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Harford County was spared from the worst of Superstorm Sandy, and many thankful residents have decided to help people elsewhere in the Northeast who were hit hard by the storm. The aid rendered to the less fortunate by Harford County residents comes with...
The subject line on the email Chris Myers sent to his doctor beforehand says it all — "An act of lunacy." "Yes, I'm absolutely insane," Myers said. How so? Well, he participated in the fifth annual 24 Hours of Booty, a charity cycling event that...
When Wendy McCord, a 17-year veteran firefighter, puts on her protective gear, it's usually for in preparation for a dangerous situation. On July 19, she donned her flame-retardant jacket and trousers as a tribute to firefighters who died nearly 11 years...
Michael Chrvala's current students were 3 years old on Sept. 11, 2001. They didn't see the hijacked airliners crash into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, or the plane plow into Pentagon, and they didn't hear news reports about the jet that...
"Gentlemen, we may not live through today." Jay Jonas, a deputy chief in the New York Fire Department, heard those words on Sept. 11, right before his unit entered the north tower of the World Trade Center. "We wished each other good luck, shook each...
On Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, the Shiloh Middle School History Club is hosting its Never Forget 5k and 1-mile fun run and walk in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks The event is being held beginning at 9 a.m. at North...
HAMPSTEAD — On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Shiloh Middle School History Club will host a Never Forget 5k and 1-mile fun run and walk in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The event will be held at North Carroll High...
As the daughter of a veteran firefighter, Teresa Tingler's decision on what to do with the raffle prize she won on Aug. 2 was easy, especially since the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 only six weeks away. She plans to share her...
City and fire officials unveiled a poignant piece of American history on Sunday which will remind students at Baltimore's fire training academy of the commitments they make in the line of duty. A section of I-beam salvaged from the remains of the World...
Sun ReporterThey were the first words that presaged a changed America, an America that could no longer think of itself as invulnerable, as beyond the reach of those who hated us. They were spoken by Betty Ong, a flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11, en...
Sun reporterDuring his 23 years with the New York City fire department, Ron Bucca lifted people out of elevator shafts, carried them from subway tunnels and dragged them out of rivers. People's lives depended on his clear head and steady hand in a crisis. Five years...
BACK ON Jan. 28, Super Bowl Sunday, the phone rang at a Baltimore County fire station, and LeRoy Edmunds picked up. This is Vinny Princiotta, the caller said. New York City Fire Department, Engine 16/Ladder 7. "We wanna make a bet on the game." The...
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