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Thanksgiving 2017 [Editorial]

Each year at this time, thanks to the pilgrims, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt, many of us take stock of what we have to be thankful for and to whom we should offer our thanks. The pilgrims, as we were taught year after year in elementary school, observed the first Thanksgiving in the...

  • Grateful for those who came to HCC's Harford Fest [Letter]

    Grateful for those who came to HCC's Harford Fest [Letter]

    Editor: On behalf of the faculty, staff, administrators, and students of Harford Community College, I would like to share my most sincere appreciation with the Harford County community who visited our campus for our inaugural Harford Fest on Saturday, October 28. We were thrilled to welcome nearly...

  • Helping the Bay [Editorial]

    Helping the Bay [Editorial]

    Sometimes lost in the back and forth over budgets, teacher salaries, students misbehaving and such, is the interesting work being done all the time by Harford County Public Schools students. Another case in point is a recent Chesapeake Bay conservation project done by seventh graders at Southampton...

  • Public needs to be involved in budget planning process [Letter]

    Public needs to be involved in budget planning process [Letter]

    The following is a letter to The Aegis Open Forum: Editor: I appreciate your November 1, 2017 editorial encouraging all citizens of Harford County to participate in the HCPS Superintendent’s “virtual town hall” on Monday, November 6, 2017. I echo the sentiment. Friends and neighbors will confirm...

  • Thanks for celebrating all of Harford's Living Treasures [Letter]

    Thanks for celebrating all of Harford's Living Treasures [Letter]

    Editor: What a wonderful event the Harford County Public Library held on Sept. 14. This was a tea to celebrate Harford County’s Living Treasures. We were treated to a wonderful tea, lovely corsages, pictures and received an official citation thanking us once again for being “Treasures.” It was...

  • Just go vote in Bel Air [Editorial]

    Just go vote in Bel Air [Editorial]

    The Town of Bel Air is holding an election Tuesday in which town residents have an opportunity to pick among four candidates for two seats on the Board of Town Commissioners. As with any election, the most important thing is not who people vote for, but that they actually vote. This is particularly...

  • Harford Muslims condemn New York terror attack [Letter]

    Harford Muslims condemn New York terror attack [Letter]

    The following is a letter to The Aegis Open Forum: Editor: We the mainstream Muslims condemn the terrorist attack in New York on October 31, 2017. This was a cowardly act to kill and injure innocent civilians, most of them were from Argentina. Mainstream American Muslims are part and parcel of...

  • Patrick Richards seeking re-election in Bel Air [Letter]

    Patrick Richards seeking re-election in Bel Air [Letter]

    The following is a letter to The Aegis Open Forum: Editor: I wanted to take this opportunity to reintroduce myself as a current Town Commissioner running for re-election this November. I am a long-time Bel Air resident who grew up in Homestead Village attending Wakefield/Homestead elementary, Bel...

  • Bel Air candidate Chris Jordan writes about his desire to serve [Letter]

    Bel Air candidate Chris Jordan writes about his desire to serve [Letter]

    The following is a letter to The Aegis Open Forum: Editor: After much prayer, thought and numerous conversations with my family, friends and others in the community, I have decided to run for one of two Bel Air town commissioner seats. As a servant leader my focus will be to represent you, the...

  • Be involved early with Harford's school budget [Editorial]

    Be involved early with Harford's school budget [Editorial]

    On the front page of The Aegis today there is a story about the school budget process and how some school board members believe they should be more involved in setting priorities from the beginning. We’ll reserve our views about the process for another time, but for now we want to remind everyone...

  • Aberdeen on the move [Editorial]

    Aberdeen on the move [Editorial]

    As Aberdeen city officials have wrestled with what their hometown should and could be like in the future, there are some signs of life out there. Within the past two weeks, Harford County government completed its promised bus shelter near the Amtrak/MARC train station. The Harford Transit LINK...

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