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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Denver's Bill Tierney, Syracuse's John Desko part of evolution of coaches

    Denver's Bill Tierney, Syracuse's John Desko part of evolution of coaches
    When Bill Tierney helmed Princeton to all six of its national championships during his tenure there, the Tigers were renowned for a suffocating defensive scheme that at times strangled opponents into offensive futility. When John Desko replaced Syracuse...
  • Bring an appetite for food and fun to the Clarksville Picnic[Clarksville]

    It's time for the 135th St. Louis Parish Clarksville Picnic on the church grounds Friday, June 28, noon until 9 p.m. The popular family-style chicken and ham dinner with all the trimmings begins at noon under the big tent. Dinner tickets are $13 for...
  • Windy, cool Memorial Day weekend forecast for Ocean City

    Windy, cool Memorial Day weekend forecast for Ocean City
    The National Weather Service is forecasting a sunny-but-not-too-warm weekend at Ocean City. Sunday is expected to see a high of 75 degrees in Baltimore and 68 degrees in Ocean City. Winds are expected to be strong and gusty. A 15-20 mph breeze with...
  • Howard High puts graduate Kyle Mackall in the spotlight [Elkridge]

    Congratulations to Kyle Mackall, son of Michelle and John Mackall of Elkridge, who was recently honored at the Howard High School Senior Awards with the Go Lions award. Kyle is a 2013 graduate and, although he's always had some interest in sports...
  • Leftovers from Q&A with Stevenson's Kyle Holechek

    Leftovers from Q&A with Stevenson's Kyle Holechek
    Friday’s editions included a Q&A with Stevenson junior defenseman Kyle Holechek. Due to space constraints, here are some additional answers from the Reisterstown native and Loyola graduate that did not make the cut. Because the Mustangs have had a...
  • Back Story: First Memorial Day celebrated 145 years ago

    Back Story: First Memorial Day celebrated 145 years ago
    "We cherish too, the Poppy red / That grows on fields where valor led, / It seems to signal to the skies / That blood of heroes never dies." — "We Shall Keep the Faith" by Moina Michael For many Marylanders, Memorial Day is the unofficial...
  • Columbia pools ready for Memorial weekend opening

    Columbia pools ready for Memorial weekend opening
    For Columbia Association Aquatics employee Ken Zachmann, springtime means one thing: time to get to work. "Sometimes, over the winter, you put a pool to sleep perfect but it wakes up a little disturbed," said Zachmann, who has spent the last 44 years...
  • Mayor stayed at lobbyist's beach house

    Mayor stayed at lobbyist's beach house
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones. The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
  • Unfair fuel standard leaves a bad taste

    Unfair fuel standard leaves a bad taste
    Whether you're barbecuing in Baltimore, in Bel Air or on the bay this Memorial Day, you will pay more for staple foods because our federal government continues to pit food versus fuel. Thanks to an unworkable federal energy policy, prices for animal...
  • VA looks to American Legion, other veterans groups for help with backlog

    VA looks to American Legion, other veterans groups for help with backlog
    As officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs look internally for solutions to a claims backlog that is drawing increasing fire from Capitol Hill, they are also reaching for outside help from some of the nation's best-known veterans groups....
  • The mayor and the lobbyist

    The mayor and the lobbyist
    Based on what we know so far, there does not appear to be anything illegal about the way Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has carried on her friendship with City Hall's top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones. Strictly speaking, there may not be anything...
  • Harford cities observing Memorial Day on Monday

    Communities throughout Harford County will recognize those who have sacrificed their lives for their country with a variety of Memorial Day tributes today (Monday). In addition, municipal offices in Aberdeen, Bel Air and Havre de Grace are closed, as...