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  • Chest x-ray machines deployed against threat of TB in 1964

    An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB. Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11...
  • Donald E. McBrien, school pupil services director

    Donald E. McBrien, school pupil services director
    Donald E. McBrien, former director of pupil services for Howard County public schools who earlier held the same position in Baltimore County public schools, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Ellicott City...
  • Varsity roundup: Sherrod lifts New Town boys over Owings Mills, 50-48

    Kenny Sherrod made two free throws in the closing 52 seconds as No. 7 New Town rallied in the second half to beat host Owings Mills, 50-48, Wednesday night. Koran Ford had a game-high 20 points for the Eagles (9-9). The Eagles led 23-20 at the half...
  • Workers deserve a living wage [Letter]

    Workers deserve a living wage [Letter]
    For the last 20 or more years, the gap between the wealthiest one percent and the rest of society has continued to widen. Those with the money can afford lobbyist to pressure Congress to pass laws that benefit the wealthy while downgrading hard working...
  • Before the snow, a shortage of rock salt in stores

    Before the snow, a shortage of rock salt in stores
    Stores in the Baltimore area have reported a shortage in rock salt supply leading up to a storm that could bring half a foot of snow across the region. Residents buying up the salt for their sidewalks and driveways to combat recent snow and ice have...
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Cutting Social Security benefits won't revive the GOP [Letter]

    Cutting Social Security benefits won't revive the GOP [Letter]
    Commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. suggests raising the qualifying age for Social Security to 70 because "we are living much longer than originally envisioned; our benefits should reflect this fact of life" ("Nine ideas to revive the Republican Party,"...
  • There are reasons Maryland doesn't vote Republican [Letter]

    There are reasons Maryland doesn't vote Republican [Letter]
    Letter writer Gail Householder thinks Maryland should change from a Democratic state to a Republican one ("Maryland Democrats care only about the rich," Feb. 6). She makes it seem like changing the flavor of an ice cream or something. No thank you,...
  • For some businesses, snow day brings bustle

    For some businesses, snow day brings bustle
    As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers. The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring...
  • The high cost of marijuana legalization [Letter]

    The high cost of marijuana legalization [Letter]
    I wholeheartedly agree with Mike Gimbel ("Say no to legalized pot," Jan. 11) and Celie Hanauer ("Marijuana is a serious threat to kids," Jan. 18) that legalizing marijuana is a bad idea. I have seen first-hand what pot does to a person's lack of...
  • Traffic: Wind warnings on Bay Bridge

    Traffic: Wind warnings on Bay Bridge
    The Maryland Transportation Authority said that wind warnings are in effect for the Bay Bridge at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Under wind warnings, sustained wind speeds or gusts of 30-39 mph persist, and operators of house trailers, box trailers, motorcycles...