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  • Four inducted into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame

    Four inducted into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame
    Havre de Grace High School students had an opportunity to hear from four men Friday, men who have worked to be examples of the school's motto: "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve." The four speakers, who are graduates of Havre de Grace-area high schools,...
  • Hunt for the young, healthy continues for health care enrollment

    Hunt for the young, healthy continues for health care enrollment
    The Obama administration made an appeal in recent days to young uninsured singles: Half of the group may pay only $50 a month with subsidies for a health insurance policy. Those ages 18 to 34 are crucial to holding down premiums by balancing older adults...
  • Wheelchair marathoner Tatyana McFadden goes for a Grand Slam -- and takes on a whole new sport

    Wheelchair marathoner Tatyana McFadden goes for a Grand Slam --  and takes on a whole new sport
    On Oct. 13, just before 9:15 a.m., Tatyana McFadden soared across the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, just two seconds before the racer behind her, taking the top spot in the women's wheelchair competition and making history....
  • Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win

    Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win
    Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her. As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
  • Dropped health coverage is serious matter [Letter]

    Dropped health coverage is serious matter [Letter]
    As a liberal Democrat and a retired health care professional, I have been a strong supporter of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). I was willing to give President Barack Obama a pass on the disastrous launch of the website because I am confident that...
  • Havre de Grace High band performs on 'biggest stage' ever

    Havre de Grace High band performs on 'biggest stage' ever
    The members of the Havre de Grace High School marching band have performed at high-profile events in prior years, but they performed on what their director called "the biggest stage we've ever been on" Monday when they took part in the Veterans Day parade...
  • Residents target Annapolis alderman for recall effort

    Residents target Annapolis alderman for recall effort
    A group of Annapolis residents is launching an effort to recall one of the city's aldermen after he floated the idea of stripping the mayor of some powers. The recall petition targets Alderman Ross Arnett, who last week won re-election as a Democrat...
  • Community health centers brace for health reform

    Community health centers brace for health reform
    Uninsured and diagnosed with HIV in 2004, Northeast Baltimore resident Dorothea Townes visits Chase Brexton Health Services' Mount Vernon clinic at least once a month to pick up medications and get checkups. "It's a big difference," Townes, 49, said...
  • The new school (health) rules

    The new school (health) rules
    Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
  • What it will take to make Baltimore safe

    What it will take to make Baltimore safe
    The 300 Man March, Baltimore's latest effort to rally against the worsening toll of killings that has hit the city this summer, turns out to have been inaptly named. Significantly more people than that are reported to have shown up — twice that...
  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
  • Christy, Cole, Rodia, Ward named to Havre de Grace High's 2012 Hall of Fame Class

    Distinguished alumni Earl Christy, Sheldon W. Cole, Ernest Rodia and Lou Ward have been selected for the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame, the committee overseeing the hall of fame announced Monday. The Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame will...