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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Why space exploration still matters

    As a child, I remember a coloring book that pictured a "Buck Rogers" rocket that looked like a football with three fins at its base. It was my job to give it life by coloring the rocket blast with yellows, oranges and reds that lifted the craft to stellar...
  • 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,...
  • Laurel's flag-waving Independence Day parade

    Laurel's flag-waving Independence Day parade
    Soccer leagues, Scout troops, teenage pageant winners, and poms squads from as near as West Laurel and as far away as Arbutus joined fire trucks and military groups as Laurel's annual Independence Day Parade brought stars and stripes to the streets of Old...
  • 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...
  • Wyatt Cameron "Cammy" Slack, Maryland National Bank executive, dies

    Wyatt Cameron "Cammy" Slack, Maryland National Bank executive, dies
    Wyatt Cameron "Cammy" Slack, a retired Maryland National Bank executive and Korean War veteran, died July 1 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Blakehurst retirement community resident was 83. The son of a physician and a...
  • 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...
  • If no Hall pass, create new award

    The idea is always at the surface, has been since the story of an NFL star dying in an Afghanistan firefight captured America's attention, and struck especially hard on this past holiday weekend, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks. You remember Pat...
  • 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,...
  • Auto salesman Bob Bell, known for TV commercials, dies at 78

    Auto salesman Bob Bell, known for TV commercials, dies at 78
    Robert Lee "Bob" Bell, who began his career in auto sales in the 1950s and went on to own the Bob Bell Automotive Group, one of the state's largest car dealers, died Sunday of leukemia at theUniversity of Maryland Medical Center. The Ellicott City...
  • 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...
  • Veterans Day brings back memories for Korean War, Iraq vets

    Veterans Day brings back memories for Korean War, Iraq vets
    They joined the military for different reasons, served in different wars and grew up in different eras. But Bill Volenick and Sean Keyman have a lot in common. Volenick is an 80-year-old Korean War veteran who enlisted in the Army to work in...
  • 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...