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New Year's Day

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  • Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders

    Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders
    Emergency unemployment benefits will expire Saturday for more than 25,000 out-of-work Marylanders, with thousands more projected to run out in the first half of next year unless Congress decides to reverse course and approve an extension. Wenetha Leslie,...
  • Dazzle Dash set to open Symphony of Lights Saturday

    Dazzle Dash set to open Symphony of Lights Saturday
    The 20th annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive-through more than 70 holiday light displays in Symphony Woods in Columbia, will open Monday, Nov. 25, and continue through Jan. 5. The 1.4-mile drive will be open from 6 to 10 nightly, except on Dec....
  • New year begins with unexpected snowfall [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Jan. 5, 1989: The new year came in with a bang 25 years ago, with a snowfall on New Year's Day and hurricane-like winds a few days later. The first measurable snowfall of the winter was enough for a group of Forest Hill children to...
  • Friends and strangers

    Friends and strangers
    I didn't intend to throw a "Risky Business"-style New Year's blowout at my parents' house to ring in the year 1996. It just happened. A lot of things just happen when you are 19 and a sophomore in college; at least that's how it felt to me. I was home...
  • Howard Domestic Violence Center gets new name Dec. 1

    Howard Domestic Violence Center gets new name Dec. 1
    For Jennifer Pollitt Hill, there's a lot of power in a name. Hill is the director of the Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, a nonprofit that provides aid to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. On Dec. 1, the organization's name will...
  • The buildings and their events back in the day [Aberdeen]

    How buildings change, or disappear completely, over the years! With the buildings, community events also disappear. Looking over some of the last items found in the R.L. Mitchell scrapbooks, we found some programs that told a great deal about the life...
  • Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage

    Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage
    Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams. Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...
  • Before ringing in the new year, tour HdG churches on Dec. 29

    Happy new year dear readers! Good luck in 2014. May you accomplish all your new year's resolutions. On Dec. 29, the Susquehanna Ministerium hosts an open house of Havre de Grace churches, 2 to 4 p.m., 410 939-2464. This is a self-guided tour of HdG's...
  • Federal workers are victims, not villains

    Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
  • It's morning again in Maryland

    It's morning again in Maryland
    Lost amid our gloom and doom over the tea partiers' nonsensical, reactionary effort to bring down effective government in Washington is this happy local counterweight: 2013 has been an incredibly fruitful year for the forces of forward-thinking government...
  • Recipe Finder | Eggnog, a seasonal favorite

    Gene Green from Baltimore requested a recipe for making homemade eggnog. Margit Weisgal from Baltimore shared a recipe that her mother, Jeanne Weisgal, always made for her annual New Year's Eve party. Weisgal said she is now carrying on her mother's...
  • Merry Christmas to all in Havre de Grace

    A joyous and Merry Christmas, dear readers. May your Christmas celebration be one of joy with family members and friends for the next 12 days...remember, the partridge in a pear tree? In Great Britain and Canada, folks celebrate Boxing Day (Dec. 26) with...