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Amelia Earhart
Letter: HdG arts ball demise lamented

Editor: It is with heavy hearts that the Havre de Grace Arts Commission looks toward Saturday, Jan. 28.The Havre de Grace Community Center will be dark for the first time in more than 20 years. Twenty-one years ago the Arts Commission decided to change our mission from coordinating Arts events in Havre de Grace to presenting Arts events in Havre de Grace. In order to do this, we needed money, so I said, "Let's have a Ball." Bill McIntyre, our president, suggested the last weekend in January as a perfect time to brighten up the town in an otherwise "dead" time of year. The rest is history. Last Wednesday after spending 15 to 25 hours of preparation and looking...