Wednesday, April 1, marks the 75th anniversary of the last brutal battle against Japanese forces, the largest amphibious invasion of the Pacific war. Seventy-five years later, U.S. forces are still on the island.Read More
Author: Len Lazarick
John Kuchno was leaving the Columbia Athletic Club on Dec. 19, 2018, after a morning workout when his phone rang. “I didn’t recognize the number from Annapolis. And I picked it up and I said hello. And the voice on the other line said, ‘John, Larry Hogan, how ya doing?’ And I said, ‘Governor, I think I’m about to do pretty well.’”Read More
QUARANTINED in the Year of the Rat: How a New Year’s trip to China turned into nightmare for Md. family
For the Chinese New Year in January, Howard Community College language professor William Lowe was in Wuhan and Hubei province, the center of the outbreak of the coronavirus, with his wife Xiaoli and their daughter Weiya. They wound up quarantined there and then were able to be evacuated by the U.S. embassy back to the United States. They were quarantined again at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Tex. They got back to Maryland just after midnight last Friday, Feb. 21.
Here is a slightly edited version of the powerful journal professor Lowe kept of his family’s six-week ordeal. Fortunately, none of them got sick.
Stupid me for not reading the fine print when legislative leaders said they were not going to raise tax rates.Read More
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