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  • Preparing the house and car for winter

    Preparing the house and car for winter
    It is plenty hot out, but the Farmers' Almanac is predicting a frigid winter with lots of snow. After several mild winters, I am not ready for this. What should I be gathering to prepare? The Red Cross and FEMA have some advice for you. First, make...
  • Friday morning house fire in Catonsville is the second this week

    Friday morning house fire in Catonsville is the second this week
    At 6:53 a.m. Baltimore County fire crews responded to a house fire in the 500 block of Bathhurst Road in Catonsville. "It apparently started in the attic," said Louise Rogers-Feher, a county fire spokeswoman. "There was damage to the home, to the...
  • News Clippings from Long Ago [Column]

    What families save to put into scrapbooks really tell stories about what was really happening long ago. Again, we return to R. L. Mitchell books donated to the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum. The war years did make some changes in the "Town" of...
  • Bel Air Legion members praised for helping victims of Hickory Hills fire

    Bel Air Legion members praised for helping victims of Hickory Hills fire
    Members of American Legion Post 39 of Bel Air were recognized Wednesday night for their efforts to assist the victims of a three-alarm fire at the nearby Hickory Hills apartment complex last month that displaced 24 people. The fire caused an estimated $1...
  • Bel Air gears up for Christmas with visit from Santa

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 19, 1963: Santa arrived in Bel Air by fire truck and handed out candy canes to the onlookers. To add to the holiday spirit of the day, a light snow had fallen during the night which coated the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Red Cross blood drive planned during Cal Ripken World Series

    The American Red Cross and the Cal Ripken Youth Baseball Division are teaming up to host the inaugural Red Cross Day Blood Drive during the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen on Aug.17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each donor will receive a coupon for a...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Calendar Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...
  • Speaker, picnic on agenda for North Laurel Civic Association [North Laurel/Savage]

    The North Laurel Civic Association's monthly meeting Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at the North Laurel Community Center will feature "Healthy Howard" as guest speaker. Also planned is a community picnic for Sept. 28 at the High Ridge pavilion at 12:30 p.m....