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  • Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders

    Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders
    For Theresa Mills, the "most emotional day" came last June when the Marine Corps notification team visited her Laurel home to tell her that her older son had been killed in Afghanistan. The second most emotional day, she said, came Monday. In the...
  • Eldersburg's Knutson-Cullen among honorees at Memorial Day service

    Eldersburg's Knutson-Cullen among honorees at Memorial Day service
    U.S. Army Capt. Sara M. Knutson-Cullen, a former Eldersburg resident who died in a helicopter crash in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 11, will be among the honorees at the May 27 Memorial Day service at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium....
  • Scouts and equality

    Scouts and equality
    One of the first things that an incoming Boy Scout must learn is the Scout Law. It's become so famous that many people outside the organization likely recognize it. "A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful,...
  • A day to thank those who serve [Editorial]

    A day to thank those who serve [Editorial]
    Being next-door neighbors to a major military installation highlights the reality that living in a nation with a strong, civilian-controlled defense force has a lot of fringe benefits. Military posts are good for local economies, especially when those...
  • Rec Sports: Pittsburgh's Nocera wins Celebrating Heroes Triathlon in Columbia

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
  • Obama to address Naval Academy commencement

    Obama to address Naval Academy commencement
    President Barack Obama will travel to Annapolis to speak at the Naval Academy commencement today, addressing the class at a time when the military faces complicated internal challenges the graduating midshipmen will soon inherit. It is the second time...
  • Obama urges new officers to 'carry forth' academy's values

    Obama urges new officers to 'carry forth' academy's values
    President Barack Obama told Naval Academy graduates Friday that declining faith in government and other institutions makes it more important than ever that they retain their moral center as they embark on military careers. As a cold rain fell on the 1,...
  • Warning: Not enough road work ahead

    Warning: Not enough road work ahead
    Welcome back to work. If you are like most Americans, Memorial Day weekend was not only a solemn occasion to recall the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who gave their lives in service to their country but also an opportunity to take some time...
  • The teenagers are in charge of our government

    The teenagers are in charge of our government
    Anybody who has spent any time around teenagers develops a kind of sixth sense for when they are hearing those teens lie. The elaborate explanation. The breezy dismissal. The dramatic outrage. When teens tell you it isn't a big deal, it usually is....
  • Cut the Joint Strike Fighter, not funds for veterans' benefits

    Cut the Joint Strike Fighter, not funds for veterans' benefits
    U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski deserves praise for trying to reduce the claims backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs ("Senate committee taking up VA claims backlog," June 18). Congress should also work on repealing sequestration, which is hurting...
  • Four varsity letters spell excellence for Towson Times Athlete of the Year

    Four varsity letters spell excellence for Towson Times Athlete of the Year
    Three-sport athletes have nothing on Bennett Bradley. The Loyola Blakefield standout played on four varsity squads for the Dons as senior while being a key member of Maryland Interscholastic Athletics Association A Conference champions in volleyball and...
  • Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school

    Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school
    When Dr. Charles Brown first looked into taking the athletic director job at UMBC in 1989, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native wasn't real savvy about the school. "I thought it was a military base when I showed up," he said with a chuckle. "It said UMBC. I didn'...