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  • Harford board balks again at approving plan for new Havre de Grace High School

    Harford board balks again at approving plan for new Havre de Grace High School
    A decision whether or not to replace the Havre de Grace High School buildings or renovate them was put on hold again Monday night by the Harford County Board of Education. The latest delay could be a prelude to considering a plan to build a new combined...
  • Md. hospitals say rate vote means jobs cuts

    Md. hospitals say rate vote means jobs cuts
    Maryland hospitals said they will need to cut jobs and patient services after a state panel voted Wednesday to keep hospital rates flat, despite a 2 percent cut in Medicare payments required by federal sequestration. "There are significant job cuts...
  • Plan B restrictions — better, but not best

    Plan B restrictions — better, but not best
    In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...
  • Reducing liquor outlets won't curb drinking

    Reducing liquor outlets won't curb drinking
    Using zoning laws to limit alcohol outlet density won't stop the heaviest drinkers from consuming alcoholic beverages ("Government should use zoning to limit liquor stores, Hopkins researchers say," April 11). Such a solution oversimplifies the problem of...
  • Older Americans are front and center during May

    May is Older Americans Month! The Administration for Community Living and the Administration on Aging, which come under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, continue this great tradition and their commitment to recognizing the valuable...
  • Rate-setting commission recommends no increase in hospital charges

    Rate-setting commission recommends no increase in hospital charges
    The state's hospitals would absorb all of the 2 percent Medicare cuts required by federal sequestration under a proposal released Thursday by the state panel that sets hospital rates. The recommendation by the staff of the Health Services Cost Review...
  • HHS Warrior Pride marching band to play Cherry Blossom Parade

    HHS Warrior Pride marching band to play Cherry Blossom Parade
    The Havre de Grace High School Warrior Pride Marching Band was chosen to perform in the prestigious Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 13. The marching band auditioned for the parade for the first time and was selected to be a...
  • Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions

    Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions
    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
  • 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...
  • County and state teachers union presidents push to make education a priority in Harford

    County and state teachers union presidents push to make education a priority in Harford
    The state's teachers are in "over their heads" and should be compensated at a higher level, says the Maryland State Education Association's president. Betty Weller, the MSEA president, and Harford County Education Association President Ryan Burbey, both...
  • Hopkins program aims to keep elderly at home

    Hopkins program aims to keep elderly at home
    When an occupational therapist walked through the home of 70-year-old Carol Glover two years ago, she immediately noticed safety hazards. Scatter rugs throughout the single-family home in Ednor Gardens left Glover, who has balance problems, vulnerable to...
  • Residents ask why Abingdon isn't getting new school

    Some residents want to know when will it be Abingdon's turn for a new school. The community's William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School on Route 7 near its intersection with Route 24 is one of Harford County's public schools most in need of...