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  • At 71, finally hearing her father's voice

    At 71, finally hearing her father's voice
    She is 71 years old, and she has no memory of his voice. But that was her father on the recording, and he called her his "Margaret Ann." She was glad she was alone when she heard him speak, she said. It was just such a surprise. His voice was so clear,...
  • Korean War fighter pilot is still missing in action

    Korean War fighter pilot is still missing in action
    A white stone grave marker standing in Baltimore National Cemetery under an ancient oak tree is all that remains to remind passers-by of the life of Ensign Edwin Nash Broyles Jr. Broyles, a Navy fighter pilot from Guilford in North Baltimore, was...
  • Boy Scout Troops' flag placement ceremony at veterans cemetery a family affair

    Boy Scout Troops' flag placement ceremony at veterans cemetery a family affair
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves

    Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Mount St. Joseph High School seniors build memorial overlook at Baltimore National Cemetery

    Mount St. Joseph High School seniors build memorial overlook at Baltimore National Cemetery
    Catonsville residents who walk or bike the Short Line Trail will now be able to stop for a moment of reverence at a new park overlooking Baltimore National Cemetery. The 2.2.-mile trail skirts the cemetery on its way past the Charlestown Retirement...
  • Eugene H. Shaffer Sr., crane operator

    Eugene H. Shaffer Sr., crane operator
    Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85. Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
  • Sue E. Emmons, 79, of Eldersburg

    Sue Elizabeth Emmons, 79, of Eldersburg, formerly of Lakewood, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at home. Born Oct. 2, 1934, in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ida Mae Hudson Leick. She was the wife of Homer Emmons Jr.,...