| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:06 AM
"We're going to have to make some tough decisions with the priorities of the school system," Harford County Board of Education President Leonard Wheeler said Monday evening during a board business meeting.
Harford's school board took its first look at...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:16 AM
Drugs for chronic conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and diabetes would move through the Food and Drug Administration approval process more rapidly under a bipartisan bill Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will unveil Thursday.
The legislation, which will...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:24 PM
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...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:24 PM
The Harford Council voted Tuesday to remove outyear funding for 2014 to 2016 to replace Havre de Grace High School, criticizing County Executive David Craig for revising the school priority list.
Craig, meanwhile, fired back a short time later,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The Harford County Board of Education, still reeling from the sudden death two weeks ago of Dr. Leonard Wheeler, its president, and trying to quell public angst over which community gets the next new school, decided Monday night to request funding for...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The Harford County Council criticized County Executive David Craig last month for making the Havre de Grace High School replacement building a priority in the county's school construction needs and in turn removed funding for the project from future...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Recently, Cardinal-designateEdwin F. O'Brienwrote a stirring letter to all those who worship in the Baltimore Archdiocese, calling on their help to "regain our religious freedom." The impassioned call to arms suggests the federal government has dealt a...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Pending approval of the county school board, Havre de Grace High School Principal Patricia Walling is expected to become principal of John Archer School at the end of the school year and will be replaced by James Reynolds, an assistant principal at Bel...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:15 PM
When Harford County Executive David Craig first proposed building a new Havre de Grace High School a little more than a year ago, I wrote a column that was generally supportive of the concept.
While I still think Craig's proposal has merit, it appears...