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Memorial Day

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  • Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders

    Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders
    For Theresa Mills, the "most emotional day" came last June when the Marine Corps notification team visited her Laurel home to tell her that her older son had been killed in Afghanistan. The second most emotional day, she said, came Monday. In the...
  • Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery

    Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery
    Dressed in the traditional garb of a Civil War Union soldier, Vince Vaise led the two dozen marchers through Mount Auburn, Baltimore's oldest African-American cemetery. Sword drawn, and a stoic look upon his face, Vaise and his followers snaked...
  • Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen Marylanders

    Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen Marylanders
    Seven Maryland service members who have been killed since last May will be honored Monday in a Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. Cyndi Ryan of the American Red Cross said that even though this is the first Memorial...
  • After war, a joyful reunion recalled on Memorial Day

    After war, a joyful reunion recalled on Memorial Day
    As the hospital ship USNS Comfort motored up the Chesapeake Bay, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Cackowski was eager to see his son — and anxious about how the 18-month-old might react to him. Cackowski had celebrated Jakob's first birthday...
  • On Memorial Day, remember the first from Carroll to die in Vietnam [Eagle Archive]

    On Memorial Day, remember the first from Carroll to die in Vietnam [Eagle Archive]
    On Monday, Carroll County will mark its 146th annual observance of Memorial Day with a parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery. The annual tradition was first organized by Mary Bostwick Shellman on May 30, 1868. In past Eagle Archives...
  • Monkton resident lends a steady voice to Dulaney Valley's tribute to war dead

    Monkton resident lends a steady voice to Dulaney Valley's tribute to war dead
    As he leads the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, retired Air Force Capt. Thomas Sheehan will have a special appreciation for the anticipated 1,000 reverent voices joining his. In 1966, a Memorial...
  • Tips for National Safe Boating Week

    Tips for National Safe Boating Week
    As Maryland takes part in National Safe Boating Week (May 18-25), Natural Resources Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Albert has a number of suggestions and warnings for those planning to be on the state's waterways this spring and summer. •Wear your...
  • I-95 rest area in Laurel to be closed weekdays for paving

    I-95 rest area in Laurel to be closed weekdays for paving
    Beginning Monday morning, the Maryland Welcome Center on northbound Interstate 95 in Howard County will be closed for paving, the State Highway Administration said. The northbound rest area lots and the travel plaza will be closed 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...
  • Rabies vaccination clinics make it easy to keep pets safe

    Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
  • Westbound traffic from Eastern Shore heavy, but no major delays

    Westbound traffic from Eastern Shore heavy, but no major delays
    Marylanders seemed in no hurry Monday to end the three-day Memorial Day weekend. As of 5:30 p.m., westbound traffic to the Bay Bridge was backed up to exit 39 for just 2.5 miles — a far cry from rush hour Friday, when the line of cars bumper-to-...
  • Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Hair' is a '60s trip

    Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Hair' is a '60s trip
    As the planets align over the little theater on Main Street, hippies of all ages can celebrate Laurel Mill Playhouse's trippy rendition of "Hair," where peace and love (and director Michael V. Hartsfield) steer the stars. With book and lyrics by...
  • Field of Flags for Memorial Day Weekend in Catonsville

    Field of Flags for Memorial Day Weekend in Catonsville
    Neither Dan Simons nor Joe Herrick served in the Armed Forces. Still, Memorial Day holds a special significance for them, as it does for many area residents who served, or have a family member who served in the military. "A lot of people look at...