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  • Celebrate Independence Day responsibly [Editorial]

    Celebrate Independence Day responsibly [Editorial]

    With observances of our nation's 241st birthday starting early in our neck of the woods, as they do yearly, it's not too early to remind everyone to celebrate heartily, but also responsibly. Darlington's annual Independence Day parade and fireworks are coming up this Saturday afternoon, and Havre...

  • Bravo, Harford volunteers [Editorial]

    Bravo, Harford volunteers [Editorial]

    All across Harford County there are ballfields, gyms and parks and all sorts of places where people can get away from it all for a little rest, relaxation and recreation. In Harford County, like many places, the work of getting ready for play in these recreational areas falls to volunteers. The...

  • Retiring Old Glory properly [Editorial]

    Retiring Old Glory properly [Editorial]

    A new program in Harford County to retire worn and tattered American flags is an excellent way to properly dispose of the symbol of our nation and its freedoms in a dignified manner. The program was developed by McComas Funeral Home in Bel Air and Abingdon in partnership with American Legion Harford...

  • Graham Park will be a welcome addition [Editorial]

    Graham Park will be a welcome addition [Editorial]

    The Emily Bayless Graham Park has been long in the making and it's certainly going to be a welcome addition to a part of the county that already has its fair share of residential and commercial development. Both current and prior Harford County government administrations should be proud of their...

  • Take no chances [Editorial]

    Take no chances [Editorial]

    Fortunately, nobody was injured seriously during the incident at Harford Community College last Saturday afternoon. After two people reported seeing someone with a firearm on the school's athletic fields, a massive police and emergency services response ensued. After a two-hour, building-by-building...


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10 ways to beat the heat in Harford County this summer

10 ways to beat the heat in Harford County this summer

Brace yourself — the dreaded dog days of summer are imminent. It won’t be long before pleasant breezes give way to sweltering heat, taking many activities from enjoyable to unbearable. But summertime in Harford County is saved by shady spots, nighttime novelties and plenty of waterborne recreation....