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Veterans Day

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  • Mission BBQ opens at Columbia location

    Mission BBQ opens at Columbia location
    Before Mission BBQ became one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Maryland, it was just a concept spawned from the shared beliefs of two Howard County residents — co-owners Bill Kraus and Steve Newton. “It’s a story of two best...
  • A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
  • 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...
  • Memorial Day marked memories of those we lost [Old Town Laurel]

    Laurel and communities of all sizes took pause May 26, to mark Memorial Day. Traditionally, the day of respite was celebrated May 30, but in 1968 Congress passed a bill, which called for the holiday to be observed on the last Monday during the month of...
  • Veterans Classic will bring top men's basketball teams to play at Navy

    Veterans Classic will bring top men's basketball teams to play at Navy
    Navy will host the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy men's basketball eventĀ on Friday, Nov. 14. The Midshipmen will welcome 2014 NCAA tournament teams Michigan State, Tennessee and Virginia Commonwealth to Alumni Hall in what they anticipate...
  • Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope

    Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope
    Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...
  • Seniors in need could use a hand from Santa's helpers [Carney]

    We said goodbye to Daylight Savings Time, Halloween, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, andĀ  hello to fallen leaves, early darkness — and now the season for giving. At the Parkville Senior Center, the Adopt-a-Senior and Food Drive is underway again...
  • Citizens on Patrol recruiting for downtown Towson

    Citizens on Patrol recruiting for downtown Towson
    As he touted Baltimore County's record-low homicide rates at a press conference Friday, Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson credited the county's Citizens on Patrol groups with helping police effectively fight crime. In downtown Towson, an...
  • Thompson retires, was welcoming presence at Hiss United Methodist [Loch Raven]

    If you happened to visit Hiss United Methodist Church over the last ten years, chances are you were greeted by Dianne Thompson, director of evangelism and communications. For most of those years, she has handed out welcome packets loaded with goodies...
  • Critics question proposed Howard school calendar

    Critics question proposed Howard school calendar
    A proposed change in next year's Howard County academic calendar has some teachers and parents riled, and they came to the Board of Education Thursday, Jan. 9 to criticize the plan. Last month, Howard County Public School System central office staff...
  • Giant and Safeway workers may consider labor contract Wednesday

    Giant and Safeway workers may consider labor contract Wednesday
    Workers for Giant Food and Safeway supermarkets in the Baltimore-Washington area could vote on a new labor contract as early as Wednesday. Negotiations continued Monday between management for the two chains and union representatives for 28,000 Giant...
  • Commemorating Veterans Day in Towson

    Commemorating Veterans Day in Towson
    Veterans from World War II and all wars to present as well as family members and officials gathered around the Wayside Cross in downtown Towson on a chilly Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day on Monday. Towson American Legion Post No. 22 Commander Ken...