| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Dr. Glendon E. Rayson, a retired Baltimore internist who had worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 12 of internal bleeding at Memorial Hospital South in Hollywood, Fla. He was 96.
Glendon Ennis Rayson, the son of a schoolteacher and a homemaker,...
| May 30, 2012
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...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:54 PM
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...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:36 PM
On Monday, May 28, Carroll County will mark its 145th annual observance of Memorial Day with an expanded parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery.
In 1967, our community noted the 100th anniversary of Westminster's Memorial Day observances....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Louis G. "Captain Lou" Napfel Jr., a retired Chesapeake Bay charter boat captain and Korean War veteran, died Saturday of kidney failure at Harbor View Hospital.
The longtime Edgewater resident was 81.
The son of a jewelry box maker and a homemaker, Mr....
| May 27, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Towson resident Dwaine Garber didn't serve in the military himself, but he comes from a family of veterans. On Sunday, flanked by his wife, Tonya, and son, Matthew, 11, Garber continued a 20-year tradition of attending Memorial Day ceremonies
"I can take...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:25 PM
"Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance.
Dougherty and city other officials...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Rear Adm. Robert Waring McNitt, a naval officer whose career spanned two wars and who, after retiring from the Navy, was dean of admissions at the Naval Academy for more than a decade, died Sunday of heart failure at the Ginger Cove retirement community...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:57 PM
For almost 200 years, members of Fred Roussey's family have served in the United States Army, Navy and Marine Corps.
"Everything but the Air Force," the Catonsville resident said.
His family's long line of service dates back to the Battle of Fort...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The Towson Times captured 13 awards in the annual editorial contest sponsored by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, a regional association for print journalism. The awards were for writing and photography from the 2011 calendar year.