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John F. Kennedy

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  • United States of Free Stuff

    Sadly, as one reflects on what America stood for during the years John F. Kennedy was president, and what it stands for now under President Barack Obama, we have to ask ourselves what happened? How did we go from "ask what you can do for your country"...
  • Perryville residents collect supplies for Sandy relief

    Cecil County for Sandy Relief – join us in assisting the North Eastern Coast Recovery. Through Nov. 24 drop off new and gently used cooking supplies, cleaning supplies, housing supplies, blankets, clothing, gloves, coats, shoes as well as non-...
  • Letter writer asks, 'Why not' an arts center?

    Editor:  It has been said (most notably by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw and later in an address by President John F. Kennedy) that some people look at things as they are and ask "why?" while others dream of things that never were, and ask "why...
  • E. William Scriba, former T. Rowe Price vice president

    E. William Scriba, former T. Rowe Price vice president
    E. William "Bill" Scriba, a former T. Rowe Price treasurer and vice president who dedicated himself to supporting the Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 28 at his residence in an assisted-living community in Sunnyvale, Calif., of undetermined causes....
  • After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running

    After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running
    Wherever he has lived, whatever he was doing, Kimball Byron has always been drawn back to his running roots in Western Maryland and a 50-mile race that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Byron, now 57 and a commercial pilot, followed a family...
  • Mildred Otenasek, 98, professor, mentor

    Mildred Otenasek, 98, professor, mentor
    Mildred Otenasek, a pioneering force for women in Maryland Democratic politics and a much-loved professor and mentor at her alma mater, Notre Dame of Maryland University, died Nov. 19 at her home in Roland Park. She was 98. A diminutive, soft-spoken...
  • Fourth generation leads Catonsville funeral business

    Witzke has been a familiar name in the funeral services business in the Baltimore area since 1912, when Harry H. Witzke, Sr., opened the first Witzke Funeral Home in his house at 510 Ramsey St. in Baltimore. Harry Witzke's son, for example,...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....
  • Kennedy Center to elevate arts education in Baltimore

    Baltimore City has been chosen as the next school district to receive a comprehensive arts-education program from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the organization and city officials announced Monday. The program, "Any Given Child,"...
  • State vows to step up toll collection effort

    Maryland transportation officials say they are stepping up efforts to collect more than $6 million in tolls that have gone unpaid in the past five years, including hundreds of thousands owed by car rental companies that have ignored the state's bills....
  • Havre de Grace: Happy Thanksgiving, HdG, have a wonderful day

    Happy Thanksgiving dear readers, Happy Turkey Day, too! I pray that your Thanksgiving celebration is a delightful affair and one for which you have much to be thankful. To all you travelers or folks who have family and friends who will be traveling, safe...
  • BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Kaddish'

    BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Kaddish'
    Leonard Bernstein, the brilliant American conductor and composer, did not just wear his heart on his sleeve. All his worries were clearly exposed as well. This comes through in many of his compositions, where there's a palpable sense of struggle —...