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  • Van Deusen named Rotary Club president

    Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Company and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named President of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen, a member of the 50-person organization for six years, served as president elect...
  • On the road: One woman's quest to meet all her Facebook friends

    On the road: One woman's quest to meet all her Facebook friends
    As 2011 dawned, ArLynn Leiber Presser made a New Year's resolution: Somehow, she would get face-to-face with every one of her 325 Facebook friends, over the next 365 days, across three continents. The reason? In the language of Facebook, "It's...
  • Editorial: It's important to immunize

    A new school year is just around the corner here in Newport-Mesa, and education officials are alerting parents that a new law requires students entering grades 7-12 to get a whooping cough booster shot. Incidents of whooping cough have exploded in the...
  • UCF lands two NIH grants worth $5.5 million for hemophilia research

    UCF lands two NIH grants worth $5.5 million for hemophilia research
    An innovative UCF scientist has helped land two NIH grants totaling $5.5 million, the University of Central Florida announced Friday. The National Institutes of Health funding will be used to research a better treatment for hemophilia, the life-...
  • Elinor W. Bodian

    Elinor W. Bodian
    Elinor W. Bodian, who worked as a medical illustrator at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 40 years and was also an abstract painter, died Sept. 16 of heart disease at her Roland Park Place home. She was 90. The daughter of a...
  • Leader of Asian American Institute seeks to unite communities into political bloc

     Leader of Asian American Institute seeks to unite communities into political bloc
    In many ways, Asian-Americans have done remarkably well in achieving the American dream of going to college, working at a good job and earning a nice living.    Take Tuyet Le, who came to the United States as a Vietnamese refugee when she was 3 years...
  • Pages from the Past: Gun's blasts scared off chicken thieves in Catonsville in 1911

    An article in the Nov. 11, 1911, edition of The Argus reported an alert resident didn't hesitate to take aim at intruders threatening his chickens. Chicken thieves have been operating in the neighborhood of Catonsville this week. They visited the poultry...
  • Anne Healy, headmistress

    Anne Healy, headmistress
    Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Guilford...
  • Shot Truck Rolls Through New Orleans Offering Free Vaccines

    Shot Truck Rolls Through New Orleans Offering Free Vaccines
    Most of us have seen food trucks stopped along busy streets, but have you heard about the shot truck? There's one making stops throughout New Orleans, vaccinating children for free. Vanessa Bolano takes us inside. “Alright, here we go, quick pinch....
  • Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell

    Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell
    Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
  • Phyllis Ruffcorn Larzelere

    Phyllis Ruffcorn Larzelere
    In Memory of Phyllis Ruffcorn Larzelere Phyllis Ruffcorn Larzelere passed onto her eternal life five years ago on September 14, 2007, at the age of 83, after a happy, active and spiritual life.  Phyllis was born on July 3, 1924 in eastern Montana to...