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Labor Day

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  • Park land valuable and worth buying [Editorial]

    A little more of a sense of urgency on the part of Harford County's government is called for on the purchase of land for parks, especially in areas that already are heavily populated. Lately, two rather high profile cases have shown the county...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • School calendar for 2014-15 looks good, but Veterans Day should be a day off in Harford [Editorial]

    School calendar for 2014-15 looks good, but Veterans Day should be a day off in Harford [Editorial]
    A few points about the proposed 2014-15 academic year calendar for Harford County Public Schools are worth making. The proposed calendar, meanwhile, is available for public review and comment on the school system's website, hcps.org.. The school...
  • Over 350 runners compete in Labor Day race

    Over 350 runners compete in Labor Day race
    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Running It was a beautiful day for the 10th annual...
  • Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore

    Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore
    A 52-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of people in West Baltimore on Monday night, one of two killings and four non-fatal shootings police were investigating Tuesday. The attack took place in Reservoir Hill, where four other people have been...
  • Don't reject out of hand a post-Labor Day start for schools

    Don't reject out of hand a post-Labor Day start for schools
    Your recent editorial significantly minimized the need to explore a post-Labor Day start to Maryland's public school calendar ("One week and counting," Aug. 19). It was disappointing that The Sun would issue such a dismissive opinion without first...
  • Alleged Naval Academy assault took place in quiet suburb

    Alleged Naval Academy assault took place in quiet suburb
    The house that was the scene of alleged sexual assaults by three Naval Academy football players looks like any other in suburban Annapolis: a brick split-level on a quiet cul de sac lined with cherry trees. But neighbors in the Rolling Hills...
  • Grand Prix causes a grand hassle

    Grand Prix causes a grand hassle
    My wife and I volunteer at the National Aquarium on Saturday afternoons. This week we left at 11 a.m. ,and the trip from Columbia to the Inner Harbor took almost an hour in contrast to the usual 25 to 30 minutes ("Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack,"...
  • Tauber off to fast start in college cross country

    Elizabeth Tauber, of Bel Air, opened the new cross-country season at a quick pace, winning the Baltimore Metro Invitational Meet in Towson Aug. 31. The Towson University junior and John Carroll grad won the race on a 5K course at Goucher College. She...
  • Pony struck and killed by car at Assateague Island

    Pony struck and killed by car at Assateague Island
    A pony was struck and killed by a vehicle late Monday at Assateague Island National Seashore. The horse, a 20-year-old bay mare, stepped into the path of the car, said Rachelle Daigneault, chief of interpretation and education at Assateague. The...
  • Four arrested during Harford weekend DUI checkpoint

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office arrested four people for allegedly drinking and driving, or for allegedly having drugs, during a recent sobriety checkpoint at Route 152 near Stockton Road in Joppa overnight between Saturday and Sunday. The Labor...
  • Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast

    Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast
    The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...