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October 11, 2002
Mary Heaps Costello, 85, educator, homemaker Mary Heaps Costello, a former educator and homemaker, died Monday at Union Memorial Hospital from complications of open-heart surgery. She was 85. Mrs. Costello, who resided in recent years in Madison, N.J., and earlier at the Dulaney Valley Apartments in Towson, was born Mary Heaps in Cardiff, Harford County. She received a bachelor's degree in English in 1938 from the University of Maryland in College Park, where she was also the first female editor of The Diamondback, the university's campus newspaper.
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By Lucie L. Snodgrass and Lucie L. Snodgrass,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 27, 2002
Bel Air's Saturday farmers' market, at 27 one of the oldest in the state, is a standout in many ways. Brimming with colorful fruits, vegetables, plants and other locally grown or made products from April to October, it consistently ranks as one of the state's Top 10 markets in attendance. It is also, according to Tony Evans, coordinator of farmers' markets at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, the only market in the state where compost is sold or where, for the first time this year, local beef is for sale.
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By Lane Harvey Brown and Lane Harvey Brown,SUN STAFF | May 9, 2004
The Graystone Lodge, a proposed restaurant in an 18th- century Harford tavern and lodge on Belair Road, was reviewed by the county's development advisory committee last week and is moving forward, with some traffic and water-quality issues to resolve. Several community members spoke in favor of the restaurant, which owners Steve and Anna Marie Bavett of Baldwin hope to model after the Milton Inn in Baltimore County and Union Hotel in Cecil County. "We are very much for it," said Patricia Dallam, who lives in Joppa, adding that the project would help preserve the rural character of the Belair Road entry into Bel Air in a "beautiful fashion."
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SPECIAL TO THE AEGIS | April 9, 2014
A new ice cream flavor - Campfire Delight - will be available locally next month. The flavor was created by a team of students, most of them from Harford County, participating in this year's Ice Cream University, hosted by TIC Gums at the firm's Texture Innovation Center in White Marsh. Seventeen local high school students with interest in science, culinary arts and marketing participated in this year's program, which is based on Cornell University's Food Science 101 course, required for incoming freshman of the College of Food Science.
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By STACY KAPER and STACY KAPER,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 30, 2005
On the farm Like many dairy farmers, Kate and David Dallam hire a nutritionist to regulate the feed for their cows. Well aware that proper diet is crucial for a cow's health and milk production, the Dallams, owners of Bloom's Broom Dairy in Bel Air, learn the fat and protein content from reports every few days from the cooperative that processes the milk. Correct protein levels in feed are important, experts said. Too little leads to low milk production, and too much can be an expensive waste of feed.
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By CASSANDRA A. FORTIN and CASSANDRA A. FORTIN,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 23, 2005
Alex Pace walked the halls of a local nursing home, stopping at the patients' rooms to visit. During brief conversations she learned many of them were without families or visitors. "It made me feel good to be at the elder home," said the 13-year-old, an eighth-grader. "I wanted to make them smile and feel better. I'm close to my grandparents, and I got to help the elder people without grandchildren see what it would be like to have a granddaughter." Alex's visit was a small part of the extensive community service program offered at Harford Day School, which she attends.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 19, 2002
Elizabeth Steuart Thomas Byrd Mitchell, a prominent Baltimore portrait painter and art teacher whose work was defined by its classical realism, died of liver cancer Friday at her Ruxton home. She was 73. Mrs. Mitchell, who was known as Polly, also was the founder of the Mitchell School of Fine Arts in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County. Born Elizabeth Steuart Thomas Byrd in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park, she was a direct descendant of Charles Calvert, the third Lord Baltimore.
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July 12, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Joseph E. Ensey Jr., 27, of the 200 block of Poclain Road, was charged Monday with second-degree assault. Jessica L. Cook, 19, of the 4600 block of Kimby Lane, was charged Monday with second-degree assault. Michael Lablair Harris Jr., 18, of the 4900 block of Bristle Cone Circle, was charged Sunday with drug possession with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana. Robert V. Stamper, 46, of the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was charged Saturday with second-degree assault.
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By Linda Linley and Linda Linley,SUN STAFF | February 21, 2002
The head of a private coeducational lower school in New York City has been named to head the Bryn Mawr School in North Baltimore. Maureen Walsh Heffernan, 45, head of the lower school at Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School in Brooklyn, will become the ninth head of the all-girls Bryn Mawr School on July 1. She will replace Katy Dallam, who has been interim head since last year. Heffernan said yesterday that she worked with Jon C. McGill, headmaster of Gilman School, at Poly Prep for about six years.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2011
Andy and Mary Laudenklos each spend more than 70 hours a week caring for their 600 cows, delivering calves and overseeing the milking at their Carroll County dairy farm - and they're also raising three young sons. The couple and their three-year-old business, East West Farm outside Union Bridge in Carroll County, are struggling. They have doubled the size of their herd and hope to one day procure a robotic milker, all to turn the operation profitable. They are just breaking even now. Dairy farmers are an increasingly rare breed in Maryland, where such operations are disappearing at a rate twice the national average.
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