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Memorial Day

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  • 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...
  • Historic sites face climate threats

    Historic sites face climate threats
    The streets around City Dock in Annapolis flooded again Friday, closing the Spa Creek Bridge connecting the Eastport neighborhood with downtown for several hours. It was yet another reminder to Lisa Craig that she's in a race against time to protect one...
  • Field filled with 1,000 flags a fitting tribute for Memorial Day

    Field filled with 1,000 flags a fitting tribute for Memorial Day
    Having worked for 40 years in credit management and then part time in various fields until he was 80, one might assume James Wilderson would appreciate the holiday aspect of the Memorial Day weekend. But for the 90-year-old Army veteran who was part...
  • 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,...
  • 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:...
  • Ocean City votes to ban sale of laser pointers, switchblades

    Ocean City votes to ban sale of laser pointers, switchblades
    If you're packing for the Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, leave the laser pointer at home - as usual - and don't even think about buying another. On Monday, the city council voted unanimously to ban the sale of laser pointers in Ocean City,...