| May 30, 2012
The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park.
Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Not long after the sun comes up on Memorial Day, and hours before Westminster's 145th Memorial Day parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m., Arnold "Skip" Amass will be on site, helping set up the TV cameras and tying up last-minute loose ends.
Most of all, he'll...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:36 PM
On Monday, May 28, Carroll County will mark its 145th annual observance of Memorial Day with an expanded parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery.
In 1967, our community noted the 100th anniversary of Westminster's Memorial Day observances....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
In response to letter writer Susan Brown, I would like to offer her an invitation to visit Mays Chapel Park so she can get an idea what is involved ("Mays Chapel school would be an asset to the area," March 11).
First, she will not see many school...
| 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...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:25 PM
"Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance.
Dougherty and city other officials...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 4:21 PM
When Jerry DeWitt paints a barn, there's a bit of the gentle clanging of cowbells mixing in with the watercolors.
That sound echoes back to his grandfather's Depression-era farm at the end of a lane in Bedford County, Pa.
He was just 2 years old when...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Theodore A. Bork, a retired architect who had worked for the Rouse Co. and later the U.S. State Department, died May 23 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at his Columbia home. He was 83.
The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Theodore Alvin Bork...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Emiline D. Lazzeri, a Baltimore County native who as a child lived for a year in a glass-encased room at Johns Hopkins Hospital while being treated for rheumatic fever, died of congestive heart failure March 14 at her home in Largo, Fla.
She was 80....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Kudos to reporter Alison Knezevich's excellent article on Ft. Howard's multi-use development project ("Fort Howard multi-use project marches on," March 18). Here are some other aspects of the future development that were left out:
First, it must be...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:56 AM
By 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nancy Ehrlich had made sure her home on Dolores Avenue in Arbutus was looking its best.
After all, she wasn't sure whether former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who leads the current pack of candidates for the 2012 Republican...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:33 AM
As the water rose up Main Street in historic Ellicott City that wet morning in June 1972, creeping ever higher, Roland Bounds took out a piece of chalk and marked a line on the sidewalk, just downhill from his wife's Ellicott's Country Store.