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Groundhog Day

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  • A good walk spoiled, a random shooting survived

    A good walk spoiled, a random shooting survived
    A note about Jeff Yeatman: I sought him out; he did not contact me. Until I asked, he'd never given an interview about the random act of madness that occurred 15 years ago near his office in downtown Baltimore. "I actively avoided it at the time," he...
  • Successful Super Bowl in the snow could plow way for other cold-weather cities

    Successful Super Bowl in the snow could plow way for other cold-weather cities
    When Rob Rogers woke up the morning of Dec. 8 and looked at an ominous weather forecast predicting several inches of snow or the threat of freezing rain, he knew exactly where he wanted to be. The 24-year-old Hampden resident rushed to his computer,...
  • Birthdays, groundhogs kick off February in HdG

    What? Is it already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. Feb. 1 is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated tree trunk on...
  • Relay for Life kicks off; birthdays, anniversaries celebrated

    The 2014 Cecil County Relay for Life "kicked-off" Saturday at the Moose Lodge, Elkton. This year's event will be held on Friday, May 29 to Saturday, May 30 on the track at Elkton High School. Teams from all over Cecil County gathered Saturday for munchies...
  • Amid storm, Arundel police announce arrest of Punxsutawney Phil

    Amid storm, Arundel police announce arrest of Punxsutawney Phil
    Anne Arundel County police say they've arrested famed Groundhog Day celebrity Punxsutawney Phil and charged him with excessive winter and "failing to do right." The arrest — which came as the area was receiving the first wave of the storm that...
  • Coast Guard grows its own tradespeople at repair yard

    Coast Guard grows its own tradespeople at repair yard
    Since 1899, the Coast Guard's shipyard at Curtis Bay has added years to the life of the sea-battered fleet, repairing and upgrading hundreds of cutters before sending them back on patrol. So in 2002 when shipyard officials looked at the future and saw...
  • Lots to celebrate in February – groundhogs, freedom African American history

    What? It is already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. February first is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on February 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated...
  • AccuWeather.com predicts 6 more weeks of winter, snow after Groundhog Day

    AccuWeather.com predicts 6 more weeks of winter, snow after Groundhog Day
    AccuWeather.com released its spring weather outlook this morning, and it includes seasonable weather that one doesn't need a meteorology degree to predict: winter storm chances for the East Coast in February and March and milder temperatures not until...
  • Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

    Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?
    At 7:20 a.m. Saturday Punxsutawney Phil will leave his burrow at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., for the 123rd time and prognosticate how much longer winter will last. If Phil sees his shadow and returns to his burrow it means six more weeks of...
  • 'Fun Buns' open to 55 and older Saturdays in Port Deposit

    The first session of "Fun Buns" (an exercise class for men and women 55 and older) was held at the VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road, on Saturday. The eight-week class is sponsored by Cecil County Senior Services and Community Transit....
  • Letter: Bring it: Weekend Saving Time

    Editor: Regarding the recent Etc. Column by Jim Kennedy on Daylight Saving Time: I enjoyed your article in the Pp&t section of The Aegis and certainly enjoy the extra hour of evening sunlight during DST.  In fact, I would propose something even better:...
  • No. 12 Maryvale breaks the pattern with 16-10 win over No. 5 St. Paul's

    No. 12 Maryvale breaks the pattern with 16-10 win over No. 5 St. Paul's
    After losing to No. 14 John Carroll by one goal in overtime of Wednesday's season opener, Maryvale's girls lacrosse players must have felt stuck in a Groundhog Day funk. The No. 12 Lions had suffered three of their past four losses by one goal —...