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  • Maher joins Columbia law firm

    Joseph Maher has joined the family law firm of Weinberg and Schwartz LLC, in Columbia, as an associate. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and a 2005 graduate of Kalamazoo College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in...
  • Fear factor: Why we're more scared of the unlikely

    Fear factor: Why we're more scared of the unlikely
    Julie McKinney almost didn’t talk to us for this story. Not because she was worried about what she’d reveal or that she was nervous to see herself in print. But because of what she might see: a picture of a snake. McKinney is scared of...
  • Joshua A. Barbati, teacher

    Joshua A. Barbati, teacher
    Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C. He was 79. The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...
  • Dr. Howard S. Williams, physician

    Dr. Howard S. Williams, physician
    Dr. Howard S. Williams, a former staff physician at Father Martin's Ashley, a Harford County alcohol and substance abuse treatment center, died May 20 of meningoencephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice in...
  • Jury awards Waverly family $55 million in Hopkins malpractice case

    Jury awards Waverly family $55 million in Hopkins malpractice case
    After hours of labor, Enso Martinez cried as his wife, Rebecca Fielding, was carried from their Waverly home on a stretcher en route to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Fielding, who had wanted to deliver her baby at home with the help of a midwife, assured her...
  • Glen Burnie teacher accused of having sex with students makes bail

    A Glen Burnie High School teacher accused of having sex with female students made bail Friday, according to jail officials, after an Anne Arundel County judge reduced the amount from $3 million to $150,000. The bail amount, lowered over the objection...
  • Pages from the Past: Typhoid fever cases increase and concern grows in 1912

    An article in the Feb. 3, 1912 edition of The Argus reported health officials are investigating the source of a typhoid fever that has stricken more in the area. With two more cases of typhoid reported, bringing the total up to 10, Health Officer West is...
  • Local doctor was classmate of Whitney Houston

    Local doctor was classmate of Whitney Houston
    It wasn't scandalous by tabloid standards, but it was a rebellious act for the young women at the Mount Saint Dominic Academy, a small all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. Whitney Houston, class of 1981, sometimes wore mismatched socks and rolled...
  • Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner

    Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner
    Thomas K. Pettit, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. engineer who later co-owned a natural-foods store, died Tuesday of complications after gall bladder surgery at Northwest Hospital. The one-time Timonium and Mays Chapel resident was 86. The...
  • Carrying on Sen. Clark's legacy

    Carrying on Sen. Clark's legacy
    Close to the southeastern fringe of 540 acres of rolling farmland, Martha Anne Clark lives in the Ellicott City farmhouse where she grew up, the same house where her father, state Sen. James Clark Jr., resided for nearly 50 years until his death in 2006....
  • Want a scholarship? Watch what you post online

    Students beware: Scholarship providers aren't just going by your application to learn about you. They're also checking you out on Google and social media sites, according to a recent survey. And what they uncover — the good or the bad — could...
  • Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
    Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...