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  • Richard Lyle Daniel, music teacher, dies

    Richard Lyle Daniel, music teacher, dies
    Richard Lyle 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...
  • Richard Lyle "Dick" Daniel, music teacher, dies

    Richard Lyle "Dick" Daniel, music teacher, dies
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Best medicine for veterans: prevention

    Best medicine for veterans: prevention
    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....
  • 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...
  • Bel Air's election ought to be bigger than it is for most folks

    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...
  • Celebrity traveler: Suzi Cordish shares her valley fever

    Celebrity traveler: Suzi Cordish shares her valley fever
    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...