| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Miriam Brand just graduated from the University of Maryland and does not have a job, but she does have health insurance.
The 22-year-old diabetic is among the 2.5 million Americans who were allowed to stay on their parents' policies because of the...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Four Maryland institutions will receive grants under the federal health care reform law to improve care and cut costs.
They are among 81 facilities nationwide to receive money during this round. In all 107 grants have been doled out for projects intended...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 7:54 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:12 AM
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....
| Sep 15, 2012
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:52 AM
With tweets and text messages, prayers and preaching, Catholics and other Americans are spending two weeks (June 21-July 4) launching a religious freedom awareness campaign called the "Fortnight for Freedom."
Concern for the freedom of Christians to...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:45 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:04 AM
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,...