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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Auto salesman 'Bob' Bell, known for TV commercials, dies at 78

    Robert L. "Bob" Bell, who began his career in auto sales in the 1950s which later grew into the Bob Bell Automotive Group, died Sunday of leukemia at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 78. Mr. Bell was best known for his appearances in TV...
  • Charles R. "Ray" Brownley, civil engineer

    Charles R. "Ray" Brownley, civil engineer
    Charles Raymond "Ray" Brownley, a retired civil engineer and a founder of the Fallston volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co., died June 15 of respiratory failure at his Bel Air home. He was 80. The son of an International Harvester factory worker and a...
  • James K. Donahue, CEO of Industrial Shows, dies

    James K. Donahue, CEO of Industrial Shows, dies
    James Keefe Donahue, former president and CEO of Industrial Shows of America Inc. who also was producer of the International Auto Show and Chesapeake Bay Boat Show, died June 23 of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Lutherville resident was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • The maritime editor: A reporter makes the news

    The maritime editor: A reporter makes the news
    As The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...
  • Robert T. Barry, salesman

    Robert T. Barry, salesman
    Robert T. Barry, a retired Exxon Oil Co. salesman and avid sports fan, died Friday from congestive heart failure at his Mays Chapel home. He was 83. The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Robert Thomas Barry was born in Baltimore and raised on Dukeland...
  • Dr. John Joseph Krejci, general surgeon

    Dr. John Joseph Krejci, general surgeon
    Dr. John Joseph Krejci, a retired general surgeon who helped plan St. Joseph Medical Center's move to Towson, died at that hospital Monday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 89 and lived in Stoneleigh. Born on Milton Avenue, he attended St. Michael...
  • Four days of tribute and activity for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance

    The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans. The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
  • Edmund J. Fick, banking executive, dies

    Edmund J. Fick, banking executive, dies
    Edmund John Fick, a retired banking and steel executive who advised local schools and hospitals on financial matters, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, July 11 at his Carney home. He was 79. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans

    Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans
    Every Memorial Day, John Strumsky goes to a veterans cemetery with his wife, Dawn, listens to the ceremony on the grounds and tours the grave markers. The tradition leaves him with mixed emotions, he said. Strumsky's emotional confusion stems from his...