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  • Stanley A. Ciesielski, CIA officer

    Stanley A. Ciesielski, CIA officer
    Stanley A. Ciesielski, a retired career Central Intelligence Agency intelligence officer who was a co-founder of the Polish Heritage Association of Maryland, died Monday of lung cancer at a niece's home in Hampstead. He was 101. "Stanley Ciesielski...
  • A growing thirst in Damascus

    A growing thirst in Damascus
    Stop by the Red Rooster, a 10-seat joint just off Main Street in this rural community an hour west of Baltimore, and you can order a burger, some barbecue or the fried chicken that some locals claim is the best on the East Coast. But don't bother...
  • In 8th Congressional District, it's 'getting to know you'

    In 8th Congressional District, it's 'getting to know you'
    Redistricting, early voting and the flood of interest from a presidential election year has made March a critical month for candidates vying for positions in Congress, perhaps none as hectic as the 8th Congressional District race. Carroll County has...
  • Catonsville teens in their first synchronized swimming competition in 1961

    An article in the Dec. 7, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian recognized the participation of several local teenagers in a new aquatic competition. Four 17-year old members of the Rollingwood Pool in Catonsville have entered the...
  • New rabbi at Bet Aviv led spiritual care efforts in NYC following 9/11

    New rabbi at Bet Aviv led spiritual care efforts in NYC following 9/11
    Rabbi Seth Bernstein provided solace and leadership in New York City following the Sept. 11 attacks. He has led congregations in New York and Massachusetts. He has provided comfort to people in hospices and hospitals. And now, Bernstein is rabbi at Bet...
  • Baltimore high school decides to drop football after player's death in 1911

    An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team. One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American...
  • Congressional proposal would shift Carroll County into 1st, 8th districts

    Carroll County would be split between two districts in Congress — one aligned with western Maryland and Montgomery County and the other reaching to the Eastern Shore — under the proposal unveiled this past week by the Governor's...
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism

    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
  • New York City Marathon finishers from Maryland

    90, Christopher Bain, Takoma Park, 02:34:43. 269, Patrick T. O'rourke, Timonium, 02:45:53. 322, Brennan Feldhausen, Baltimore, 02:47:21. 371, Andy Philip, Silver Spring, 02:48:34. 389, Ted Murner, Annapolis, 02:49:06. 410, Mike McMonagle, Annapolis,...
  • Sarbanes wants to encourage grassroots funding of campaigns

    Money's influence on politics has long been a problem, one that politicians needing cash to fund their campaigns have not had much incentive to solve. U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes, a Towson Democrat who represents part of Howard County, is hoping to change...
  • Ten years ago, snipers plunged region into terror

    When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...
  • Howard County prostitution sting sees 10 men arrested

    Howard County police have charged 10 men with solicitation of prostitution and disorderly conduct during an operation targeting solicitation activities along the U.S. 1 corridor in Laurel. Women officers in plain clothes worked undercover Friday in...