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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Towson Fourth: Parade honorees saw war, bigotry and victory as Tuskegee Airmen

    Towson Fourth: Parade honorees saw war, bigotry and victory as Tuskegee Airmen
    Since the cinematic release early this year of the movie "Red Tails,"about the all-black Tuskegee Airmen who fought in World War II, Baltimore County's two "DOTA" – Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen – have been in high demand. Cyril Byron,...
  • William Waters Kirk IV, school headmaster

    William Waters Kirk IV, a Baltimore native and former headmaster of the Calvert School, died June 18 of Parkinson's disease. He was 91. "He took justifiable pride in the influential role he played in the development of thousands of young people," his...
  • Ruth Miller, secretary

    Ruth Miller, secretary
    Ruth Miller, a longtime Israel Bonds secretary, died Sunday of a stroke at Emeritus at Pikesville assisted-living facility. She was 92. The daughter of Russian-Polish immigrants, Ruth Scurnick was born in Baltimore and raised on Riggs Avenue. After...
  • Laurel's Independence Day celebration set for July 7

    Laurel's Independence Day celebration set for July 7
    Laurel's annual Independence Day Celebration will be held Saturday, July 7, beginning with a morning parade and ending with fireworks at dusk at Gude Park at Laurel Lakes. The parade begins at 11 a.m., and follows a route from Sixth and Montgomery...
  • Charles Osborne Fisher

    Charles Osborne Fisher
    Charles Osborne Fisher, a World War II veteran and prominent Carroll County attorney whose legal career spanned more than six decades, died Friday at his Westminster home from complications of a broken hip. He was 95. "Charles was a real gentleman and...
  • History Matter: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models

    100 Years Ago Clever knock-offs From a short story in the Times: "Hand Embroidered Parasols: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models. That the parasol must match the gown is no sale dictum for this season, for the parasols do carry the...
  • McGovern's death brings nostalgia for the age of statesmen

    McGovern's death brings nostalgia for the age of statesmen
    Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, a Republican, spoke at Johns Hopkins University last week. He mostly avoided partisan politics, instead focusing on the roles of China and technology in determining America's future. However, he did address his failed...
  • McGovern and fellow vets sought peace

    In memory of George McGovern, we should not forget that he was a GI ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Originally, GI stood for General Issue, but it came to represent the men and women who wore a uniform in service to their country. At...
  • Marriottsville: Outdoors, at night, with fireflies — join the fun

    Every child should have an opportunity to run and dance with the fireflies on a balmy summer's eve, and the Howard County Conservancy provides a perfect family venue for this experience. The annual Fiddlers and Fireflies picnic is Thursday, July 12, from...
  • Towson Fourth: Rodgers Forge ready to bask in Fourth of July glow

    Towson Fourth: Rodgers Forge ready to bask in Fourth of July glow
    This Fourth of July, the Rodgers Forge Community is intending to enjoy its moment in the spotlight. Selected to be the "spotlighted community" in Towson's Fourth of July parade, Rodgers Forge residents of all ages will march in the parade wearing T-...
  • As other cities grow, Baltimore continues to shrink

    As other cities grow, Baltimore continues to shrink
    Chicago's growing. Atlanta is too. New York added nearly 60,000 new residents. But not Baltimore. At a time when cities across the country are gaining population and young people are flocking to urban centers, Baltimore remains stuck in a decades-long...
  • Laurel celebrates Independence Day with parade and fireworks

    Laurel celebrates Independence Day with parade and fireworks
    Laurel's annual Fourth of July Celebration, organized each year by the Laurel Fourth of July Committee, will be held Saturday, July 7, beginning with a morning parade and ending with fireworks at dusk at Granville Gude Park at Laurel Lakes. The day's...