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  • Thanksgiving Day for running as well as eating

    The popularity of Thanksgiving Day running events was apparent on Williams Street in Bel Air Nov. 24. Runners in the 16th annual YMCA of Central Maryland Turkey Trot packed the starting line from curb to curb and 150 meters deep. A half-hour later,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Manning investigators found huge trove of war reports — and a boast

    Manning investigators found huge trove of war reports — and a boast
    Army investigators found nearly half a million field reports from Iraq and Afghanistan on a computer memory card among the belongings of Pfc. Bradley Manning, with a note suggesting that an unnamed recipient "sit on this information" while deciding how...
  • 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...
  • Manning supporters barred from courtroom

    Two supporters of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning were barred Monday from the accused WikiLeaker's preliminary military hearing at Fort Meade. The American Civil Liberties Union, meanwhile, said it would appear in federal court Tuesday to challenge the...
  • Team leader says she warned supervisors about Manning

    A former team leader of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning testified Tuesday that she told superiors on several occasions that Manning should not be allowed to handle classified information or be sent to Iraq, but her warnings apparently went unheeded. Manning,...
  • Home from war, still on a mission

    Home from war, still on a mission
    This holiday season, thousands of families are welcoming home children, siblings, spouses and parents from the Middle East. For family members and service members alike, this return marks a long-anticipated and joyful reunion. But for the soldiers,...
  • Sexual assault reports double at the Naval Academy

    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy doubled during the 2010-2011 academic year, as did the percentage of female midshipmen reporting unwanted sexual contact, according to a report released Tuesday by the Defense Department. The...