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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Fulton Elementary spotlights exceptional readers [Fulton/Highland]

    The exceptional readers for the third grade at Fulton Elementary School are Serena Goyal, Casey Van't Hoff, Luke Rubin, Carolyn Wong, Devan Patel, Courtney Johnson and Noah Ko. For the fourth grade, they are Aiden Atang, Nikhitha Ganham, Sonja West,...
  • Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent

    Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent
    The Savage Mill Trail at Savage Park is a popular destination, but the park’s scenic beauty belies its inherent dangers. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 25, county police Sgt. Michael Johnson came face to face with those dangers when, during a...
  • Strong turnout for Bond Mill PTO Carnival[West Laurel]

    Come one, come all! And, everybody did. The cars were parked along Bond Mill Road and Sherwood Avenue because there were no more spaces near Bond Mill Elementary for the much-anticipated Parent Teacher Organization Carnival. The weather was lovely and...
  • Another busy pool season starts this weekend [Maryland City]

    Memorial Day quickly appears this weekend. All of the snow and ice of the winter has now become a distant memory and "fun in the sun" soon empties the cold and dreary memories.  Congratulations to all of this year's graduates. Two hold a special place...
  • Laurel city offices closed, trash rescheduled for Memorial Day holiday

    Laurel city offices closed, trash rescheduled for Memorial Day holiday
    Laurel city offices, including the passport office, will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Refuse and recyclables usually collected on Mondays will be collected on Tuesday, May 27; and Tuesday's refuse and recyclables will be...
  • More storm chances, highs in lower 80s forecast Thursday

    More storm chances, highs in lower 80s forecast Thursday
    Another chance of thunderstorms is expected Thursday afternoon amid warm temperatures and humid air. Patchy fog was reported Thursday morning, with some storms passing through the region. The morning started off mild in the 60s, forecast to rise well...
  • Summer threats [Commentary]

    Summer threats [Commentary]
    Summertime and the living is worth doing. Sure, the official celestial start of summer is still a few weeks away in mid-June, but the Memorial Day weekend is the American beginning of the season of outdoor activities, leisure, vacations and relaxation....
  • The lesson of war [Letter]

    The lesson of war [Letter]
    The following is part of a speech given by Chaplain Gittelsohn when the American cemetery on Iwo Jima was dedicated shortly after the fighting ended in 1945. I think it sums up the meaning of the Memorial Day holiday as well as anything ever written:...
  • Port Deposit honors those who made ultimate sacrifice

    The officers of VFW Post 8185 held two wreath-laying services Sunday in celebration of Memorial Day. At Harmony Chapel Cemetery off Dr. Jack Road in Conowingo, the group laid wreaths at the grave of Jerry Skrivanek, the first local casualty of World War...
  • Covenant Park getting set to celebrate 10th anniversary

    Time really does fly. It is hard for me to believe that 10 years ago this coming Memorial Day weekend, Covenant Park opened right off Centennial Lane as the permanent home base of the Soccer Association of Columbia. Before this location was selected,...
  • Carroll extends school year by one day

    Carroll extends school year by one day
    Carroll County Public Schools students who had made plans for their first day of summer vacation should be ready to reschedule. The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to extend the school year by one day, making the last day...
  • Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town [Editorial]

    Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town  [Editorial]
    Thirty years ago last month, the Baltimore Colts left town, and the loss of the beloved NFL franchise was a stunning blow not only to football fans but to the city's identify. Nine years later, Baltimore's image as a sports town suffered another big hit...