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  • Mailbag: Public safety mailer is 'propaganda'

    I have to imagine there are a number of public safety employees in Newport Beach, both police and fire, who are embarrassed by the ridiculous mass mailer recently sent to residents by the Newport Beach police and firefighter associations. The mass...
  • Issa questions administration on Occupy D.C. encampment

    Issa questions administration on Occupy D.C. encampment
    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is asking the Obama administration to explain why federal authorities haven't cracked down on the Occupy D.C. protesters camped out in a federal park downtown. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, the chairman of...
  • John Polyniak, veteran who fought on D-Day, dies

    John Polyniak, veteran who fought on D-Day, dies
    John Polyniak, a World War II veteran who landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later was severely wounded during the battle for St. Lo, died June 7 of heart failure at the Encore at Turf Valley assisted-living facility in Ellicott City. Mr. Polyniak's...
  • Catonsville's power source took turn for worse in 1911

    An article in the June 17, 1911 edition of The Argus reported on a blackout in Catonsville. Catonsville was in darkness for several hours Monday night owing to the water wheel of the Baltimore County Water and Electric Company being broken at its power...
  • Life Skills teacher says farewell

    Editor: After 39 years of teaching Life Skills (Family and Consumer Sciences), formerly known as Home Economics, to approximately 15,000 students, I have decided to retire. North Harford Middle School has been my base for 34 of those years and Havre de...
  • Shedding some light on a child's fear of fireworks

    Shedding some light on a child's fear of fireworks
    One of your kids is terrified of fireworks but you don't want the whole family to skip Fourth of July festivities. What to do? Parent advice: Both of our kids loved fireworks; both of our grandsons hated them. It became evident that the actual problem...
  • Pediatric Associates

    pediatricassociates.com With more than 55 years in the business, the staff at Pediatric Associates understands what parents want out of a pediatrician. The practice does more than help with sniffles, fevers and the flu. Each location offers on-site...
  • Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly

    Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly
    Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell." They're shaking...
  • Newport's Junior Lifeguard fees eclipse other cities

    Newport's Junior Lifeguard fees eclipse other cities
    NEWPORT BEACH — Every summer, school-aged children from neighborhoods like Dover Shores and Corona del Mar board the Balboa Island Ferry and travel together to the beach. They wear massive backpacks and matching red and blue clothes — all from...
  • Safety officials keep busy during holiday weekend

    Newport Beach firefighters responded to 492 medical and first aid calls, reunited 164 lost people and performed 90 rescues throughout the Fourth of July holiday weekend, firefighters said. Many of the calls for assistance were on the Balboa Peninsula,...
  • These travel helpers pack well

    These travel helpers pack well
    Summer is the time to hit the road on vacation. Here are some products that will make traveling a little smoother, direct you if you take a wrong turn, and let you capture your experiences on film, er, SD card. AAA Car Kit AAA makes (or rather,...