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  • Pages from the Past: Lightning did strike twice for Catonsville resident in 1911

    An article in the Aug. 12, 1911 edition of The Argus reported on damage from a severe storm. Lightning struck the home of Mr. Emil Fisher, Smithwood avenue, last Friday night, causing damage of several hundred dollars. The bolt struck the roof near the...
  • Child mummy returned to University of Maryland

    Child mummy returned to University of Maryland
    Ronn Wade gingerly picked up the package wrapped in a simple white sheet and placed it on an examining table before slowly unwrapping the layers. And there it was. The mummified remains of a small child that had disappeared from University of Maryland...
  • Reducing postal service is not the answer

    Reducing postal service is not the answer
    Few institutions touch more Americans than the U.S. Postal Service, whose role is spelled out in the Constitution and which delivers to 150 million homes and businesses six days a week. Letter carriers get to know our communities, occasionally saving...
  • Christmas gifts for and from Baltimore food-lovers: A Ruth's Chris Steak House gift card

    Christmas gifts for and from Baltimore food-lovers: A Ruth's Chris Steak House gift card
    A restaurant gift card is a great idea. But restaurants make it so hard. I want to know what I'm giving. I want ordering to be easy, flexible and transparent, with the option of ordering online or in person. I want to know exactly what the card or...
  • Black community, constituents wait as Jones weighs his future

    As Anne Arundel Councilman Daryl D. Jones prepares to head to federal prison for failing to file his tax returns, a number of his constituents in his northern county district said they would like to see the Severn Democrat keep his seat — and return...
  • Would Ripken be good choice for new U.S. stamp?

    Would Ripken be good choice for new U.S. stamp?
    Cal Ripken Jr., the Hall of Fame former Orioles shortstop, is right up there with President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Billy Graham, Steve Jobs, Jerry Lewis and Bill Clinton on a list of those being considered for the first postage stamp to honor a...
  • Orioles land backup catcher in trade

    Orioles land backup catcher in trade
    Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization. The...
  • Essays accepted for Black History Month contest

    Giant Food is now accepting entries for its sixth annual Black History Month Essay Contest, which commemorates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in Maryland; Virginia; Delaware; and Washington, D.C. schools are...
  • Ulman offers rent-free land to keep a post office in Clarksville

    In a move to keep a post office in Clarksville, County Executive Ken Ulman has offered to let the U.S. Postal Service lease the former Gateway School site rent-free for at least two years. The Clarksville post office at 12411 Auto Drive closed its...
  • Harford County Executive announces Harvest for the Hungry Campaign

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig and Harford County Government are partnering with the Postal Service to support the Harvest for the Hungry campaign. The local campaign is coordinated through the Harford Community Action Agency. "The annual...
  • Healthy Harvest for the Hungry campaign underway

    Healthy Harvest for the Hungry campaign underway
    The United Way's 28th annual Haverst for the Hungry campaign is underway. The food-collection drive continues through Saturday. It's simple. You just leave non-perishable goods by your own mailbox and your letter carrier will pick up your donation and...
  • In Easton, loss of mail center would ripple through economy

    In Easton, loss of mail center would ripple through economy
    Kathie Jones loses more than patience when the mail is late. She also loses customers. As the owner of a small business that prepares bulk mail for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service, Jones hears complaints every time a church newsletter or a...