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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...

    Hubbard Street Dance receives $100,000 NEA grant

    Hubbard Street Dance receives $100,000 NEA grant
    Chicago arts organizations will receive $1,233,500 in grants from the National Endowment for The Arts this year, 2014 headlined by a $100,000 grant to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago for its Movement As Partnership dance education program, $90,000 for...

    'Chicagoisms,' a small gallery stuffed with big architectural ideas

    'Chicagoisms,' a small gallery stuffed with big architectural ideas
    In the wall text of an engaging but uneven new architecture show at the Art Institute, there's an imagined conversation between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and an unnamed adviser. "Sir," the adviser begins, "Chicago is broke. Decades of poor planning have left...