| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police.
"I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
If the federal government has enough Park Police who are not furloughed to put barriers up and patrol the national monuments on the Mall, why are they closed?
I was very proud to read the article about the veterans not accepting "we are closed" when...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:38 AM
In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments.
At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Robert Lamont Tate, who founded two industrial manufacturing businesses and was a former president of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, died of heart disease Oct. 5 at his Sarasota, Fla., home. The former Ruxton resident was 89.
Born in Baltimore, he was...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Saturday, July 27, was the 60th anniversary of what is known as National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. Never heard of it? You are not alone.
It was 60 years ago that, according to my 1970 edition of "A Concise History of The United States Marine...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Berkley Allan Thomas Jr., a retired cultural arts publicist and actor, died of dementia complications July 31 at the Summit Rehabilitation Center in Catonsville. The former Charles Village and Highlandtown resident was 80.
Born in Scarsdale, N.Y., he...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
With the recent commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, isn't it about time to think about a troop withdrawal plan? And by the way, VE Day was 68 years ago, so why do we still have troops in Europe?
Let's leave Europe to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Louis F. Caralle Sr., a retired railroad man and decorated Korean War veteran, died Sunday of cancer at his Edgemere home. He was 80.
The son of fruit vendors, Louis F. Caralle was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. He was a vocational school...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:58 AM
William O. Goldstein, a Korean War veteran who practiced law in Baltimore for half a century, died Aug. 21 of kidney failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87.
The son of Dr. Albert E. Goldstein, an internationally known urological surgeon, and Elsie May...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Charles W. Thomas Jr., former owner of several steel fabrication companies and a Korean War veteran, died Saturday from renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 85.
The son of Charles W. Thomas Sr., owner of Acme...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:41 AM
The Harford County Council is continuing to look into the possibility of buying a Joppatowne swim club that closed abruptly right as the summer began.
Southern Baptist Church has a contract to buy the swim club property, centrally located off of Joppa...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The following comments were to be presented to the Harford County Council this week. A copy of the remarks was provided in advance for publication.
Good Evening. Council President Boniface, Council Members and those in attendance. We appreciate being...