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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • 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...
  • Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., career officer in Marines

    Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., career officer in Marines
    Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...
  • Dorothy Lee 'Dot' Warfield, homemaker, dies

    Dorothy Lee "Dot" Warfield, a homemaker and longtime Annapolis resident, died July 28 of cancer at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla. She was 79. Dorothy Lee Davis, the daughter of a Baltimore & Ohio railroader and a waitress, was born in...
  • First black Naval Academy graduate dies

    First black Naval Academy graduate dies
    The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday. Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...
  • One brave neighbor

    One brave neighbor
    Ten years ago, my husband John and I moved into a retirement condo and met our new neighbors. They were a nice, older couple — typical Baltimoreans with a passion for family, Maryland crabs and the Orioles. I still remember the day my husband...
  • Flag Day ceremony in Bel Air

    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...
  • 'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance

    'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance
    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...