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  • At Shrine of St. Anthony, a taste of history and a sense of peace

    At Shrine of St. Anthony, a taste of history and a sense of peace
    Beyond the verdant crops flourishing in this summer's 100-degree heat and regular rainstorms, a guesthouse from long ago sits near the northeastern edge of the 236-acre property that is home to the Shrine of St. Anthony in western Ellicott City....
  • Elinor W. Bodian

    Elinor W. Bodian
    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...
  • Support groups around Howard County

    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...
  • Campaign aims to raise $1 million to benefit Camp Greentop

    Campaign aims to raise $1 million to benefit Camp Greentop
    For eight years, Renee Gordon's son, Alex, has been attending Camp Greentop, a summer getaway in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains for people with disabilities. Now Gordon is now spearheading a campaign with Michael Hettleman to raise $1 million for the...
  • Editorial: A shot in the arm

    It's very easy to be critical of government, to break out the cliches like "doing badly that which need not be done at all," and "I'm from the government; I'm here to help," but there are a number of necessary things that government does, does well and...
  • Oakland Mills High School

    Oakland Mills High School
    Ahmed Aly Abdelazim, Devin Alexandria Adson, Cristian Ahumada-Murillo, James Lewis Aikens III, Olayinka Irene Ajayi, Karen F. Akinmuyisan, Rebecca Oyindamola Akintujoye, Davon Laquan Allen, Tyler Matthew Alpizar, Daniel William Amory, Jazmine Lenora...
  • Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate

    Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate
    Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92. Born...
  • Pages from the Past: Gun's blasts scared off chicken thieves in Catonsville in 1911

    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...
  • 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...
  • An urgent task: reducing health disparities

    For the first time in history, slightly more than half of newborn Americans are people of color. It is projected that by 2050, the majority of Americans will be from minority populations. This demographic shift has serious implications on a myriad of...
  • Adult day care center opens in Halethorpe

    Adult day care center opens in Halethorpe
    Facing a second knee-replacement surgery, Baltimore resident Betty Cornish needed a place to rehab. Cornish, 66, found that and more at Sunrise Adult Medical Day Care Center which opened its doors in Halethorpe on Feb. 7. The 10,000-square-foot facility...
  • James H. Berger, purchasing agent

    James H. Berger, purchasing agent
    James Hopkins Berger, a retired purchasing agent who in his youth earned a Carnegie Hero Award for saving the lives of two family members during a 1958 Roland Park house fire, died Dec. 15 of prostate cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Mays...