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  • Notes and notables

    A little too eager An old commercial once warned, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." It is a message members of the new Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission should have heeded. Last week, members of the new...
  • United Technologies' Sikorsky Wins $1.3 Billion Helicopter Deal

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $1.28 billion contract to develop a new combat rescue helicopter based on the company's workhorse UH-60 Black Hawk, the Pentagon said Thursday. The contract covers development and...
  • Pro-Russia militants wage deadly offensive as Ukraine election nears

    Pro-Russia separatists vowing to disrupt Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine launched a fresh attack Thursday against the Kiev government's beleaguered forces, killing at least 13 soldiers but failing to take control of more territory in the eastern...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 25 Carnival time The Odenton Volunteer Fire Company will host its carnival today and Monday at 1425 Annapolis Road. Information: 410-674-4444. Monday, May 26 Memorial Day The Annapolis Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m., starting at Amos...
  • Scientists enlist border collies to chase off beach-polluting gulls

    Scientists enlist border collies to chase off beach-polluting gulls
    Dogs aren’t usually associated with clean beaches. But new research has recognized border collies for their ability to chase off gulls that foul beach water and sand with their droppings. The experiment was launched two years ago by...
  • U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan

    U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan
    President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
  • Palmer now second in command at Pa. Game Commission

     
    Richard R. Palmer, who has overseen the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Bureau of Wildlife Protection since 2007, has been named the agency's new deputy executive director for field operations. Palmer joined the Game Commission in 1991 as an undercover...
  • Ocean City air show hits high notes

    Ocean City air show hits high notes
    The 7th annual OC Air Show finished its first day to the applause and cheering of the thousands who showed up to watch the aerial acrobatics up close. They were not disappointed. The air show is a weekend long celebration of aeronautic precision and...
  • Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker

    Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker
    Gulay U. Lannon, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano and singing, died June 7 of cancer at her daughter's Rodgers Forge home. She was 75. The former Gulay Ulular was born and raised in Samsun, Turkey, where she graduated from a French-American high...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Air show, art show and wine in the park

    This weekend in Ocean City: Air show, art show and wine in the park
    It's another busy summer-like weekend in Ocean City highlighted by the return of a more robust and exciting air show. Art's Alive. Art's Alive offers its annual Fine Art Show at Northside Park, June 14-15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with more than 100 artists...
  • Herb Vincent, Realtor, volunteer, dies

    Herb Vincent, Realtor, volunteer, dies
    Charles Herbert “Herb” Vincent, former chairman of the Burbank Planning Commission, president of the Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club and member of the Burbank Historical Society, passed away last Friday. He was 86. Born on Feb. 2, 1928, in...