| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:15 AM
About 35 to 40 people took part in a ceremony Saturday to honor a Confederate veteran at a Havre de Grace cemetery.
The members of United Daughters of the Confederacy Harford County Chapter 114 and the Lt. Col. Robert H. Archer Camp 2013 of the Sons...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Historically, the month of August in Maryland is known for its hot and humid lazy southern days, and a slower schedule. It's the time often referred to as the "dog days" of summer. Although many say it is a quiet time of the year usually reserved for...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The following comments were to be presented to the Harford County Council this week. A copy of the remarks was provided in advance for publication.
Good Evening. Council President Boniface, Council Members and those in attendance. We appreciate being...
| Jun 14, 2013
The latest open debate over security and privacy is a welcome pivot from the irksome father-knows-best attitude that has prevailed too long regarding the government's contention of superior judgment in the realm of national security.
As with most...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:29 PM
On a Civil War battlefield where tens of thousands of men clashed fifteen decades ago, eight Ku Klux Klan members unfurled their group's banner Saturday afternoon and called for a new uprising to oust President Barack Obama.
The Klansmen — who...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:05 AM
In 2013, one can look online and see, via a live camera feed, the green fields of the Codori Farm outside Gettysburg, Pa.
The only sound to be heard through the feed, which is provided through the http://www.earthcam.com website, is the whoosh of cars...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:44 AM
As we celebrate the birth by revolution of this country, let's take a moment to put some historical context to the actions of Edward Snowden and to consider whether he is a traitor or a patriot.
Back in the 1780s, when everyone in America was by...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
| Jun 8, 2013
The annual ritual known as the Scripps National Spelling Bee came and went last week, with kids spelling words that, I suspect, many with graduate degrees couldn't spell.
The winner was Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Bayside Hills,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Derek Waters says having Dave Grohl accept an invitation to appear on his new TV show was a dream come true. He also describes the idea of working alongside modern rock royalty as "petrifying."
The Foo Fighters' lead singer had been a fan of Waters'...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Each summer, you can count on an engaging exhibit of finalists vying for the $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The 2013 showcase of Maryland, Virginia and Washington artists is particularly impressive, offering a mix of photographic...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Some people read military history for the technical details--why General X failed to match Hanibal's pincer movement at Cannae. Others, like me, dip into it to see how individuals and societies respond to circumstances of immense stress.