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  • Family welcomes new baby, Perryville softball celebrates championship

    Congratulations to Tim and Stacy Duer on the birth of their daughter, Elise Renee Duer, on June 28. She weighed in at 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are David and Betty Streeter. Congratulations to the Perryville Major...
  • Lion Ron Mathias receives Melvin Jones Fellow

    Congratulations to Ron Mathias, the recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow, which is the highest service award in Lionism. Ron has been a member of the Havre de Grace Lions Club for more than 46 years. Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star...
  • Celebrate First Fridays downtown, American Legion post

    It's June First Fridays, dear readers, This evening (Friday) in downtown Havre de Grace, 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, the Joseph L. Davis, Post 47 American Legion, 501 St. John St. will hold a pavilion party this evening, 5 to 8 p.m., with live music and...
  • Bethany's Angels raises $6,000-plus for American Cancer Society

    We walked the walk! Cecil County Relay for Life at Elkton High School was last Friday night under blue skies and warm sunshine. After the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m., the survivors took to the track. Caregivers completed their lap and then the 40...
  • Sykesville resident's connection to D-Day spurred creation of military museum

    Sykesville resident's connection to D-Day spurred creation of military museum
    A helmet and a helmet liner. A belt with sand still in it. A parachute. The items displayed on Frederick "Butch" C. Maisel III's table were all part of the Battle of Normandy. Many were abandoned by soldiers soon after they landed on the beaches of...
  • Great Blacks in Wax Museum inducts four new figures in tribute ceremony

    Great Blacks in Wax Museum inducts four new figures in tribute ceremony
    A cadre of spiritual giants was inducted Saturday into the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum as the East Baltimore gallery looks to expand in its third decade. About 1,000 people gathered in Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center for a...
  • 61 years of law enforcement at Howard County Police Museum

    61 years of law enforcement at Howard County Police Museum
    Police officials marked the formal grand opening Friday of the Howard County Police Museum. The museum, located inside the Howard County Welcome Center on Main Street in Ellicott City, includes exhibits on fallen officers, vintage uniforms, past...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?
    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • Old Line Museum again celebrates Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Month

    Old Line Museum again celebrates Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Month
    It's June in Delta, Pa., time for the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad to return to the Old Line Museum at 602 Main St. for its yearly visit each Sunday of the month. What began, on a single Sunday, as a very limited display of photos and...
  • Independence Day schedule and closings

    Independence Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, July 4: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash No pickup in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties,...
  • David Klein, artist and furniture maker

    David Klein, artist and furniture maker
    David Klein, a well-known Baltimore artist who turned found materials into high-end pieces of furniture that captured the gritty eccentricity of his hometown, died of colon cancer June 6 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson. He was 71. "He...
  • Walters Art Museum to reopen Friday

    Walters Art Museum to reopen Friday
    It will be business as usual Friday at the Walters Art Museum. The facility closed its doors unexpectedly on Thursday morning after water that seeped in from the overnight storm posed a safety threat to the electrical system. Visitors who were on a tour...