| May 28, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Last year, Aaron Marchanti invited his father to the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
On Monday, he returned to the event to honor him.
Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, a member of the Maryland National Guard who went to...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Most wars have a turning point that either signals the road to victory or the ditch of defeat. In Vietnam, the 1968 Tet Offensive by communist troops against South Vietnamese and American forces and their allies is regarded as the turning point in that...
| May 27, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Towson resident Dwaine Garber didn't serve in the military himself, but he comes from a family of veterans. On Sunday, flanked by his wife, Tonya, and son, Matthew, 11, Garber continued a 20-year tradition of attending Memorial Day ceremonies
"I can take...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77.
The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Fifth District Baltimore County Councilman David Marks says he will introduce a council resolution next month for creation of a memorial at the county courthouse for veterans of the Middle East conflicts over the last two decades.
"This year marks the...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:38 AM
The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling.
The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
As a child, I remember a coloring book that pictured a "Buck Rogers" rocket that looked like a football with three fins at its base. It was my job to give it life by coloring the rocket blast with yellows, oranges and reds that lifted the craft to stellar...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Sometimes they were scrawled on loose-leaf notebook paper. Others were written on the back of police watch sheets or on Baltimore police stationery.
But the poems Lawerence E. Mize Sr. brought home show what he was contemplating during long midnight...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Hazel and Maisie O'Neill have typical crazy weekends. The 12-year-old twins tend to their family's cows, mules, horses, chickens and rabbits at their Freeland home. They have soccer practice and games. They have homework as sixth-graders at Hereford...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The roar builds. In a moment, we will begin to inch forward, accelerating quickly toward speed, toward hurtling down the runway.
Every seat is filled. I am by the window. The young woman next to me might be a student; next to her is the affable, middle-...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Hundreds of spectators crowded in front of stores, restaurants and between parked cars in downtown Bel Air Friday morning to watch the first Veterans Day parade the town has seen in more than 50 years.
The crowd, which, at times, looked like a sea of...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Etna A. Weinhold, a former combat nurse who served with the Army in Vietnam and later spent four decades at Greater Baltimore Medical Center as clinical manager of its postpartum units, died Nov. 10 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.