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  • Arbutus Times Athlete of the Year a winner on track from the start

    Arbutus Times Athlete of the Year a winner on track from the start
    During a stellar track career at Lansdowne High, Yelnats Calvin was a firm believer in the famous quote "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." Calvin lived up to those standards during his senior year, earning Arbutus Times Male Athlete of...
  • When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'

    When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'
    With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
  • DOUBLE OH! ... Olson, Oneda share Spring Student-Athlete Award

    DOUBLE OH! ... Olson, Oneda share Spring Student-Athlete Award
    Domination is a foreign concept in the modern-day world of sports. Champions rarely repeat, and the playing field seems more level than ever. There are two exceptions to this rule in Carroll County. Paige Olson began and ended her Century tennis...
  • Anne Healy, headmistress

    Anne Healy, headmistress
    Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Guilford...
  • Robert A. Gibson, educator

    Robert A. Gibson, a retired educator and former superintendent of Cecil County public schools, died Nov. 4 of spinal cancer at his home in Port Herman. He was 93. The son of farmers, Dr. Gibson was born and raised in Rising Sun. After graduating from...
  • Mary Suzanne Beck Keech, real estate director

    Mary Suzanne Beck Keech, real estate director
    Mary Suzanne Beck Keech, a corporate managing director of Studley Inc., a Washington commercial real estate firm, who was also an active alumna of Garrison Forest School, died of cancer Monday at Georgetown University Hospital. The former Catonsville...
  • Liberals must stand with the president

    Liberals must stand with the president
    Every week on the lecture trail, I meet progressives who are demoralized and/or infuriated by Barack Obama's performance as president. They insist that they will not work for him again or even vote for him. Many have signed petitions saying as much....
  • Financier Delaney running as outsider in 6th District

    Financier Delaney running as outsider in 6th District
    Banker John Delaney knew that Maryland's ruling Democrats had someone else in mind to become the state's next 6th District congressman. But the 48-year-old multimillionaire from Potomac jumped into the race anyway. And despite early missteps, Delaney's...
  • Alice C. Jones, watercolorist, dies

    Alice C. Jones, watercolorist, dies
    Alice C. Jones, a noted watercolorist and former Hampton resident, died Aug. 19 of heart failure at her home in Delray Beach, Fla. She was 95. The daughter of a farmer and an educator, the former Alice Fulton was born in West Lebanon, Pa., and raised in...
  • Rove deserves to be heard

    Rove deserves to be heard
    Karl Rove spoke at the Johns Hopkins University last week. Mr. Rove delivered the final lecture for the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, which is entirely student run and sponsored by the university. I am a co-chair of this organization. Unsurprisingly,...
  • 100 Years Ago: Water and mud impede traffic flow on Catonsville street

    Water woes in the area were noted in an article in the Sept. 2, 1911, edition of The Argus, which reported that storms had slowed progress on a busy Catonsville street. The heavy rains during the week have played havoc with the improvements of Newburg...
  • Penn Station's architect designed terminals in Hoboken, Scranton

    I repeated a blooper in my recent column on the 100th anniversary of Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station that was caught by a sharp-eyed Roland Park resident and lawyer, John C. Murphy, who comes from a family of Baltimore architects. I had stated with...