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Memorial Day

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  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Holiday blues The Department of Health's website offers information on the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit aahealth.org and click on "holiday blues" under hot topics. Information: 410-222-6785. Holiday food safety The...
  • Commemorating Veterans Day in Towson

    Commemorating Veterans Day in Towson
    Veterans from World War II and all wars to present as well as family members and officials gathered around the Wayside Cross in downtown Towson on a chilly Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day on Monday. Towson American Legion Post No. 22 Commander Ken...
  • Annual Homeless Person's Memorial to be observed Thursday in Bel Air

    Harford County's observance of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day will be held on Thursday, Dec. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Frederick Ward Armory Park at 41 N. Main St. in Bel Air. According to the Harford County Health Department, people...
  • East side murder victim was member of infamous "Hot Boys"

    Anthony "Stink" Joyner, who was fatally shot over the weekend in East Baltimore, had been released from federal prison last year after serving 10 years for his role in a drug gang tied to five murders including a 2001 Memorial Day block party shooting. ...
  • Harford gathers to remember those died while homeless this year

    Harford gathers to remember those died while homeless this year
    Standing in a small park in downtown Bel Air Thursday afternoon, Central Christian Church Pastor Buddy Kaufman read off the names of the eight homeless Harford people who died in the last year without adequate shelter. Tears welled in the eyes of family...
  • Couple's charity begins in the funeral home

    Couple's charity begins in the funeral home
    The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...
  • Memorial service planned for homeless who died

    A memorial service is planned for Dec. 21 at Baltimore's Inner Harbor amphitheater to remember the homeless individuals who died over the last year. The service, which is open to the public, is set for 5 p.m. Thousands of homeless individuals live in...
  • Park land valuable and worth buying [Editorial]

    A little more of a sense of urgency on the part of Harford County's government is called for on the purchase of land for parks, especially in areas that already are heavily populated. Lately, two rather high profile cases have shown the county...
  • Mourners cling to faith in 1-year-old's 'senseless' killing

    Mourners cling to faith in 1-year-old's 'senseless' killing
    An hour before the memorial service at First Apostolic Faith Church on Monday, a woman walked down the center aisle and stared into the 3-foot white casket surrounded by white flowers. She spent a full minute, head slightly cocked, before she wheeled...
  • Third suspect arrested in fatal May shooting of 1-year-old

    Third suspect arrested in fatal May shooting of 1-year-old
    The third man believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old boy that rocked the city in May has been apprehended in Louisiana, Baltimore police said Saturday. Rashid Mayo, 22, one of three gunmen who fired into a red Chevrolet on May 24,...
  • Shootings get city's summer off to violent start

    Shootings get city's summer off to violent start
    First a bicyclist was hit by a stray bullet last Sunday afternoon on Kirk Avenue. Then a man was shot in his car several blocks away on East 32nd Street near Lake Montebello early Monday. A half-mile from there, a man police were trying to question...
  • Cherry Hill community prays for peace after killing of 1-year-old

    Cherry Hill community prays for peace after killing of 1-year-old
    Cherry Hill activist Cleoda Walker says she was at home Friday evening when a divine presence told her to step outside. Lying on the sidewalk outside was 16-month-old Carter Scott, shot in the leg during what police believe was a targeted attack on...