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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Daniel D. Holtzman, analyst

    Daniel D. Holtzman, analyst
    Daniel David Holtzman, a retired Social Security analyst and World War II veteran, died of a heart attack March 8 at Sinai Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 92. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Jacob Holtzman, a maker of straw and felt hats,...
  • Harry F. Hansen, highly decorated veteran

    Harry F. Hansen, highly decorated veteran
    Harry F. Hansen Sr., a highly decorated World War II veteran who landed in the initial wave of troops on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later became a Baltimore businessman, died on Memorial Day from complications of a stroke at Howard County General Hospital....
  • Havre de Grace increasingly a wedding destination [Havre de Grace]

    Today, dear readers, Is World No-Tobacco Day (May 31) but June is on the horizon. "Come on June" is the chant at schools and colleges to end the academic year. Congratulations to the Class of 2013. June brings graduates, June bugs and June brides....
  • William J. Rosenthal, lawyer

    William J. Rosenthal, lawyer
    William J. Rosenthal, a noted expert in labor and employment law who as a naval deck officer during World War II participated in the D-Day invasion, died March 12 of a hemorrhage at Northwest Hospital. He was 92. "He was a physically imposing person, and...
  • Bring on the 'Indepatriots'

    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...
  • View from Ohio: Only Hall of Shame for Modell

    The Browns were born in 1946, the year after the end of World War II. Veterans were returning home, and what did the Browns do but play for a championship 10 years in a row — four in the All-American Conference and six in the NFL. This was...
  • Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer

    Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer
    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...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Jack Feezer, 93, has a lot to recall in his memoir

    Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned." Feezer is a one-time...
  • Clara Mae Boender, teacher

    Clara Mae Boender, teacher
    Clara Mae Boender, a retired reading specialist and elementary school teacher who taught for 54 years, died of multisystem organ failure Jan. 12 at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 86. Born Clara Mae Crouch in Baltimore...
  • Carroll Radebaugh, greenhouse owner

    Carroll Radebaugh, greenhouse owner
    Carroll Martin Radebaugh, a horticulturalist who was an owner of a well-known Towson nursery and greenhouse, died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 92 and had lived for many years at his family's Burke Avenue compound. Born in...
  • Howard students prove they know their history

    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:...
  • Improve your financial savvy at Money Matters Fair [Elkridge]

    Howard County Councilman Calvin Ball will host the seventh annual Money Matters Fair in partnership with Howard Community College, the Howard County Library, Howard County Public School System, Making Change and Friends of the Howard County Library. The...