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  • Catonsville Scout's Eagle Scout project a true benefit to the Lansdowne community

    Leadership Through Athletics, a non-profit organization located in Lansdowne, would like to publicly recognize the extraordinary service provided by Mike Duffy, a Catonsville resident. A member of Boy Scout Troop 456, Mike's Eagle Scout leadership...
  • West Friendship: Pieceful Quilters do their part to ease the pain of Missouri tornado victims

    West Friendship: Pieceful Quilters do their part to ease the pain of Missouri tornado victims
    For Glenelg Postmistress Marcia Worrich, packages come and packages go. But few bring as much satisfaction in readying for transit as the two huge boxes bound for Joplin, Mo., which crossed her counter at the post office last week. The boxes contained...
  • Frisky's Wildlife Sanctuary benefits from trio of Eagle Scout projects

    This holiday season, Frisky's Wildlife Sanctuary is thankful for not one, not two, but three recently completed Eagle Scout projects. Boy Scouts, of course, must conduct a leadership service project in order to attain the highest rank of Eagle Scout and...
  • Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor

    Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor
    Rev. Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor of Old Otterbein United Methodist Church from 1992 through 2006 and later pastor of visitation/pastor emeritus at Perry Hall United Methodist Church, died Thursday following a series of strokes. He was 82. "He could tell...
  • Eagle soars in White Hall

    Eagle soars in White Hall
    Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty. The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
  • Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran

    Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran
    Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92. According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes." Born...
  • Where Eagles soar

     Where Eagles soar
    The bald eagle is making a comeback in Maryland and there have been plenty of sightings in North County. But an eagle of another kind has been increasing in numbers, too. Since Gene Ruhl became scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 485 in 1986, some 69 boys...
  • One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High

    One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High
    Six seniors at Hereford High School have something in common with former president Gerald Ford, director Steven Spielberg, astronaut Neil Armstrong and Walmart founder Sam Walton. They all are Eagle Scouts. On Jan. 7, Boy Scout Troop 1908 held an...
  • W. Thomas Barnes

    W. Thomas Barnes
    W. Thomas Barnes, retired chief financial officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital whose charitable interests included many Baltimore nonprofits, died Jan. 17 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville....
  • Boy Scouts seek land in process dating to Colonial era

    Boy Scouts seek land in process dating to Colonial era
    The 19 wooded acres in northern Harford County blend in well with the sprawling Boy Scouts campground that surrounds it. But on state tax rolls, the tract essentially doesn't exist. No owner is listed — a rarity in Maryland — and as the Boy...
  • Volunteers plant 1,200 trees by Harford County landfill for Arbor Day

    Volunteers plant 1,200 trees by Harford County landfill for Arbor Day
    At 9 a.m. Friday, the large sod plot at Scarboro and Sandy Hook roads near the Harford Waste Disposal Center was nothing but brown grass. Less than two hours later, the field was covered with hundreds of new tree saplings in their protective plastic...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: A night out in the west county April 12 could mean a talent show or jazz concert

    It may be a Thursday evening, but there is plenty of local fun to be found around town. Check out the local talent at the 15th annual River Hill Talent Show, Thursday, April 12 at River Hill High School. This showcase of stars will start at 7 pm. Bring...