So why aren't we having fireworks, barbecues or concerts to celebrate? Back when the push was on to establish a King Holiday, breakfast gatherings were the order of the day, though that tradition has kind of faded. Possibly King Day breakfast events would be a good way to gather and honor the legacy of freedom for all the holiday stands for.
A 62-year-old blind man has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice after Baltimore paramedics refused to allow his service dog to accompany him in an ambulance after he was struck by a car.
Former slave Israel Crump Sr. fought in the Civil War and later was an active member of Queen's Chapel United Methodist Church in South Laurel. His family and the church historian researched Crump's military career at the U.S. Colored Troops Archives at the National Archives, in Washington.
The Central Maryland Transit Corp., which manages public bus service in Laurel and three neighboring counties, received a $1.57 million federal grant to expand its Transportation Resource Information Point, or TRIP program statewide.
It was a beautiful Saturday — crisp but not cold and sunny with just enough breeze — to walk over the grounds of the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air and to pay homage to America's veterans and learn quite a lot about what it means to serve in defense of the nation.
Dozens of Baltimore County veterans, politicians and citizens gathered around the Wayside Cross—which has been a fixture in downtown Towson for nearly a century—to pay tribute to America's military veterans on a blustery Friday morning.
This weekend's extended Veterans Day observances in Bel Air are a fine way to show appreciation for the veterans among us, as well as to the families of those who have served and are no longer among us.
Bill Volenick is an 80-year-old Korean War veteran who enlisted in the Army in the 1950s. Sean Keyman is a 26-year-old veteran who served eight months in Iraq a few years ago. But for both men, their time spent serving their country helped shape them into who they are today
Dozens of veterans from across the state of Maryland joined Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Congressman C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger to kick off Hugo Salutes Our Veterans' national campaign to distribute free canes to America's former servicemen at the Sam's Club in Timonium.
The Ruxton Players, a community theater troupe that performs at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1401 Carrollton Ave. in Towson, is hosting a special performance for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, for its fall production, "The Hasty Heart."