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  • R. George Hopkins, funeral director

    R. George Hopkins, funeral director
    R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
  • Gaithersburg priest defends decision to deny lesbian Communion

    A Gaithersburg priest who was put on administrative leave from his parish after a controversial funeral Mass at which he denied Communion to a lesbian said in a statement Wednesday that he "did the only thing a faithful Catholic priest could do" and...
  • Old Catonsville: Oyster lovers appreciate shucker's skill Wednesday nights

    Frank Welsh started shucking oysters when he was 13 years old. "My father taught me and my two brothers. He taught me to shuck a 'pretty' oyster," said Welsh, who has taught his son and grandson the craft. The 68-year-old Welsh shucks oysters and...
  • The bacon coffin: How bacon-lovers want to spend eternity

    The bacon coffin: How bacon-lovers want to spend eternity
    Bacon lovers, are you sitting down? Better yet -- are you dead? If so, your dream product is here. Today they guys who brought the world Bacon Salt, Baconnaise and most recently, Bacon Lube, unveiled their latest creation: the bacon coffin. For...
  • Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran

    Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran
    Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92. According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes." Born...
  • Longtime Baltimore police commander dies suddenly

    Longtime Baltimore police commander dies suddenly
    A 27-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department who retired in 2001 and went on to work in corporate security at the Johns Hopkins medical institutions died Sunday after falling in his home on Sunday. Hopkins announced the death of John L....
  • Police: Father stabbed 1-year-old, hid body in basement

    Invited over to help celebrate his son's first birthday, 25-year-old Hari P. Close III had been a no-show. But overnight Tuesday, Close crept into the home where his son lived and climbed into bed with the boy's mother, records show. On Wednesday...
  • Military experience helped Bill Volenick forge long career in government intelligence

    Ellicott City resident William "Bill" Volenick, 80, joined the military right out of college when the United States was engaged in the Korean War. He chose to go into the intelligence field and it sparked a career that spanned 35 years at the National...
  • Smoke from crematorium found as Arbutus volunteers respond to report of Catonsville building fire

    Among the 61 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service Sept. 25-Oct. 2 were the following: Frederick Road at Wade Avenue, 3:51 p.m. Sept. 28. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville,...
  • Six set for induction Friday into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame

    Following a tradition started last year, five distinguished graduates of Havre de Grace High School and a late graduate of the former Havre de Grace Colored High School will be inducted into the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame Friday. The...
  • Catonsville club team blanked by Navy on Annapolis gridiron in 1911

    An article in the Oct. 28, 1911 edition of The Argus reported on the determined effort by a local football club in a loss to a Naval Academy plebe team in Annapolis. The football team of fourth-class midshipmen of the Navy met the team of Catonsville...
  • Couple helps other parents with cost of school supplies

    Couple helps other parents with cost of school supplies
    Earlier this summer, Dan and Heather Simons started adding up the cost of school supplies for their son, who is entering first grade. Glue stick, binder, crayons, lunch box — plus a backpack to carry everything — could easily run $20 to $30....