| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
(Originally published December 26, 1943)
For an hour yesterday, over a radio network that extended through Maryland and into Pennsylvania and Virginia, a special Sunpapers’ Christmas broadcast brought to their folk and friends back home the voices...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:52 AM
The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Navy lacrosse star and National Lacrosse Hall of Famer James C. "Jimmy" Lewis as the recipient of the fourth annual Tewaaraton Legends Award.
"Jimmy Lewis is a natural selection for the fourth Tewaaraton...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:35 AM
The image that comes to mind when thinking of the Tuskegee Airmen is of a black World War II fighter pilot diving out of the clouds, the tail of his aircraft painted bright red, coming to save the day for American bomber crews.
While those roughly 900...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:32 AM
AXELSON: Navy Seaman Recruit Adrian M. Axelson, son of Jessica D. and stepson of Jared M. Silberzahn of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Axelson...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Bye bye, blimp. Hello, helicopter.
For the second time in recent months, Baltimore residents will see an unfamiliar aircraft flying above the city as part of surveying work by the federal government.
Last time it was a blimp. This time a helicopter will...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Retired U.S. Navy Capt. John "Jack" Slaughter said people often ask him what the secret to his long life is.
"It was an awful lot of luck," he told friends and four generations of family — about 240 people from around the country and as far away...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The U.S. Navy has demoted the master diver of the Navy company that lost two men in a training dive last February in Aberdeen, according to The Virginan-Pilot.
A Navy jury found that Senior Chief Petty Officer James Burger negligently failed to ensure...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
William and Lee Ann McComas of Forest Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lee McComas, to Robert Allen Zilnicki, son of Laura Zilnicki of Williston, Vt., and the late Robert Zilnicki.
McComas is a 2006 graduate of Fallston High School....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
I served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam war, and I am deeply indebted to those who gave their lives so we could enjoy living in a free society. Our founders, who believed in the Creator, were the architects of a system of checks and balances that...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:33 PM
State officials approved a deal Wednesday that permanently protects environmentally sensitive land along the Nanticoke River on the Eastern Shore.
The 201-acre conservation easement on a farm near the Delaware border creates an important link in a 50-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Richard P. Hughes Jr., the former leader of the International Longshoremen's Association who worked in the Baltimore docks before the advent of metal shipping containers and forklifts, died Wednesday, the ILA announced.
Hughes, a lifelong Baltimorean,...