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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • 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...
  • Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent

    Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent
    The Savage Mill Trail at Savage Park is a popular destination, but the park’s scenic beauty belies its inherent dangers. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 25, county police Sgt. Michael Johnson came face to face with those dangers when, during a...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eagles honor fallen teammate with Centennial Alumni Volleyball Tournament

    Eagles honor fallen teammate with Centennial Alumni Volleyball Tournament
    The Centennial volleyball team assembled to honor one of its fallen alumna last week in the most appropriate way: with a volleyball tournament. The first annual Centennial Alumni Volleyball Tournament was held last weekend at the Ellicott City high...
  • 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...
  • Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors

    Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors
    The number of visitors to Ocean City was up more than 8 percent on Memorial Day weekend, according to official estimates. A city spokeswoman said Demoflush numbers showed an average of more than 251,000 visitors this year compared with 231,000 in 2013....