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  • Hope for the future [Editorial]

    Hope for the future [Editorial]

    The 50th anniversary reunion of the Central Consolidated School's Class of 1965 speaks volumes about the resilience of the human spirit. Members of that graduating class had begun school 13 years earlier, presuming they attended kindergarten, three years prior to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954...

  • Meeting a need? [Editorial]

    Meeting a need? [Editorial]

    Touted each year as an opportunity for officials from counties across Maryland to get together, compare notes, figure out who has the best ways of dealing with governmental problems and then taking those best practices home and implementing them, the annual Maryland Association of Counties convention...

  • Conowingo Dam both ancient and modern [Editorial]

    Conowingo Dam both ancient and modern [Editorial]

    The Conowingo Dam, which recently opened its doors to the general public for an open house, is an industrial operation that is at once unusually old and unusually modern. The facility is up for a review of its federally-issued permit and, if the permit is granted – and there's every reason to believe...

  • Harford School Board falls short on oversight responsibilities [Editorial]

    Harford School Board falls short on oversight responsibilities [Editorial]

    As reports have unfolded about allegations of students with autism being mistreated by some Harford County Public Schools staff, it once again has become disturbingly evident that the local school system is lacking in public oversight. Instances of alleged abuse were documented last year by the...

  • The best defense [Editorial]

    The best defense [Editorial]

    When news breaks regarding things like the relative usefulness of the tethered balloons hovering over southern Harford County in recent months, it's hard not to think of President Dwight Eisenhower's farewell address. As a commanding Army general during World War II, Eisenhower not only helped...


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Bel Air employees can take new steps to better health

Bel Air employees can take new steps to better health

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, employees at the Town of Bel Air are well on their way in the lifetime journey to better fitness. They can now take thousands of well-calculated steps, thanks to a FitKIK Pebble device, bought by the town government, that employees can...