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  • 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...
  • Harford school board backs new buildings for Youth's Benefit Elementary, Havre de Grace High

    Harford school board backs new buildings for Youth's Benefit Elementary, Havre de Grace High
    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...
  • Havre de Grace High robotics team is 14th in state tourney

    Havre de Grace High robotics team is 14th in state tourney
    At the recent Maryland state championship for the FTC class of FIRST Robotics, the Havre de Grace High School Spears and Gears team placed 14th among 32 teams entered in the competition held at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel. The...
  • Five Harford high schools to graduate at new APGFCU Arena

    Five Harford high schools to graduate at new APGFCU Arena
    Harford Community College's new APGFCU Arena is quickly becoming the venue of choice for many longtime community events, including high school graduations. This June, five of the county's 10 public high schools plan to hold their commencement...
  • Tiny robots take over Havre de Grace High for technical challenge tourney

    Havre de Grace High School was taken over by tiny robots Saturday, Feb. 9, as 13 teams from schools and scout troops around the region participated in a daylong Maryland FIRST Tech Challenge qualification tournament. Saturday's tournament, a qualifier...
  • 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...
  • Lots to celebrate in February – groundhogs, freedom African American history

    What? It is already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. February first is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on February 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated...
  • Harford board weighs options for new Havre de Grace High

    Members of the Harford County Board of Education raised several questions and concerns Monday night over a possible replacement of the current Havre de Grace High School building. Those concerns, expressed at Monday's board meeting, include the project's...
  • 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...