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Vote for Dougherty for Havre de Grace mayor [Letter]

Editor: The Tuesday, May 2, election is a very important event for all of us in Havre de Grace. The direction that we want our great city to go is in the balance, as we have a mayor and council who like to manage and control some of the special events that have made our city a very special destination...

  • The paradox of Harford's 'new math' [Editorial]

    The paradox of Harford's 'new math' [Editorial]

    If Harford County Public Schools' "new math" teaching program is giving as many students fits as we have come to believe, then how good as a teaching tool can it be? There isn't really any such thing as "new" when it comes to math, a science which has its roots in ancient civilizations, but there's...

  • Way to go, Huskies [Editorial]

    Way to go, Huskies [Editorial]

    When Patterson Mill rolled over Southern-Garrett, 59-43, at Towson University Saturday to win the Class 1A girls state basketball championship, the Huskies made history. Congratulations to Patterson Mill for winning the 2017 state championship that made them the only Harford County girls team to...

  • Commute Smart, Harford [Editorial]

    Commute Smart, Harford [Editorial]

    Harford County's roads get ever more crowded. There are a myriad of reasons why, but the only thing that matters is that they're too crowded and the county government is trying to do its part to get some motorists off the roads, especially during the peak hours commuting hours. Harford Commute...

  • Time-tested system decides Harford zoning cases [Editorial]

    Time-tested system decides Harford zoning cases [Editorial]

    Harford County has a time-tested system of reviewing zoning appeal requests and individual rezoning cases. So why change it? That's a question we are asking now because the case involving Albert Bierman, who wants to establish a commercial mulching operation in a semi-rural neighborhood of Joppa,...

  • Centers for the arts proliferate in Harford [Editorial]

    Centers for the arts proliferate in Harford [Editorial]

    Aberdeen has an interesting proposal to consider for the future of the parcel known as the Moose Lodge. A media production company is trying to buy the city-owned structure on Rogers Street, basically on consignment, and turn it into a performing arts center and a video production facility. The...

  • How best to honor Sgt. Hilton [Editorial]

    How best to honor Sgt. Hilton [Editorial]

    A couple of bills are awaiting action in the Maryland General Assembly to honor the memory of Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton, the Civil War soldier who has the distinction of being Harford County's only native born Medal of Honor recipient. Honors for Sgt. Hilton, who was born in the Gravel Hill area near...

  • Aberdeen's homeless dilemma [Editorial]

    Aberdeen's homeless dilemma [Editorial]

    Aberdeen city officials' hearts are in the right place when they say they want to do something to reasonably accommodate their city's growing homeless population. Realistically speaking, however, what approach can they take to satisfy everyone with a stake in the outcome? Talk about the devil being...

  • Remembering Rich Holly and Herb Jonas [Editorial]

    Remembering Rich Holly and Herb Jonas [Editorial]

    The Havre de Grace area lost two community icons in the past two weeks with the passing of Rich Holly and George Herbert "Herb" Jonas. "Mr. Holly," as he was known to generations of Havre de Grace High School students and their families, not only taught at Havre de Grace High School for 43 years,...

  • Heroin treatment funding needs to have accountability [Editorial]

    Heroin treatment funding needs to have accountability [Editorial]

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's recent declaration of a state of emergency with regard to opioid abuse came with his announcement that he'll provide an additional $10 million to treat addiction in each of the next five state budgets. These are welcome moves by a governor who has shown a willingness...

  • Travel Ban Part 2 is unethical and un-American [Letter]

    Editor: Muslim Travel Ban Part 2 is unethical and un-American. This is discrimination based on race and religion. Although only six Muslim countries are named but all Muslims will face discrimination at the immigration. The most recent example is the harassment of Mohammad Ali's son and wife. They...

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