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Patapsco

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  • 'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]

    'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]
    August 1965 SOS for Institute "Patapsco Institute Museum Proposed "The 128-year-old Patapsco Female Institute may be saved for posterity and not be torn down as feared. For the past couple of weeks, the Times has been in contact with historical...
  • Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours

    Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours
    Tuesday's torrential rain — the most to fall in one day in more than 80 years — shut down portions of major roadways, stranded dozens of motorists, including some who had to be rescued, and caused dangerous flash floods throughout the region....
  • Record rainfall causing widespread flooding, rescues

    Record rainfall causing widespread flooding, rescues
    Heavy rain led to flash flooding that closed roads and required widespread swift-water rescues from trapped vehicles Tuesday. A flash flood warning was in effect across parts of the Baltimore region through 6:45 p.m. At Baltimore-Washington...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Catching poachers Tuesday, Aug. 12: Timothy Bowman, program manager for the Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network, will speak at a meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss how the new...
  • Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest

    Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest
    The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
  • Ellicott City

    Art exhibit Works by local painter Alison Menke will be on view Aug. 8-Oct. 19 at Still Life Gallery Fine Art and Custom Framing, 8173 Main St. A wine and cheese reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6...
  • Social events highlight the calendar in 1965 [History Matters]

    August 1965 The livin' is easy "The Beaverbrook Homemakers held their annual crab feast Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stallings of Durham Rd. E. It is at this time each year that the ladies' husbands are their guests at a favored...
  • Apathetic no more [Commentary]

    Apathetic no more [Commentary]
    The land along the northern edge of the Patapsco serves as the front porch to a bejeweled coastline, the product of a re-making of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a manner and to a degree that could have hardly been imagined a generation ago. And then,...
  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties. As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
  • High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair

    High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair
    Forget what you think you know about a mule being an obstinate creature, given to sitting down with a frustrated rider on its back if the impulse strikes. Madison and Miranda Iager of Woodbine say they will be working to debunk the "stubborn as a mule"...
  • Copper theft leads to Baltimore, Arundel power outages

    An unknown amount of copper wiring was stolen from a BGE substation in Linthicum, causing a power outage that disrupted light rail service from Patapsco Station south to Cromwell Station and BWI Sunday morning, police said. Anne Arundel County police and...
  • Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines

    Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines
    A worn and fractured rail along train tracks through Ellicott City caused the coal train derailment that killed two women in 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. In its final report on the accident, the NTSB said it found...