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  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Columbia's Horizon Foundation makes changes to board

    Columbia's Horizon Foundation makes changes to board
    The Horizon Foundation, a Columbia-based nonprofit dedicated to health and wellness initiatives in Howard County, announced additions to its board of directors Wednesday. Janet Currie and Dr. Michael Barr will be added and will serve three-year terms,...
  • Birthdays, groundhogs kick off February in HdG

    What? Is it already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. Feb. 1 is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated tree trunk on...
  • Early education programs are vital to America's national security [Letter]

    Early education programs are vital to America's national security [Letter]
    James Campbell's recent commentary on pre-K education aptly described the impact of quality preschool programs on academic achievement ("Early learning programs are crucial," Dec. 3). As a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, I believe it is...
  • CCBC celebrates, honors veterans

    CCBC celebrates, honors veterans
    More than 60 students, faculty and community members gathered in the barn theater at the Catonsville campus of Community College of Baltimore County on Monday to celebrate Veterans Day. At the ceremony, it was clear why the college was recently named...
  • Couple's charity begins in the funeral home

    Couple's charity begins in the funeral home
    The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...
  • Jet pilots survive midair collision

    Jet pilots survive midair collision
    The automatic distress signal came in to the Coast Guard about 10:30 p.m. Thursday: A D.C. Air National Guard pilot had ejected from a fighter jet some 35 miles off Chincoteague Island in Virginia. As a rescue team sprang into action, another fighter...
  • Stage 4 breast cancer patients seek to manage terminal condition

    Stage 4 breast cancer patients seek to manage terminal condition
    A stranger approached a cluster of women laughing and chatting at an Annapolis coffee shop and politely inquired what type of group was having so much fun. "One that you don't want to join," answered 55-year-old Sally Ring, setting off another wave of...
  • How to watch LADEE moon launch Friday night

    How to watch LADEE moon launch Friday night
    A private contractor is launching a NASA mission into space bound for the moon, and it will be visible in the night sky across hundreds of miles of the Northeast on Friday, including all across Maryland. NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment...
  • West Howard

    Concert series The Department of Recreation and Parks' Traveling Bands Concert Series presents rock and pop music by the U.S. Air Force band, Max Impact, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at North Laurel Park, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Admission is free....
  • Column #500: celebrate tonight at First Fridays in HdG

    Happy Columbus Day, dear readers, This weekend marks a holiday surprise of an extended weekend for some of my readers. Monday is recognized as Columbus Day or Discovers Day (officially Oct. 12), when Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and...
  • Honor concept makes better officers

    Honor concept makes better officers
    I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...