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Memorial Day

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  • Students spend summer break by the pool in Arbutus

    Students spend summer break by the pool in Arbutus
    On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby. Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Many gave all to ensure freedom [Editorial]

    Many gave all to ensure freedom [Editorial]
    This July will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the event that would come to define the world as it exists today. In modern times, it has come to be called World War I, but prior to the larger conflagration it spawned a scant two decades after...
  • Towson teen, with help from Legion Post 22, builds gazebo at vets medical center in Perry Point

    Towson teen, with help from Legion Post 22, builds gazebo at vets medical center in Perry Point
    After two years of planning, fundraising and actual construction, the veterans living at Perry Point Veterans Medical Center now have a gazebo to shelter them during summer picnics. For James Heuser, 18, of Towson, the project served as a way to show...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Ladies, get your surfboard on with surfing lessons in Ocean City

    Ladies, get your surfboard on with surfing lessons in Ocean City
    If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing. Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
  • NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Before going for a dip in the bay or hopping on water skis this summer, there's a way to know how much bacteria is in the water. The Maryland Department of the Environment posts swimming advisories on an interactive online map at marylandhealthybeaches....
  • Lee's Landing opens on river in Port Deposit

    Lee's Landing opens on river in Port Deposit
    Hey folks, this is just a reminder that the new Lee's Landing opened over Memorial Day weekend and the pleasant early June weather and marvelous river views have increased the patronage at the former Susky River Grille. The renovated restaurant, by any...
  • Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]

    Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]
    Being a Boy Scout was one of the highlights of my childhood. It provides leadership training, working as a team, problem-solving, survival skills — just to name a few. Not every Boy Scout aspires to become an Eagle Scout. On May 24at a Court of...
  • Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides

    Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides
    A man in custody for allegedly killing a 12-year-old in a car crash and under investigation in the shooting death of a 15-year-old is now being looked at in yet another homicide, and detectives are seeking the public's help to close the case. Police say...