| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It’s a fitful dream, one that has haunted Dick Nowak for 50 years. In it, Army’s football team has the ball on Navy’s 2-yard line. Trailing by six points, Nowak and the Cadets line up to run a final play as precious seconds tick away....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Fred Schumacher knew the race was worse than he thought it would be when he watched a group of Marines climb into a pickup truck and quit after the first few checkpoints.
The first JFK 50 Mile race Schumacher ran, on March 30 1974, offered a...
| Nov 16, 2013
At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:35 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 21, 1963:
More than 5,000 people were on hand to see President John F. Kennedy open the Northeastern Expressway. The President arrived via helicopter and then walked to a podium as the...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Dec. 26, 1963:
Santa arrived in Edgewood Meadows at the model home riding on an Abingdon Fire Company truck. The developers of the subdivision, Ward and Bosely, were the hosts of the party for the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record. The highlights include a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Students from Magnolia Elementary School were invited to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. The five students were among 25 children from across the U.S. who visited the White House...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:49 PM
In the recent kerfuffle over the remarks of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, one salient fact has not been much remarked on: What he has been excoriated for saying used to be mainstream.
What he said, that homosexuality is sinful and abhorrent, and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. And it's more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward Democrats....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The walk home from school is what I remember most. It should have been a lighthearted schoolboy stroll for a sixth grader on a cloudy and mild Friday in late November, filled with visions of the weekend ahead and the long Thanksgiving holiday just a few...
| Nov 20, 2013
It took my breath away – the funeral procession for fallen Fire Policeman David Barr was unbelievable. It is a testament to the hero that he was. Godspeed, David Barr.
Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star honored its deputy grand...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection.
Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...