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  • Marguerite T. Petersen, city teacher

    Marguerite T. Petersen, city teacher
    Marguerite Theresa Petersen, a retired Baltimore elementary school teacher, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 11 at Union Memorial Hospital. The West Baltimore resident was 89. Born Marguerite Theresa Page, she was the daughter of Dr. George C. Page,...
  • Letter: Ancient mechanical law supports idea of unconditional equality

    As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, we are reminded that equality is unconditional, something we basically knew from the start.  And it wasn't born out of the Great Charter of the Liberties of England, or the Magna Carta; the...
  • For Obama and Roberts, second time's the charm

    For Obama and Roberts, second time's the charm
    Inaugurations are more comfortable the second time around. For President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., it's not likely there will be a repeat in their encore performance of Chief Justice Roberts' flub of the words in the presidential...
  • Civil War sailors laid to rest, 151 years later

    Civil War sailors laid to rest, 151 years later
    Eleven years ago, Navy Capt. Barbara "Bobbie" Scholley dived more than 230 feet into the ocean to help bring back the past: two sailors killed when their Civil War battleship sank in 1862. On Friday, the Annapolis woman joined the crew members'...
  • Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many

    Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many
    She'd never seen a presidential inauguration in her life, or wanted to, but on Jan. 20, 2009, Nathasa Werts braved bone-chilling weather and a crowd of more than a million people for a trip to Washington. The nation had just elected its first black...
  • History Matters: Russians ready to take on any Japanese threat 75 years ago

    100 Years Ago The iceman cameth From the social notes: "Prof. Charles Kolb of Westminster was the guest Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David T. Barnes. "Mr. Washington Ridgley spent several day last week with Mr. and Mrs. Charles...
  • Bible in Obama inauguration on display

    Bible in Obama inauguration on display
    Millions of people got a long-distance view of the "Lincoln Bible," one of those used by President Barack Obama for his second inauguration on Monday. Starting tomorrow, you can get a closer look at the velvet-covered Bible that was used for Abraham...
  • Ellicott City: All kinds of Howard County info in newly published guide

    Howard County Tourism and Promotion has just released the new guide to the area, and I was pleased to see that it is targeted to tourists and residents alike. The publication is a handy reference for shopping, dining and all-around living in Howard...
  • Sweet Valentine's dinner deals at two restaurants [Ellicott City]

    So, are you getting your sweetie a Raven's jersey for Valentine's Day? It's okay — we need to bask in the glory for a little while yet. And I'm sure that jersey would be acceptable garb for your romantic dinner out tonight. In the historic...
  • B&O had storied passenger service

    B&O had storied passenger service
    Joseph J. Snyder has more than a passing interest in railroading and especially the venerable Baltimore & Ohio, whose storied passenger service is the subject of his recently published book. The B&O invented the passenger train. On Jan. 7, 1830, a...
  • Carroll County adopts English as official language

    Carroll County adopts English as official language
    After nearly 45 minutes of often impassioned comment from those supporting or opposing a measure to make English the official language of Carroll County, the Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to enact the bill. The ordinance...
  • Taylor Branch distills Pulitzer-winning trilogy for students

    Taylor Branch distills Pulitzer-winning trilogy for students
    The math is daunting: More than 2,300 pages of prose winnowed down to 190, including photographs and the occasional blank sheet that signals chapter breaks. Yet, that's exactly the challenge that author and historian Taylor Branch tackled when he...