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  • 5 questions … for Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego

    5 questions … for Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego
    Leslie Mancuso has been at the helm of Jhpiego, an international health affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, for more than a decade. Under her leadership, the Fells Point-based organization has expanded significantly. The nonprofit's budget has...
  • There's no substitute for good health [Editorial]

    There's no substitute for good health [Editorial]
    The Harford County Council's vote last week to establish a "healthy community planning board" makes a lot of practical sense, political prejudices about government involvement in health care notwithstanding. Under the Harford County Charter, the...
  • Straw and hay fuel fire that destroyed farm building in 1913

    An article in the May 24, 1913, edition of The Argus reported the damage to an area farm due to an early morning fire. A large barrack on the Wilton Farm, Wilkens avenue and Maiden Choice road, George J. Zaiser, owner, was destroyed by fire early...
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  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • Community column, Havre de Grace, celebrating Dr. King's birthday, and others

    Coming up dear readers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...
  • Tuberculosis case at UMBC

    Officials at the University of Maryland Baltimore County have a sent a letter to students and faculty confirming that someone on campus has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The letter did not say if it was a student or faculty member who was infected...
  • NIH superbug outbreak a warning for local hospitals

    NIH superbug outbreak a warning for local hospitals
    Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics. To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
  • Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor

    Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor
    Howard H. Seliger, a retired Johns Hopkins University biology professor who fulfilled a childhood fascination with fireflies by later investigating the science behind their light-making properties, died of coronary artery disease Dec. 20 at his Mount...
  • History Matters: A Poet's Vision from 100 years ago

    100 Years Ago A Poet's Vision From the social column: "Mr. and Mrs. William A. Steward and Miss Sadie Steward will sail for Europe in January and spend the balance of the winter abroad." From a large Times ad about a play coming to Ellicott City:...
  • State approves demolition of Henryton complex

    State approves demolition of Henryton complex
    The state Board of Public Works last week gave the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene the green light to move forward with emergency demolition of 18 vacant buildings at the Henryton State Hospital Center in Marriottsville. Located near the...
  • Henryton demolition approved

    The Board of Public Works gave the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene the green light Wednesday to move forward with the emergency demolition of 18 vacant buildings at the Henryton State Hospital Center in Carroll County. The center, which...