| Jan 15, 2014
An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution.
A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
| Nov 29, 2013
The 1950s were busy years for Aberdeen. New buildings and additions to older ones were in the news.
A clipping from 1951 told of Aberdeen children being taken to the Havre de Grace School because of lack of space in he Aberdeen School.
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum – the website Yelp.
About a dozen people...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Sherlock Swann Gillet, a Baltimore County farmer and water utility owner, died Sept. 9. Family members said that he went out for his daily horseback ride in Glyndon and did not return. He was later found in a field. Family members said he fell from his...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Lorraine Augusta Willis, a retired National Security Agency employee, died of a brain hemorrhage June 30 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The former Annapolis and Arnold resident was 87.
Born Lorraine Augusta Bass in Baltimore, she was the daughter of...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Theodore Neal "Ted" Holmes, who founded the old Chicken George restaurant chain and built it into a regional fast-food business, died of diabetic complications Nov. 29 at Sanctuary at Holy Cross in Burtonsville. The Jessup resident was 72.
Born in York,...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Elger Joseph Huber Sr., a retired stationary engineer who helped produce the distinctive blue Noxzema and Bromo-Seltzer glass containers and was later a school bus driver, died of respiratory failure Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The North...
| Feb 25, 2012
100 Years Ago
Gowns and frowns
In the "In Vogue" column of the Times:
"Skirts, especially on lingerie dresses are showing more fullness. Double veilings are being used to give lovely iridescent effects. Velour hats are proving strong favorites. The...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Clara Mae Boender, a retired reading specialist and elementary school teacher who taught for 54 years, died of multisystem organ failure Jan. 12 at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 86.
Born Clara Mae Crouch in Baltimore...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Joseph J. Snyder has more than a passing interest in railroading and especially the venerable Baltimore & Ohio, whose storied passenger service is the subject of his recently published book.
The B&O invented the passenger train. On Jan. 7, 1830, a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Long before there was a Patuxent Greens Golf Course or Stewart Towers high rise building, a mammoth oval race track occupied that area of land off Route 197, near Route 198. Horse racing at Laurel Park racetrack had been ongoing since 1911, but in 1924 an...