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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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...
  • Clifton A. Milway, BGE lineman, dies

    Clifton A. Milway, BGE lineman, dies
    Clifton A. Milway, a retired career utility company lineman who was known for his flavorful slow-cooked pit beef, died June 21 of complications from a broken hip at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Bel Air resident was 90. The son of...
  • Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, businessman, dies

    Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, businessman, dies
    Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, founder of National Press of Baltimore and a decorated World War II veteran, died June 21 of heart failure at his Perry Hall home. He was 93. Mr. Makowski, one of eight children, was born and raised in Canton. He was a...
  • After induction, three Howard brothers share Navy bond

    After induction, three Howard brothers share Navy bond
    For the past 18 months, Sanjay Stone has served as a navigator aboard the USS Gonzalez, a guided missile destroyer whose home port is Norfolk, Va. But the former Columbia resident happened to be in training at Navy Information Operations Command in San...
  • Maurice W. Barrett Sr., paper company executive, dies

    Maurice W. Barrett Sr., paper company executive, dies
    Maurice W. Barrett Sr., a retired vice president of sales for a Baltimore paper company who had been a World War II Navy pilot, died July 2 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Churchville home. He was 91. The son of a streetcar motorman and...
  • One-man show features many sides of life

    Visitors who stop by Bill Stromberg's one-man art show at Charlestown retirement community this week will find peaceful maritime images, realistic portraits and paintings that recall the American southwest. Thirteen of Stromberg's works form an exhibit...
  • Saul Roseman, chairman of Hopkins biology department, dies

    Saul Roseman, chairman of Hopkins biology department, dies
    Saul Roseman, the retired chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of biology, whose scientific research included a discovery that corrected the work of two Nobel laureates, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home. He was 90 and...
  • In defense of ground rents

    It is good to see that the ground rent owners in Maryland are finally having their day in court.( "Court to hear challenge to ground rent law," June 7) The ground rent system in Maryland was abused by a small number of investors as exposed by The Sun...
  • Haven through time

    Haven through time
    Just off busy Butler Road, in Glyndon, a road narrows and passes through two stone gates into a quieter time — a time when neighbors knew each other and enjoyed each other's company on their front porches. It was a time when friends routinely...
  • Howard County seniors

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, go shopping, sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9...
  • Gilman and McDonogh set for 95th meeting

    Gilman and McDonogh set for 95th meeting
    On Saturday afternoon, Tom Booker plans to pull on his flannel Gilman cap, put his son (a Gilman student) in the family car with the Gilman bumper sticker, and head to Gilman to see his alma mater play arch-rival McDonogh in football for the 95th time....