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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • 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...
  • William Mc. Brewster, businessman

    William Mc. Brewster, businessman
    William Mc. Brewster, a retired Baltimore businessman and lifelong Brooklandville resident, died May 3 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 81. The son of the owner of the Baugh Chemical Co. and a homemaker, William McIIvaine Brewster...
  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    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...
  • Center Stage gives Baltimore premiere of 'Clybourne Park'

    Center Stage gives Baltimore premiere of  'Clybourne Park'
    In Act 1 of “Clybourne Park,” the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play by Bruce Norris receiving a potent Baltimore premiere at Center Stage, civility breaks down as white and black characters in a modest Chicago house start talking...
  • International adoption dries up

    Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...
  • Korean War veterans donate $1,000 to Harford Co. Public Library

    A group of Korean War veterans presented a $1,000 donation to the Harford County Public Library Thursday in an effort to support library programs to commemorate this year's 60th anniversary of the end of the war. Six members of Maryland Chapter 33 of...
  • Halethorpe loses community activist, friend

    After almost 50 years of involvement with the Halethorpe Improvement Association, Joe Kinsey died of pancreatic cancer April 9, 2013, two days after his 57th wedding anniversary. Born Dec. 17, 1931, Kinsey grew up on Hollins Road in Baltimore City. He...
  • Thankful for contributions of Korea veterans [editorial]

    This year marks the observance of landmark anniversaries of several military milestones in U.S. history. The 150th anniversary of the third year of the Civil War, among the bloodiest in American military history, is commemorated throughout 2013....
  • John L. Walz, egg producer

    John L. Walz, egg producer
    John L. Walz, a former typesetter who later ran a Carroll County farm that produced eggs, died of cancer Sunday at his son's Mount Airy home. He was 82. John Louis Walz was born and raised in Baltimore and was a 1948 graduate of City College. A pitcher,...
  • Korean powder keg

    North Korea's recent threats to target South Korean and American cities with atomic destruction have the shrill belligerence of a 6-year-old's temper tantrum. But while few analysts believe North Korea has the means to carry out its threats, U.S. and...
  • Wings of Freedom again touching down in Westminster

    Wings of Freedom again touching down in Westminster
    The Wings of Freedom tour — a display and exhibit of vintage World War II bomber and fighter aircraft — is scheduled to make its annual visit to Carroll County from Friday through Monday, Oct. 12-15, at the Carroll County Regional Airport, 200...
  • Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman

    Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman
    Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...