| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:55 PM
As Carroll County Public Schools students are preparing to return to school, one former student is graduating after 71 years.
Richard Zepp, an 87-year-old World War II veteran, received his diploma from the school district Wednesday, more than seven...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Sometimes recognition for a job well done is a long time coming.
Seventy years ago, Pasadena resident William Tiernan was an 18-year-old sailor in the British Merchant Navy, participating in one of World War II's most dangerous assignments, the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:29 AM
Unlike places such as Montana or Texas with their never-ending skies and wide-open plains, Maryland rewards those who stop and take a closer look. It's a state where views may be best appreciated at the level of an extravagantly petaled flower or detailed...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Salvatore J. Russo, a retired Bethlehem Steel timekeeper and World War II veteran, died of diabetic complications Sunday at Emeritus Senior Living in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Florence and Antonio...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Congratulations to my niece and god-daughter, Kelsey Glatts, on her graduation from Sun Valley High School. Kelsey was also senior class secretary. She was a member of the honor society and the National Spanish Honor Society. She received the following...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Are we capable of restoring American values and ending the governmental logjam created by Democrats and Republicans alike? Do we have the moxie and patriotism necessary to address the increasing challenges facing America today? The sequester struggle...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Abe Bortz, the Social Security Administration's first historian and a voracious book collector and reviewer, died Tuesday of lymphoma at his home in Pikesville. He was 93.
Dr. Bortz grew up in Cincinnati, graduating from high school there in 1937 and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Ernest B. Crofoot, a former labor organizer who later headed Council 67 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, died Friday of complications from cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 88.
"Ernie was one hell of a trade...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:55 AM
100 Years Ago
From the social column:
"Mr. Kenneth Barnes has accepted a position with the Gas and Electric Light Co. Baltimore.
"Mrs. Marriott Shipley in some way slipped in going down her cellar stairway last Sunday morning,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Westminster High School marching band has performed in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and Gov. Martin O'Malley's inauguration parade.
But the band has an opportunity that would trump those special appearances. It has been invited to...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:40 AM
More than 260 Howard County middle and high school students participated in the county’s ninth annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 16, presenting their historical research that related to the theme “Turning Points in History:...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...