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  • Military branches return to OC Air Show

    Military branches return to OC Air Show
    After being grounded for much of last year, several military units are set to perform at the 2014 OC Air Show. Organizers will host aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the June 14-15 show that is in its seventh...
  • Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]

    Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]
    If you work in Maryland, you have good reason to be concerned about climate change and to be in favor of more clean energy like land-based wind power. Unfortunately, a bill moving in Annapolis right now would severely handicap Maryland's ability to pursue...
  • Tuskegee Airmen visit Harford County

    Tuskegee Airmen visit Harford County
    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...
  • Blue Angels to return to Annapolis, Baltimore skies

    Blue Angels to return to Annapolis, Baltimore skies
    For the first time since 2010, it appears the Blue Angels will be back in full formation above graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis this spring. They'll also show up above Baltimore next fall. The U.S. Navy announced funding on...
  • Bel Air bids farewell to town administrator Chris Schlehr

    Bel Air bids farewell to town administrator Chris Schlehr
    After 21 years of service growing and overseeing the viability of the town, Chris Schlehr is set to throw in his hat as administrator for Bel Air. Current and former town commissioners, elected officials, close friends and colleagues gathered during a...
  • Navy diver demoted in Aberdeen Super Pond deaths

    Navy diver demoted in Aberdeen Super Pond deaths
    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...
  • Navy veteran celebrates 100th birthday with party for 240 people at Colonnade

    Navy veteran celebrates 100th birthday with party for 240 people at Colonnade
    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...
  • Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast

    Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast
    (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...
  • Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, traveled the world through work and service

    Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, traveled the world through work and service
    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...
  • Mystery of the Baltimore blimp

    For more than a week I've watched the white U.S. Navy blimp circling over Baltimore ("Baltimore blimp not affected by federal government shutdown," Oct. 3). But instead of hanging out on social media on the subject, I've contacted the mayor's office,...
  • Despite shutdown, the system is working

     Despite shutdown, the system is working
    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...
  • Helicopter to fly at low altitudes over Baltimore for study

    Helicopter to fly at low altitudes over Baltimore for study
    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...