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  • Morse Road residents try to stop construction of oil storage tank farm [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 15, 1963: Residents of Morse Road in Western Harford County filed suit in Circuit Court against the Colonial Oil Company and the County Board of Zoning Appeals to stop construction of an oil...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Baltimore Police spokesman hired

    The Baltimore Police Department's new top spokesman and director of public affairs starts work today.  Jack Papp, who has 27 years experience in public relations work, takes the place of Anthony Guglielmi, who was reassigned amid a spike in violence...
  • Fire displaces 27 people from Lansdowne apartment building

    Fire displaces 27 people from Lansdowne apartment building
    A firefighter suffered minor injuries in a blaze that broke out at a Lansdowne apartment building Thursday afternoon — displacing 27 people, Baltimore County fire officials said. Firefighters were called just before 12:30 p.m. to a 2 Silerton...
  • Two alarm fire in Lansdowne injures firefighter

    Two alarm fire in Lansdowne injures firefighter
    At 12:35 p.m. Baltimore County fire units arrived to an apartment building at 2 Silerton Road in Lansdowne in response to a call for an apartment fire. "Initial interior fire attacks were attempted, but due to the amount of fire. crews were evacuated,"...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown
    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Eleanor S. Pope, homemaker

    Eleanor S. Pope, homemaker
    Eleanor S. Pope, a homemaker who knew the Jazz Age writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in her childhood, died Sept. 22 of kidney failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 90. The daughter of Bayard Turnbull, a noted Baltimore architect, and Margaret...
  • Haggerty, Valdes reappointed to Harford Community College board

    Haggerty, Valdes reappointed to Harford Community College board
    John F. Haggerty and James J. Valdes have been reappointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Martin O'Malley. Haggerty was first appointed to the board in 2007. He holds a bachelor's degree in science from the University of...
  • Propane torch incident causes $250,000 in damage to Perryman home

    A homeowner, who was trying to burn off weeds with a propane torch, caused an expensive fire in Perryman on Saturday, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said. The burning weeds ignited a nearby tree and, ultimately, the front of the man's house...
  • Vacant house collapses in Baltimore, displacing nearby residents

    Vacant house collapses in Baltimore, displacing nearby residents
    Eleven people were displaced from their homes Tuesday night after a vacant rowhouse in Southwest Baltimore partially collapsed, compromising the houses on either side of it. Connor Scott, a spokesman for the city's Office of Emergency Management, said...