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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Ticketmaster fees are a necessary evil

    It's safe to say that Ticketmaster doesn't have many fans. The service, which handles ticket sales for venues large and small across the nation, charges fees on its transactions that seem to bear little relationship to either the cost of the tickets or...
  • History Matters: Jessup Volunteer Fire Department has a new utility truck

    100 Years Ago For the birds Ads in the Times: "Books on Poultry: Pigeons, Bee-Keeping, Farming-Gardening. The Eichelberger Book Co. 308 N. Charles St. Baltimore, Md. "Send us cow and horse hides: To be tanned and manufactured into coats, robes,...
  • Edwin P. Post II, inspector

    Edwin P. Post II, a retired federal housing inspector and veteran of two wars, died Oct. 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Assisted-Living in Columbia. The former Mays Chapel resident was 89. The son of a Con-Ed lineman and a...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, the Belgian Harrier at the Oregon Grille

    Great Baltimore cocktails, the Belgian Harrier at the Oregon Grille
    Erik Brown, the wine and beverage director at the Oregon Grille, wants you to forget any preconceived notions you may have when you set foot into his bar. Forget the Hunt Valley restaurant's fine dining reputation; the scenic, horse country setting; the...
  • Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank

    Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank
    Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92. The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
  • 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....
  • Harold E. Hackman, salesman

    Harold E. Hackman, salesman
    Harold E. Hackman, a retired salesman and World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his daughter's Oakenshawe home. He was 90. Born in York, Pa., he was a graduate of William Penn High School. Family members said...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Marshall C. 'Marsh' Anders Jr., retired music teacher

    Marshall C. 'Marsh' Anders Jr., retired music teacher
    Marshall C. "Marsh" Anders Jr., a retired music teacher, pianist and church organist who headed the music department at McDonogh School for nearly 50 years, died Nov. 15 of a stroke at the Brightview Mays Chapel retirement community. He was 90. "Marsh...
  • John R. Cochran Jr., former postmaster

    John R. Cochran Jr., former Washington postmaster and a World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Stonegates Retirement Community in Greenville, Del. He was 87. The son of a dairyman and a teacher, John R. Cochran Jr. was born in Monkton and...
  • Ellicott City

    Around town Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425. English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard...