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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Korean powder keg

    North Korea's recent threats to target South Korean and American cities with atomic destruction have the shrill belligerence of a 6-year-old's temper tantrum. But while few analysts believe North Korea has the means to carry out its threats, U.S. and...
  • Initiative for homeless and destitute needs volunteer help [Elkridge]

    If you are looking for ways to give back to the community, look no further than the volunteer opportunities at HOPE For All, a wonderful initiative that tends to the local homeless and less fortunate. Distribution Warehouse No. 146 — open every...
  • Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman

    Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman
    Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...
  • A 'hip' bar scene in Towson during the 1970s

    Earlier this month, a spirited crowd of Baltimore County officials and others gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson to participate with owners Rick Bielski and Eric and Melanie Wagner in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Charles Village Pub,...
  • Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies

    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies
    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home. He was 93. The son of a construction superintendent and...
  • William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies

    William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies
    William Malcolm Pitcher, an insurance firm owner, died of cancer July 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, one of the local charities he assisted during his life. The Brooklandville resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bateman Avenue,...
  • Wings of Freedom tour of World War II-era aircraft back in Carroll County

    Wings of Freedom tour of World War II-era aircraft back in Carroll County
    The Collings Foundation, a private organization dedicated to preserving and depicting America's aviation history, is continuing its Wings of Freedom World War II living history program this weekend at Carroll County Regional Airport. As in past years,...
  • Monkton man is Maryland Country Music hall of famer

    Monkton man is Maryland Country Music hall of famer
    He's been in bands named "The Astronauts," "The Versatiles," "The Village Band," "The Sunrise Band," "Rock 'n' Horse," "Smokin' Guns" and "Robin and the Rhythmix." He has sung and played piano at the Inner Harbor and at the Dundalk Heritage Fair for 20...
  • James Monroe Cannon III

    James Monroe Cannon III
    James Monroe Cannon III, former reporter and foreign correspondent for The Sun who later became a top Newsweek correspondent and an aide to New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and President Gerald R. Ford, died Sept. 15 from complications of a stroke at...
  • 9/11 meant tightened security, more patriotism, in Harford

    9/11 meant tightened security, more patriotism, in Harford
    For those in Harford County who did not lose loved ones or were not otherwise immediately affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and their immediate aftermath, the effect of 9/11 over the years may be hard to quantify. Many Harford residents do in fact...
  • Military experience helped Bill Volenick forge long career in government intelligence

    Ellicott City resident William "Bill" Volenick, 80, joined the military right out of college when the United States was engaged in the Korean War. He chose to go into the intelligence field and it sparked a career that spanned 35 years at the National...
  • Auto repair shop owner flags attention to 9/11 anniversary

    Auto repair shop owner flags attention to 9/11 anniversary
    At 8:46 a.m. Sept. 11, Jeff Millman will hold a small but significant service at a flagpole in Mount Washington. He will raise two rare flags, each bearing the names of all those who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11,...