt like I was in a movie scene," she said of what it was like...
  • Woman dies in apartment fire in Frankford neighborhood

    Woman dies in apartment fire in Frankford neighborhood
    A 32-year-old woman died Monday morning after a three-alarm apartment fire at Franconia Apartments in Northeast Baltimore. The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m. in the 4400 block of Franconia Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, Baltimore City Fire...
  • Twist of fate puts crew on street to save Catonsville couple from burning house

    Twist of fate puts crew on street to save Catonsville couple from burning house
    It was early in the morning of Sept. 6 and Bruce Wood and his two-person recycling collecting crew had finished their route in Oella and were making their way through the residential neighborhoods of western Catonsville. Normally, Wood and his crew pick...