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  • Six set for induction Friday into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame

    Following a tradition started last year, five distinguished graduates of Havre de Grace High School and a late graduate of the former Havre de Grace Colored High School will be inducted into the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame Friday. The...
  • Healthy Howard wins award for its health coaching

    Healthy Howard Inc., which helps county residents obtain health care services, has won an award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its health coaching program — one of the nonprofit's most controversial aspects. Every...
  • Looking back 50 years: Futures of Bainbridge, Civil Defense grabbed headlines

    From the pages of the Havre de Grace Record dated Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 1961: The big news, at least judging from the size of the blaring headline, was Civil Defense. "Civil Defense Mass Meeting Set," it said, accompanied by the smaller headline:...
  • Harford school construction plan needs a dose of reality

    The latest school facilities construction plan, which was presented to the Harford County Board of Education during its meeting June 13, shows once again that the school system and the county government are not on the same page when it comes to planning...
  • Nominations sought for HHS Hall of Fame

    Nominations are being accepted for the second class of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame The Induction Ceremonies to the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame will be Oct. 7, 2011, Homecoming Weekend Criteria for nominations are as follows:...
  • Companies that cheat government are rarely disbarred

    When Maxim Healthcare Services settled one of the government's largest-ever medical fraud cases last week, the Medicaid and Veterans Affairs contractor agreed to pay $150 million and implement a host of corporate reforms. But Maxim, a Columbia-based home...
  • Monday Night Football leaves 6 winners in Harford high schools

    Monday Night Football leaves 6 winners in Harford high schools
    This week, it was Monday Night Football, a rarity in Harford County, and Aberdeen, Fallston, Joppatowne, North Harford and Patterson Mill were winners in games delayed from Friday night by bad field conditions made possible what was left ofTropical...
  • Sun mischaracterizes bishops' statement

    Thanks to the Sun's recent mischaracterization of the Maryland Catholic bishops' statement on religious freedom ("Bishops assail same-sex marriage," Nov. 10), many readers responded to one element — only five paragraphs long — of a 12-page...
  • Plan B is overruled

    Plan B is overruled
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
  • Maryland wins $50 million Race to Top grant for early childhood programs

    Maryland was one of nine states that won a federal competition Friday for early education funds intended to boost the quality of programs available to young children. The state, which has been seen as a strong proponent of early childhood programs for...
  • University of Maryland Medical System among suitors for St. Joseph

    University of Maryland Medical System among suitors for St. Joseph
    The University of Maryland Medical System and LifeBridge Health are among five suitors vying for a partnership with St. Joseph Medical Center, though a deal will likely be complicated by the Towson hospital's poor financial situation. St. Joseph has had...
  • Eastern Shore doctor convicted of criminal charges in stent case

    A federal jury convicted a retired Eastern Shore cardiologist Tuesday of health care fraud and related charges for placing unnecessary coronary stents in the arteries of dozens of patients, then billing private and public insurers hundreds of thousands of...