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More than 260 Howard County middle and high school students participated in the county’s ninth annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 16, presenting their historical research that related to the theme “Turning Points in History:...
Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92. The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is following through on the Bard's famous statement that all the world is a stage. As if it weren't enough that this Ellicott City-based theater company already uses various Howard County sites for its indoor productions,...
See how firemen fought the third worst fire in U.S. history when you take the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 Motor Coach Tour. Given during the 109th Anniversary Weekend on Feb. 10, from 1 to 4:15 p.m., the tour will travel through Baltimore's '"Burnt...
Travel through Baltimore's "Burnt District" with the Fire Museum of Maryland and see how firemen fought the third worst fire in U.S. history. The Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 motor coach tour is Feb. 10, from 1 to 4:15 p.m., on the 109th anniversary...
There's a fallacy that reporters detest being in the spotlight. If that were really true, articles would be published without bylines. But print journalists have found that it's easier and more fun to ask questions than it is to answer them. Nonetheless,...
The helmet looks much the way it did when Morris Hunt wore it into a burning building on Leadenhall Street in the summer of 1965. He managed to get out, but he didn't survive. His daughter, Drue Jenkins, came to the Baltimore Fire Museum in the old...
Congratulations to nine local students who have been selected to perform in the Organization of American Kodaly Educators National Honors Choirs in Phoenix, Ariz., this March. Chosen for the Children's Honors Choir are Riderwood Elementary School...
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The Rev. Emora Brannan, retired pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, in Homeland, stood Sunday at Charles and Fayette streets, visualizing the raging fire that roared through the intersection more than a century ago. Brannan also visualized a scene...
Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean. Mr. Carey, 81, died...
"Back again, back again, we've got Franklin D. Roosevelt back again, since Roosevelt's been re-elected moonshine liquor's been corrected, we've got legal wine, whiskey, beer and gin." —Recorded by Bill Cox in 1936 Happy New Year! Oh, I'm sorry....
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