| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Shrieking children covered their ears and adults flinched as the Blue Angels made a low pass over Fort McHenry, only to stretch their necks and shade their eyes to track the Navy jet fighters as they soared into the sun.
At the Inner Harbor, crowds lined...
| Jun 22, 2012
•The 25th season of the "Sunset Serenades" summer concert series continues with classical music by the Columbia Orchestra at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City. Free. Information: 410-313-2022....
| May 1, 2012
| 12:37 PM
One year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs at his safe house in Pakistan, a substantially weakened al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose a threat to the West. The Pakistan-based group's leadership has been decimated by drone...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Tom Booth, who owned and developed many properties on Catonsville's Main Street of Frederick Road, died Sept. 10, 2012, of cancer. He was 70.
An Oct. 19 memorial Mass will be offered at St. Mark Catholic Church for the Catonsville resident, who donated...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:58 PM
A civilian employee of the U.S. Navy who for years sold government scrap metal from Naval installations for a personal profit was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 30 months in prison for the scheme, according to U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:05 AM
As it turns out, the Naval Academy is awash in "Gangnam Style."
A crew of mids from the 22nd Company, at least, seem to have it in spades and shows it off in a video that's going viral.
The video (see above), just posted Sunday on YouTube, already has...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:02 PM
They were walking to class on that bright blue September morning when the World Trade Center buildings and the Pentagon were hit and when a plane destined for Washington crashed into a Pennsylvania field.
The midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy had come...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:23 PM
It was high in the sky over Aberdeen Thursday morning, but it wasn't a bird, a plane or even Superman.
It was a U.S. Navy blimp, calmly navigating the skies as it sailed east over the town and Route 40, perhaps in the direction of Aberdeen Proving...
| May 18, 2012
Fund raising event
Greenstreet Gardens hosts its 10th annual "Family FUNdraiser" for Tracey's Elementary School from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at 391 West Bay Front Road in Lothian. Event features train rides, face painting, an underground slide and...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:17 AM
On Sept. 24, Earl L. Cullum had honor of promoting his son, Earl. W. Cullum to the rank of lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. The promotion occurred during a recent father and son trip to Fairmont, Ind. during James Dean Days. They traveled from...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...