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  • Historical Society explores scandalous legacy of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

    Historical Society explores scandalous legacy of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
    The small wooden trunk is covered with red leather, painted with an ocher floral embroidery and studded with brass nails — and it couldn't have announced its owner's intention more clearly. The 19-year-old Baltimore beauty who packed the trunk...
  • Havre de Grace 'with Warrior pride in our eyes'

    Havre de Grace 'with Warrior pride in our eyes'
    With major achievements in athletics, academics, fine arts, and a year ago as juniors hosting the senior class ahead of them at the prom in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, thanks to the Spirit of Baltimore dinner cruise ship, Havre de Grace High School's...
  • HdG's 10th community yard sale is Saturday

    Hello dear readers, Saturday is the 10th Havre de Grace Community Yard Sale (April 27 – raindate April 28). Spaces are available by phoning 410-939-6562, to benefit the Havre de Grace Historic Preservations Commission. A final comprehensive list is...
  • Billy Woodward is more than just 1 of 100 Elvises

    Billy Woodward is more than just 1 of 100 Elvises
    Two years ago, Billy Woodward was just another young guy channeling Elvis — in a place that featured more Elvises per square foot than perhaps anywhere else in the world. But among the scores of singers who made the 2010 Night of 100 Elvises...
  • The economy is sliding backward, not moving forward

    In recent days there has been much talk of the presidential debates. We are preoccupied with relatively trivial perceptions of who "won" or "lost." There has also been endless discussion of whose policy proposals are better. Rather than entertain these...
  • How Baltimore grows

    How Baltimore grows
    In baseball, they'll tell you that a loss is not always just a loss. Sometimes you learn things even when you don't come out ahead. While that may be easy to understand in sports, it's a little fuzzier when it comes to a city's population: If you're not...
  • A stirring production of 'Les Miserables' at the Hippodrome

    A stirring production of 'Les Miserables' at the Hippodrome
    There's something about "Les Miserables" that keeps me coming back. It's not that "Les Miz," running through Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre, is my favorite musical. Far from it. It's all too easy to point out the technical flaws in Claude-Michel...
  • Thatcher and the Falklands

    Thatcher and the Falklands
    Regarding the recent article, "Argentine leader not on list for Thatcher funeral" (April 12), it seems logical that to me Great Britain did not invite Cristina Fernandez, the president of Argentina to Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The news item, however,...
  • Back Story: Red wine with papal ties

    Back Story: Red wine with papal ties
    "Men are like wine — some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age." — Pope John Paul XXIII Nelson Carey, the genial publican at Belvedere Square's Grand Cru wine bar, is naturally filled with interesting and offbeat wine, beer and...
  • Harford observes Memorial Day

    Harford observes Memorial Day
    Based on his research and calculations, the Rev. Lewis Geigan estimates that more than 1.7 million Americans have given their lives to protect their country. "Men and women that paid the ultimate price for the freedom that we've had," Geigan, the...
  • Back Story: The brains behind one of the greatest heists in history

    Back Story: The brains behind one of the greatest heists in history
    Bruce Reynolds nearly got away with it — and for a time he did. As the brains behind England's 1963 "Great Train Robbery," Reynolds netted some $7 million in small bills for himself and his confederates. Robbing stagecoaches and, later, trains...
  • Marie McG. Leaf, combat nurse

    Marie McG. Leaf, combat nurse
    Marie McG. Leaf, a World War II combat nurse who cared for the wounded and dying on the battlefields of Europe, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. She was 95. The daughter of...