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  • Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., Air Force colonel

    Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., Air Force colonel
    Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89. He was born in his immigrant...
  • Crime log: Man caught trying to steal 44 tires from Mr. Tire store

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
  • Baltimore still vulnerable to attack, officials say

    Baltimore still vulnerable to attack, officials say
    In the aftermath of Sept. 11, homeland security in Baltimore was defined by color-coded terror warnings, police with automatic weapons standing guard at the Inner Harbor and officers racing from one suspicious package to another. It was a reassuring show...
  • Teacher who faked military service sentenced to 21 months

    He duped FBI agents and small-town cops, students and child advocates, volunteer firefighters and war veterans into thinking he was a retired colonel in Army special operations who had fought terrorists and insurgents from Kabul to Bogota. William G....
  • Havre de Grace lighthouse will again be a stop on statewide Lighthouse Challenge

    Havre de Grace lighthouse will again be a stop on statewide Lighthouse Challenge
    A statewide event will once again shine a light on Havre de Grace's historic Concord Point Lighthouse. Hundreds of lighthouse enthusiasts will descend on the prominent monument at the tip of the city's Promenade, which will be spotlighted during the...
  • Fitness with a view

    Fitness with a view
    Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
  • Leszcz seeks eighth term on Laurel City Council

    Leszcz seeks eighth term on Laurel City Council
    City Council President Michael Leszcz has his eye on several issues as he seeks an eighth term on the council, issues he maintains his background and experience make him best equipped to handle. Maintaining city services and living within the city's...
  • Save boaters from themselves: Require life jackets

    Save boaters from themselves: Require life jackets
    Sadly, while we Americans rail against big government's intrusion into our personal lives, our unwillingness to stop certain reckless behaviors often invites governmental involvement. Simply put, sometimes we need to have laws passed to protect us from...
  • State unveils plans for War of 1812 bicentennial celebration

    State unveils plans for War of 1812 bicentennial celebration
    With cannon booms, a drum roll and the Navy at the ready, the state unveiled its plans Thursday to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a series of events designed to showcase Maryland's role in the conflict. The Pride of Baltimore II, numerous...
  • Dr. Donald W. Zantop

    Dr. Donald W. Zantop
    Dr. Donald W. Zantop, co-owner of the Fallston Veterinary Clinic who was noted for his avian rescue work, died Oct. 13 in a diving accident off Bald Head Island, N.C. The Fallston resident, who was 59, had been collecting underwater fossils with...
  • Final week to apply to service academy

    Every year, it is my privilege to nominate some of the brightest, most dedicated students in Maryland to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy No nominations are necessary for admission...
  • Relocation of St. Mary's students to cruise ship is delayed

    Relocation of St. Mary's students to cruise ship is delayed
    Charlotte Mecklenburg let her mind drift ahead many years to the fall of her prospective offspring's freshman year in college. She imagined her child grousing about a cramped living space or a messy roommate, and she scoffed. "They will never be able...