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  • Arthur L. Rhoads Jr., attorney

    Arthur L. Rhoads Jr., attorney
    Arthur L. Rhoads Jr., a Baltimore attorney who maintained a general law practice for more than six decades, died Thursday of complications from a stroke at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 87. "He was a lawyer's lawyer and was representing the little guy, like...
  • 50 years ago: Harford to get many new roads

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Dec. 12, 1963: The States Roads Commission approved a five-year plan for new roads to be built in Harford County. The roads project was devised using data computed during the Highway Needs Study...
  • Wilbur L. Iley

    Wilbur L. Iley
    Wilbur L. Iley, a decorated World War II veteran who worked in the Harford County dairy industry for many years, died Monday of cancer at the Forest Hill Medical and Rehabilitation Center. The Fallston resident was 94. Mr. Iley was born on his family'...
  • Dial phones in Laurel 'miraculous' in 1954 [History Matters]

    Dial phones in Laurel 'miraculous' in 1954 [History Matters]
    In the May 27, 1954 edition of the Laurel News Leader, Editor Gertrude Poe wrote in her front page "Pen Points" column: "A miracle occurred in Laurel precisely at 12:05 a.m. Sunday, May 23." What was this miracle? Laurel was entering the modern...
  • Andy Griffith and the myth of a fair-minded, small-town Southern America in the turbulent '60s

    Andy Griffith and the myth of a fair-minded, small-town Southern America in the turbulent '60s
    Andy Griffith, one of the stars who put CBS on top of the TV world in the 1960s with an easy-going but culturally-packed sitcom that ran for eight seasons during that stormy decade in American life, died Tuesday at 86 at his North Carolina home in Roanoke...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Two airlines announce new service from BWI: Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start twice-daily nonstop service on Sept. 6 from BWI to Fort Lauderdale and daily nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth. On...
  • From The Baltimore Sun archives: Andy Griffith -- Not just a face in the crowd

    NOTE: This is a 2007 story from The Baltimore Sun's archives. Andy Griffith, 81 a week from tomorrow, confides that "when my wife, Cindy, and I go someplace, and I don't want to be recognized, she says, 'Don't talk!'" Hearing him boom across the phone...
  • Of Chef Boyardee pizza and Andy Griffith

     
    What impressed me most about this Bucky's World is that our guest poster would undertake such a dangerous culinary experiment for our benefit. ELLast week, noted blogging psychologist Dr. O.M. Gravy shared with us his ground-breaking studies of...
  • 'Andy Griffith,' 'NCIS' for July 4th

    'Andy Griffith,' 'NCIS' for July 4th
    The Fourth of July will be a time for marathons and holiday films. Beyond the fireworks, here are a few special events to keep in mind: "The Andy Griffith Show" gets a lot of love from TV Land. The channel offers episodes of the classic 1960s sitcom...
  • Vintage TV fans can catch their favorites on several networks

    Vintage TV fans can catch their favorites on several networks
    Everything old is viewed again. Television may be in the midst of a golden era, but that hasn’t diminished the popularity of vintage TV series. Nick at Nite, which celebrates its 29th anniversary on July 1, and its spinoff TV Land are still...
  • James Nelson Dead: Sound Editor, Producer Dies at 82

    James Nelson, a sound editor, supervising sound editor and producer for film and television with more than 180 credits, including "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Exorcist" and "American Graffiti," has died. He was 82. Director Monte Hellman, on...
  • Emmys: A Glut of Great TV Will Lead to Big Snubs

    We live in a world where every kid gets a trophy just for showing up to soccer or gymnastic camp. But unfortunately, that's not so among grownups. The morning of July 10 is going to bring disappointment for many actors, writers and producers. Despite...