| Feb 13, 2013
Who among us has done something of which we are not particularly proud?
Why does one misdeed overshadow the goodness of an individual?
I have known the Whalen family for over 30 years and have seen their goodness and the contributions they have made to...
| Feb 13, 2013
An article in the Feb. 15, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the culmination of a long-distance romance sparked by a meeting during a tour of Canadian gold mines.
Three thousand miles across the continent to Tacoma, Wash., Miss Ethel Patterson, of...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Dr. Richard J. Bouchard, a retired cardiologist who played an instrumental role in the establishment of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at St. Agnes Hospital, died Saturday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Animals, food and crafts are just a few of the components of the Southwest Leadership Team's 10th annual Community Fair.
The fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18 at Hillcrest Park on 3rd Avenue, will also provide adults with easy access to valuable...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:38 PM
St. Joseph Medical Centertook another step in choosing a buyer for its Towson campus.
The hospital said the board made a recommendation Monday to the parent company, Catholic Health Initiatives, which has the final say.
Officials declined to identify...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:37 AM
An article in the Sept. 21, 1912 edition of The Argus reported an uninvited guest to the local fire house.
The engine house of the Catonsville Fire Department was the scene one morning this week of a spirited attack upon an unwelcome visitor, a large...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Doris W. Wagner, a former registered nurse who helped plan and design Carroll County's first adult day care center, died Sept. 11 of meningioma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
The longtime Mount Airy resident was 86.
The daughter of a wallpaper...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:07 PM
When the owners of troubled St. Joseph Medical Center put the Towson hospital up for sale a year ago, the University of Maryland Medical System didn't hesitate to put in a bid.
Medical violations by its star cardiologist had left St. Joseph in...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Jarnetta Kroh, a Greater Baltimore Medical Center philanthropist who assisted her husband in his import car servicing business, died Nov. 25 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder at her home in Laguna Hills, Calif. She was 81 and had lived in the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital.
The longtime Guilford resident was 80.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:21 AM
One hundred years after Theodore Roosevelt proposed studying the European model of nationalized health insurance, America has finally listened. Instead of a direct route to the Bismarck-style system in which the population is divided among multiple...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 5:39 PM
"Drive," he pleaded, sweating and panting. "Just drive."
Munpreet Chona had just crashed his car after fleeing Baltimore County police at speeds topping 100 miles per hour, then stolen a police cruiser after a fight with an officer that sent both...