| May 24, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair.
This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, always at the center of any Memorial Day celebration — as well as Veterans Day, Fourth of July and any number of civic parades throughout the year — faces an uncertain future.
The service organization is...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Navy will host the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy men's basketball event on Friday, Nov. 14. The Midshipmen will welcome 2014 NCAA tournament teams Michigan State, Tennessee and Virginia Commonwealth to Alumni Hall in what they anticipate...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A free discussion titled “Teen Suicide Prevention” will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. this Thursday in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta. Ilin Magran of Healthy Start/Student Support Services and...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:17 PM
RICHGROVE, Calif. — In March 2013, a man with brooding, mahogany eyes and a walrus mustache traveled from his home in California to visit relatives in Alabama. The trip did not end well. When a business acquaintance insulted Jose Manuel Martinez's...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:49 PM
This month marks the 60th Veterans Day and the 50th anniversary of John Kennedy's assassination. There is an intriguing question that connects the slain president and his World War II Navy service. Did JFK suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, known...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Veterans Day ought to be a time set aside for honoring the many millions of American men and women in uniform, alive and deceased, past and present. On that date, it is especially important that children take time to learn about, and pay respect to, those...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:23 PM
There are certain traditional editorial cartoons I like to draw. Christmas cartoons, New Year's Day, Labor Day, Groundhog Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Veterans Day, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Father's Day and that annual...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:52 PM
It came through an online message board from a village in eastern France. Attached was a photo of a standard-issue U.S. Army duffel bag, and the name on it in faded block letters was unmistakable:
WILLIAM A. KADAR.
"I can't believe this," Arleen Haas,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
My wife has taken to snapping at the TV every time the Capital Blue Cross ad appears.
The company's new slogan is "Live Fearless," and a little girl says that at the end of the commercial.
My wife always responds, "LEE!" and begins complaining anew...