Across Maryland, families and friends will celebrate the official kickoff of summer with the opening of Baltimore City pools, the 147th annual Westminster Memorial Day Parade in Carroll County and a celebration for lost loved ones at King Memorial Park.
Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship game?
Charles C. "Chas" Stieff, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died Saturday of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. He was 92.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Loyola Maryland senior defenseman Joe Fletcher became the first player in program history to win one of the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's major awards Friday, earning the William C. Schmeisser Award as the nation's best defensive player.
Over the past quarter-century, veterans appropriations bills have been passed on schedule only three times. For the other 22 years, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has had to wait days, weeks and often months before knowing what its funding would be.
By By Lamarr Couser and Herbert S. Mason and Gary B. Vogt
Lesley Brinton, 49, of West Laurel, said honoring America's military propelled her to join American Legion Post 60 in Laurel. As the daughter of a World War II Navy veteran, she grew up in suburban Pittsburgh cherishing the story of how America gained its freedom, while preaching the importance of preserving and protecting it at any price.
Maggie Gallagher is the third straight female C. Milton Wright student athlete to bring home the $5,000 Al Cesky Scholarship, while Eric Eckstein is the second Patterson Mill student in that school's history to be awarded.
Intense, dark and brutally thought-provoking is how C Street's Venus Theatre's newest production, Light of Night, can be described. Although written four years ago, the gripping but yet sensitive and hopeful play by New York playwright Cecelia Copeland reflects events in the news today.
The 2014 induction class for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has been approved by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors. This year's eight-person class will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, October 25, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley.
The most notable award, Officer of the Year, was given to Cpl. Jesse Conyngham, a five-year veteran of the department. According to Audrey Barnes, communications director for the city, Conyngham is currently a shift supervisor in the department's patrol division in addition to being a K-9 handler and the K-9 unit supervisor.
Krisana Goel is in 8th grade at Clarksville Middle School. She, along with Anjali Mahadevia and Anjali Shroff, both in 11th grade at Atholton High School, Sashi Rai in ninth grade at River Hill High School, and Leena Rai, in fifth grade at Pointers Run, founded an organization called South Asian Girls Education (S.A.G.E.) to change lives through education for girls.
Murray Blum, and his 12-year-old son, Jordan Blum will travel to Cambridge England around Memorial Day to witness the dedication of the Cambridge American Cemetery visitors center, where an exhibit honors the heroic deeds of Merchant Marine Lt. Murray Blum, who died trying to save another solder's life in World War II.
On Saturday, World War II veterans James Wilderson and Catonsville resident William Foreman will be honored during the opening ceremonies for the second annual Field of Honor on the Maiden Choice Lane campus of the Charlestown retirement community.
For the past three years, there have been no diamond rolls or sneak passes in the skies above Annapolis, as the Navy's Blue Angels air team has canceled its Naval Academy shows for a variety of reasons. Now they're back for the 2014 Commissioning Week.
I am predicting that when we evaluate the Baltimore Ravens' 2014 draft after this season, the name with the most upside will be none other than former River Hill star Mike Campanaro. If used properly, Campanaro could become a big time receiver like Wes Welker and Julian Edelman. He has the moves and he hangs onto the ball. He has always been considered to be too small, but at Wake Forest, he set the school's all-time receiving record with 229 catches and would have added to that number if not
Harford County held a veterans' muster in Bel Air Saturday, an event designed to get Harford and Cecil county veterans connected with the appropriate services, as well as to honor veterans of the Vietnam War era and women who served during the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam eras.
For the third consecutive year, The Aegis was honored as Newspaper of the Year among the state's largest circulation non-daily papers by the Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Press Association during the organization's annual awards luncheon Friday.
A report released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists says historic Annapolis, the Naval Academy and the new Harriet Tubman national monument in low-lying Dorchester County are among dozens of historic sites nationwide at risk from rising sea level, flooding and worsening wildfires as the climate changes.
Howard County put on a commanding display at the 2A South, 3A East and 4A North regional meets over the weekend. In repeat fashion from the county championship, the Howard girls and Wilde Lake boys took home team titles once again.
Three Maryland baseball players were named to the 2014 All-ACC team, with senior pitcher Jake Stinnett and junior center fielder Charlie White earning second-team honors while redshirt freshman second baseman Brandon Lowe was named to the third team.
The Mount Vernon community will hold a memorial service for a neighborhood community leader who died on Friday, months after being critically wounded in a 2012 shooting outside a small inn and residence next to the Belvedere Hotel.
Animal lovers and their pets are invited to the first Sarah Jayne Orton Memorial Walk, to be held Saturday, May 17, starting at 11 a.m. at Sandymount Park in Finksburg. The walk will help raise money for animal care at the Baltimore Humane Society.