| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:45 PM
I applaud the Call of Duty Endowment for its funding of employment services for veterans ("Amvets awarded $250,000 grant to open veterans career centers," March 20). But private generosity alone won't close the 5 percentage point employment gap between...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:29 AM
T'Jae Gibson, of Abingdon, won first place in the Community Relations-Special Events category at the major command level in a U.S. Army public affairs competition. She leads the Army Research Laboratory's broadcast services area. She also serves as the...
| Jun 29, 2011
"She used to tie her hair up in ribbons and bows, sign her letters with X's and O's," sang Sgt. 1st Class Erica Russo as she smiled and swayed in front of a small group of backup vocalists.
As her strong alto voice belted out the familiar notes of Trisha...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Thirteen-year-old Alexander Williams was always so reluctant to read that his school arranged to get him special help. But he felt differently about the stories when they were told on a big screen.
Most people who love the films begin with the books. But...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:38 PM
More than 500 friends, family and neighbors braved gray skies and a steady drizzle on Tuesday to pay final respects to Airman 1st Class Matthew Ryan Seidler, a Westminster man killed in Afghanistan on Jan. 5.
Seidler's flag-draped coffin waited in...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 6:56 PM
A Democratic challenger hoping to unseat GOP Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett in the 6th Congressional District race outraised the incumbent 3-to-1 in the final months of last year and has pulled almost even in cash in the bank, campaign finance reports filed...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Some of the bravest people in the world can be found at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic. Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. The Dalai Lama.
These and many other figures are featured in a photo exhibit organized to...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean.
Mr. Carey, 81, died...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Betty G. Hocker, a retired Baltimore opera singer and composer who wrote the "Fort McHenry March" at the time of the nation's bicentennial, died Saturday of complications from dementia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Roland Park resident was 101....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:45 AM
During the week after Christmas, my family and I returned to BWI on a military rotation flight after 10 days of leave in Germany. After passing through customs we were met by several hundred people enthusiastically cheering service members returning...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Despite winning a very prestigious engineering honor, Havre de Grace native Christopher Jones insists he's "not a big awards person" and "not a person that gets too excited."
The humble Jones, who works at Northrop Grumman, was recently named the 2012...