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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders

    Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders
    For Theresa Mills, the "most emotional day" came last June when the Marine Corps notification team visited her Laurel home to tell her that her older son had been killed in Afghanistan. The second most emotional day, she said, came Monday. In the...
  • Westbound traffic from Eastern Shore heavy, but no major delays

    Westbound traffic from Eastern Shore heavy, but no major delays
    Marylanders seemed in no hurry Monday to end the three-day Memorial Day weekend. As of 5:30 p.m., westbound traffic to the Bay Bridge was backed up to exit 39 for just 2.5 miles — a far cry from rush hour Friday, when the line of cars bumper-to-...
  • Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury

    Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury
    There was some real concern after Sunday's game in Toronto when right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter grabbed a hard comebacker with his pitching hand. But after preliminary X-rays, icing and some rest, Hunter described the injury as "an itty, bitty...
  • Boy Scout Troops' flag placement ceremony at veterans cemetery a family affair

    Boy Scout Troops' flag placement ceremony at veterans cemetery a family affair
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Jim Berkman says Salisbury can repeat as national champion

    Jim Berkman says Salisbury can repeat as national champion
    Now that Salisbury secured one of the few coveted at-large berths in the NCAA tournament, Jim Berkman feels secure enough to stand on a limb and proclaim that the team can win the national championship for the third consecutive year and the 11th time in...
  • Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves

    Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Annual ceremony in Arbutus starts Memorial Day on proper note

    No bands played. The brassy sound of horns and booming thud of drums are for the July Fourth celebration. Memorial Day is a more somber occasion. At the corner of Sulphur Spring Road and East Drive, Phil Penne played his bagpipes, warming up before...
  • Harry F. Hansen, highly decorated veteran

    Harry F. Hansen, highly decorated veteran
    Harry F. Hansen Sr., a highly decorated World War II veteran who landed in the initial wave of troops on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later became a Baltimore businessman, died on Memorial Day from complications of a stroke at Howard County General Hospital....
  • 'The Voice' recap: The Top 8 perform

    'The Voice' recap: The Top 8 perform
    “When the going gets tough…the tough gets going” With the start of the top-eight performance night, Team Usher and Shakira each have one contestant keeping them in the competition, while Team Adam and Blake have 3 competitors each. It&...
  • Baltimore should be home to the lacrosse championships

    Baltimore should be home to the lacrosse championships
    Monday's NCAA men's Division I lacrosse final in Philadelphia was an exciting matchup of one of the sport's most storied teams, Syracuse, against Duke, an underdog that came back from a losing record early in the season (and a 5-0 deficit at the start...
  • Aberdeen man freed twice following two separate weekend arrests for drugs, car theft

    An Aberdeen man is free on bond after being arrested twice over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend, first for allegedly trying to sell crack cocaine and then for allegedly trying to steal a car less than two days later, the Harford County Sheriff's...
  • Rec sports: Wegner family headlines Remembrance Run

    Rec sports: Wegner family headlines Remembrance Run
    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...