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Memorial Day

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  • Losing lacrosse too [Commentary]

    Losing lacrosse too [Commentary]
    The recent three-day 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse championship event at M&T Stadium drew the lowest attendance yet — 78,234 — since Baltimore introduced it to NFL stadiums in 2003. And the Baltimore Ravens, the main stadium tenant, did not...
  • 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...
  • Maryland loses, but a Sunday Little League double header sparks memories [Commentary]

    Maryland loses, but a Sunday Little League double header sparks memories [Commentary]
    Well, the Maryland baseball game wasn't on ESPN2 Monday night, but rather ESPNU. Either way, however, the Terps seemingly magical ride came to an end with the lopsided 11-2 loss at the hands of Virginia. Certainly not the way Maryland players and fans...
  • Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides

    Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides
    A man in custody for allegedly killing a 12-year-old in a car crash and under investigation in the shooting death of a 15-year-old is now being looked at in yet another homicide, and detectives are seeking the public's help to close the case. Police say...
  • 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:...