Harford Del. Pat McDonough, along with volunteer firefighters and community groups, will host the annual flag-waving remembrance tribute to the victims and families of 9/11 in Joppa Tuesday on the 11th anniversary of the national tragedy.
But today, the 43-year-old performer, who returns to talk TV this month with ¿The Ricki Lake Show,¿ looks back and says: If only she had been able to understand what she had and what she might have done with all her clout at the time.
Bill Vaughan, of North Laurel, has gone from being part of the excitement to watching it through a camera lens. The son of a firefighter, Vaughan spent 28 years with the Montgomery County Fire Department and reached the level of master firefighter before retiring in 1996.
Fourteen years after truck bombs ripped through two U.S. embassies in East Africa, a Maryland lawmaker is reviving efforts to compensate families of the 12 Americans killed in the Nairobi attack — the most recent attempt in a years-long struggle that has left many survivors feeling betrayed.
Augustus F. "Gus" Brown, Esq., principal in the law firm of Brown, Brown & Young, P.A., has received the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Maryland - Harford County Chapter's first ever "Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser" award.
The Rev. Monsignor James Vincent Hobbs, former rector of the Basilica of the Assumption who oversaw a two year $32 million restoration of the 200 year-old structure, died Monday of a cardiac arrest at his Thurmont home. He was 81.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The Frederick Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (which includes Howard County) will meet June 2 in the Community Room of the Manor House at Edenton Retirement Village, 5800 Genesis Lane, Frederick.
WASHINGTON — Local homeland security officials in Baltimore and across the country are fighting a proposal to change how $2 billion in federal emergency management money is distributed — a change they say would jeopardize regional efforts to respond to terrorist attacks, major storms and other disasters.
Any hope that the arraignments of five men accused in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, might bring healing to family members a decade after they lost loved ones at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was stymied by a start-stop proceeding in which the defendants refused to participate.
The public may watch the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other terror suspects Saturday at Fort Meade, but a separate viewing area planned for family members of victims won't be ready in time, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday.
Members of the public may watch the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other terror suspects from Fort Meade on Saturday, but seating will be limited, a spokesman for the Army base said Tuesday.
Maryland Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, the first woman in that role, said Monday that she is stepping down July 1. She told Gov. Martin O'Malley's office of that decision Friday. No replacement has been named.