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  • Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar

    Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar
    Harford County residents and leaders had an opportunity Saturday to meet members of the local Muslim community and learn more about Muslim culture and traditions during the holy month of Ramadan, a critical event as the military continues its fight...
  • Police blow up reservoir in fruitless search for murder victim

    An article in the July 25, 1914 edition of The Argus search for a rumored body To clear up the fear of several persons that a murder had been committed on the banks of the reservoir of the Baltimore County Water Works, at Avalon, policemen Tuesday, under...
  • Frustration grows with county government officials over fallen tree

    Frustration grows with county government officials over fallen tree
    When a large tree crashed into Kathryn Reich's backyard in late April during a storm, the Longview Drive resident never expected it would take more than three months to get it removed. Last week, six of Reich's neighbors gathered to rally around her...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
  • Residential development in Harford will never be what it once was [Editorial]

    Residential development in Harford will never be what it once was [Editorial]
    The late Louis L. Goldstein, longtime comptroller of Maryland, was often heard to advise people to invest in land, as he put it, "because the Good Lord isn't making any more of it." The observation is one that is relevant to the state of the home-...
  • Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

    Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]
    The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation. In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...
  • Woman, 98, left in truck for hours as son gambled at Maryland Live, police say

    Woman, 98, left in truck for hours as son gambled at Maryland Live, police say
    A 98-year-old North Carolina woman was left alone inside a truck for nearly five hours while her son patronized Maryland Live casino in Hanover on Monday, Anne Arundel County Police said. Dwight Ridgeway McGinnis Jr., 67, of the 6100 block of Tipping...
  • Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

    Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend
    Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business. And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef. "I was struggling,"...
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Man hit by piece of steel at Sparrows Point

    Man hit by piece of steel at Sparrows Point
    A man was seriously injured after he was hit by a piece of steel at Sparrows Point on Friday, Baltimore County police said. The man was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma by state police helicopter after fire and EMS personnel were called to 1430 Sparrows...
  • LifeLine improperly documented board members, several say

    LifeLine improperly documented board members, several say
    As The Baltimore Sun investigated years of financial and regulatory problems surrounding LifeLine, a Maryland company that operated group homes for disabled adults and children, requests for comment went out to the five people listed as members of its...