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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Editorial: Lamenting the decline of St. George's Episcopal Parish in Perryman

    It's a rare occurrence when a church ceases to be the site of regular worship services, and it is even less frequent that a congregation with centuries of continuous history ends up being dispersed. That, however, is what is happening to St. George's...
  • Back Story: First Memorial Day celebrated 145 years ago

    Back Story: First Memorial Day celebrated 145 years ago
    "We cherish too, the Poppy red / That grows on fields where valor led, / It seems to signal to the skies / That blood of heroes never dies." — "We Shall Keep the Faith" by Moina Michael For many Marylanders, Memorial Day is the unofficial...
  • Everyman winds up Charles Street years with 'Heroes'

    Everyman winds up Charles Street years with 'Heroes'
    Three men in a home for aging veterans yearn for a taste of life beyond the institution's grounds. They want to soar right out of there, like the geese in a V-formation they can see overhead. Those World War I veterans are the sole characters in "Heroes,...
  • Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery

    Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery
    Dressed in the traditional garb of a Civil War Union soldier, Vince Vaise led the two dozen marchers through Mount Auburn, Baltimore's oldest African-American cemetery. Sword drawn, and a stoic look upon his face, Vaise and his followers snaked...
  • Sherry pepper and black rum add heat to Bermuda's cuisine

    In the days of sail, those who plied the seas often added hot peppers to barrels of sherry to create a fiery "sauce" that was used to mask the off-flavors of rancid foodstuffs on board ship. No doubt, the serendipitous addition of alcohol into the dish...
  • New election precinct created in Edgewood [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 23, 1963: The Board of Election Supervisors created a new election precinct, warranted by construction of Joppatowne and the growth in the Edgewood area. The new precinct known as Edgewood would...
  • 1911 bank robbery attempt put Laurel in the spotlight

    1911 bank robbery attempt put Laurel in the spotlight
    Laurel's Main Street in 1911 was a dirt road with vacant lots between businesses and houses, and the pace of traffic was slow. People on foot far outnumbered sputtering automobiles and pungent horse wagons, and walkers had to step lively to avoid piles of...
  • Reminders of sports successes among treasures at the Aberdeen Room [community]

    Maryland is certainly known for its sports figures. Many successes in the sports world are credited to the state, and Aberdeen. The Aberdeen Room museum has been fortunate in having donations of sports memorabilia over its 25 years of operation. Display...
  • From soup to nuts to bagoong alamang, R.S. Stern has it all

    From soup to nuts to bagoong alamang, R.S. Stern has it all
    Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870. From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
  • Everyone's life is a story, so write it down for posterity [Senior Circles]

    The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C.   This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...
  • Finding harmful substances at Aberdeen Proving Ground no surprise [Editorial]

    It doesn't really come as much of a shock that a small amount of radioactive material turned up in a salvage yard on Aberdeen Proving Ground. The post, after all, was established at a time when scientific research into radiation was in its infancy and...
  • Grow Baltimore with better walkability, more transit

    I think is interesting that Thursday's editorial, "Growing Baltimore" (Jan. 3), included two paragraphs about how walkability and quality transit have helped to spark growth in Washington, D.C., but only a short sentence about the Charm City Circulator...