| May 20, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Navy Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strums a few chords, then moves into a sampling of Neil Young.
The sounds take the Naval Academy graduate back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:02 AM
A motorcade of police vehicles escorting wounded military service members from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to New York City will cause roving lane closures on multiple area highways Wednesday morning, according to Baltimore Police....
| May 2, 2013
| 10:01 AM
It's more than 1,300 miles from Key Highway in Baltimore to Key West, Fla. — a car drive lasting a couple days or a flight lasting a few hours. Or, in the case of Howard County Education Association President Paul Lemle, an eight-day bike ride....
| Apr 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Moving around has always been a big part of new Loyola basketball coach G.G. Smith's life.
As a child whose father, Tubby, was a rising star in the college basketball coaching ranks, Smith spent time growing up in college towns like Columbia, S.C.,...
| May 19, 2013
Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Two weeks after Beverly Poyer married her husband in 2007, he was deployed to Afghanistan. When he came home a year later, she was thrust into a role she hadn't expected: caregiver.
Army Spc. Max Poyer, exposed to frequent mortar blasts in Afghanistan,...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind.
Still, she had to relearn how to pull...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn will not be making his annual holiday trip to Germany to visit injured veterans this year, instead opting to visit troops closer to home.
The Democratic governor said today that he plans to depart Thursday night to visit with wounded...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Students and staff at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Enfield are pitching in to help military members and veterans during the holiday season.
For the past month, members of the school's community services club have been baking cookies after school,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — Johnathan Jackson has no idea what happened in Afghanistan that caused him to lose a leg.
It was June 10, 2009, and the Williamsburg-area native was in the seventh month of a one-year deployment at Bagram Air Field. An Army corporal...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:36 AM
NEWINGTON -- When contractor Cal Caldarella read that a 90-year-old World War II veteran faced eviction for smoking, he knew he had to do something.
"I couldn't stomach that," said Caldarella, whose late father also served in World War II. "Whatever had...