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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Vernon B. Morris Jr., engineer

    Vernon B. Morris Jr., a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. engineer, died Monday of renal failure at the Genesis HealthCare Cromwell Center. He was 88. Vernon Byron Morris Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Lanvale Street. He was a 1941 graduate of...
  • Tie on your sneakers for Rockburn Elementary's PTA [Elkridge]

    There's still time to pick up your rack packets and participate in the Rocky on the Run—5k Run/Walk, on Saturday, March 23, to benefit the Rockburn Elementary School PTA. Proceeds from this event will support student-focused school programs....
  • Albert H. Ford, rose grower

    Albert H. Ford, rose grower
    Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90. The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
  • Greatest generation the most entitled

    Greatest generation the most entitled
    One thing nearly everybody agrees upon is that the "sequester" is a silly sideshow to the real challenge facing America: unsustainable spending on entitlements. Ironies abound. Democrats, with large support from young people, tend to believe that we...
  • Women warriors

    Women warriors
    Thousands of military jobs have opened up to women in recent years, but not those in the front-line combat units. That may soon change, however, as a result of a lawsuit brought late last year by four women veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars,...
  • Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist

    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist
    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist who was an LSD expert and participated in its experimentation on volunteer servicemen at several military installations in the 1950s, died Sunday of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland St....
  • Charles J. "Chuck" Valle Sr., veteran

    Charles J. "Chuck" Valle Sr., a retired sales executive and World War II veteran, died Friday of heart failure at his home in Phoenix, Baltimore County. He was 91. The son of a stonemason and a homemaker, Charles J. "Chuck" Valle Sr. was born in...
  • 'Irving Berlin's White Christmas' hits holiday spot at Kennedy Center

    'Irving Berlin's White Christmas' hits holiday spot at Kennedy Center
    Anyone interested in time travel need not settle for an episode of “Dr. Who.” You can be whisked back to the 1950s in a flash just by catching the production of “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at the Kennedy Center. You...
  • William C. Ensor Jr., estate manager

    William C. Ensor Jr., estate manager
    William C. Ensor Jr., a retired estate manager and decorated World War II veteran, died Feb. 13 of heart failure at Lorien Mays Chapel. He was 91. The son of farmers, William Clark Ensor Jr. was born in Monkton and later moved with his family to Ruxton,...
  • Toby's singers, dancers warm up to 'Hot Nostalgia II'

    Toby's singers, dancers warm up to 'Hot Nostalgia II'
    Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia often delivers the unexpected — even in a show called "Hot Nostalgia II," billed as "an original musical review." It's all that and more, featuring a kaleidoscope of musical moments from the 1920s through the...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • Mikulski, VA secretary pledge added staff, training in Baltimore

    Mikulski, VA secretary pledge added staff, training in Baltimore
    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...