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  • Wind energy: Good for the environment and consumers

    Wind energy: Good for the environment and consumers
    A recent letter ("Wind and solar aren't viable energy alternatives — and will never be," Aug. 5) misstates the facts in an attempt to attack wind energy. Wind power is already a mainstream energy source in the U.S., accounting for 35 percent of...
  • At 71, finally hearing her father's voice

    At 71, finally hearing her father's voice
    She is 71 years old, and she has no memory of his voice. But that was her father on the recording, and he called her his "Margaret Ann." She was glad she was alone when she heard him speak, she said. It was just such a surprise. His voice was so clear,...
  • '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...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • 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...
  • Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria

    Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria
    Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County. Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...