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APG holds active shooter drill, hosts mock media conference afterward

Aberdeen Proving Ground's top general praised employees and first responders at the Harford County Army post for their response to a simulated active shooter exercise held Thursday at the Edgewood Area of APG. "Our procedures to respond are incredible," Maj. Gen. Randy S. Taylor, the senior commander...


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  • Words will never hurt [Editorial]

    Words will never hurt [Editorial]

    What happened in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend is sickening. Those who aren't repulsed by it are either mystifyingly detached from current events, or have a misguided understanding of what it means to be American. White nationalists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members or...

  • A tangled mess in Aberdeen [Editorial]

    Schools, proximity to work, neighbors and the neighborhood are among the important items on the checklist, after the all-important one – price - when people look to buy a home. It all seems to make sense. Everything checks out. The purchase is made. The move is done. Life is good. And it remains...

  • HOPE and help [Editorial]

    HOPE and help [Editorial]

    Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler is being quite compassionate with his agency's creation of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Unit at the Harford County Detention Center. The sheriff and his agency have been doing what they can to not only break the crisis of opioid addiction in our county,...

  • Teach them to swim [Editorial]

    Teach them to swim [Editorial]

    The Havre de Grace Youth Sailing School, as noted on the front page of our PP&T section last month, was recently given a new dinghy that's ready to sail. Learning to sail, especially for young people, is an appropriate youth activity for Havre de Grace or any waterfront community. The occasion...

  • Better than nothing [Editorial]

    The three most critical highway construction needs in Harford County, not in any particular order, are widening the Bel Air Bypass to four lanes in both directions between Winters Run in Fallston and Route 1 in Hickory; widening Route 152 to two lanes in each direction from at least Route 1 in...


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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....