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  • Anthony C. Canova

    Anthony C. Canova
    Anthony C. Canova, a retired vending machine mechanic and World War II veteran, died Oct. 23 from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Hamilton resident was 88. He was born and raised in the former 10th Ward of Baltimore. He...
  • Best of the bartering

    Select Craig's List barter listings Have: 5-person hot tub (4 seats and 1 lounge chair). It has a light that changes colors or you can choose a color to set it on (LED). Comes with the cover, bottom and sides are plastic so you never need to worry...
  • Brewing trouble in Asian waters

    Brewing trouble in Asian waters
    Although Americans wish to focus on the anemic economy and upcoming election, the wider world may intervene. Competing claims over sovereignty in the waters around China — the East China Sea and the South China Sea — threaten to transform from...
  • The atomic age turns 67

    This week marks the 67th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Given the fact that 100 million Japanese were prepared to fight to the death to defend their homeland, most historians believe that...
  • Seafood, produce on tap this weekend in HdG

    Yawn, dear readers, Today, Aug. 10 is Lazy Day. Celebrate by lying in a hammock in the cool shade with an iced glass of lemonade and this column, and read on.....yawn. Ray Astor informed me that August commemorates the 67th anniversary of several...
  • Hiroshima bombing still misrepresented by government propaganda

    I was initially elated that a letter writer had remembered the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ("The atomic age turns 67,"Aug. 9). But elation turned to disappointment as the author went on to recite the myth, perpetrated by...
  • Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing

    Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing
    President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief." These are the dog days of summer,...
  • Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room

    Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room
    The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
  • Head of the Class: Locals scoring honors, degrees

    Paige Cook, of Parkton, recently participated in a Spring Break trip to Japan, as part of her "Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy" class at Washington College, Chestertown. Olivia A. Cypull, of Baldwin, a senior at Loch Raven High School is a...
  • Letter: Pulling troops out prior to victory harms U.S. foreign policy

    The United States has not won a war since 1945. We have been involved in numerous conflicts and our military has performed magnificently — considering the political interference and (mis)direction endured.  This interference has caused us to lose...
  • A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed

    A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed
    In 26 years as a Marine, Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor has lost several comrades. But he never forgot that "puny little squiggly kid" from West Baltimore who "just had all of this motivation and no direction." Taylor had been a mentor to Sgt. Maurice Bease in...
  • Shootings are God's will, Godlessness or other?

    In an interview with Fox News hours before the Aurora gun massacre, George Zimmerman, who stands accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, said that the young man's death was "God's plan." Hours after James Holmes used three guns, including a...