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  • Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving

    Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving
    For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus. And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...
  • In search of charm during a first few trips to Harford [Column]

    Driving from the city up Belair Road onto Baltimore Pike, as I headed into the Town of Bel Air, I did not know what to expect. I was born and bred in Baltimore and aside from a short stint in the Sunshine state, "Charm City" was all I knew. While many...
  • Aberdeen's Christmas Street is Saturday

    Aberdeen will be showing off its "Christmas Dreams" Saturday, Dec. 7. Every year since 1977, we have been celebrating the holiday season here in Harford County. All is in readiness to start the day with Breakfast with Santa at Grace Methodist Church on...
  • Cosmic Fest scheduled at Westminster library

    Viewing Comet Ison had been described as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and the Westminster Branch Library was prepared to host a 5 am "Cosmic Fest" Thursday to view the much anticipated comet. But Comet Ison didn't survive a recent encounter with the...
  • Ellicott City

    Walk to Bethlehem Glen Mar United Methodist Church will hold this annual event at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4701 New Cut Road. Led by guides, visitors will journey through outdoor settings where actors will re-enact the events leading to and...
  • Port VFW ladies celebrate Christmas with conference

    Hope you all had a peaceful and filling Thanksgiving. Now, it's official…Christmas is just around the corner, less than three weeks away! My friend, Divina Dominguez of Aberdeen, celebrated her birthday on Nov. 30. And David Read, Port, enjoyed...
  • City parade and Armory illumination kick off holiday season

    City parade and Armory illumination kick off holiday season
    Kick off the season at the city's annual Holiday Parade and Armory Illumination, Saturday, Dec. 7. Parade starts at 5:45 p.m. from the Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road; continues to Montgomery Street to the Laurel Armory Anderson and...
  • Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance

    Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance
    Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival. The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
  • Hampden Mayor's Christmas Parade canceled due to snow

    Hampden Mayor's Christmas Parade canceled due to snow
    For the first time in its history, the 41st annual Hampden Mayor's Christmas Parade has been canceled. "It's never been canceled, not in 41 years," said Zack Brown, a longtime parade marshal. "It's a shame (after) 41 years of going strong." He said it...
  • Aberdeen celebrates Christmas, Santa Claus pays a visit

    Christmas, along with a sharp chill, was in the air in Aberdeen Saturday as residents turned out for the city's annual Christmas Street Celebration. The 2013 Christmas Street Celebration included the annual holiday parade and tree lighting; this year's...
  • Santa Claus visits Havre de Grace

    Santa Claus visits Havre de Grace
    Havre de Grace's Christmas parade was rained out Friday, but city residents braved the cold Saturday evening to see the city's downtown Christmas tree lit and, most importantly, for the children present, visit Santa Claus. "Welcome to our beautiful...
  • Getting warm holiday feelings in Bel Air [Column]

    I got a taste of Harford County's holiday spirit Sunday, and lo, it was good. It tasted a bit like the Christmas cookies and the Hanukkah latkes – with applesauce! – served Sunday during Bel Air's holiday celebrations. I have covered many,...