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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Carroll commemorates POW/MIA recognition day

    Carroll commemorates POW/MIA recognition day
    Leonard Kirk, a German prisoner of war for more than seven months during World War II, knows all too well that freedom isn't free. "Many of us have sacrificed. Some of us came home without limbs and some of us returned with the horrors of war etched...
  • Jack Barr, 79, a fixture on The Avenue with a nose for news

    Jack Barr, 79, a fixture on The Avenue with a nose for news
    Longtime Hampden resident Jack Barr, a colorful "town crier" who trolled The Avenue for business news, often wearing caps or crowns with an assortment of handcrafted noses on them, died of heart disease and a colon infection on Sunday, Sept. 29 at the...
  • Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, veteran

    Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, veteran
    Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, a decorated Korean War Navy flier and retired defense worker, died May 25 of complications from dementia at Madonna Heritage, a Jarrettsville assisted-living facility. He was 94. The son of farmers, Clarence Merlin...
  • William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer

    William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer
    William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
  • Monkton resident lends a steady voice to Dulaney Valley's tribute to war dead

    Monkton resident lends a steady voice to Dulaney Valley's tribute to war dead
    As he leads the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, retired Air Force Capt. Thomas Sheehan will have a special appreciation for the anticipated 1,000 reverent voices joining his. In 1966, a Memorial...
  • Korea, like all wars, a war to remember [Editorial]

    Korea, like all wars, a war to remember [Editorial]
    Tuesday of this week was the 63rd anniversary of a key event in U.S. history, though it happened half a world away on a peninsula that's attached to the northern Chinese region of Manchuria. That peninsula remains a household word a generation later, as...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • Harford library honors Korean War veterans

    Harford library honors Korean War veterans
    The Korean War is often known as the "forgotten war," but local veterans of the bloody three-year-conflict on the Korean Peninsula will be sharing their memories with Harford County residents this weekend, 60 years after the guns were silenced. More...
  • Louisa May Alcott reunion rekindles memories of school, and community

    Louisa May Alcott reunion rekindles memories of school, and community
    They filed in the lobby of Martin's Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, some ramrod straight, others on canes and bent over walkers. They came poised to crack open fragrant memories of their days at School No. 59, more intimately known as Louisa May...
  • Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground won't be reopening

    Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground won't be reopening
    Army officials are canceling plans to reopen the former Army Ordnance Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground as the APG Museum. Adriane Foss, a spokeswoman for the Harford County Army post, confirmed Tuesday that "the Aberdeen Proving Ground Museum will...
  • Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates

    Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates
    Mary Murphy looked up from the paperwork on her desk one day in May 1968. A man stood in the doorway of her office — a Catholic priest. He was staring at her. "Can I help you, sir?" said Mary Murphy. The man in the doorway didn't hesitate....
  • Donald A. Krach, port lawyer

    Donald A. Krach, port lawyer
    Donald A. Krach, former general counsel for the Maryland Port Administration who was an advocate and goodwill ambassador for the port of Baltimore, died May 4 of complications from pancreatic cancer at his Timonium home. He was 80. "Don was a real...