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  • His abolitionist ancestor freed 400 slaves

    His abolitionist ancestor freed 400 slaves
    Though he was a man of the cloth, Charles Turner Torrey went out of his way to publicly mock his enemies and alienate his ever-dwindling supply of friends. He was always short of money. He abandoned — or at least, severely neglected — his wife...
  • Car, light rail collide in city

    Car, light rail collide in city
    A collision between a car and a light rail train was under investigation Sunday evening. Baltimore police said the incident took place near the intersection of Howard and Lombard streets around 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Transit Administration was...
  • Bel Air post office renovations halted as residents try to preserve mural [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, April 2, 1964: The Bel Air Post Office, Main Street, remodeling project was halted 50 years ago this week when residents were alerted of plans to eliminate a mural in the lobby. The architect's plans...
  • Historic district partnership has things to offer [Mostly Main Street]

    Earth Day is April 26 and there are lots of ways available for us to reconnect to our commitment to be kind to Mother Earth. One of my favorites is the whiskey rain barrel give-away sponsored by the Ellicott City Historic District Partnership's Green...
  • New Havre de Grace railroad bridge needs to be special [Letter]

    The study of the Amtrak bridge replacement over the Susquehanna is a critical time for citizens, elected officials, and planning departments to get deeply involved. This project will have enormous implications for the future, and if done well, could...
  • Woman struck by train in Harford County

    Woman struck by train in Harford County
    A woman was struck by a CSX train south of Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Just before 4 p.m., the woman was struck by the train near the 4600 block of Pulaski Highway in the Riverside area, said Jennifer Chenworth-Price, a spokeswoman...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-83 North

    Traffic: Collision on I-83 North
    A four-vehicle collision with injury in Towson on Interstate 83 North prior to the Baltimore Beltway has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:36 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT has...
  • Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld

    Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld
    Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95. His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
  • Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance

    Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance
    Colin Cassady held his violin, ready to take the stage. Only, Cassady is a member of the Baltimore Irish Music Ensemble, and in the world of Irish music, it's not a violin. It's a fiddle. So Cassady, 16, a Towson resident and junior at Calvert Hall...
  • Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie

    Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie
    An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Craig Schulz, an...
  • Harford residents struggle to keep 'earth roads' in shape

    Harford residents struggle to keep 'earth roads' in shape
    Street resident Bruce Kabernagel lives on an unpaved county road that he said is literally falling apart. He also said it's an unlikely candidate for being paved any time soon, but considering the historic value of his neighborhood, he wouldn't live...
  • Wesolowski catches attention, and her opponents, on Hereford track team

    Wesolowski catches attention, and her opponents, on Hereford track team
    Hereford freshman Kelly Wesolowski caught the attention of track coach Brad Duvall when training for soccer and playing that sport in the fall. Duvall believed Wesolowski could give the No. 3 Bulls a boost when she came over to track in the winter....