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  • Vera L. Davis, homemaker

    Vera Louise Davis, a homemaker recalled as an accomplished baker, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 5 at her home in the Govans section of North Baltimore. She was 85. Born Vera Louise Evans in Baltimore to John Henry and Lillian Evans, she grew...
  • Celebrate Labor Day weekend with HdG farmers market

    Happy Labor Day, dear readers! Legislated as a federal holiday in 1894, Labor Day was begun in New York by labor leader Peter McGuire to honor the American worker. Remember the spirit of Labor Day and make your weekend celebration less work to have fun....
  • Couple to open food truck at new Halethorpe MARC train station

    Couple to open food truck at new Halethorpe MARC train station
    In addition to the new platforms, restrooms and pedestrian walkway, another fresh component will be noticed by commuters using the MARC train station in Halethorpe. Catonsville natives Stephanie and Dominick Greco will have their own food truck, Get...
  • Farmers market, line dancing and yard sales on horizon in HdG

    Rise and shine, dear readers, Saturday morning for the Havre de Grace Farmers Market, 450 Pennington Ave. Booths are set up by 9 a.m. to noon. How about some local corn on the cob from the farmer's market for an extra nutritious treat? Did you know...
  • VA office excluding veterans from disability program, group says

    VA office excluding veterans from disability program, group says
    A senior official of the American Legion, working with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to reduce its disability claims backlog, told Congress her organization had encountered an "obstructionist attitude" in the VA's underperforming Baltimore...
  • AMC 2nd Annual Golf Classic Raises $6,300 for Cancer Research [letter]

    Editor: After a line of thunderstorms, skies cleared May 10 for 71 golfers to enjoy a round of golf at Ruggles Golf Course on Aberdeen Proving Ground. Players received an embroidered AMC golf towel and goodie bag before taking to the links for a...
  • Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills

    Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills
    Harry L.W. "Tombstone" Hopkins, who was an insurance salesman, banker, rural mail carrier, orphans' court judge, registrar of wills, funeral home attendant and tombstone salesman, and finally a Harford County Living Treasure, died Sunday of septic shock...
  • Shop HdG's thrift stores, farmers market or art show this weekend [Havre de Grace]

    Time to shop, dear readers, Since Saturday is National Thriftshop Day. Let's plan a trip to the Lutheran Mission Society store, 531 Legion Drive at Otsego Street, 410-939-0879, or Twice as Nice Shop, 1844 Pulaski Highway, 410-939-0633. Shop the...
  • Pancakes, Art Show, Bingo and Crab Feast [Perryville]

    All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. and there's no admission charge. They have a working HO scale model layout of the Perryville railroad wye, numerous railroad artifacts...
  • Harry L.W. Hopkins, former longtime Harford register of wills, dies

    Harry L.W. Hopkins, former longtime Harford register of wills, dies
    Harry L.W. Hopkins, who served as Harford County Register of Wills for 24 years, retiring almost three years ago, died Aug. 1, his successor confirmed Monday. The 87-year-old Mr. Hopkins, a Bel Air resident, long went by the nickname of "Tombstone"...
  • Nine from Harford graduate American Legion Boys State program

    Chas Slimowicz, chair of the Boys State Program for American Legion Harford Post 39 and Harford County of the Department of Maryland, announced the participation and graduation of Kevin Porter and Matthew Martindale from Bel Air High School, Manuel N....
  • Charles W. Thomas Jr., businessman

    Charles W. Thomas Jr., businessman
    Charles W. Thomas Jr., former owner of several steel fabrication companies and a Korean War veteran, died Saturday from renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 85. The son of Charles W. Thomas Sr., owner of Acme...