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Memorial Day

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  • Memorial Day ceremony in Arbutus simple yet powerful

    Memorial Day ceremony in Arbutus simple yet powerful
    From a basic premise of honor for those who have paid the ultimate price comes the beauty of the annual Memorial Day ceremony in downtown Arbutus. Beginning with the presentation of the colors by the 27 Flags Unit of Dewey Lowman American Legion Post...
  • Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend

    Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend
    The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...
  • Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom

    Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom
    "Today we remember those who are not with us because they sacrificed their lives for our freedom," Richard Gebhard, master of ceremonies for Bel Air's 30th Memorial Day Ceremony said in greeting the huge crowd gathered on the green and in the shade of...
  • Laurel High grad is a pro boxer who makes moves inside and outside the ring

    Laurel High grad is a pro boxer who makes moves inside and outside the ring
    Tony Jeter is a world-class boxer who has been at the pro level for many years. He also has his own promotions company, Jeter Promotions, which produces boxing matches and other events. That is not a typical combination and the two time-consuming...
  • Memorial Day marked memories of those we lost [Old Town Laurel]

    Laurel and communities of all sizes took pause May 26, to mark Memorial Day. Traditionally, the day of respite was celebrated May 30, but in 1968 Congress passed a bill, which called for the holiday to be observed on the last Monday during the month of...
  • Annapolis parade highlights Memorial Day events in Arundel

    Annapolis parade highlights Memorial Day events in Arundel
    Politicians love a good parade, but in this election year, there won't be any candidates screaming "Vote for me" at Monday's Annapolis Memorial Day Parade. City officials say Annapolis has strict rules about political and business advertising in the...
  • Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday

    Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday
    A television documentary that in part focuses on the 1981 John Huffington double murder case in Harford County will air this Sunday and Wednesday on Al Jazeera America. The episode, "Flawed Forensics," is the third of an eight-part series in "The System...
  • A city in denial [Letter]

    A city in denial [Letter]
    For your paper to claim that six shootings in Baltimore City over the Memorial Day weekend is "dramatically fewer" than the 12 shot over the same period last year is absurd ("Six people shot, three fatally, in Baltimore over holiday weekend," May 27),...
  • '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...
  • Forest Hill duathlon won by Williams, Markel

    Carla Williams, an accomplished cyclist and triathlete from Baltimore, led the field in the second annual Anytime Fitness Duathlon in Forest Hill Saturday. The race – 2 miles of running, 9.5 miles of biking and 2 more miles of running – drew...
  • Dulaney track primed for future success

    Dulaney track primed for future success
    Dulaney’s girls and boys track teams might have ended their 2014 high school seasons with the state championship meet at Morgan State last weekend, but that doesn’t mean the athletes are leaving the track for the summer. Although the squad...
  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh 'concerned, disappointed' by team's off-field issues

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh 'concerned, disappointed' by team's off-field issues
    Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Thursday after the second day of organized team activities that he’s “very concerned” and “disappointed in some of the silliness that’s gone on,” in response to some of his players...