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Veterans Day

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  • 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...
  • Homeless veterans discuss challenges of shaking addiction

    Homeless veterans discuss challenges of shaking addiction
    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...
  • Navy players to wear patches honoring fallen comrades

    Navy players to wear patches honoring fallen comrades
    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...
  • Port Deposit: Boy Scout Troop 143 helps with Port flag-burning ceremony

    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...
  • A post-Memorial Day appreciation for those who serve [commentary]

    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,...
  • Bel Air approves contract for new traffic signal in Harford Mall area

    Bel Air approves contract for new traffic signal in Harford Mall area
    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...
  • Howard school board apologizes for earlier segregation

    Howard school board apologizes for earlier segregation
    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...
  • Seafood Festival bathrooms, street closures discussed in Havre de Grace

    Seafood Festival bathrooms, street closures discussed in Havre de Grace
    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...
  • Northwest Middle School parent volunteer to be honored among state's best

    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...
  • Port Deposit man dies in farming accident

    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....
  • HHS Warrior Pride marching band to play Cherry Blossom Parade

    HHS Warrior Pride marching band to play Cherry Blossom Parade
    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...
  • Madison Street reopens after water pipe repaired

    Madison Street reopens after water pipe repaired
    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-...