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  • Post Office workers labor under increasing loads in 1914

    An article in the April 18, 1914 edition of The Argus reported the need for more help at the post office. In spite of the increase in the volume of mail coming to the Catonsville postoffice, including the load of parcels post packages, the Postoffice...
  • Remove politicians from the redistricting process [Letter]

    I commend Maryland Sen. Allan Kittleman and the Flier for their positions advocating the removal of politicians from the state legislative redistricting process. This once-a-decade, line-redrawing process should be based on population shifts and...
  • Professional perspective strikes a chord with Lansdowne High music students

    Professional perspective strikes a chord with Lansdowne High music students
    The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning. "Four, three, two," Micah Smith said while striking the keys of a piano as 25 students began to sing under his direction. Smith is a professional...
  • Philip C. Cooper

    Philip C. Cooper
    Philip C. Cooper, a retired design executive who had been president of a New York fabric and furniture house, ended his life in Baltimore on April 3. He was 78 and had lived on Mount Royal Avenue. Born in Denton, he was the son of Gail F. Cooper, a...
  • Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze

    Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze
    When a fire broke out at a home on Myrtle Avenue in Halethorpe, members of the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department arrived to beat back the blaze. It proved too strong, destroying the structure and sending two firefighters to the hospital. Federal...
  • Easter brings sweet business to Catonsville bakery and candy shop

    Easter brings sweet business to Catonsville bakery and candy shop
    All was calm in Sugar Momma's bakery and candy store on Frederick Road store on Wednesday morning. But it won't be long before the homemade chocolate Easter eggs filled with buttercream, peanut butter, raspberry and coconut inside the glass display...
  • Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

    Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that a new 700-seat school will replace Lansdowne Elementary School as part of a plan to address overcrowded schools in Baltimore County. Kamenetz made the announcement regarding the school building on...
  • Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility

    Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility
    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...
  • Chest x-ray machines deployed against threat of TB in 1964

    An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB. Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11...
  • Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate

    Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate
    The event hall at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department was packed with nearly 200 people for last week's forum featuring all nine Democratic candidates for three open seats in the House of Delegates for District 12. The Nov. 13 forum, hosted by District...
  • Alcuin H. 'Al' Krebs, teacher

    Alcuin H. 'Al' Krebs, teacher
    Alcuin H. "Al" Krebs, a retired Baltimore public schools reading resource teacher and World War II combat Marine, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightwood assisted living in Catonsville. He was 86. The son of a lithographer and a homemaker,...
  • Baltimore-area nonprofits highlight the power of philanthropy

    Baltimore-area nonprofits highlight the power of philanthropy
    Say the word "philanthropist" and the names of the wealthy and powerful come to mind. But philanthropists don't need to make million-dollar gifts to help change lives. Many nonprofits in the Baltimore area thrive by receiving many small gifts —...