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  • R. George Hopkins, funeral director

    R. George Hopkins, funeral director
    R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
  • Howard man is authority on the covered bridges of Maryland

    Howard man is authority on the covered bridges of Maryland
    During frequent day trips decades ago to the Amish markets of Lancaster, Pa., Jim Smedley became increasingly curious about the barn-like structures that span many rivers across the town's picturesque countryside, so he started learning more. Howard...
  • Jockey Pino nears goal of becoming one of racing's top 10 all-time winners

    Jockey Pino nears goal of becoming one of racing's top 10 all-time winners
    When Mario Pino got his first look at his mount for the second race at Laurel Park on a brisk fall afternoon last month, he wasn't impressed. Sizing up the field of nine, the Ellicott City jockey thought Torcello was unlikely to bring him any closer...
  • William J. 'Bill' Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies

    William J. 'Bill' Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies
    William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, a banker and noted dressage rider, died Sept. 10 of a massive heart attack at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Va. He was 54. The Phoenix, Baltimore County, resident had just completed two dressage competitions in Leesburg...
  • William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies

    William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies
    William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, a banker and noted dressage rider, died Sept. 10 of a massive heart attack at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Va. He was 54. The Phoenix, Baltimore County, resident had just completed two dressage competitions in Leesburg...
  • Hessie Abraham Davidson

    Hessie Abraham Davidson, former chairman of the Davidson Transfer & Storage Co., who counted among his many interesting and challenging moving jobs overseeing the moving of the U.S. Constitution, died Sept. 18 of complications from a stroke at Springhouse...
  • Baltimore high school decides to drop football after player's death in 1911

    An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team. One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American...
  • Pimlico owners may discuss moving Preakness to Sunday

    Pimlico owners may discuss moving Preakness to Sunday
    Could the Preakness join the Super Bowl and the final round of the Masters as a member of the must-watch Sunday sports scene? It's worth discussing a move from Saturday afternoon to raise the profile and the profits of the second leg of racing's Triple...
  • Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive

    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive
    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...
  • How the horses of the Preakness get their names

    How the horses of the Preakness get their names
    Secretariat. Man O' War. Citation. Maybe, if he manages to win a couple more races in the next few weeks, Animal Kingdom. These are the names of some of the greatest thoroughbreds ever, horses that ran to glory on tracks like Pimlico, Churchill Downs and...
  • City orders historic carousel out of Inner Harbor

    City orders historic carousel out of Inner Harbor
    The Inner Harbor's carousel, which has delighted children for three decades and drawn attention as an historic artifact, has been ordered to move by the end of March, a victim of sagging sales and unpaid bills. But the man who brought the 106-year old...
  • Farmers disagree over proposal to relax zoning rules for pick-your-own operations

    A proposal to relax the zoning regulations for pick-your-own operations has farmers at odds with one another. The zoning regulation amendment before the County Council, which was discussed at a public hearing Jan. 17, would remove the requirement that...