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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...
  • 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...
  • Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups

    Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups
    Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
  • NAACP to host forum for women in Baltimore for HIV awareness

    Saturday marks the seventh annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the NAACP is hosting a public lunch and panel discussion at Coppin State University. The day is coordinated nationally by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
  • 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...
  • Black women in city infected with HIV at higher rate than national average

    Black women in city infected with HIV at higher rate than national average
    African-American women in Baltimore and five other U.S. cities are becoming infected with HIV at a rate five times the national average for black women, and closer to the rates of some African countries, according to a new study. Researchers at the Johns...
  • Law firm loses hard drive with patient records

    A Baltimore law firm lost a portable hard drive containing information about its cases, including medical records for 161 stent patients suing cardiologist Dr. Mark G. Midei, a firm client, for alleged malpractice at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson....
  • Many oppose health care act, and many don't know its benefits

    The fate of the Affordable Care Act is in the hands of the Supreme Court justices. But in the court of public opinion, a large percentage of people polled recently want the law scrapped. A CBS/New York Times survey found nearly half of those polled...
  • The new school (health) rules

    The new school (health) rules
    Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
  • 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:...