| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:25 PM
What people go through to live their lives — war and terror, disease and pain, poverty and hunger, long journeys across continents and oceans, loss and heartbreak — always leaves me awed and humbled. You hear a story, like the one I’m...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:03 AM
100 Years Ago
Washington in winter
From the social columns:
"Miss Elizabeth White, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. White, was stricken with infantile paralysis, a few days ago, and is slightly improved at this writing.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Two new movies, "Lincoln" and "Hyde Park on the Hudson," are intimate portraits of the two most consequential presidents of the United States. They are timely reminders that politics has never been pretty and our leaders have never been prefect human...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
| Nov 21, 2012
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 22, 1962:
Work began 50 years ago this week on the long awaited Bel Air By-pass bridge over Vale Road. Construction began on the Noyes Estate on Vale Road. The bridge was one of several...
| Nov 14, 2012
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 15, 1962:
Harford's fatality rate rose to 24 people with a crash this week 50 years ago in Aberdeen. Helen Harris, 47 of Garden City Park, N.Y., died instantly when the car in which she was...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration withdrew its opposition to legislation allowing doctors and nurses to dispense medical marijuana to patients through academic medical centers, raising prospects for passage this year.
Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, the...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:53 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:01 AM
An article in the Nov. 11, 1911, edition of The Argus reported an alert resident didn't hesitate to take aim at intruders threatening his chickens.
Chicken thieves have been operating in the neighborhood of Catonsville this week. They visited the poultry...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:06 PM
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.
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Elinor W. Bodian, who worked as a medical illustrator at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 40 years and was also an abstract painter, died Sept. 16 of heart disease at her Roland Park Place home.
She was 90.
The daughter of a...