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  • Really, 20 years? [Editorial]

    Really, 20 years? [Editorial]

    It doesn’t seem possible that two decades have passed since the Mason Dixon Fair started. Yet, there it is, the 20th version of the annual fair – billed as Farms, Families, Fairs, Fun! - in its final days. Just north of the Mason Dixon Line off of Maryland Route 165 that becomes Pennsylvania Route...

  • Wishing on a star [Editorial]

    Wishing on a star [Editorial]

    Stardom in the music business is fleeting to put it kindly. Performers often burst across the sky, flaming out nearly as quickly as they rocketed up. But when they’re hot, they’re often seemingly as hot as the sun heating the firmament. Taylor Swift is one of those whose stardom is an enduring...

  • Roller coaster ride [Editorial]

    Roller coaster ride [Editorial]

    It’s been dry, really dry, and somewhat hot. Before that it was somewhat dry and really, really hot. In the spring, it was rainy and cool; really rainy and unseasonably cool. For many of us, the weather is a great topic of conversation, something to be happy about, something to groan about or something...

  • Bel Air Independence Day Committee chair thanks all who made a great celebration possible [Letter]

    Bel Air Independence Day Committee chair thanks all who made a great celebration possible [Letter]

    Editor: The Bel Air Independence Day Committee, Inc. hosted a terrific family-oriented event. I want to thank everyone who came out to participate in our events. Most of our activities provide an opportunity for families to go somewhere fun on the 4th of July. Given all of the families that I saw...

  • Check on the elderly, especially in hot weather [Letter]

    Check on the elderly, especially in hot weather [Letter]

    Editor: Heat exhaustion can sneak up on you, causing increased body temperature, rapid pulse, headache and fatigue. If you don’t get cool, you’ll dehydrate, possibly suffer a stroke, or worse, die. Of 8,000-plus heat-related fatalities reported annually in the United States, 36 percent are among...

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  • Three Harford teachers earn Golden Apple Awards from Freedom Federal

    Three Harford teachers earn Golden Apple Awards from Freedom Federal

    At a reception last month, Freedom Federal Credit Union honored Kathleen Ford, as the grand prize winner of the Credit Union’s 2018 Golden Apple Annual Educator Award competition. Ford, who is a music teacher at John Archer School, won the top $2,000 prize for her plan to better connect students...

  • Harford concludes another successful iCan Bike Camp

    Harford concludes another successful iCan Bike Camp

    Harford County’s second annual iCan Bike Camp held its final session Friday, as campers received medals and a certificate signed by Harford County Executive Barry Glassman recognizing their achievements. Established last summer, the five-day day camp held at the Churchville Recreation Center gives...

  • Havre de Grace leaders honor hometown National Guard soldier

    Havre de Grace leaders honor hometown National Guard soldier

    Maryland Army National Guard Specialist Samantha Castillo, a Havre de Grace native, was recently honored by her hometown’s mayor and City Council after her return home from training. “We’re really proud of you, one for serving our country, and two, being from Havre de Grace,” Mayor William T. Martin...

  • Harford's new Choose Civility campaign announces several summertime fun events

    Harford's new Choose Civility campaign announces several summertime fun events

    Choose Civility Harford County announced a series of community activities and opportunities for individuals and local organizations to join the campaign promoting respect, empathy and tolerance countywide. Planned events include a free outdoor jazz performance in August by the award-winning Daniel...

  • Harford County kicks off 'Choose Civility' campaign

    Harford County kicks off 'Choose Civility' campaign

    “Choose Civility” is not a command by the local government — it is a choice people can make in how they relate to others, according to Valerie J. Gross, the guest speaker at the breakfast event Wednesday to kick off Harford County’s new campaign. “It’s an invitation for you to choose civility in...

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Harford County beer: A tour of four breweries shaping the scene

Harford County beer: A tour of four breweries shaping the scene

Everyone likes a feel-good story, especially when it involves locals creating businesses in their figurative backyards, adding jobs and activity to an area that often could use them. And beer, of course — beer helps. For the past couple of years, that’s been a major story in Harford County: Craft...

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