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  • Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday

    Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday
    In 1911, America was a much different place. President William Howard Taft was in the White House, and baseball was the national pastime. There were no National Football League games on Sunday, Monday or Thursday, because there was no NFL. That same...
  • Bel Air runners lead races in Baltimore, Downingtown, Pa.

    Chuck Wienckowski of Bel Air arrived at the top of his age group in two ways Sunday as the 2012 triathlon season neared its conclusion. He finished first in the 60-64 age group in the Marshman Sprint Triathlon in Downington, Pa., opening a lead in the...
  • Hazardous fluids leak into stream near Rocks State Park after car runs off Route 24 Wednesday

    Hazardous fluids leak into stream near Rocks State Park after car runs off Route 24 Wednesday
    A hazardous materials crew was called to clean up a spill of automotive fluids into a small stream following a single vehicle accident north of Rocks State Park in northern Harford County Wednesday afternoon. A Honda Accord traveling north ran off...
  • 5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely

    5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely
    On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources celebrated its fifth annual Park Quest event with Rendevous activities for the teams that completed at least 10 quests. Knisely, who helps run the popular event, discussed its origins and goals....
  • Honoring Harriet Tubman

    Honoring Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...
  • Recreation & Outdoors calendar

    Fly and light-tackle tourney Saturday Coastal Conservation Association Maryland Kent Narrows Fly and Light Tackle Tournament, Jetty Dock Bar, 201Wells Cove Road, Grasonville. Information: ccamd.org or eliccione@atlanticbb.net. Deep Creek cleanup...
  • Commentary: Enjoying all Harford County has to offer

    A few weeks ago I was sent out to local swimming holes in Harford County to interview people about their summertime activities. I also met a group of teenagers working with a Baltimore agency that maintains state parks and creates summer jobs for city...
  • Civil War event at Jerusalem Mill Village re-enacts Confederate Raid on the general store

    The ninth annual re-enactment of Maj. Harry W. Gilmor's 1864 raid across Baltimore and Harford counties and on the general store in Jerusalem Mill Village will be Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The...
  • 50 years ago: Two from PA die in small plane crash near Rocks State Park

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 16, 1962: Dr. Helen Myers of Lancaster, Pa., a pilot, and her passenger, Maurice Wilhere of Philadelphia, died when their single-prop aircraft crashed into a wooded hillside at Rocks State Park....
  • Finksburg resident digs deep to unearth mining history at Soldiers Delight

    Finksburg resident digs deep to unearth mining history  at Soldiers Delight
    There's hardly a square inch of the 1,900-acre Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area that Johnny Johnsson hasn't walked, mapped or studied. That includes the scant remnants of several 19th-century chromium mines at Soldiers Delight in Owings Mills....
  • New fitness classes ratchet up the intensity

    New fitness classes ratchet up the intensity
    Some of the newest fitness classes around Maryland involve warrior drills based on "The Hunger Games"books and practicing the downward dog yoga pose on a paddleboard in the middle of a lake. Others take a twist on conventional aerobics classes from the...
  • Harford delegates, senators to push for school construction, fight gun control in General Assembly

    Harford delegates, senators to push for school construction, fight gun control in General Assembly
    Harford's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly will be tackling a number of major bills this year, including those dealing with gun control and the death penalty. Some elected officials, like Sen. Nancy Jacobs, plan to fight those measures....