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  • The world has finally noticed Boko Haram [Commentary]

    The world has finally noticed Boko Haram [Commentary]
    The kidnapping of 276 Nigerian school girls by the Boko Haram insurgency has finally drawn attention to the group's murderous, five-year-long crusade, which, unlike attacks by Islamist militants elsewhere, has largely focused on school children. In...
  • Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault

    Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault
    As senior midshipmen at the Naval Academy waited Friday to be commissioned the newest officers in the Navy and Marine Corps, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said they must work to stamp out sexual assault in the military. Speaking during commencement...
  • Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Edgewood High School will induct 10 new members into its Hall of Fame during ceremonies in conjunction with the Class of 2014 graduation day May 29. The inductees will join the 26 who have been enshrined in the four-year-old program, a joint project of...
  • Focus turns to preserving history unearthed in Patterson Park dig

    Focus turns to preserving history unearthed in Patterson Park dig
    Now that signs of the history of Hampstead Hill have been unearthed, historians hope to keep its 200-year-old stories from being forgotten again soon. Advocates for Patterson Park and Baltimore's legacy of the War of 1812 plan new signs and displays for...
  • Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations

    Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations
    With his fife's high-pitched notes soaring over the enthusiastic throngs that gather each year at historic sites to celebrate Memorial Day, Dave Embrey is an attention-getter. Clad in historically accurate attire, the longtime Savage resident performs...
  • U.S. must not escalate in Iraq [Letter]

    U.S. must not escalate in Iraq [Letter]
    President Barack Obama's 300 advisers in Iraq will gather information for drone strikes against Sunni forces advancing on Baghdad ("Obama's Iraq mistake," June 21). Were this a rear guard action to facilitate withdrawal of U.S. troops, that would make...
  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
  • On Memorial Day, Harford honors those who died serving their country

    On Memorial Day, Harford honors those who died serving their country
    Memorial Day ceremonies are planned around Harford County today, Monday, to honor those who died in the defense of our country and our liberty. The Town of Bel Air and American Legion Harford Post 39 will honor American veterans at 10 a.m. Monday with a...
  • Havre de Grace honors those who served with ceremony at Tydings Park

    Havre de Grace honors those who served with ceremony at Tydings Park
    Wreaths, rifle salutes and speeches about storied military battles lent a somber tone to a sunny, breezy Memorial Day Monday morning at Havre de Grace's Millard Tydings Park, overlooking a Susquehanna River filled with sailboats and other craft. Havre...
  • For Aberdeen, Memorial Day is not just 'a red-letter day on a calendar'

    For Aberdeen, Memorial Day is not just 'a red-letter day on a calendar'
    The phrase "old soldiers never die; they just fade away," has long been a staple of soldiers' songs, and it was even uttered by famed Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The phrase has become part of the American lexicon, but Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett broke...
  • Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]

    Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]
    Etched in the black granite memorial of the Carroll County Vietnam Memorial Park on Willis Street are the names and faces of the county's 18 fallen heroes from the Vietnam War. The likeness of Lt. Col. James B. Moore, who was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in...
  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...