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  • 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...
  • Pages from the Past: Brave butler helps save burning house in Catonsville in 1912

    An article in the July 20, 1912, edition of The Argus reported on the quick thinking and courageous actions by a family servant after lightning cause a fire in a Catonsville home during a severe storm in the area. At the height of the storm Sunday...
  • Simon P. 'Sy' Jarosinski Jr., engineer

    Simon P. 'Sy' Jarosinski Jr., engineer
    Simon Paul "Sy" Jarosinski Jr., a retired aeronautical engineer and former member of the Baltimore County Liquor Board, died April 30 of ischemic cardiomyopathy at his Timonium home. He was 90. The son of a Baltimore City councilman and a homemaker, Mr....
  • CERT means many hands during disasters

    CERT means many hands during disasters
    A history of fires, floods and mudslides led the city of Laguna Beach to form a Disaster Preparedness Committee in 2011 and then the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in 2012. CERT is a Federal Emergency Management Agency-certified program that...
  • Epilepsy awareness growing on Peninsula

    Epilepsy awareness growing on Peninsula
    Last year there were four incidents statewide involving police mistaking epileptic seizures for aggressive behavior by individuals. Since then the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia has sent a complete law enforcement training guide, including a manual,...
  • For the L.A. Derby Dolls, elbow room for self-improvement

    For the L.A. Derby Dolls, elbow room for self-improvement
    Some girls choose soccer or cheerleading. Ivy Wolk chose roller derby. "This is it, this is for me," the petite, wide-eyed 9-year-old said to her mom the first time she saw the Los Angeles Derby Dolls hit the track, and one another, two years ago....
  • Pool Safety Sidebar

    INFO BOX 1: Pool safety requirements The Residential Swimming Pool Safety Act (Chapter 515, Florida Statutes) requires one of the following pool safety measures for pools built after Oct. 1, 2000: - A fence with self-closing, self-latching gate...
  • How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake

    How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake
    The safety of family members is the first concern for most people during and after a major earthquake. For many of us, family also means our family pets. Monday's magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Los Angeles was a good reminder to be prepared with an...
  • Cruise worker admits he raped, tried to throw passenger overboard, feds say

    Cruise worker admits he raped, tried to throw passenger overboard, feds say
    A worker aboard a cruise ship confessed to raping a passenger and trying to throw her overboard from her stateroom balcony, claiming the Valentine's Day assault was revenge for an alleged slight, federal authorities said Tuesday. The victim told FBI...
  • Sick child? When is it OK to leave them home alone?

    Sick child? When is it OK to leave them home alone?
    It's been a rough week at the Hey household. My son has missed four days of school because of this superbug going around. I am sure by now you either a) have had it b) have it now or c) encountered someone with it. You can read more about that here. I...
  • What to pack and where to put it

    What to pack and where to put it
    For many families, Spring Break marks the start of road trip season, also known as, “Are we there yet?” Before you send your spouse and kids packing, consider some strategies and gear designed to keep that question from ringing in your...
  • Finding the way around the right fit

    Finding the way around the right fit
    It's just not fair! Not every woman is a perfect size 8. For those of us whose shapes and sizes are a little out of the mainstream, finding fashionable clothing is not only a chore but a lifelong search. Three different women, three different sizes,...