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  • Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt finishes basic training

    Army National Guard Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military...
  • Fitness with a view

    Fitness with a view
    Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
  • In an emergency

    The Harford County Board of Estimates voted last week to approve spending in excess of $2.3 million for a new fire station to be built for the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Co. near the intersection of Route 924 and Patterson Mill Road. Given the reality that...
  • A dog day to look forward to

    Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club's third annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day will be observed Sept. 25, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Abingdon PetSmart, 412 Constant Friendship Blvd. Free, and open to well-behaved pets and their owners, the event will...
  • Baltimore high school decides to drop football after player's death in 1911

    An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team. One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American...
  • Man dies after stabbing self, wife in driveway

    A man stabbed his wife and himself while the woman's 13-year-old son sat nearby in a parked vehicle, Maryland State Police said in a statement Friday evening. Douglas Harvey, 50, died from self-inflicted stab wounds, police said. His wife, Lisa Harvey,...
  • Questions after Perry Hall field hockey player collapses following game at Catonsville High School

    Questions after Perry Hall field hockey player collapses following game at Catonsville High School
    Seconds likely felt like hours as coaches and spectators came to the aid of Breanna Sudano, a freshman on Perry Hall High School's jayvee field hockey team who collapsed at the conclusion of the Gators' game at Catonsville High School on Sept. 27....
  • Cameras, cast and crew of 'Route 66' came to Catonsville in 1961

    An article in the Oct. 12, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported that the cast and crew of a popular television series was in town. Hollywood came to Catonsville this past week as Lancer Productions, Inc., producers of the...
  • Chevrolet ambulance seen superior to Cadillac in 1961

    An article in the Aug. 24, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on the arrival of a new, modern ambulance for the area. The new $7,000 Catonsville ambulance, a one-ton Chevrolet panel body truck chassis converted into an...
  • Irene tips: Food safety, emergency kits and CO2

    Here is some more information from officials at the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for before and after the hurricane. --On carbon monoxide: This is generated by gas-powered appliances such as generators and charcoal and gas grills. It's...
  • Occupy Baltimore protest continues after a week

    Occupy Baltimore protest continues after a week
    Ben Pfeffer traded his Charles Village apartment for a sleeping bag across the street from the Inner Harbor. He gave up a roof over his head to join a protest without specific goals or a clear end date. He's not even sure what would constitute a...
  • Towson University gets wave of Ocean City students for Irene evacuation

    Towson University gets wave of Ocean City students for Irene evacuation
    As  Hurricane Irene loomed as an increasing threat for Maryland's east coast, Towson University yesterday began fulfilling its emergency role as a temporary home for 600 international students who had been working in Ocean City and Salisbury for the...