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  • More recognition planned for Harford's only Medal of Honor recipient

    More recognition planned for Harford's only Medal of Honor recipient
    Monday was the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of New Market Heights in which Sgt. Alfred Hilton, Harford County's only native born Medal of Honor recipient, was mortally wounded carrying his country's and his regiment's colors. A century...
  • Program honors vets in memory of Marine killed in Iraq

    Program honors vets in memory of Marine killed in Iraq
    Matt Snyder attended Sandymount Elementary School and West Middle School before graduating from Westminster High School in 2003. In October of that year, he enlisted in the Marines Corps. In March of 2006, he was killed while serving in Iraq. That...
  • New coal plant pollution controls eyed

    New coal plant pollution controls eyed
    Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences. The...
  • Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police

    Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
    David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way. "Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...
  • What Labor Day needs is an official meal

    What Labor Day needs is an official meal
    Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
  • Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend

    Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend
    Nearly three-quarters of a million Marylanders are expected to hit the roads and airways this Labor Day weekend even as the state struggles with congestion at its largest airport, on its most-traveled highway and around some of its largest tourist...
  • Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

    Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans
    Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch. “It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.  Zeke, a white mutt,...
  • Hammond pool receives private pool grant, installs chair lifts

    Hammond Park Pool, one of just a handful of private pools in the area, recently made good on its word to install two pool lifts compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The installation came after Howard County granted about $16,000 to Hammond...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Many gave all to ensure freedom [Editorial]

    Many gave all to ensure freedom [Editorial]
    This July will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the event that would come to define the world as it exists today. In modern times, it has come to be called World War I, but prior to the larger conflagration it spawned a scant two decades after...
  • Students spend summer break by the pool in Arbutus

    Students spend summer break by the pool in Arbutus
    On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby. Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...