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  • 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...
  • Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling

    Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling
    The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care initiative was a cause for great anticipation for Alicia Steinberg. In the parking lot of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Church on Thursday, the West Towson resident was waiting until the...
  • Healthy Howard takes lead in county approach to federal health-care reform

    Healthy Howard takes lead in county approach to federal health-care reform
    It's been a local political football and a national cause célèbre, criticized for having a high cost-per-beneficiary using county dollars and lauded as saving lives. Since its inception in 2008, the nonprofit organization Healthy Howard Inc., best...
  • Maryland wins big grant for its insurance marketplace

    Maryland wins big grant for its insurance marketplace
    Maryland secured $123 million of federal funding to launch its health insurance exchange, the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care reform, state officials announced Thursday. The money will help build the marketplace, now formally called...
  • Tatyana McFadden looking to go far and fast at Paralympics

    Tatyana McFadden looking to go far and fast at Paralympics
    Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
  • Harford schools face tough decisions before capital improvement plan vote

    Harford schools face tough decisions before capital improvement plan vote
    Although the 2012-13 school year has just begun, the Harford County Board of Education is already focused on what's going to happen in 2014. The board has already begun planning its fiscal year 2014 capital improvement plan, and the big debate over which...
  • Havre de Grace High supporters urged to keep up the pressure for a new school

    Havre de Grace High supporters urged to keep up the pressure for a new school
    Supporters of a new Havre de Grace High School kept up their efforts this week to involve the public and to lobby county and school officials in advance of Monday's school board meeting where new school projects are likely to be discussed by the board....
  • Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants

    Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants
    The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online. After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...
  • Commentary: Havre de Grace native officiates NFL game

    Well, alrighty then. While we enjoyed what Week 2 had to offer on the courts, greens and fields last week, we also were brought back to football, NFL style. Now, I know many of you are bubbling over with excitement because of the Ravens' fine start,...
  • Harford to fund Harris Stadium completion

    Harford to fund Harris Stadium completion
    The county government will give additional funding to Harford County Public Schools so improvements at Havre de Grace High School's stadium can be completed, school board members learned Monday. And, at the urging of a city council member and others in...
  • A salute to a Md. athlete

    A salute to a Md. athlete
    A Beijing-bound athlete from Maryland is featured on McDonald's beverage cups, but it's not Michael Phelps. Instead, it's Tatyana McFadden, a wheelchair sprint racer from Howard County who also is featured in a television commercial for Hilton Hotels...
  • Medicare focus for next HHS head

    The resignation yesterday of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson gives President Bush an opportunity to pump fresh energy into an agency bracing for budget cuts and a bruising political battle over how to promote a Medicare drug benefit....