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  • Post Office workers labor under increasing loads in 1914

    An article in the April 18, 1914 edition of The Argus reported the need for more help at the post office. In spite of the increase in the volume of mail coming to the Catonsville postoffice, including the load of parcels post packages, the Postoffice...
  • 'Living museum' of Virginia's historic triangle aids writer

    Mac Laird of Williamsburg is living the old adage, "You're never too old to follow a dream." An avid outdoorsman with a love of history, Laird, 85, discovered a need to write as he aged and couldn't do some of the things he used to do. "Cutting down...
  • Edward D. Hewitt, Sun editor

    Edward D. Hewitt, Sun editor
    Edward D. Hewitt, a longtime Evening Sun and Baltimore Sun editor who was an inveterate runner and hiker, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack as he was about to ascend Mount Rogers in Independence, Va. The longtime Parkville resident was 70. "Ed was...
  • Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20

    Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20
    Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
  • Some Wise Advice: Visit Sages Ravine In The Wilds Of Salisbury

    Some Wise Advice: Visit Sages Ravine In The Wilds Of Salisbury
    You see that guy off in the distance? Out there in the middle of the woods waving the white flag of surrender? That's me. Merely a month ago, I had knocked the crown off Granby's Enders Falls as king of the Connecticut waterfalls and placed it firmly on...
  • Lloyd G. Shackelford, C&P worker

    Lloyd G. Shackelford, C&P worker
    Lloyd G. Shackelford, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. worker and a longtime Lutherville resident, died April 30 of complications from cancer at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Walsenburg. He was 94. The son of Lloyd Russell Shackelford,...
  • Canton residents most eager to cheat, says website for married and looking

    Canton residents most eager to cheat, says website for married and looking
    Oh the Casanovas of Canton! The neighborhood seems so wholesome -- all those bright young things going to yoga class and drinking at bars on the square -- but it turns out Canton is full of people looking to cheat.  That's according to the folks at...
  • Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area

    Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area
    No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
  • Lessons from a cross-country biking trip at 71

     
    Peter Karch is a scientist. He identifies a concept by its definition and is puzzled when he can’t seem to find the right category. This is what happens when he tries to define life. He can’t. The Lehigh Carbon Community College biology...
  • Kutztown dad spends Father's Day cycling cross-country to help his daughter

     
    Peter Karch spent Father's Day on a bike. It was his way of honoring his daughter. The 71-year-old Kutztown resident is on a mission to bicycle more than 4,000 miles from California to Virginia to raise funds for his daughter's health institute. I spoke...
  • 2013 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoorsy and Active Lifestyles

     
    Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...