| May 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
As an alternative to a traditional nursing home facility, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has turned to a new program in which those in need of assisted-living care are treated in a more intimate setting.
Medical foster homes place up to three...
| May 7, 2014
She was part of the first graduating class of the Science and Math Academy at Aberdeen High School. When it opened, some thought it was hard to get students to compete for admission. Now, it's clear the challenge is getting past the waiting list.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:45 PM
When U.S. Rep. James Moran Jr., a Virginia Democrat, announced in January that he would not seek re-election to Congress, I (along with every other sensible Democrat) breathed a sigh of relief.
Only a podiatrist or a contortionist could admire Mr....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:15 AM
To celebrate the Bel Air Community Band's 50th anniversary, director C. Scott Sharnetzka has put together a rousing program that includes numbers like David Lovrien's circus march, "Monkey Business," George Botsford's "Black and White Rag," Joseph...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:45 AM
After reading Matthew Brown's article about the rivalry between the U.S. Army and the Maryland Army National Guard, I recognize again, as I did during my service in Guard, the Army's entrenched inability to acknowledge the Guard's status as a quality...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:36 AM
— The commander of the Army Military District of Washington has approved the findings of the court-martial last year of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning.
Manning, who served as an intelligence analyst for the Army in Baghdad in 2009 and 2010 as Pfc....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Jacksonville Senior Center member Jim Turfler, who turned 97 on March 2, will have the honor of starting the center's third annual golf tournament at Hillendale Country Club on April 22. He will be the first to tee off and said he plans on sending his...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., a World War II P-51 Mustang combat fighter pilot who later commanded the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group, died Friday of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 90.
The son of Jesse D....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
When Glenelg offensive lineman David Robbins decided to visit Florida State last month, he just wanted to see what a national championship football program looked like from the inside. He left Tallahassee, Fla., thinking that he might be able to play...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Two days after he was in New York to accept the NFL’s Salute to Service Award, Ravens coach John Harbaugh embarked on another trip to honor the U.S. military.
Harbaugh this week has joined Gen. Raymond Odierno, the Army chief of staff, on a trip...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Years ago Joseph N. Welch, then a defense attorney for the U.S. Army during the Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington, sharply questioned Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy, who was leading the proceedings: "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" Welch asked. "At...