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  • Ravens hold on to win Super Bowl, 34-31

    Ravens hold on to win Super Bowl, 34-31
    Ravens fans had waited 12 years for another Super Bowl victory, and they packed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, dwarfing 49ers rooters in both numbers and volume. They about blew the roof off the stadium when Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco flicked his first...
  • New Orleans or bust: Ravens fans hit the road

    New Orleans or bust: Ravens fans hit the road
    If you gotta go, you gotta go. To Super Bowl XLVII, that is. And Ravens fans have got to go to New Orleans, getting there any which way they can. Direct flights from Baltimore to the Big Easy have long since sold out, leaving fans to come up with...
  • Mardi Gras come early? No, it only looked like a parade

    Mardi Gras come early? No, it only looked like a parade
    Here’s something you won’t have to worry about in Baltimore. New Orleans drivers sat in gridlock Friday morning because the city’s Mardi Gras floats had to be towed back across the Mississippi River after a local parade on the west bank....
  • Pick up some spring flowers in HdG on Floral Design Day [Havre de Grace]

    Hello dear readers, Feb. 27 is National Polar Bear Day. The Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers successfully sponsored a Havre de Grace/Chesapeake Bay equivalent polar bear/Duck Dunk on Jan. 19. Let's hope it continues as a fun, frigid tradition in...
  • Havre de Grace Mardi Gras parade a nice new tradition [Commentary]

    The only questions six years ago when the tradition started in Havre de Grace were why had no one thought of it before, and why did so few people show up for the first one. This year, the event drew a reasonably healthy crowd that was very well-behaved,...
  • ACLU defended First Amendment at the Super Bowl

    ACLU defended First Amendment at the Super Bowl
    News flash for Robert Ehrlich: The undeserved pot shot at the ACLU in your recent op-ed speculating on life if Mitt Romney had won the presidency is, indeed, based on fantasy and delusion ("What might have been: Life under President Romney" Jan. 27). As a...
  • Amazing experiences for Harford Ravens fans 'way down yonder'

    Amazing experiences for Harford Ravens fans 'way down yonder'
    It was like Baltimore took over New Orleans over the weekend, when thousands of Ravens fans, including many from Harford County, descended on The Big Easy. Their experiences were amazing, they said, as they struggled to come up with words to fully...
  • HdG to celebrate Mardi Gra with parade Tuesday

    Laissez les bons temps roulez, dear readers, Join me Tuesday, Feb. 12 for the Havre de Grace Mardi Gras Parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington Street into downtown, ending on St. John and Warren streets at Legion...
  • Ravens fans head to New England for revenge against the Patriots

    Ravens fans head to New England for revenge against the Patriots
    Laura Finney won her two tickets by finding the Ravens Golden Logo. Nicole Crone is going with a group of girlfriends, while Jaime Hoback will be on the road again after a trip to Denver last weekend. And the Schwartzes are making it a family affair....
  • Jacoby Jones wants to finish his career with Ravens

    Jacoby Jones wants to finish his career with Ravens
    It's been one surreal moment after another for Ravens Pro Bowl return specialist Jacoby Jones. Once an obscure player at tiny Lane College, Jones is now a Super Bowl champion who's on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. "It's fun," Jones said...
  • Mardi Gras, Grammy red carpet and The Walking Dead

    Mardi Gras, Grammy red carpet and The Walking Dead
    Welcome to Mardi Gras week. Even on a Monday, Internet users have plenty to gawk at as New Orleans avoids allowing a celebration to get in the way of a shooting, the Pope resigns for the  first time since the Middle Ages, and Jack White brings down...
  • Havre de Grace council approves officers for all schools

    All Havre de Grace schools will have a school resource officer through the end of the school year. After a split vote on the issue last time, the Havre de Grace City Council unanimously approved another budget amendment Tuesday night granting $63,200...