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  • 50 Years Ago: A tragic week across Harford

    From The Aegis dated July 13, 1961: Much of the news on the front page wasn't good this week 50 years ago. Three people – a well-known farmer, a 2-year-old girl and an elderly woman – died in separate incidents. William Posey Choate, 53, who...
  • Searching for John Wayne: Columbia couple find lost dog

    Searching for John Wayne: Columbia couple find lost dog
    At one point in John Ford's western film "The Searchers," Hollywood icon John Wayne turns to a member of the search party and says, "So we'll find 'em in the end, I promise you. We'll find 'em. Just as sure as the turnin' of the earth." While not in...
  • Rodgers Forge: Gaywood cares, and proved it with food pantry donation

    We all like to share happiness with others, and our neighbors to the south, in Gaywood, certainly brought some to the Govans CARES food pantry last month. Dawn Katz and Elizabeth Heubeck were joined by neighbors Jim Bealmear, Jim and Kendall Fragetta,...
  • 50 years ago: Leaking gas causes evacuations in Bel Air

    From The Aegis of Thursday, April 26, 1962: A disturbingly large leak of propane gas had Bel Air on edge 50 years ago this week. The news staff quoted a firefighter in the county seat saying: "Half the town was sitting on a bomb, but nobody lit the...
  • 2012 Maryland Film Fest off to a short, sweet start

    2012 Maryland Film Fest off to a short, sweet start
    Five short narrative films, on themes ranging from a modern-day urban cowboy to a scamming extraterrestrial, kicked off the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival at MICA's Brown Center Thursday night. Maryland's festival remains the only one of its kind...
  • John Wayne's birthday is celebration for western wear store

    John Wayne's birthday is celebration for western wear store
    The father-son owners of Carol's Western Wear in Glen Burnie are so attached to the legend of John Wayne that they know his boot size and preference for plain brown with a squared-off toe. They will mark the 105th birthday of America's well-known...
  • Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations

    Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations
    Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life...
  • Goodfellas, Wiseguy inspiration Henry Hill dies

    Goodfellas, Wiseguy inspiration Henry Hill dies
    Once in a while, a movie adaptation creates a character that is drawn so well it becomes anĀ  archetype, a measuring stick for all other similar characters. Think John Wayne, the western tough in "True Grit," which was adapted from the Charles Portis...
  • For GOP voters, a $10,000 question

    For GOP voters, a $10,000 question
    Here's another $10,000 wager for which Mitt Romney won't find many takers: We bet the public is disappointed with the choices for president of the United States in 2012. That's a pretty remarkable circumstance given that the general election is still...
  • 'Cowboys & Aliens': Round up the popcorn posse

    'Cowboys & Aliens': Round up the popcorn posse
    When the western and science fiction genres meld in "Cowboys & Aliens," the entertaining result makes the Wild West seem even wilder. It's a wildly preposterous movie, which is exactly what makes it ideal for summertime viewing in an air-conditioned...
  • Start of 'roids rage

    Was the doctor a genius, delighted with the creations that sprung from his mind, or a hopeless egotist? Louis Riecke wasn't sure. But something made him want to believe in John Ziegler, the big scientist with an even bigger ego. Riecke had pumped iron...
  • Despite Favre's call, smart move for Romo is to sit

     
    Some franchises just seem to attract high drama. In baseball, it???s usually the Bronx that???s burning. In football, there???s always seems to be some kind of ruckus on the North Dallas forty. The consensus best team in the NFC before......