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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Tommy John surgery: From cutting edge to commonplace

    PASADENA, Calif. — His career is dwarfed by his incision. "It's the ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction while using the Palmaris longus tendon," he said. "That's why they call it Tommy John surgery." But it is actually the Frank Jobe surgery....
  • Court strikes down heart of ground rent law: Now what?

    Court strikes down heart of ground rent law: Now what?
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has found that a requirement that Maryland ground rent holders register their leases with the state or lose them is an illegal taking of property without just compensation. It’s too bad the courts never showed the...
  • JFX turns 50: Baltimore's six-lane Main Street

    JFX turns 50: Baltimore's six-lane Main Street
    Hours after a ribbon-cutting ceremony 50 years ago, the Jones Falls Expressway had its first pileup and subsequent traffic snarl. Some things never change. The JFX is the road we love to hate but can't live without, the city's Main Street where everyone...
  • Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association

    Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association
    During his more than 60 years in the news business, Timonium resident Lou Panos crossed paths with people from legendary Baltimore scribeH.L. Mencken to the Kennedy brothers — as in RFK and JFK. Along the way, Panos, 86, who was inducted last...
  • Corrections and Clarifications

    Photo captions accompanying an article in Saturday's editions of The Baltimore Sun about the visit of the Coast Guard tall ship Eagle contained incorrect information about the vessel's 75th anniversary. The ship was built in Germany in 1936. It was...
  • After decades, beer gardens are back in vogue

    After decades, beer gardens are back in vogue
    A year ago, Hope Tarr found herself marveling at a new beer garden inBrooklyn. Tarr, who co-created an iPhone app that tracks beer gardens in New York City, had grown up in Baltimore listening about these outdoor promised lands where German suds flowed...
  • View: Baltmore can thrive if it cuts taxes like NY, SF, Boston

    View: Baltmore can thrive if it cuts taxes like NY, SF, Boston
    Of the four cities whose football teams played for league championships yesterday, Baltimore was the only one to steadily lose population through the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Boston, New York and San Francisco all lost thousands of residents in the three...
  • America's Next Great Restaurant -- catching up with an Episode 1 recap

     
    I really wish I was watching America's Next Great Restaurant. It sounds like a fun show. I asked for a volunteer to write recaps for Dining@Large, and Bob Swank stepped up.Thanks, Bob Swank!!Bob'll start writing day-after recaps beginning tomorrow....
  • Myron "Mike" Beatty, paint company executive, dies

    Myron "Mike" Beatty, paint company executive, dies
    Myron O. "Mike" Beatty, a retired paint company executive, died June 26 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 84. He was born in a caretaker's house at the Concord...
  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...
  • Arthur William Divens Sr., MTA employee, dies

    Arthur William Divens Sr., MTA employee, dies
    Arthur William Divens Sr., a World War II submariner who later worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and the Maryland Transit Administration, died June 25 of heart failure at Genesis Elder Care Center in Severna Park. He was 86. The son of a...
  • Margaret Faya, medical records supervisor, dies

    Margaret Faya, medical records supervisor, dies
    Margaret E. Faya, a retired medical records supervisor at Spring Grove Hospital Center, died June 21 of complications of an infection at Howard County General Hospital. The Columbia resident was 91. Born Mary Elizabeth Burkman in Baltimore, she grew up...