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  • Paul P. Snead, electronics repairman

    Paul P. Snead, a World War II Navy veteran and self-employed electronics repairman, died of kidney failure May 27 at the Dove House hospice in Westminster. The Mount Airy resident was 86. Mr. Snead was born in Pikesville, the son of a homemaker and a...
  • Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr.

    Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr.
    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...
  • 250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate

    250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate
    When Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown was a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, he was ostracized, his classmates once trashing his room ahead of an inspection. But the Navy embraced him as a trailblazer in Wednesday funeral services, part of which were held...
  • An insult to Ike

    An insult to Ike
    The present controversy over the proposed Eisenhower National Memorial centers on the relationship between the meaning and significance of Dwight David Eisenhower's service to the nation and architect Frank Gehry's scheme to commemorate that service. Does...
  • Former midshipman sentenced to six months in military prison for rape of classmate

    A former Naval Academy midshipman was sentenced to six months in military prison and dismissed from the Navy on Thursday after he was convicted of raping a female classmate. Midshipman 3rd Class Patrick Edmond, 20, was found guilty of raping the female...
  • Carl Leo Dietrich

    Carl Leo Dietrich, who had been chairman of the music department at what is now McDaniel College and later was a founder of the Columbia Orchestra, died May 24 of a fall at his Naples, Fla., home. The former Columbia resident was 85. "His influence of...
  • Air Force has become Navy's more 'relevant' rival

    Air Force has become Navy's more 'relevant' rival
    In describing the emotions that will accompany his players onto the field Saturday when they play Air Force at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Navy coach Ken Niumatalo joked at this week's luncheon that the Midshipmen get so excited for the Falcons...
  • Pages from the Past: Catonsville community called upon to aid family devastated by fire

    An article in the Oct. 2, 1936 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian notes that a local family of 15 needs help after a fire ruined their home. A father, mother and their thirteen children, living near Catonsville, recently lost most...
  • Afghanistan: what 'victory' looks like

    Afghanistan: what 'victory' looks like
    Where is Afghanistan policy headed at this crucial moment? As the nation's excellent if unsung war commander, Gen. John Allen, testifies on Capitol Hill this week, and as Republican presidential aspirants continue to attack President Barack Obama from...
  • Northern Chesapeake West Point Society celebrates Founders Day

    The Northern Chesapeake West Point Society held its Annual Founders Day Celebration March 16 at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs in Bel Air. More than 85 people representing graduates, cadets and parents of cadets, former professors and friends of...
  • Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms

    Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms
    Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies. For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
  • Catonsville photographer shoots to meet needs of variety of customers

    Kathleen Hertel never imagined owning her own photography studio. But now that she does, she's grateful she no longer needs to travel to "every Panera Bread in the Maryland area" to meet customers. Attracted to Catonsville's community feel, the native...