| Mar 30, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Josephine Atwater, a retired state Department of Human Resources employee who was a founding member of the Renaissance Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University, died of cancer Thursday at her Halethorpe home. She was 89.
Born Josephine Louise...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Maryland's craft beer business is growing rapidly — at a rate of 35 percent a year — as consumers increasingly seek out independent brewers' new-style yet traditionally made beers.
"There is just an amazing level of interest in craft beer,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year.
The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
| Mar 19, 2014
An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence.
Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:45 AM
The stage of the Charlestown Retirement Community auditorium was crowded with all 13 candidates running for state delegate in District 12 at a candidate forum held Tuesday night.
Ten Democrats and three Republicans are contending for three seats in a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Timothy Virts, the man who allegedly killed the mother of his children and then fled to South Carolina with one daughter, has waived his right to extradition proceedings, authorities said Monday.
Virts, 38, is waiting to be transported by Maryland...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:41 PM
As Alice Ross rumbled across Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge early on the morning of Baltimore's most recent snowstorm, her Subaru smashed into a large pothole obscured by the accumulating snow.
The 61-year-old Halethorpe resident,...
| Mar 12, 2014
An article in the March 10, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported the passing of a well-known resident.
Last Sunday, March 5, a memorial service was held in the Catonsville M.E. Church at eleven o'clock for Thomas Hammond...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Despite the winter weather that left about four to six-inches of snow in Westminster, Carroll County commissioners joined public safety personnel Tuesday for the groundbreaking of a new $4 million public safety training center.
"I think it's appropriate...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Patrick H. Vogel, former president of Republic National Distributing Co.'s Maryland division, died Feb. 21 of cancer at his home in Louisville, Tenn. He was 62.
The son of Herman Lentz "Bunny" Vogel, who was a corporate officer of H.C. Spinks Clay Co., a...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A University of Maryland program that matches researchers with companies has awarded $4.1 million to 15 teams working to bring technology products to market.
Baltimore-area companies that will work with faculty through the Maryland Industrial...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...