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Groundhog Day

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  • Brian Matusz's imperfect storm

    Brian Matusz's imperfect storm
         With every new indignity, it becomes harder and harder to make the case that Brian Matusz has taken a large step forward this season, even though his velocity has returned and he is showing flashes of his old command.      The losing streak goes...
  • The sabotage strategy for containing Iran

    The sabotage strategy for containing Iran
    Not long ago, an astute reader noted that it has been nearly two years since I wrote in a column that "most experts now estimate that Iran needs about 18 months to complete a nuclear device and a missile to carry it." His point — that those...
  • Perry Hall: Groundhog's prediction casts a shadow on our weather

    As the last days of January go by, no snow has accumulated in the Perry Hall/Kingsville neighborhoods. While snow lovers and students yearn for sledding and days off from school, the rest of us quietly rejoice with the passing of each snowless day. I...
  • West Friendship: Happy wishes for Carol and Don Miles on celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary

    Golden wishes to Carol and Don Miles who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in October 2011. The Miles were married in Baltimore in October of 1961. Last fall, the couple renewed their vows during a Mass at St. Michael's Catholic Church in...
  • Would you kiss a cow? St. Paul's youth group wants to know

    Most people are aware that St. Francis of Assisi is known as the patron saint of animals. Most depictions of the saint show him with a bird on his shoulder or in his hand and other small animals gathered around his feet. He loved animals. But, did he ever...
  • Let them eat cake

    Who would have thought it would be so hard to give people money? Late last year when it became clear Harford County was in a reasonably stable financial situation, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced plans to give county employees —...
  • Vacant Bel Air BB&T building will meet wrecking ball soon

    Vacant Bel Air BB&T building will meet wrecking ball soon
    A piece of Bel Air's history will be turned to rubble when the old Branch Banking and Trust building in downtown Bel Air is demolished later this winter. The building is one of the survivors of the great Bel Air fire on Groundhog Day 1972 that...
  • Slip into Copeland's, where Mardi Gras stretches year round

    Slip into Copeland's, where Mardi Gras stretches year round
    The football season is over. So is Groundhog Day. And Valentine's Day, too. But if any excuse for a party will do, don't forget that Mardi Gras is Tuesday, Feb. 21. And while it may be a little late to book your trip to the Big Easy, you can at least...
  • Laughable law on fireworks hurts many

     Laughable law on fireworks hurts many
    The first problem with fireworks is that Florida's ban on their sale is a total sham. Fireworks that explode or fly through the air — such as Roman candles, bottle rockets and mortars — are supposed to be illegal here. But a 60-year-old...
  • Jesus returns to Emmaus church

    Jesus returns to Emmaus church
    I was glad to see Jesus has returned to my church. He had been gone for about six months. I'm speaking, of course, about the statue of Jesus outside the church, St. Ann's in Emmaus. Jesus is inside all the time, they tell us, at home in the tabernacle....
  • Windows into the world of Andrew Wyeth

    WASHINGTON Celebrated American artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) liked to look out on the world through his art, figuratively and literally. And he most often did this by depicting windows in his work. Wyeth held a special fascination with windows. In...
  • Executive profile: Thomas Motamed of CNA Financial

    Executive profile: Thomas Motamed of CNA Financial
    Thomas Motamed, fresh out of law school, found the legal profession too dry. So at a friend's suggestion, he tried another field he thought might be more interesting: peddling life insurance. But that got old fast. "I really didn't like sitting...