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  • Man rescued from water in Howard County

    Man rescued from water in Howard County
    A 22-year-old man was rescued from the Patapsco River in cardiac arrest Sunday afternoon, according to Howard County fire officials. Firefighters and swift-water rescue teams from both Howard and Carroll counties responded to a 911 call at 12:30 p.m....
  • Carver senior wins national art award

    Carver senior wins national art award
    Like many artists before her, Lisa Su has found inspiration from the intricate patterns and textures found in nature: the red seeds from the inside of a pomegranate, barnacles adhering to a rock. Yet the materials she uses are not beautiful or intricate....
  • Man killed in Amtrak accident was struck hours before being found

    Man killed in Amtrak accident was struck hours before being found
    By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours. McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of...
  • Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors

    Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors
    Among the generations of fine ancestors Dennis Ayers discovered while climbing through the branches of his family tree are a "witch" and an "Indian-slayer." Then there's the 11th-century tale of the origin of his family name with William the Conqueror's...
  • Bankruptcy cancels Westport auction for a second time

    Bankruptcy cancels Westport auction for a second time
    Developer Patrick Turner got more time to find an investor for his ambitious Westport waterfront project after a creditor filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition Friday against a company that owns part of the property, blocking a scheduled foreclosure...
  • County-owned Belmont welcomes first visitors

    County-owned Belmont welcomes first visitors
    A throng of students from Elkridge Landing Middle School swarmed across the historic Belmont property in Elkridge last week. They examined lichen on century-old tombstones, built makeshift erosion filters and dressed up in 19th-century costumes to...
  • Time to think about swimming pools, summer camps [Elkridge]

    It's not too early to get your family registered for summer fun. Watermont Swim Club, home of the Bullfrogs, a Division One Swim Team, is currently accepting applications for membership. As the number of memberships available is limited, Watermont...
  • Don't count on CSX for help in landslide's aftermath [Letter]

    Don't count on CSX for help in landslide's aftermath [Letter]
    As a resident of the Relay/St. Denis community in Halethorpe and a member of the Relay Improvement Association, I was interested to read your recent article about the CSX railroad and the destruction on Charles Village's 26th Street ("Deluge causes...
  • Towson High ranked among top 500 schools in U.S.

    While the Towson High music department flourishes, its success is part of a school earning high grades all around for its ability to prepare graduates for college. According to U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools list of the nation's top public...
  • Bay health rates a 'C' for second year

    Bay health rates a 'C' for second year
    The Chesapeake Bay's health remained steady overall last year, despite heavy rains that normally flush pollution into its waters, University of Maryland scientists reported Friday. Declines in Eastern Shore rivers, however, indicated problems with...
  • Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire

    Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire
    Four people were rescued when their boat overheated, caught fire and began to sink on the Patapsco River Sunday morning. Petty Officer Ryan Ketchum, spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard's Baltimore office, said crews received a distress call at 11:08 a.m....
  • Catonsville's oldest resident celebrates 95th birthday

    An article in the June 6, 1914 edition of The Argus remarked on a Catonsville resident's birthday celebration." Elias Livezey, Catonsville's oldest living resident, Wednesday observed his ninety-fifth birthday at Elkton Park, his home on Ingleside...