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  • Baltimore selected to host Navy Week

    Baltimore has been selected to host a Navy Week in June, when the Blue Angels, the Leap Frogs parachute team and ships and sailors will join in the War of 1812 bicentennial celebration. Also scheduled to visit from June 11 to 19 are sailors from the U.S....
  • War of 1812 enemies sign 'declaration of peace'

    War of 1812 enemies sign 'declaration of peace'
    On the 200th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war on Britain and its colonies, representatives of the United States, Britain and Canada gathered at Fort McHenry to sign a "declaration of peace." "Much … has changed in 200 years," Navy...
  • Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial

    Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial
    Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
  • Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor

    Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor
    It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday. A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
  • Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?

    Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.  "I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
  • Harford's history making 'birdmen' remembered 100 years later

    Harford's history making 'birdmen' remembered 100 years later
    The story of Calbraith Perry Rodgers Jr. and his Vin Fiz Flyer isn't just one about flying transcontinental when it seemed to be an impossible feat. And, it isn't just a story about the exploits of a member of a prestigious military family hailing from...
  • Testimony heard in Arbutus parent's lawsuit to integrate Catonsville High

    An article in the Sept. 18, 1935 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported on the courtroom proceedings as a black Arbutus resident sued Baltimore County to allow his daughter to attend all-white Catonsville High School. Testimony...
  • Jay Frisby, sailing into history with 'South Pacific'

    Six years ago, Jay Frisby appeared on Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre stage as a high school student at Glenelg Country School competing for a prestigious Cappies Award. This week, he is back at the Hippodrome performing as a professional in the big-budget...
  • Only six months for Midshipman convicted of rape?

    I cannot adequately describe the level of contempt I have for any man, much less an aspiring officer of the U.S. Navy, who would rape and otherwise sexually assault a woman in the manner that former Midshipman 3rd Class Patrick Edmond has been convicted...
  • Catonsville business group to honor innovation at next week's awards night

    Catonsville: The Place to Be is the theme of the 2011 Catonsville Business Awards being held at Rolling Road Golf Club, 814 Hilltop Road Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m. From the entrepreneur award to innovative technology and revitalization, next week's event is an...
  • Arundel regional concert series offers discounted entertainment

    Three regional concert series are about to open their 2011-2012 season, and they're featuring bargain subscription prices for those who order in time for the Sept. 20, 21 or 24 opening concerts. Conveniently close to home, all three offer performances...
  • McCullagh selected for national public works fellowship program

    McCullagh selected for national public works fellowship program
    With thousands of seasoned public works engineers retiring annually, the American Public Works Association has initiated a fellowship program to give veteran engineers an opportunity to share their expertise with their younger colleagues before they leave...