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  • Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Eagle Archives]

    Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Eagle Archives]
    Get ready: Next Thursday is Halloween! Celebrated in much of the western world for centuries, its observance in the United States is celebrated as a part of pop culture. Carroll County oral and written traditions are full of references to ghouls and...
  • Harford students travel to Germany at German-American Day

    Flying 125 Harford County students to Germany would be quite pricey, so instead McDaniel College opened its doors Oct. 15 for its annual German-American Day. During the day-long event, about 1,000 middle and high school students from the Maryland and...
  • Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster

    Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster
    Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s. The what? The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
  • Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead

    Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead
    A global company that manufactures spice concoctions for the food industry is building a new North American headquarters in Hampstead, relocating its operations from Baltimore County. The German-based Fuchs Group, which bought Old Bay creator Baltimore...
  • Conductor Jun Markl, cellist Johannes Moser in lyrical Baltimore Symphony program

    Conductor Jun Markl, cellist Johannes Moser in lyrical Baltimore Symphony program
    The latest program from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is as safe as it comes — an old-fashioned mix of 19th-century fare. But with one of the BSO's regular guests, German-born conductor Jun Markl, back on the podium, you can count on...
  • Honoring World War II foot soldiers

    Honoring World War II foot soldiers
    During a forced march from Belgium to southern Germany in the closing months of fighting in Europe in World War II, U.S. Army prisoner of war Cpl. Michael Romanelli said he thought often of getting home — to any sort of life he could make....
  • European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on

    European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on
    President Obama has been busy this week taking calls from European leaders who seem really upset that the United States has been spying on them, perhaps to the point of tapping their cellphones. First Obama heard from French President Francois Hollande....
  • Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist

    Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist
    Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84. Ms. Pennewell was born to...
  • APG Oktoberfest to be rescheduled

    Germany won't be coming to Aberdeen this weekend, as the second annual Oktoberfest scheduled for this weekend, Oct.11-13, has been canceled. The festival, hosted by Aberdeen Proving Ground, has been rescheduled for Oct. 25 to 27 in light of the...
  • Cecilia Poffel, homemaker

    Cecilia Poffel, homemaker
    Cecilia S. Poffel, a homemaker who lived for many years in Parkville, died of cancer Thursday at Harford Memorial Hospital. The Perryville resident was 76. Cecilia Schroeder was born in Gdynia, Poland, a fishing village, and came with her family to East...
  • 'There's no way I could express how empty life is, really'

    'There's no way I could express how empty life is, really'
    Helena Williams went to the cemetery Saturday to lay a wreath on the grave of her son, Army 1st Lt. George "Geordie" Williams, a Joppatowne High School graduate, on the 25th anniversary of his death in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie,...
  • World Languages Cafe in Columbia helps improve fluency in other tongues

    At a crowded table in the cafe room at the Wegman's in Columbia, Ekaterina Pyankova greets people with the Russian word for hello: "privet." A few feet away, Nadja Todt offers a German greeting: "Hallo." And in the center of the room, Girija...