| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:08 PM
For sale: painstakingly restored Vietnam War-era Marine helicopter. Records missing, but mounts, gun replicas and rocket pods included. The blades spin, but the 1965 UH-1E Huey gunship is not flyable.
To view, visit Cevon McLean's backyard in Lothian....
| Jul 21, 2012
Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif.
The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
| May 30, 2012
The Memorial Day listing of those U.S. servicemen and women who died in Afghanistan over the past year hit me with the same numb despair that I remember feeling when I first saw the black granite Vietnam Memorial. The solemn reality of the Afghan War's...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Veterans of one of the most controversial wars in American history will be honored for their service this Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to the efforts of a determined group of members from the Jackson and Johnson American Legion Post 263 in Catonsville....
| May 27, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:23 AM
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...
| May 26, 2012
| 2:29 PM
It was less than six years ago that Matthew Seidler accepted his diploma as a member of Westminster High School's Class of 2006.
He is recalled by classmates as a good friend, serious worker and talented artist and video production student.
| May 23, 2012
| 7:38 PM
The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday.
Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Reading Jean Marbella's column on anti-gay marriage TV ads left me scratching my head in bewilderment at the actions of conservatives who routinely deny the facts ("So just who's 'teaching' gay marriage?" Oct. 31).
It is an indisputable fact that gay...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Health officials in Maryland confirmed Monday the state's first hepatitis C case directly linked to traveling medical technician David Kwiatkowski, whose arrest by federal law enforcement officials in July in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak in...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Chief Warrant Officer Joshua Chason held his 3-week-old daughter, Kuiper, as long as he could as she slept peacefully. The next time he picks her up, she will be a year older.
Chason is part of a 60-member Maryland Army National Guard unit that...