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  • Veterans services are on the chopping block when other military programs seem immune to cuts

    Veterans services are on the chopping block when other military programs seem immune to cuts
    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...
  • Former PR Executive Wins Big in Army Communication Outreach Awards

    Former PR Executive Wins Big in Army Communication Outreach Awards
    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...
  • Boston performance part of July 4 celebration for Catonsville residents

    Boston performance part of July 4 celebration for Catonsville residents
    "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...
  • How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives

    How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives
    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...
  • Friends, family celebrate life of Westminster airman killed in Afghanistan

    Friends, family celebrate life of Westminster airman killed in Afghanistan
    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...
  • 3 teens killed in crash were recent high school grads

    3 teens killed in crash were recent high school grads
    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. Their vehicles...
  • Challenger outraised Bartlett in 6th District race

    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...
  • BWI airport becomes art gallery to celebrate human rights

    BWI airport becomes art gallery to celebrate human rights
    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...
  • William Polk Carey, donor to Hopkins and UM, dies

    William Polk Carey, donor to Hopkins and UM, dies
    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...
  • Betty G. Hocker, opera singer and composer

    Betty G. Hocker, opera singer and composer
    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....
  • Soldiers' return an occasion for celebration, gratitude

    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...
  • Havre de Grace native wins prestigious engineering award

    Havre de Grace native wins prestigious engineering award
    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...