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Jeff Chandler

Looking back 50 years

From the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 6, 1961:

The big news in Harford County 50 years ago this week was soil conservationists and county officials signing an agreement to allow two more dams to built along Little Deer Creek that, according to the story, "which will hold and release evenly flood waters feeding into Deer Creek."

Bel Air celebrated the Fourth of July a bit differently than it will this year. According to a front page picture, "Bel Air's celebration of July 4 was the raising of 'Old Glory' on the new flag pole on the courthouse lawn, after many months of discussion." There didn't appear to be any other coverage of a...