That extreme politicization of the national conversation about immigration is part of what makes director David Sutherland’s “Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” which airs Monday night at 9 on PBS, such a special documentary.
For the first time in the nation, a state National Guard — Maryland's — is led by a command staff entirely composed of women. As of fall 2018, the top four leaders in the state's National Guard are all women — three of them African American — and all mothers.
Charles Edward Winebrenner Jr., a retired baked goods distributor who held leadership positions in the Masonic Order, died Friday of complications of a fall. He was 91 and resided at the Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville.
When Ron Hollingsworth enters a room you feel an overwhelming need to stand out of respect. Hollingsworth, one of us — a 1960 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School, served two years in Vietnam in heavy combat. For his service he earned two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts.
Ted McNett invited the public to help him and the local blacksmith guild create a luna moth sculpture in memory of Jimmy Malachowski at the Farm Museum on Nov. 10 — as well as create smaller luna moths to be included in an exhibit at the Bear Branch Nature Center in memory of other fallen veterans.
It was on Nov. 10, 1775 that the Continental Congress commissioned Samuel Nicholas to raise several Battalions of Marines. Nicholas established a recruiting station at the “Tun Tavern” in Philadelphia. The Marines have had significant participation in every armed conflict since 1775.
Robert O. Bonnell, Jr., a businessman and former Navy fighter pilot who threw himself into volunteer work after a meeting with Mother Teresa, died Oct. 25 of respiratory failure. The Roland Park Place resident was 93.
John Bernard Martin was born in Baltimore, served in the Marines and later drove or served as a personal assistant for entertainment industry figures such as Sarah Michelle Gellar, Leonardo DiCaprio and Marin Scorsese. The former Towson resident was 61.
Parkton resident and ex-Marine Russell Lyons owns and runs Regal All-Stars cheerleading and dance gym in Timonium, where he applies the Marines' bedrock beliefs of "honor, courage and commitment" to help his students develop the skills and temperament they need to compete at the highest level.
Henry "Pete" Clements, a Baltimore Polytechnic Institute graduate who went on to become a colonel in the U.S. Air Force and associate director of NASA's Johnson Space Flight Center, died of an acute cardiac event Aug. 10 in McMahan, Texas. He was 92.
Members of the Abingdon Elks lodge brought about 30 residents and staff of the Perry Point VA Medical Center to the Aberdeen IronBirds game Thursday evening to treat them to a night out from inpatient care.
The attorney for a former Baltimore police officer who was criminally charged for punching a man in East Baltimore said Wednesday that his client maintains his innocence and will seek release pending trial during a bail review hearing scheduled Wednesday afternoon.
If the only thing Frontline’s latest report, “Documenting Hate: Charlottesville,” did was serve as a righteous reminder of the deadly events in Virginia last August it would still be one of the most worthwhile TV productions of the summer. But it does much more in tracking hate in Trump's America.
Local newspapers are in our DNA and help glue together this collage that we call our community. Local newspapers sing our stories. The very beginning of Carroll County came as the result of the efforts of a journalist and his newspaper.
Gold Star families, elected officials, military leaders and a Medal of Honor recipient who served in World War II were on hand for the unveiling of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Havre de Grace's Concord Point Park on Sunday.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the health system for former military personnel, thinks sentiments like this are keeping many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans from using their services. An initiative aims to change that.
As Baltimore continues to face record levels of violence, a senior police commander says it's time for the sheriff's office to do more to go out beyond its traditional at the city's courthouses. The incumbent says that's what he's been doing for the past seven years.
Former Gun Trace Task Force Sgt. Wayne Jenkins, perhaps the most corrupt officer uncovered in Baltimore Police Department history, was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in federal prison for his role in a stunning range of crimes. Former detective Marcus Taylor received 18 years in prison.
No matter when you choose to celebrate Memorial Day, be it today, Monday or the original May 30 date, we encourage everyone to take a few minutes to reflect and honor those who have died fighting for the freedoms we enjoy.