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  • A life deserved [Commentary]

    A life deserved [Commentary]
    My daughter, Tatyana McFadden, was born with a disability — an underdeveloped spinal cord that resulted in paralysis below her waist — in St. Petersburg, Russia. She fought for her life then, and later, with the same determination, for her...
  • Port's Tome School added to sites for annual River Sweep cleanup

    Good news! The 14th Annual Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway River Sweep will add a new site to the usual waterfront scouring. This year, The Tome School campus on the Bainbridge property, will benefit from the shoreline and roadside clean-up. The...
  • Laurel's Rosie the Riveters part of World War II history

    Laurel's Rosie the Riveters part of World War II history
    With most of the young men off to war, the nation's industries turned to another source of labor to supply the necessities to fight World War II: women. The vast majority of the nation pulled together to support the war effort that began in 1941, and...
  • Step outside, or stay inside, for egg hunts in Laurel

    Step outside, or stay inside, for egg hunts in Laurel
    Grab your baskets for indoor and outdoor egg hunts in Laurel. Kids up to age 12 can enjoy age-group egg hunts at Laurel Parks and Recreation's annual Eggstravaganza, Saturday, April 12 beginning at 1 p.m. at Granville Gude Park at Laurel Lakes. Don'...
  • Havre de Grace group hopes to revive historic skipjack Martha Lewis

    Havre de Grace group hopes to revive historic skipjack Martha Lewis
    Historically used for oyster dredging and long a part of Chesapeake Bay heritage, the skipjack is the official boat of Maryland, but only about a dozen are left in the state. One of them is the Martha Lewis. Moored in Havre de Grace's Frank J....
  • Chest x-ray machines deployed against threat of TB in 1964

    An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB. Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11...
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...
  • Benefit to 'Save Our Skipjack' is Saturday in HdG

    It's April, dear readers! An effort to "Save Our Skipjack" is scheduled for Saturday, April 5 at the American Legion Post 47, 501 St. John St., Havre de Grace, 410-939-0234. The band "The Rowdy Boys" will entertain and Chesapeake Bay foods will be...
  • Congratulations to Water Witch fire, EMS honorees

    It's a happy 50th birthday to the Water Witch EMS Unit redux! Last week, following WWFC's annual award banquet on March 22, the awardees in the Ladies Auxiliary were reported. This week, I want to congratulate the award-winning folks on the fire...
  • Hoping April arrives in HdG bringing spring with it

    March blows out of here this weekend, dear readers! Followed by April. Traditionally, April showers produce May flowers – at least, that's what my maternal grandmother would tell me. And Maryland celebrates Arbor Day this month. Plant a tree!...
  • Community to celebrate life of Patricia Baker March 8

    A celebration of life for Perryville resident Patricia Slayman Campbell Baker, who passed away Feb. 4, will be held Saturday, March 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Harmony Lodge, 1510 Tome Highway, Port Deposit. St John's Episcopal Church Havre de Grace, 114...
  • Port says goodbye to February and winter while celebrating birthdays

    As we say goodbye to February, let's say goodbye to winter as well. The mild temperatures last week were a welcome tease, reminding us of snowless days to come. Much sympathy is extended to the families and friends of Floyd Allred of Colora, who passed...