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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...

  • Success by reading is beyond doubt [Editorial]

    Success by reading is beyond doubt [Editorial]

    Summer is a good time to boost reading. The Harford County Public Library very successfully uses the break from the end of one school year to the beginning of the next to energize people, especially young people, about reading. This summer, "Build a Better World" is the theme of the library's Summer...

  • Keep away from railroad tracks, stay alive [Editorial]

    Keep away from railroad tracks, stay alive [Editorial]

    The railroads have had a presence in Harford County since the dawn of the age of the steel rails in the 18th century. Today, the two major lines on the East Coast still traverse the county from east to west. The trains are different than those of 150 years ago, but one thing that hasn't changed...

  • Just lock those car doors [Editorial]

    Just lock those car doors [Editorial]

    It's often been said that criminals aren't the smartest people. The same, so it seems, can be said about potential victims of crimes. The Harford County Sheriff's Office has a simple crime prevention tip – locking your vehicles will keep many criminals out – that it's been trying to get people...

  • Referendum: A high hurdle, as it should be [Editorial]

    Referendum: A high hurdle, as it should be [Editorial]

    Aberdeen Mayor Patrick McGrady, unhappy with what he saw as the City Council banding together to usurp the mayor's authority, recently did what he thought was right by trying to have the measure petitioned to referendum. What prompted him to take such action was a charter change that he believes...

  • Bel Air fire company 'makes America great' [Letter]

    Bel Air fire company 'makes America great' [Letter]

    Editor: On Fourth of July, 2017 and after Independence day celebrations, my wife and I made our way to the routine of day's end. But, there appeared to be more fireworks out on our street as evident by the red and white glow of light breaking through the shades. We made our way outside and saw...

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