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  • Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]

    Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]
    Etched in the black granite memorial of the Carroll County Vietnam Memorial Park on Willis Street are the names and faces of the county's 18 fallen heroes from the Vietnam War. The likeness of Lt. Col. James B. Moore, who was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in...
  • Boy Scout sets the table for additional seating at Lurman Woodland Theatre

    Boy Scout sets the table for additional seating at Lurman Woodland Theatre
    Visitors to the Lurman Woodland Theatre for the summer series of free weekend concerts will have additional seating options this year. James Judson, a junior at Catonsville High School, built six 6-foot-long tables that will provide additional space for...
  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...
  • Memorial Day ceremony in Arbutus simple yet powerful

    Memorial Day ceremony in Arbutus simple yet powerful
    From a basic premise of honor for those who have paid the ultimate price comes the beauty of the annual Memorial Day ceremony in downtown Arbutus. Beginning with the presentation of the colors by the 27 Flags Unit of Dewey Lowman American Legion Post...
  • Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom

    Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom
    "Today we remember those who are not with us because they sacrificed their lives for our freedom," Richard Gebhard, master of ceremonies for Bel Air's 30th Memorial Day Ceremony said in greeting the huge crowd gathered on the green and in the shade of...
  • Busy weekend has arrived in Havre de Grace

    It's here, dear readers, What a weekend in Havre de Grace! First Fridays begins this eve in downtown Havre de Grace, sponsored by Havre de Grace Main Street. In conjunction, the Joseph L. Davis Post 47 American Legion, 501 St. John St., hosts a...
  • Perryville fire captain killed in 2013 will be recognized at Fallen Heroes Day

    A Perryville fire police captain who was killed last year while directing traffic at an accident scene will be among those honored May 2 at the state's annual Fallen Heroes Day Ceremony in Timonium. David Ronald Barr, 64, of Port Deposit, died in...
  • Laurel residents evacuated during dam release can return to their homes

    Laurel residents evacuated during dam release can return to their homes
    Laurel city spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said Thursday morning that residents who were evacuated because authorities opened the gates of Duckett Dam could return to their homes. They were encouraged to evacuate after authorities opened the gates of the...
  • Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute

    Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute
    Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room. There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....
  • Chest x-ray machines deployed against threat of TB in 1964

    An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB. Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11...
  • Community to celebrate life of Patricia Baker March 8

    A celebration of life for Perryville resident Patricia Slayman Campbell Baker, who passed away Feb. 4, will be held Saturday, March 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Harmony Lodge, 1510 Tome Highway, Port Deposit. St John's Episcopal Church Havre de Grace, 114...
  • Hoping April arrives in HdG bringing spring with it

    March blows out of here this weekend, dear readers! Followed by April. Traditionally, April showers produce May flowers – at least, that's what my maternal grandmother would tell me. And Maryland celebrates Arbor Day this month. Plant a tree!...