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  • National Fire Prevention Week observed in Harford County

    The National Fire Protection Association reports that every 23 seconds a fire department responds to a fire somewhere in the United States. Many of these fires occur in residential properties and could have been prevented.
  • Eagle Archive: Thank a firefighter day in Carroll County

    Hope you had a happy Fire Prevention Week. As we all know, the only good fire is the one that's prevented. Gov. Martin O'Malley proclaimed Oct. 7-13 as Fire Prevention Week. According to State Fire Marshall William Barnard, the National Fire Protection...

    Harford fire companies prepare for fire prevention week

    For many, Fire Prevention Week is a weeklong event in October, but for Harford County's fire departments, the whole month is dedicated to teaching residents about fire prevention. "Fire Prevention Week has actually evolved into Fire Prevention Month...

    Thank you, Montgomery Ward

    Thank you, Montgomery Ward
    On a summer day, thousands flock to Chicago's beaches, cast a fishing line into its harbors and play softball in Grant Park, oblivious to their indebtedness to A. Montgomery Ward, who fought to keep developers' hands off the city's lakefront. Few...

    Elite Street: Former Bull Ben Gordon lists Northbrook town home

    Elite Street: Former Bull Ben Gordon lists Northbrook town home
    Former Chicago Bulls guard Ben Gordon, whom the Orlando Magic recently signed to a two-year deal, has listed his three-bedroom town home in Northbrook for $475,000. The Britain-born Gordon, 31, the Bulls' first-round draft pick in 2004, played for the...