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  • Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom

    Hundreds gather in Bel Air to remember all those who died for our freedom
    "Today we remember those who are not with us because they sacrificed their lives for our freedom," Richard Gebhard, master of ceremonies for Bel Air's 30th Memorial Day Ceremony said in greeting the huge crowd gathered on the green and in the shade of...
  • Concerts in the park begin June 6 in Havre de Grace

    It's Jazz Day today, dear readers, Yes, May 30 is International Jazz Day. Says music legend Quincy Jones: "Jazz is the personification of transforming overwhelmingly negative circumstances into freedom, friendship, hope and dignity." Look for jazz and...
  • Bruce Bitner's in Campus Hills closing after 35 years

    Bruce Bitner's in Campus Hills closing after 35 years
    After 35 years in the bar business, Bruce Buettner is calling it quits. The owner, with his wife, Dawn, of Bruce Bitner's Cafe and Grill on Route 22 in Campus Hills across from Harford Community College are closing their bar and restaurant after...
  • Motorcycle memorial honors police officer killed in Catonsville

    Motorcycle memorial honors police officer killed in Catonsville
    Chuck Schneider never worried about his son, Jason, as he led Baltimore County SWAT team raids, because his oldest child "was born to do the job." But even for officers who put in 101 percent, the work can be dangerous. So instead of hanging out with...
  • 2014 Independence Day celebrations in Harford

    2014 Independence Day celebrations in Harford
    Independence Day may be two weeks away, but in half that time the first Harford County celebrations of the season will be in full swing. As has been the community tradition for decades, Darlington will begin local celebrations the weekend prior to the...
  • New Bel Air town hall dedicated, town police get new home [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 2, 1964: Bel Air's new $105,000 town hall on Hickory Avenue was formally dedicated during a 45-minute program 50 years ago this week. Hickory Avenue was closed to traffic for the dedication...
  • During compliance test, 27 of 30 Harford businesses refuse to serve alcohol to minor

    During compliance test, 27 of 30 Harford businesses refuse to serve alcohol to minor
    In what one liquor board member called "a pretty significant improvement," 27 out of 30 businesses checked during a recent underage compliance test did not sell alcohol to an underage student. The test, done by the Harford County Liquor Control Board...
  • Arbutus 4th of July parade is a family affair

    Arbutus 4th of July parade is a family affair
    Organizing the Arbutus 4th of July parade is a tradition for the Kendrick family. Despite announcing his plan to retire from organizing the event last year, longtime Arbutus resident George Kendrick, 91, is back and leading the effort this year with the...
  • HdG ready to celebrate July 4th on the 5th

    Happy Independence Day, dear readers! Flags, banners and bunting throughout Havre de Grace shout red, white and blue as we prepare for our nation's birthday and our Independence Day today (Friday). The Havre de Grace carnival continues to operate in...
  • Boy Scout sets the table for additional seating at Lurman Woodland Theatre

    Boy Scout sets the table for additional seating at Lurman Woodland Theatre
    Visitors to the Lurman Woodland Theatre for the summer series of free weekend concerts will have additional seating options this year. James Judson, a junior at Catonsville High School, built six 6-foot-long tables that will provide additional space for...
  • Celebrate First Fridays downtown, American Legion post

    It's June First Fridays, dear readers, This evening (Friday) in downtown Havre de Grace, 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, the Joseph L. Davis, Post 47 American Legion, 501 St. John St. will hold a pavilion party this evening, 5 to 8 p.m., with live music and...
  • Bethany's Angels raises $6,000-plus for American Cancer Society

    We walked the walk! Cecil County Relay for Life at Elkton High School was last Friday night under blue skies and warm sunshine. After the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m., the survivors took to the track. Caregivers completed their lap and then the 40...