| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
With most of the young men off to war, the nation's industries turned to another source of labor to supply the necessities to fight World War II: women. The vast majority of the nation pulled together to support the war effort that began in 1941, and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican."
"Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City.
Melton is running for the County Council's...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:47 AM
An overnight single-vehicle accident in Joppa, which left three people hospitalized, has shut down a portion of Route 7 (Philadelphia Road).
As of 7:15 a.m., the road is closed between Bulls Lane and Joppa Farm Road as Maryland State Police continue...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:24 PM
After more than a dozen years fighting side by side in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army and the National Guard are battling each other over budget cuts.
The Army, tasked with restructuring for a postwar future amid rising personnel costs and spending cuts...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Janet M. Hamlett, a retired National Security Agency analyst and active church member, died Tuesday of cancer at Northwest Hospital. She was 63.
The daughter of Olion Craig, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, and Allie Mae Craig, a homemaker, the...
| Mar 14, 2014
Sunday, March 16
Jazz Larry Scott & Friends take the stage at 7 p.m. for "Sunday Supper & Jazz" at 49 West St. $20 cover. For reservations and more information, call 410-626-9796.
Tuesday, March 18
Workshop The Field Crops & Pasture IPM Workshop will...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
When it comes to the nation's intelligence gathering and the National Security Agency in particular, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is no softie.
The Maryland congressman, whose district includes Ft. Meade and the NSA, called NSA leaker Edward Snowden...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:20 AM
After six years of lobbying by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Congress passed legislation in 1924 that provided for a bonus, based on length and place of service, to World War I veterans. Recipients who were due $50 or less were paid...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing to end the bulk collection of telephone data by the National Security Agency — the program at the center of the controversy over the reach of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:02 PM
For 24 straight hours next weekend, hockey players will be passing, checking and taking shots on goal during an end-of-season fundraiser to benefit wounded members of the military.
"Hockey for Heroes" was the brainchild of Amy Hitt, an Annapolis hockey...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:39 AM
A long wait for Laurel residents came to an end on Friday, March 28 with the opening of the first retailer at the Towne Centre at Laurel, a new retail area still under construction.
The grand opening of Burlington Coat Factory Friday is a major...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:14 AM
A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.