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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...
  • New commander takes over Aberdeen Proving Ground's CECOM

    New commander takes over Aberdeen Proving Ground's CECOM
    The U.S. ArmyCommunication-Electronics Command officially welcomed its 20th commander, Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Feb. 9 in a ceremony on the campus of the C4ISR Center of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Ferrell took over one of the major...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...