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  • Katherine Rafalko, nurse

    Katherine Rafalko, nurse
    Katherine E. Rafalko, a retired Stella Maris nursing supervisor who had been a World War II Army nurse and treated Battle of the Bulge casualties, died of heart disease Monday at her Timonium home. She was 91. Born Katherine Kinney in Rochester, N.Y.,...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Citizens on Patrol recruiting for downtown Towson

    Citizens on Patrol recruiting for downtown Towson
    As he touted Baltimore County's record-low homicide rates at a press conference Friday, Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson credited the county's Citizens on Patrol groups with helping police effectively fight crime. In downtown Towson, an...
  • Top 11 things that will be more expensive this year

    Things will just be more expensive this year – including McDonald’s Dollar Menu. DealNews has put together a top 11 list of some of the goods and services that will probably cost you more in 2014. You'd probably expect milk, stamps and the...
  • Carroll foreign film festival starts Feb.7

    Carroll foreign film festival starts Feb.7
    The Carroll Arts Center and McDaniel College will be hosting the 11th annual Foreign Film Festival on Fridays throughout February. This year, the festival features films from Denmark, France and Russia. Films were chosen by Film Lovers in Carroll County...
  • Charlestown resident honored for D-Day service

    Charlestown resident honored for D-Day service
    Nearly 70 years ago, Harper Griswold, 88, was one of the 160,000 Allied troops taking part in the fight to liberate France from German occupation during World War II. For his efforts, Griswold was named "Chevalier" of the Legion of Honor by the French...
  • New Windsor resident honored for WWII service

    New Windsor resident honored for WWII service
    New Windsor resident Charles Ecker doesn't speak much about his experiences in World War II. But on Jan. 27, his service attracted no small amount of attention as he was honored by the French government for his actions during the war. Ecker, 94, was...
  • World of Beer off to a busy start

    World of Beer off to a busy start
    A couple of Friday nights ago, it was hard to find a place to comfortably stand in World of Beer, McHenry Row's newest bar. The beer emporium was celebrating its opening weekend, and the scene was what new owners dream of: wall-to-wall customers...
  • Drink like the Dowager with new 'Downton Abbey' wine

    Drink like the Dowager with new 'Downton Abbey' wine
    In The Baltimore Sun's my ongoing devotion to any and everything "Downton Abbey," I present to you the new Downton Abbey Wine Collection. Carson, start pouring. According to a press release (memo to all people: please continue sending me all...
  • William Stump, journalist

    William Stump, journalist
    William Stump, a veteran Baltimore editor and journalist, died of pneumonia Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Cockeysville resident was 90. Recalled for his open mind and the help he gave aspiring writers, Mr. Stump was a past...
  • European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on

    European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on
    President Obama has been busy this week taking calls from European leaders who seem really upset that the United States has been spying on them, perhaps to the point of tapping their cellphones. First Obama heard from French President Francois Hollande....
  • Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor

    Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor
    The operators of Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland shut down one of its two reactors Thursday after a control rod assembly malfunctioned during testing, federal safety regulators announced. The shutdown occurred without...