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Memorial Day

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  • 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...
  • Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day

    Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day
    Water rescue teams pulled two people out of the Susquehanna River near Conowingo Dam after reports of a missing kayaker early afternoon on Memorial Day. Rescue personnel and watercraft were staged along the river south of the dam near the Rock Run...
  • Columbia Invitational soccer event among country's best

    I have to shake my head in amazement when I see what has happened to the Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament since the day it started four decades ago. It began when three soccer enthusiasts asked a simple question: "Why do we have to travel every...
  • 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...
  • A Muslim's pride in Memorial Day [Letter]

    Muslims throughout America share in the pride that Memorial Day brings. As a Muslim, I feel I would disrespect the memory of my father who fought in World War II and the Korean Conflict, if I did not pay my respects to him in Arlington National Cemetery...
  • Westminster Pool open for weekends

    Westminster Pool open for weekends
    With Monday's Memorial Day holiday marking the unofficial start of the summer season, here are a few places people can go to unwind, beat the heat and relax: Westminster Pool Westminster Pool has offered residents a chance to cool for "many, many...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • 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...