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  • Water safety for youngsters

    Water safety for youngsters
    Parents magazine's website devotes a lot of space to water safety — responding in part to a recent study in the journal Pediatrics that looked at 209 incidents of children younger than 12 drowning in portable, aboveground pools and 35 incidents of...
  • Saving lives, saving money

    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 a marquee surfwear...
  • Northeast Baltimore County Events

    Submit notices via email: booster@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Northeast Booster Reporter, 501 N. Calvert St., 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Boy rescued after hole he dug collapses

    NEWPORT BEACH — A teenager found himself temporarily trapped Wednesday afternoon after a 5-foot hole he dug in the sand caved in on him, authorities said. Newport Beach lifeguards at Tower 56 responded at 3:38 p.m. after being alerted that a...
  • Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt finishes basic training

    Army National Guard Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military...
  • Bud Billiken Parade part of big weekend in Chicago

    Bud Billiken Parade part of big weekend in Chicago
    City officials today said the Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday is only one of many events that will draw crowds and affect traffic in Chicago this weekend. The city's traditional back-to-school parade and picnic is expected to draw up to 500,000 people to...
  • In an emergency

    The Harford County Board of Estimates voted last week to approve spending in excess of $2.3 million for a new fire station to be built for the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Co. near the intersection of Route 924 and Patterson Mill Road. Given the reality that...
  • A dog day to look forward to

    Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club's third annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day will be observed Sept. 25, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Abingdon PetSmart, 412 Constant Friendship Blvd. Free, and open to well-behaved pets and their owners, the event will...
  • First aid for summer's mishaps

    First aid for summer's mishaps
    Shaving cream for jellyfish stings? Vinegar for sunburn? Meat tenderizer for just about anything that bothers your skin? Popular wisdom holds that vinegar and baking soda — among a slew of folk remedies — work for just about all that ails you....
  • Man dies after stabbing self, wife in driveway

    A man stabbed his wife and himself while the woman's 13-year-old son sat nearby in a parked vehicle, Maryland State Police said in a statement Friday evening. Douglas Harvey, 50, died from self-inflicted stab wounds, police said. His wife, Lisa Harvey,...
  • Chevrolet ambulance seen superior to Cadillac in 1961

    An article in the Aug. 24, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on the arrival of a new, modern ambulance for the area. The new $7,000 Catonsville ambulance, a one-ton Chevrolet panel body truck chassis converted into an...