| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:43 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:48 PM
On the job as a member of the Coast Guard, Ryan Kazmarek said he learned responsibility and discipline. But when he was off duty, the Dundalk man struggled with a "work hard, party hard lifestyle" that led him to alcoholism and — after he left the...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Navy linebacker Brye French had never met Brendan Looney, only hearing stories about the former academy lacrosse star and his two brothers from longtime coach Richie Meade. Then one day during French's sophomore year, Meade told his team that the eldest...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:50 AM
To all our local veterans, thank you for your service!
Boy Scout Troop 143 assisted the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8185 on Veterans Day with the post's first flag retirement ceremony. The brief ceremony, held at dusk at the post home at 520...
| May 28, 2013
Memorial Day - which by the time anyone reads this will have been observed with wreath placings, the playing of patriotic music and more than a few back yard hot dog and hamburger feasts - got me thinking about our two major national somber observances,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A contract to install a long discussed and equally long-awaited traffic signal at Gateway Drive and Boulton Street was approved by the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Monday.
The $85,031 contract with Thompson Electric Company of Aberdeen was...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:19 PM
On the day that the Howard County school board apologized for the system's treatment of African-American students during segregation, Dottie Cook thought back to her middle school days, when she received a hand-me-down education that included tattered...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Bathrooms at the Seafood Festival became a sticky topic for the Havre de Grace City Council Monday.
The proximity of portable toilets to some homes made some residents upset during last year's festival, according to some comments Council President...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Joanie Mayle, a parent and volunteer at Northwest Middle School, is among the 24 semifinalists for the 2013 Parent Involvement Matters Award in Maryland, it was announced Monday.
The Parent Involvement Matters Award Program is the nation's first...
| Apr 11, 2013
A Port Deposit-area retired milk inspector, who died after an accident on his farm Monday, will be remembered Friday and Saturday.
Viewings for 74-year-old George E. Tyson will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:36 AM
The Havre de Grace High School Warrior Pride Marching Band was chosen to perform in the prestigious Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 13.
The marching band auditioned for the parade for the first time and was selected to be a...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Madison Street reopened to traffic about 3 p.m. Friday, four days after a 30-inch pipe ruptured, causing parts of the roadway to buckle and sending water gushing down Guilford Avenue as well as the Fallsway. Businesses and institutions in a 12- to 14-...