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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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...
  • How long will the world wait while Syria's Assad slaughters his people?

    How long will the world wait while Syria's Assad slaughters his people?
    Human rights organizations believe that some 70,000 innocent civilians have been killed by the government in Syria's civil war and a million more have fled their country as refugees. Another million internally displaced people are wandering around...
  • Dorothy I. Levin, 86, gave support to Maryland's growing theater scene

    Dorothy I. Levin, 86, gave support to Maryland's growing theater scene
    Dorothy I. Levin, a longtime Columbia resident who was known for her colorful personality and lively parties for members of the burgeoning dinner theater scene in Maryland, died Monday in her home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was...
  • New speed cameras won't eliminate errors, radar experts say

    New speed cameras won't eliminate errors, radar experts say
    Baltimore transportation officials have set high expectations for the city's new speed cameras, telling state lawmakers the devices won't be susceptible to errors that plagued the system over the past three years. "We won't have this problem moving...
  • Elvira 'Bette' Kennedy, businesswoman

    Elvira 'Bette' Kennedy, businesswoman
    Elvira Elizabeth "Bette" Kennedy, a World War II veteran who with her husband co-founded Dawn's Office Supply, died Friday of a heart attack at Emeritus of Towson on North Charles Street. The longtime Mount Washington resident was 89. The daughter of...
  • Christopher Van Hollen Sr., ambassador

    Christopher Van Hollen Sr., ambassador
    Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
  • John R. Duffy, police officer

    John R. Duffy, police officer
    John R. Duffy, a retired Baltimore police officer and Navy veteran who witnessed the Japanese surrender that ended World War II, died Wednesday of a heart attack at Ivy Hall nursing home in Middle River. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 87. The...
  • Ralph K. 'Ken' Barnes, World War II POW

    Ralph K. 'Ken' Barnes, World War II POW
    Ralph K. "Ken" Barnes, a retired Koppers Co. manager who was a prisoner of war during the twilight months of World War II, died Saturday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 89. The...
  • Buildings and people of the past remembered

    How often, when we pass the fine municipal building in Aberdeen, do we think of what once stood there? If we can remember before 2000, there was a structure that held so much history within its walls. It was at the turn of the century that the City of...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Virginia B. Machovec, cashier

    Virginia B. Machovec, a retired city public school cafeteria cashier and longtime hospital volunteer, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 92. The daughter of a Cross Street Market worker and a homemaker, Virginia...