| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:49 PM
We need to learn to get past these bimbo eruptions.
Because if we don't find a way to forgive and move forward, a lot of good people are going to end up on the scrapheap.
Gen. David Petraeus is the latest.
Perhaps the most brilliant and successful...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Gov. Martin O’ Malley has ordered the U.S. and Maryland flags at state facilities flown at half-staff on Monday to honor Army Capt. Sara M. Knutson, a helicopter pilot from Eldersburg who died last month in Afghanistan.
Knutson, 27, was one of...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:12 AM
If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya.
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On March 25th, I returned with three other members of Congress from a six-day trip to Iraq and Afghanistan. I came away, as all do, tremendously impressed by the commitment of American soldiers and civilians to executing their mission. We were in...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:18 AM
Richard Lyle "Dick" Daniel, a retired Baltimore County public school music instructor who played with and led several jazz bands, died Monday of heart failure at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa.
The longtime Finksburg resident was 79.
The son of a...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:23 PM
Here's an attention-grabbing headline for you: It's election time in Bel Air!
Seriously, folks, don't yawn or turn the page. This is big stuff.
Of course, you wouldn't know it to judge from the few people who bother to vote in these elections, generally...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Maryland Art Place chairwoman and fundraiser Suzi Cordish doesn't like to sit still for very long.
Along with her husband, developer David Cordish, she travels to exotic settings around the world, wherever work and interests take the couple. They...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 5:21 PM
The plebes looked stunned.
Under a relentless barrage of commands, most of them bellowed, some 1,200 members of the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2015 ran the gantlet of induction Thursday, a process that by any definition appeared to be an ordeal. In...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Although trains travel to the region (Amtrak to New York, then Metro North to Peekskill), the best way to see the expansive Hudson Valley region is via car. From Baltimore, West Point is about 270 miles. The five-hour drive up Interstate...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr., a retired career Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran who was chairman of the physics department at West Point for more than two decades, died Aug. 30 of cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:07 AM
For a little over a century, starting with the end of the Revolutionary War, Maryland craftsmen were producing some of the finest home furnishings anywhere. Inlaid bellflower furniture, painted furniture, repousse silver, case clocks and other goods...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Veterans Day, and once again I'm shouting in my head: You people want to honor veterans? How about we dump the patriotic tinsel and give them something they can use — like all the effort it's going to take to heal their wounds for years to come....