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Veterans Day

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  • Valentine's Day busiest of year for Md. courthouse marriages

    Valentine's Day busiest of year for Md. courthouse marriages
    Holly Atwood, 18, chose a sequined, strapless wedding gown and train with a shoulder-length veil for her wedding to Steven Joseph, 21. He wore a tuxedo with a red vest and tie, a nod to Valentine's Day. She was so nervous she left her heels in the car and...
  • Towson Legion Post and Dulaney Valley offer pair of Memorial Day events

    Towson-area residents will have two dates on which to pay tribute to fallen members of the armed services this weekend as part of the area's Memorial Day ceremonies. The American Legion Towson Post 22 will host its annual Memorial Day remembrance on...
  • Celebrate freedom

    Since it was established in 1994 as an official federal holiday, Marin Luther King Jr. Day has had the unfortunate status of having relatively few associated traditions, beyond the carping of a few malcontents that they don't like the observance....
  • Today is not Veterans Day

    Today is not Veterans Day
    Today is Memorial Day, not Veterans Day. All across social media and elsewhere, I see well-meaning declarations thanking members of the military for their service. As full of good intentions as these statements are, they are still troubling. When you...
  • Auto repair shop owner flags attention to 9/11 anniversary

    Auto repair shop owner flags attention to 9/11 anniversary
    At 8:46 a.m. Sept. 11, Jeff Millman will hold a small but significant service at a flagpole in Mount Washington. He will raise two rare flags, each bearing the names of all those who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11,...
  • 9/11 plus 10

    9/11 plus 10
    Few moments in history are identified in everyday conversation solely by date. The Fourth of July is one of the few. Most commemorated historic observances go by names like Veterans Day (which used to be called Armistice Day as it signified the end of...
  • Bel Air Elementary Bulldogs out for the summer

    Bel Air Elementary Bulldogs out for the summer
    Bel Air Elementary School Bulldogs marched out of their classrooms Tuesday afternoon as "Who Let the Dogs Out" played over the school's sound system — a fitting end to the 2011-12 school year. Similar end of the year rituals were repeated across all...
  • Bel Air commissioners discuss development regulations, upcoming events

    The town of Bel Air's new development regulations ordinance contains no "substantial" changes, but it must still be adopted by commissioners. The commissioners discussed the development ordinance during their work session Tuesday evening. It contains...
  • Cane distribution in Timonium draws focus on veterans' needs

    Cane distribution in Timonium draws focus on veterans' needs
    Dozens of veterans from across Maryland joined Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Congressman C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger to kick off Hugo Salutes Our Veterans' national campaign to distribute free canes to America's former servicemen at the...
  • September 21: Fall travel guide

    Fall getaways Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel. Harpoon Octoberfest If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
  • Veterans Day brings back memories for Korean War, Iraq vets

    Veterans Day brings back memories for Korean War, Iraq vets
    They joined the military for different reasons, served in different wars and grew up in different eras. But Bill Volenick and Sean Keyman have a lot in common. Volenick is an 80-year-old Korean War veteran who enlisted in the Army to work in...
  • Best medicine for veterans: prevention

    Best medicine for veterans: prevention
    Veterans Day, and once again I'm shouting in my head: You people want to honor veterans? How about we dump the patriotic tinsel and give them something they can use — like all the effort it's going to take to heal their wounds for years to come....