The Army would shrink to its lowest troop levels since just before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon in ways that could have a significant impact on service members and contractors in Maryland.
By By David S. Cloud and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
Mercedes C. Samborsky, an accomplished musician who changed careers later in life and became a lawyer whose specialty was family law, died Jan. 31 of heart failure at Franklin Square Medical Center. She was 84.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Aberdeen, after all, grew up around a train that served as the community's primary economic draw. There's no reason a more inviting and vibrant active train station couldn't evolve into a much more important part of the city's economy than it is today.
As a distant relative of Army Chaplain Rev. Clark V. Poling, Jamey Struve of Bel Air is well versed in the events of the early hours of Feb. 3, 1943, when her mother's cousin and three of his fellow chaplains on the U.S. troop transport Dorchester sacrificed their lives for those of their fellow troops as the ship sank after being torpedoed by a German submarine.
The father and mother are nicely dressed in the style of the early 1950s. They posed with their two children, a toddler and a little girl who looks to be about 6 years old, for a photographic portrait in their living room.
A team of civilian specialists from Aberdeen Proving Ground is heading this week to the Mediterranean Sea for what officials and others say is a historic mission to destroy Syria's chemical warfare stockpile – and one that could serve as a model in the drive to rid the world of weapons of mass destruction.
The National Math and Science Initiative presented Aberdeen High School Friday with the organization's School of the Year award for its students' outstanding gains on Advanced Placement test scores during the 2012-13 academic year.
Harford County's public works director was up before the Aberdeen city council Monday in his bid to get all three local governments to sign on for an in-depth study of the proposed countywide water and sewer authority.
The polar vortex covering most of the nation is still over the Harford County area, and while the wind has died down, it's still cold outside, prompting a late arrival at schools Wednesday and a local power company to ask customers to conserve energy.
A pipe at the Canal Creek Groundwater Treatment Plant at the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground burst early Monday morning because of cold temperatures, sending about 29,000 gallons of untreated groundwater into a nearby storm drain, APG officials reported Tuesday.
The the first snowstorm of 2014 dumped six to eight inches of the white stuff accross Harford County from Thursday afternoon into early Friday morning, forcing the closure of schools and government offices
Maj. Gen.-promotable Robert S. Ferrell, the former senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, has accepted a promotion to the Pentagon after less than two years at the helm of the Harford County Army installation.
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record, including a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of eras in our history, the celebration of another and possibly the beginning of another of historical proportions.
Faith Billings broke into tears Tuesday evening as the former Aberdeen High School student described how dealing with bullying during her middle and high school years, plus what she described as an uncaring and hostile high school principal, forced her to drop out of high school and quit the sport she loved, softball.
George H. Lazzaro Jr. was diving at 127 feet to retrieve testing equipment in Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond shortly after 1:30 p.m. last Jan. 30, when he told his dive mates via radio he was "losing air, losing air fast."