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Halloween

Halloween
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Top Halloween Articles

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  • Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Eagle Archives]

    Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Eagle Archives]
    Get ready: Next Thursday is Halloween! Celebrated in much of the western world for centuries, its observance in the United States is celebrated as a part of pop culture. Carroll County oral and written traditions are full of references to ghouls and...
  • County to offer NCAA Night for local athletes looking to compete at the next level

    Submitting sports notices Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. College sports The countywide NCAA Night, sponsored by the Howard County Office of Student Services, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Long...
  • Design studio, bursting at the seams, finds new home

    Design studio, bursting at the seams, finds new home
    Marilyn Johnson has only been running her sewing studio out of its new location for about three months, but a visitor could be forgiven for thinking she's been in the same space for years. And they wouldn't be too far from the truth. Johnson's new...
  • End of an era as Roland Park Bakery and Deli closes its doors (Hudson's Corner Column)

    November brings frost, lingering tree color and falling leaves. This year it brings other changes to the neighborhood landscape. On Nov. 8, Anita Ward, 30-year owner of the Roland Park Bakery and Deli, closed her business. After a long run at the Roland...
  • HdG celebrates Halloween with annual parade Wednesday

    Happy Halloween, dear readers, Coming Thursday, Oct. 31. In celebration, the annual Havre de Grace Halloween Parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Street and Congress Avenue. Dress in costume and register by 6 p.m. with the sponsor, Havre de...
  • Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster

    Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster
    Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s. The what? The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
  • 'Pretty Little Liars' recap, 'Grave New World'

    'Pretty Little Liars' recap, 'Grave New World'
    Nothing says Halloween like a party in a graveyard in one of television's scariest cities. Coming off of the best reveal in "Pretty Little Liars" history during the summer finale, it was time for a special hour dedicated to picking up where the show...
  • Dick Thien missed this one

    I have commended to your attention the catalogue of stale opening devices compiled by the late Dick Thien, trusting that you will know what to do when confronted by the Webster's Dictionary lead and the King James lead. Friends don't let friends write...
  • Havre de Grace employee honored for going 'above and beyond'

    Havre de Grace employee honored for going 'above and beyond'
    Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty and members of the City Council honored an employee who went "above and beyond" her regular duties to produce a guide for new residents. Laurie Dawson, a secretary in the city's Department of Public Works, was...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'Captain Vietnam'

    'Top Chef' recap, 'Captain Vietnam'
    “I’m convinced that Emeril has a secret bedroom in this house, because he pops up when you least expect it.”  Chef Nina shares this sentiment at the top of this week’s episode, as the chefs are relaxing after the most recent...
  • Shoppers spend more on Halloween

    Shoppers spend more on Halloween
    Thomas Gallagher tried to steer his daughter toward one of the less-pricey costumes at Spirit Halloween in Glen Burnie. But then the 5-year-old spied the Snow White get-up. Too late. Gallagher ended up spending about $40 at the store last week on a...
  • Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Column]

    Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Column]
    Carroll County's oral and written traditions are full of references to ghouls, goblins and ghost stories. Historian Joe Getty reported that during his research for the Historical Society of Carroll County many years ago, he found that the belief in...