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  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • Rodgers Forge resident makes 'Tracks' with literary prize for novel

    Rodgers Forge resident makes 'Tracks' with literary prize for novel
    Someone once described the ambition of getting a novel published as "a slender keyhole through which few have passed." Rodgers Forge resident Eric Goodman has passed through that keyhole, and has found rewards on the other side — on Monday, June 4,...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Joshua John Prevett, 28, of the 100 block of Hawkins Drive, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in case in which he was charged with obtaining a prescription by fraud....
  • Power line collapse on bridge holds up Amtrak service

    Train service along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor came to a halt Sunday morning when an overheard power line collapsed at the century-old bridge over the Bush River near Aberdeen. At 11 a.m., Amtrak reported that repairs were under way but warned...
  • Eric Goodman wins regional award for Tracks

    Eric Goodman wins regional award for Tracks
    Congratulations to local author Eric Goodman, who recently won an Independent Publishers Book Awards' Gold Medal for Best Fiction in the Mid-Atlantic. Goodman won for his book, "Tracks," a series of short stories built around the passengers on an Amtrak...
  • Thomas E. Davis, railroader

    Thomas E. Davis, railroader
    Thomas E. Davis, a retired locomotive engineer and an outdoorsman, died June 15 of multiple sclerosis at Stella Maris in Timonium. He was 60. Thomas Edward Davis, the son of railroaders — his parents were ticket agents at Pennsylvania Station &#...
  • Harford executive says new Havre de Grace High will be built - or else

    Harford executive says new Havre de Grace High will be built - or else
    Harford County Executive David Craig envisions ground being broken for a new Havre de Grace High School before he leaves office in December 2014. Craig says the school should be built in an open area between the middle school and Harris Stadium. Most...
  • Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy

    Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy
    As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed a few hundred miles to the southeast and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, Marylanders braced for the arrival of a weather system with the potential to be the most damaging to hit the United...
  • Southwest cutting three daily BWI flights to LaGuardia

    Southwest cutting three daily BWI flights to LaGuardia
    A week after heralding the arrival of two airlines to the fold, BWI Marshall Airport is dealing with the loss of Southwest Airlines' three daily nonstop flights to New York's LaGuardia Airport. The airline announced that it will shift those flights to...
  • Early voting, flights canceled and government offices close as Sandy approaches

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has canceled Monday's early voting in Maryland due to Hurricane Sandy's expected arrival. Government offices and schools around the region also have announced that they plan to close Monday, and most flights out of Baltimore-...
  • 25 years ago: 15 Harford ambulances recalled, two taken out of service

    From The Aegis dated Aug. 13, 1987: More than a dozen Ford ambulances used by Harford County volunteer fire companies were recalled by their manufacturer 25 years ago this week and at least two were taken off the road. Mechanical problems were causing...
  • Devon Horse Show is Pennsylvania's crown jewel

    Devon Horse Show is Pennsylvania's crown jewel
    Kentucky has the Derby. Maryland, of course, is home to the Preakness Stakes. And Pennsylvania boasts the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, an annual celebration of all things equestrian that dates back well over a century. "It started as a one-day...