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  • 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...
  • Harford schools face tough decisions before capital improvement plan vote

    Harford schools face tough decisions before capital improvement plan vote
    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...
  • Havre de Grace High supporters urged to keep up the pressure for a new school

    Havre de Grace High supporters urged to keep up the pressure for a new school
    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....
  • 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...
  • Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants

    Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants
    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...
  • Commentary: Havre de Grace native officiates NFL game

    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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...