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  • Chest x-ray machines deployed against threat of TB in 1964

    An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB. Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11...
  • Rev. Wanner named first principal at John Carroll [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, February 13, 1964: It was announced 50 years ago that Rev. Raymond Wanner, the assistant pastor at St. Margaret's Church in Bel Air since 1959, would be the first principal of John Carroll School...
  • 'Four Chaplains' remembered during Aberdeen service

    'Four Chaplains' remembered during Aberdeen service
    As a distant relative of Army Chaplain Rev. Clark V. Poling, Jamey Struve of Bel Air is well versed in the events of the early hours of Feb. 3, 1943, when her mother's cousin and three of his fellow chaplains on the U.S. troop transport Dorchester...
  • Stop by HdG shops for last-minute Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...
  • Try your luck at Port Deposit VFW Vegas Night

    It's finally here! The 2nd Annual Vegas Night fundraiser is set for Saturday at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185. This event, sponsored by the four District 10 Ladies Auxiliaries, will benefit the VFW's cancer aid and research fund. The post is at 520...
  • Southall family welcomes baby boy to the world Feb. 10

    Welcome to the world to our new grandson, Caden Jacob Southall, who was born on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8:20 p.m. He was 8 pounds, 3 ounces and 21 inches (he weighed the same as his daddy did back in 1977). Caden was born at Trident Medical Center in...
  • Little League registration continues in HdG

    Havre de Grace Little League is holding registrations for baseball and softball for one more time this month and twice more in February at Stancill Park. Little League offers T-Ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 4 to 16 from...
  • Quarter auction in Parkton to help girl, 13, fight cancer

    Quarter auction in Parkton to help girl, 13, fight cancer
    Chandra Parker Thacker was called to Eastern York Middle School in November to pick up her daughter Nina, 13, who complained of being short of breath and light-headed in gym class. Thacker took Nina to the family doctor for a chest X-ray in case the...
  • Casino Night raises $1,700 for Port VFW's cancer aid, research fund

    Four talented performers took the stage at the 2nd Annual Vegas Night Saturday at Port's VFW Post 8185. Guitarist Norman Gaither was followed by "Singing Cindi" Lamb. Then emcee and DJ Bob Cross performed several Neil Diamond tunes. The evening's...
  • Community to celebrate life of Patricia Baker March 8

    A celebration of life for Perryville resident Patricia Slayman Campbell Baker, who passed away Feb. 4, will be held Saturday, March 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Harmony Lodge, 1510 Tome Highway, Port Deposit. St John's Episcopal Church Havre de Grace, 114...
  • Port says goodbye to February and winter while celebrating birthdays

    As we say goodbye to February, let's say goodbye to winter as well. The mild temperatures last week were a welcome tease, reminding us of snowless days to come. Much sympathy is extended to the families and friends of Floyd Allred of Colora, who passed...
  • Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance

    Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance
    Colin Cassady held his violin, ready to take the stage. Only, Cassady is a member of the Baltimore Irish Music Ensemble, and in the world of Irish music, it's not a violin. It's a fiddle. So Cassady, 16, a Towson resident and junior at Calvert Hall...