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Easter

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  • Religion brief

    Easter egg hunt  Gethsemane Baptist Church holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, for children through grade five at 14135 Burntwoods Road in Glenwood. The event will be held rain or shine and will include arts and...
  • Hundreds gather to say goodbye to Zach Lederer

    Hundreds gather to say goodbye to Zach Lederer
    Zachary "Zach" Lederer used to say he was "living the dream." Even as his physical health deteriorated in the final year of his life, he told others he felt fantastic. Hundreds of people gathered Friday afternoon to remember the former manager of the...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...
  • Bel Air hires marksmen to eliminate pigeons on roofs [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 26, 1964: More than 200 pigeons had taken up residence on the roofs of the courthouse and the Masonic Temple buildings in Bel Air 50 years ago this week. To address the problems the pigeon...
  • Hannah Berry crowned Junior Miss Teen Maryland [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Hannah Berry crowned Junior Miss Teen Maryland [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Hannah Berry, a 2013 graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School, says that she, like many other girls, once struggled with self-confidence. However, she credits a supportive family and competitive pageants with strengthening her assurance. The pageants aim...
  • For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'

    For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'
    On Easter Sunday 75 years ago -- April 9, 1939 -- Marian Anderson gave a concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a crowd of about 75,000 who braved the cool weather, and a huge national audience listening on radio. The African American...
  • Baskets signify spring for Shepherd's Staff in Westminster

    Baskets signify spring for Shepherd's Staff in Westminster
    The house at 30 Carroll St. in Westminster is typically filled with activity, as residents from around the county come by to do laundry, take a bath, pick up needed supplies or find financial assistance from the staff at Shepherd's Staff, a Christian...
  • Columbia Digest

    Art exhibit Artists' Gallery's members will present a show that expresses their feelings about spring March 31 through May 2 at the American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle in Columbia. A reception will be held from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Friday, April 4....
  • Men's group's menu makes absence of meat easier to swallow [Column]

    The Church of the Ascension Men's Club dishes up Lenten Friday seafood feasts on April 4 and 11, 5-7 p.m., in Brewer Hall, 4601 Maple Ave. Fried fish, shrimp, oysters, stewed tomatoes, slaw, macaroni and cheese, dessert and hot drinks costs $10 for adults...
  • Howard still waiting on snow day waiver

    Howard still waiting on snow day waiver
    Howard County schools closed to students nine times this winter — four more than allotted in the calendar — but administrators are still waiting to hear whether or not students will have to make up those extra days. As of Tuesday, April 1,...
  • Calvert Hall students capture awards [Towson]

    Thirty-three Calvert Hall College High School students attended Central Maryland History Day contest on March 22. Sophomore Michael Tritsch finished second in individual exhibit for his project, "The July 20 Plot: Rights and Responsibilities of Military...
  • How about some global warming in April? [Letter]

    How about some global warming in April? [Letter]
    In his commentary, Joe Uehlein makes some dire predictions about ecological conditions in the future ("Climate change threatens economy," April 2). He writes that flooding and coastal erosion will have an impact on port operations. He states the rising...