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  • Observe Fire Prevention Week by checking smoke detectors

    Keep in mind that October is Fire Prevention Month. This is as good a month as any to check your smoke detectors and replace the batteries if necessary. Fire Prevention Week in Cecil County continues with the Miss Fire Prevention Contest on Saturday,...
  • Perryville's Autumnfest regarded as a success [Community]

    Congratulations to Matt Roath and all involved in the Autumnfest downtown Perryville this past weekend. Everything was terrific. We really enjoyed the beer garden that was hosted by Prost Restaurant. This event will continue to be a big tradition in...
  • Firefighters set 'Shamrock' mansion ablaze in Bel Air [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, October 10, 1963: More than 70 firemen from all over Harford County set fire 50 years ago this week to the "Shamrock" mansion atop Archer's Hill on the edge of town. Ten fire trucks were on hand as the...
  • Car show, dinners, breakfasts all this weekend

    The Principio United Methodist Church members are looking for crafters/vendors for their Christmas Craft Show, scheduled for Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Principio Church Hall. Please call Barbara, 410-642-3197, for booking info. Belated...
  • Havre de Grace council honors Vietnam veteran

    Havre de Grace council honors Vietnam veteran
    Havre de Grace city officials honored a local Vietnam War veteran, who earned the second-highest honor a member of the Army can earn during wartime, and also announced the appointment of an interim city director of administration. "God bless you, sir,...
  • An Afghanistan veteran 'walks off the war' on the Appalachian Trail

    An Afghanistan veteran 'walks off the war' on the Appalachian Trail
    In 1948, three years after the end of World War II, an Army veteran from Pennsylvania named Earl Shaffer hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. No one had ever done that before. Completing the Georgia-to-Maine trek in 124 days, Shaffer became...
  • Political opposition rises against CSX rail facility in Morrell Park

    Political opposition rises against CSX rail facility in Morrell Park
    Driven by a surge of opposition from people who live in Southwest Baltimore, several city leaders have withdrawn support for a major CSX Transportation rail facility proposed for the area. Until recently, the project moved smoothly through early...
  • 101 York parking plans called 'woefully inadequate'

    101 York parking plans called 'woefully inadequate'
    101 York, a student apartment complex proposed for the Towson Triangle parcel near Towson University, is being billed by Baltimore County officials and the developer, DMS Development, as a project that will draw Towson students out of residential...
  • Perryville High Class of 1963 celebrates 50th reunion

    The Perryville High School Class of 1963 celebrated its 50th reunion on Sept. 13, 14 and 15. A casual get-together was held Sept. 13 at the American Legion Hall that used to be the old Perryville Elementary School, where most class members started their...
  • Aberdeen people in the news from many years past

    Family scrapbooks hold so much history! Getting back to some of the many years of the Ryland Lee Mitchell donated books, we found the scrapbook of the year of 1972 very interesting. Within its pages were clippings of articles about some of Aberdeen's...
  • Wear pink this month in honor of cancer survivors and victims [Old Town Laurel]

    Laurel Police cruiser 378 immediately caught my eye. Its normally blue striping was now bright pink. Upon closer inspection, it was hard to miss the breast cancer awareness ribbons on the sides and hood of the vehicle. My memory now jogged, I remembered...
  • Beef, oyster roast supports special needs Scouts [Carney]

    Boy Scout Troop 730 is a special needs Scout Troop, and many of its members have been active for decades. They are intellectually limited young men, but they surely enjoy the fellowship of Scouting. Members of the troop participate in weekly meetings,...