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  • Pond is welcome retreat for owners, wildlife

    Pond is welcome retreat for owners, wildlife
    The demise of a large triple-trunk poplar in her backyard 18 years ago created the opportunity for Diana Curran to build her water garden retreat. "It was my husband's idea," says Curran, a dance teacher at Bryn Mawr School. "He said, 'Why don't we get a...
  • Harford elementary MSA scores beat state, regional averages

    Harford elementary MSA scores beat state, regional averages
    Harford County elementary school students beat the state average in all six levels of Maryland Scholastic Assessment testing in the 2012 school year. More local schools averaged 95 percent or above advanced or proficient in third, fourth and fifth...
  • For Columbia lakefront residents, a public park is the backyard

    For Columbia lakefront residents, a public park is the backyard
    For people-watching, there is no better spot than Joe Caliguro's Columbia townhouse. He and his wife can walk out to the porch and find a stream of people walking by on the path below. Caliguro, a retired television producer, owns one of about 130 houses...
  • Two reported dead in Aberdeen Proving Ground diving accident Tuesday

    Two reported dead in Aberdeen Proving Ground diving accident Tuesday
    Two people died as a result of a diving accident at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday afternoon, the Army confirmed. The deaths were said to be two Navy divers who were working in the installation's Underwater Explosion Test Facility, also known as...
  • Two more divers killed at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Two more divers killed at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Two Navy divers died in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday, less than a month after the death of another diver at the same location. Officials at the Army base in Harford County released few details late Tuesday about the incident,...
  • U.S. Navy identifies two sailors who died at 'Super Pond'

    U.S. Navy identifies two sailors who died at 'Super Pond'
    The U.S. Navy on Wednesday identified two sailors who died at Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" less than a month after another death at the installation that is still under investigation. The sailors are Navy Diver 1st Class James Reyher, 28, of...
  • What went wrong at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond?

    What went wrong at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond?
    Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties. Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
  • Aberdeen 'Super Pond' ordered closed

    Aberdeen 'Super Pond' ordered closed
    Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" has been closed indefinitely while investigations continue into the deaths of three divers in the underwater explosion test facility in the past month, the Army announced Friday. Col. Gordon A. Graham, commander of...
  • Pitching Orioles starters in minor league games has plusses and minuses

    Pitching Orioles starters in minor league games has plusses and minuses
    With several American League East opponents on the spring schedule, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has chosen to pitch some of his starters in minor league games at Twin Lakes Park. Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen got his work in during a Class-A game Monday....
  • Alpine-inspired home listed for almost $2.4 million

    Alpine-inspired home listed for almost $2.4 million
    Picture a house magnificently perched on a hill in Cockeysville with windows overlooking a garden oasis in the foreground and, beyond, a rippling one-acre lake. There is not another house as far as the eye can see from the top of a stone staircase leading...
  • Columbia Association completes dredging of Lake Elkhorn

    Columbia Association completes dredging of Lake Elkhorn
    The Columbia Association announced Monday that the dredging of Lake Elkhorn has been completed, according to Dennis Mattey, CA director of construction. Dredging of the 37-acre lake began in July 2012, according to a news release, and was the last of...
  • Investigation continues into death at Aberdeen Proving Ground's super pond

    Investigation continues into death at Aberdeen Proving Ground's super pond
    U.S. Army officials at Aberdeen Proving Ground are continuing to investigate the death of a person whose body was recovered from an large ordnance testing pond at the Harford County military installation. Rescue workers with the APG Fire Department,...