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  • Anniversary of 9/11 commemorated on Harford overpass

    Anniversary of 9/11 commemorated on Harford overpass
    Brian Sams, of Darlington, made his third annual visit Thursday to the Old Mountain Road overpass over I-95 to hold a flag covered with the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, but it was the...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • Measure up, word nerds

    I’d like to go to church this morning, Pentecost and all that, but there are all those people circling the house, pounding feebly at the door, and pleading for the answers to yesterday’s quiz on word nerdiness. Here you are: the original ten...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
  • 'Four Chaplains' remembered during Aberdeen service

    'Four Chaplains' remembered during Aberdeen service
    As a distant relative of Army Chaplain Rev. Clark V. Poling, Jamey Struve of Bel Air is well versed in the events of the early hours of Feb. 3, 1943, when her mother's cousin and three of his fellow chaplains on the U.S. troop transport Dorchester...
  • 'Star Trek' alum George Takei still stuns

    'Star Trek' alum George Takei still stuns
    George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window. "There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...
  • George F. Carter, Army colonel

    George F. Carter, Army colonel
    George F. Carter, a retired Army colonel who witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a young lieutenant, died of complications from a stroke Feb. 24 at the Oak Crest retirement center. The Timonium resident was 96. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was the son of...
  • Court-martial begins for Navy supervisor following 2 divers' deaths

    Court-martial begins for Navy supervisor following 2 divers' deaths
    The Navy divers knew it was a risky operation. The Aberdeen “super pond” was deep enough to hold a 14-story building. Its water was black and cold. And the bottom was a tangle of muck and debris. An Army diver had died there a month earlier....
  • 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...
  • Carroll's Christmas celebrations tempered by news of war, Great Depression [Eagle Archive]

    Many years ago, most of the newspaper accounts about Christmas in Carroll County were not published until after Christmas. Most of the advertisements for Christmas did not appear until well after the first day of December. Christmas was celebrated for a...
  • Ben Carson sinks beneath contempt

    Ben Carson sinks beneath contempt
    In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. Since that time, these things have happened: •In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago. •In 1896, the...