| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Jane Kirkendall, one half of "Dick & Jane Productions," addressed an audience of 325 people who came to honor and salute armed forces personnel, past and present during the re-creation of a USO show on June 15 at the Havre de Grace Activity Center. The...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Alice Totaro sat in a folding chair along Frederick Road on Wednesday afternoon, watching the Catonsville Fourth of July Parade proceed while keeping time with the rhythm of the marching band by tapping a paper fan against her knee.
About 30 minutes into...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:15 AM
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.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:55 AM
A colleague on Twitter links to an episode of The Wire on YouTube and asks, "Is that you" thirty-one seconds in? It's the bit in which a couple of editors berate a young reporter for having written that people were being evacuated. You can evacuate a city...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Thornton F. Green, a retired IRS tax specialist and World War II veteran, died June 29 of pancreatic cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 91.
Mr. Green, the son of government workers, was born in Wellsboro, Pa., and raised in Riverdale.
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Dr. Edward Lawrence Suarez-Murias, a retired psychiatrist and World War II veteran, died of pneumonia July 2 at his Roland Park home. He was 96.
Named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he practiced in Baltimore for more...
| Jul 8, 2012
Paul A. Dorf, a former state senator and Baltimore City circuit judge who championed the use of arbitration and mediation as alternatives to an overcrowded court system, died of renal cancer Thursday at his home in Harbor Court. He was 86.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Loyola University Maryland swimming coach Brian Loeffler said he "opened the door" for Becca Meyers, a Loyola Blakefield Aquatics member, and North Baltimore Aquatic Club's Ian Silverman to join the U.S. team in the Paralympic Games in London beginning...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Belated thanks for the article on Catonsville resident William Foreman and other black Montford Point Marines finally receiving the Congressional Gold Medal ("One of nation's first is honored at last," Catonsville Times, June 27). The fact that this honor...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:15 AM
David Brandenburg's letter, published in The Sun on July 4 ("The truth about the War of 1812"), shows the danger of amateur historians who take small facts and from them draw a revisionist fallacious interpretation of the American historical narrative....