February 24, 2014
A disabled vehicle in Catonsville on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at Edmondson Avenue has closed one of four inner loop right traffic lanes at 8:58 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also said that an incident in Harford County on Friday on U.S. 40 West at Woodbridge Center Way continues to close the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder on Monday morning. The Maryland Transportation Authority reported that the westbound right lane of the Bay Bridge is closed due to emergency pothole repair at 7 a.m. And the I-695 Curtis Creek Drawbridge is scheduled to open at 9:15 a.m., MdTA said.
March 6, 2013
Catonsville resident W. Fumiko Campbell, who will step down from her current two-year term as president of the St. Agnes Hospital Auxiliary in March, won two awards for volunteerism in 2012. She received a Geri award from the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame and an Unsung Hero award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter. The first emeritus member of the St. Agnes Foundation, Campbell will continue raising money for the hospital, where she has volunteered more than 25,000 hours.
July 16, 2014
A man was shot in Catonsville early Wednesday morning as he was walking outside, Baltimore County police said. The man, who was not identified, was found with at least one gunshot wound in the first block of Shipley Avenue around 2:45 a.m., police said. Authorities did not have information on the victim's current condition. Police did not provide more information on the circumstances of the shooting or a potential motive. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.
July 9, 2011
A 14-year-old girl was struck and killed Friday night while crossing the Baltimore National Pike in Catonsville, a Baltimore County police corporal said. Cpl. John Wachter said the girl who has not been identified was struck by a Volkswagen Passat in the westbound lane about 9:30 p.m. as she tried to cross from the north to the south side of the road. She was pronounced dead on the scene. The pike is part of U.S. 40, which has been identified as one of the deadliest pedestrian corridors in the region.
May 25, 2011
An article in the May 27, 1911, edition of The Argus reported on the first of what would be a series of events marking the 50th anniversary of the ordination of James Cardinal Gibbons, one of the most famous and accomplished American religious leaders. In 1886, Cardinal Gibbons, for whom the now-closed all-boys Catholic high school was named, became only the second American named a cardinal.. Cardinal Gibbons was given his first college reception in honor of the approaching jubilee celebration Friday afternoon of last week at St. Charles' College, Cloud Cap, on the Maiden Choice road, near Catonsville.
October 23, 2013
While sitting in her anatomy class at Georgetown, Tori Manger received the text she had been waiting for. The 25-year-old graduate student had qualified for the Washington International Horse Show, a top indoor equestrian event that accepts just 30 horses and riders out of hundreds vying for a spot in the Adult Amateur Jumper Championship. Alex Volta, who gave her the news, was just as excited. It meant another chance to compete together on a national stage as best friends, training partners and, most importantly, as sisters.