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Memorial Day

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  • Berlin is a small town with big appeal

    Berlin is a small town with big appeal
    City slickers, be forewarned. One visit to this picturesque and utterly charming town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and even devout urbanites may be tempted to pull up roots, pack their bags and change ZIP codes. That's no exaggeration. Berlin has in...
  • A year after Triple Crown spotlight, Stuart Janney III reflects on horse racing in Maryland

    A year after Triple Crown spotlight, Stuart Janney III reflects on horse racing in Maryland
    If the horse racing world needed a little more evidence heading into Preakness week that the erstwhile "Sport of Kings" has turned a corner in Maryland, consider this scene on a misty Friday morning at the idyllic Fair Hill Training Center outside Elkton....
  • Ocean City adds surveillance cameras; may ban sale of knives, laser pointers

    Ocean City adds surveillance cameras; may ban sale of knives, laser pointers
    The Town of Ocean City is taking multiple steps to increase safety on the boardwalk this summer, police officials said. Visitors on Memorial Day will notice increased surveillance cameras placed in strategic locations along the boardwalk. The city has...
  • Campaign to start new Cub Scout Pack in the area a group effort [Column]

    The Interfaith Partnership of Lansdowne, Riverview and Baltimore Highlands would like to join the Boy Scouts of America in forming a Cub Scout pack to serve boys in first through fifth grades. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 141 Lavern Ave., will host a...
  • 'Firecracker' Wheatley sparks Salisbury women's lacrosse

     'Firecracker' Wheatley sparks Salisbury women's lacrosse
    By the time Salisbury goalie Ashton Wheatley had finished her junior year, she already had more hardware in her trophy case than most players could hope to collect in a career. Her stellar performance in leading the Sea Gulls to the Division III...
  • Ocean City 2014 events

    Ocean City 2014 events
    MAY Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...
  • Shrine of St. Anthony invites you on a tour [West Friendship]

    Former federal bankruptcy judge Roger Whelan is set to lead the pack during an historical tour of the Manor House and the Shrine of St. Anthony on May 25 at 2 p.m. The grounds of the shrine are never lovelier than this time of year. The tour lasts about...
  • Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers

    Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers
    Baltimore police said Friday they have arrested a man sought in connection with the deaths of two youths in as many days last week — a violent sequence that had investigators scrambling to identify a suspect based only on vague witness descriptions....
  • Early Memorial Day weekend forecast: Sunny, 70s to 80s

    Early Memorial Day weekend forecast: Sunny, 70s to 80s
    There will be plenty of sunny, dry weather for barbecues and beach strolls this Memorial Day weekend, according to early forecasts. Mostly sunny to clear skies are forecast throughout the long weekend, according to the National Weather Service, the...
  • 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...
  • A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
  • Ceremonies on Memorial Day have extra significance for Westminster

    On Monday, May 26, Carroll County residents will gather to commemorate Memorial Day at the large urn on the knoll immediately in view as one enters the historic Westminster Cemetery from Church Street. Carroll Post 31 of the American Legion is again...