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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Gate House Museum hosts summer series and invites visitors to its 'attic'

    SYKESVILLE — The Sykesville Gate House Museum of History is hosting a free summer family series on select Sunday afternoons on the museum grounds, 7283 Cooper Drive, Sykesville. The free hour-long programs held began last weekend, and the next will...
  • Father figures play key role at Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival

    Father figures play key role at Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival
    Native American dancer and father Patrick Little Wolf Brooks appeared to lose himself in the repetitive chant that accompanied the rhythmic pounding of the drum. His bright yellow- and green-fringed garb shook and his headpiece feathers bobbed as he...
  • Bel Air icon David Cohen dead at 94

    Bel Air icon David Cohen dead at 94
    Retired Bel Air haberdasher David Cohen, who became an icon in his adopted community during almost 70 years in business, died this past weekend after a brief illness. He was 94. A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Cohen had owned Hirsch's Men's Clothing...
  • Romney on women's rights: You can't fix a broken wheel by riding on it

    Tuesday's presidential debate was clearly the most spirited debate in recent history ("Obama takes an aggressive stand," Oct, 17). There were times when the tension between the two candidates was palpable. I believe the debate reflects the very different...
  • David Cohen

    David Cohen
    David Cohen, an old-fashioned tailor and men's shop owner who served generations of customers during his six decades at Hirsch's on Main Street in Bel Air, died of a respiratory condition June 16 at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation in Havre de Grace....
  • Why all the pessimism about Baltimore?

    As a city resident, born and residing in Baltimore since the 1920s, it seems to me that Raymond Daniel Burke's op-ed ("City or oasis on the water?" June 12) and Roz Heid's letter of June 14 are unduly pessimistic and accusatory toward Baltimoreans who did...
  • Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight

    Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight
    Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists. At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
  • Fred M. 'Cap' Gloth Jr., lawyer

    Fred M. 'Cap' Gloth Jr., lawyer
    Fred M. Gloth Jr., a retired lawyer who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, died June 15 of a cardiac arrest at his Finksburg home. He was 86. The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Fred Michael Gloth Jr. was born in Baltimore...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the economy can't get out of first gear

    Robert B. Reich: Why the economy can't get out of first gear
    Rarely in history has the cause of a major economic problem been so clear, yet have so few been willing to see it. The major reason this recovery has been so anemic is not Europe's debt crisis. It's not, as right-wing economists tell us, because taxes...
  • Catonsville Marine to receive Congressional Gold Medal nearly 70 years after service

    Catonsville Marine to receive Congressional Gold Medal nearly 70 years after service
    William Foreman wasn't looking to make history when he elected to join the United States Marine Corps after the Selective Service System called his number for World War II. The lifelong Catonsville resident could have joined the Army or Navy, like most...
  • Paul J. Feeley, public defender

    Paul J. Feeley, public defender
    Paul Joseph Feeley Sr., a former Baltimore County public defender and a Towson attorney died June 15 at St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a fall at his Timonium home. He was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Fayette Street and on...
  • Louise V. Muhlbauer, sales associate

    Louise V. Muhlbauer, sales associate
    Louise V. Muhlbauer, a retired Hutzler's department store sales associate who enjoyed cooking and entertaining, died Wednesday of a stroke at Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. The former longtime Parkville resident was 90. The daughter of...