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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Preservation group working to restore historic Cape St. Claire house

    Preservation group working to restore historic Cape St. Claire house
    In a few months, a historic house on a hill in Cape St. Claire will sport a new roof to go with its new paint job and the garden beside it, the latest moves to save a piece of the county's past. The goal is to bring back into use a vacant, dilapidated...
  • State expected to give MARC contract to Bombardier

    The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors. The Maryland Department of...
  • Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor

    Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor
    Cynthia Earl Kerman, a retired Villa Julie College faculty member who wrote biographies of a Quaker economist and a Harlem Renaissance writer, died of pneumonia July 22 at the Glen Meadows retirement community. She was 89 and had lived in Lauraville....
  • E. Carey Kenney, McDonogh School art teacher

    E. Carey Kenney, McDonogh School art teacher
    E. Carey Kenney, a noted Pikesville artist who headed the art department at McDonogh School for more than three decades and whose oils and watercolors were inspired by the Owings Mills campus' rolling hills and fields, died Thursday of pneumonia at...
  • Different continent, same candidate: Romney can put his foot in his mouth abroad just as well as at home

    Different continent, same candidate: Romney can put his foot in his mouth abroad just as well as at home
    For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in campaigning at...
  • China and Japan provoke a confrontation at sea

    China and Japan provoke a confrontation at sea
    China and Japan are making a mountain of a molehill in their territorial dispute over a group of tiny, uninhabited islands in the East China Sea known as the Senkaku (in Japan) or the Diaoyu (in China). Whatever their name, they're basically just a...
  • Evelyn S. Coyle, farmer and volunteer

    Evelyn S. Coyle, farmer and volunteer
    Evelyn S. Coyle, who owned and operated a northern Baltimore County farm with her husband and was a longtime volunteer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Saturday of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She...
  • Mary D. Tilghman, Wye House owner

    Mary D. Tilghman, Wye House owner
    Mary D. Tilghman, who spent the past two decades preserving Talbot County's historic Wye House plantation, which has been occupied by her family since 1659, died there Friday of heart failure. She was 93. "She was quite a lady and the great steward of...
  • America can't withdraw from the world

    Regarding Thomas F. Schaller's column about America's role in the world, he should quit beating around the bush about where he's coming from ("America should give up its role as lone superpower," July 25). As a former Navy officer during World War II,...
  • Letter: A little respect is in order for the president

    Editor: The coverage by The Aegis of the recent deaths of the brave Sheriff deputies has been moving and inspirational to our entire community. Sheriff Jesse Bane's remarks in today's Aegis certainly were thoughtful, encouraging, respectful, and worthy...
  • Two artists see the world differently at Bernice Kish Gallery

    Two artists see the world differently at Bernice Kish Gallery
    The current two-artist exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House is a study in contrasts. Maxine Taylor's vigorously abstract paintings only incorporate the occasional representational reference, whereas Richard Paul Weiblinger's color...
  • Singapore educators visit Lindale Middle School

    Though 99 percent of Singapore's students pass national exams, a delegation of the city-state's educators recently traveled the globe to Anne Arundel County schools to learn innovative ways to help the other 1 percent succeed. Five educators from the...