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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • Black Americans have fought for Republic since its founding [Eagle Archive]

    Black Americans have fought for Republic since its founding [Eagle Archive]
    Monday is Veterans Day, a day to pause and remember that the freedoms we enjoy have been paid for by the service in harm's way of our country's nearly 22 million veterans. "African-Americans have served in all of America's wars," according to local...
  • City offices closed, no trash collection on Veterans Day

    City offices closed, no trash collection on Veterans Day
    City offices in Laurel will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Refuse and recycling collections usually made on Monday will be made on Tuesday, Nov. 12. There is no change to Thursday's refuse and recycling collections. The next...
  • Monday is Veterans Day -- who's open and who's closed

    Here are closings and openings in Howard County for Veterans Day, Nov. 11: Closed — Government offices, courts, post office, senior centers, animal shelter, Robinson Nature Center, library system and most banks. Open — Public schools,...
  • 'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans

     'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans
    The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing. The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
  • 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...
  • Aberdeen honors the 'sacred trust' of Veterans Day

    Aberdeen honors the 'sacred trust' of Veterans Day
    In front of an American flag at half-staff in Veterans Park, Aberdeen officials and local veterans gathered Monday to honor those who served in the military. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, as guest speaker Army Col. Debra Daniels...
  • Friday's gusty forecast calls for highs in lower 50s

    Friday's gusty forecast calls for highs in lower 50s
    Temperatures in Baltimore will peak in the low 50s on Friday, with wind gusts reaching 30 mph under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. Sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph are expected, with skies remaining mostly clear through...
  • 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...
  • Voter turn out drops in contested City Council election

    Voter turn out drops in contested City Council election
    Although all seats were contested in the Tuesday, Nov. 5, Laurel City Council elections, turnout was nearly half the number of voters in the 2011 city elections. Of the city's 16,065 registered voters, 1,033, about 6.4 percent, cast ballots this year....
  • Aberdeen already gearing up for Christmas Street Dec. 7

    November is already marching through with cooler temperatures and the promise of holiday events coming up! Aberdeen, once again, is starting the season with Christmas Street on Saturday, Dec. 7. The theme this year is "Christmas Dreams," so get your...
  • HdG to honor veterans Monday in Tydings Park

    A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers, Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. The day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of the surrender of Imperial Germany in...
  • 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...