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  • Book club moms give him chapter and verse on parenting

    What's more important to a child's development: books or moms? Books, of course. But let's throw the moms a bone or two. They do a mostly decent job (quick, name someone who's influenced you more). And their love for reading is contagious —...
  • Carter to take command of Naval Academy this month

    Carter to take command of Naval Academy this month
    Vice Adm. Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr. will formally relieve Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller as superintendent of the Naval Academy during a change-of-command ceremony scheduled July 23, academy officials said Thursday. Carter, who until this month was head of...
  • Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort
    Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes." To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no." "So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...
  • Wednesday's college and local roundup: ODU picked fifth in Conference USA East for football; Phoebus Senior LL team reaches finals

    Colleges: Football: Old Dominion, entering its first Conference USA season, was picked to finish fifth in the East Division. Marshall was picked to win the East, while North Texas was picked to win the West. The voting was conducted by the league’...
  • Annapolis boat accident injures three

    Annapolis boat accident injures three
    Two boats collided Friday near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, injuring three boaters, the Coast Guard said Saturday. A boat from the Coast Guard's Annapolis station was in the area responding to an unrelated matter when its crew saw the boats...
  • John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

    John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor
    John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95. Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
  • Capt. Lewis B. Melson, career naval officer

    Capt. Lewis B. Melson, career naval officer
    Capt. Lewis B. Melson, a career naval officer who had worked extensively during the 1960s with the Navy's pioneering Sealab program that allowed divers to work at the bottom of the ocean, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his daughter's West Towson...
  • High school students give Naval Academy a test drive

    A few hundred high school juniors gathered in a ring around a hawk as it devoured a squirrel Tuesday morning at the Naval Academy. Brandishing their smartphones, the crowd groaned and cheered at the action. "Take a picture and move on," an academy...
  • Naval Academy recruits arrive for first taste of Plebe Summer

    Naval Academy recruits arrive for first taste of Plebe Summer
    Netdao Yutakon of Nashville, Tenn., was still shaking her head, getting used to the lightness two days after her waist-length hair was chopped off to meet Naval Academy regulations in time for her freshman year. "It was like losing a best friend,"...
  • Community: New mini park installed at Joslyn Adult Center

    Community: New mini park installed at Joslyn Adult Center
    Members of Leadership Burbank have replaced a shuffleboard court at Joslyn Adult Center with an Oasis — a mini park that seniors and the community can enjoy. First, the team removed about 2,300 square feet of concrete, said Jeff Carlon, project...
  • Mamer skippers Navy 44 to win in Annapolis-Bermuda Race in light air

    For midshipman Duncan Mamer, the skipper of a Navy 44, the waiting was the hardest part of the 19th biennial Annapolis-Bermuda Race. "The prevailing conditions for this race were mostly just lots and lots of light air," said Mamer, a Caldwell, Iowa,...