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  • Pages from the Past: Typhoid fever cases increase and concern grows in 1912

    An article in the Feb. 3, 1912 edition of The Argus reported health officials are investigating the source of a typhoid fever that has stricken more in the area. With two more cases of typhoid reported, bringing the total up to 10, Health Officer West is...
  • Bernard "Bernie" Harper, city police major

    Bernard "Bernie" Harper, city police major
    Bernard "Bernie" Harper, a retired decorated Baltimore Police Department major who had commanded the Northwestern District, died Saturday of cancer at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 73. "I always considered Bernie as one of my outstanding...
  • 1908 Illinois race riot was impetus behind founding of the NAACP

    When an African-American was accused of raping a white woman and another of murdering a white locomotive engineer, Springfield, Ill., exploded into a race riot on the evening of Aug. 14, 1908. The mob grew furious when they learned that the two men had...
  • Man charged in crash that killed two girls goes on trial

    Man charged in crash that killed two girls goes on trial
    To the police officer patrolling near BWI Marshall Airport around midnight, the maroon Lincoln sedan on New Ridge Road stood out. Two front headlights were out, and the windshield was caved in with "two large impact craters." The female driver admitted...
  • Stacey Del Bene, city school teacher

    Stacey Del Bene, city school teacher
    Stacey K. Del Bene, a Baltimore City elementary school teacher, died of breast cancer Sunday at her Reisterstown home. She was 51. Born Stacey Kimmett in Baltimore and raised on Westbury Road in Lutherville, she attended Lutherville Elementary School and...
  • Michael Edward 'Mick' King

    Michael Edward 'Mick' King
    Michael Edward "Mick" King, a longtime Mount Royal Tavern bartender who in addition to pumping beer and pouring shots was an accomplished artist and sometime musician, died March 3 of a heart attack at the venerable Bolton Hill bar. The Govans resident...
  • Best bets for northern Baltimore city

    Belvedere Square — corner of York Road and Belvedere Avenue, continues Summer Sounds at the Square, a weekly outdoor concert series featuring live music by local bands on Friday evenings. Performing Aug. 26, 6-9 p.m., is the Rob Byer Band, modern...
  • Baltimore Messenger calendar of events

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Ann P. 'Nip' Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies

    Ann P. 'Nip' Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies
    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, a retired parochial school physical education instructor, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Loch Raven Village resident was 80. The daughter of a restaurateur and a homemaker, the former Ann...
  • Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies

    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies
    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, a retired parochial school physical education instructor, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Loch Raven Village resident was 80. The daughter of a restaurateur and a homemaker, the former Ann...
  • Thomas W. Brundige III, lawyer and WWII veteran, dies

    Thomas W. Brundige III, a retired lawyer and decorated World War II veteran, died Aug. 31 of respiratory failure at Keswick Multi-Care Center in Baltimore. The former longtime Stevenson resident was 90. The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Thomas...