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  • NSO premieres George Washington-inspired work for orchestra, narrators

    NSO premieres George Washington-inspired work for orchestra, narrators
    He may have been first in the hearts of his countrymen, but George Washington has not necessarily been first in the minds of composers. This makes the National Symphony Orchestra's premiere at the Kennedy Center Thursday night of the distinctively...
  • Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]

    Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
  • Miley Cyrus makes a splash on 'SNL' with 'We Did Stop (The Government)'

    Miley Cyrus makes a splash on 'SNL' with 'We Did Stop (The Government)'
    One of the very best parts of the Miley Cyrus-hosted "Saturday Night Live" on October 5 was a music video. A parody of Miley's "We Can't Stop," "We Did Stop (The Government)" pokes fun at the government shutdown while holding true to the style and tone of...
  • Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know

    Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know
    Today's 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address is getting a lot of attention. Here are five things you probably didn't know about the speech: 1. The speech was not delivered at the battle of Gettysburg, which was fought in July. It marked the...
  • JFK helps open Northeastern Expressway in Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 21, 1963: More than 5,000 people were on hand to see President John F. Kennedy open the Northeastern Expressway. The President arrived via helicopter and then walked to a podium as the...
  • Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery

    Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery
    Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum – the website Yelp. About a dozen people...
  • Remembering veterans of Korea and their accomplishments [Letter]

    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...
  • Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum

    Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum
    Mutter Museum may leave you shocked and horrified or amazed and fascinated. Either way, its collections of bones, bodies, body parts, plus tumors and other terrors, are unforgettable. The nation's finest and oldest medical museum — celebrating...
  • Security vs. privacy

    Security vs. privacy
    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...
  • Harford residents played major roles in Battle of Gettysburg

    Harford residents played major roles in Battle of Gettysburg
    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...
  • Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend
    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...
  • How to spell success

    How to spell success
    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,...