| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:49 PM
In the recent kerfuffle over the remarks of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, one salient fact has not been much remarked on: What he has been excoriated for saying used to be mainstream.
What he said, that homosexuality is sinful and abhorrent, and...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection.
Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Loyola University Maryland will officially open the first alumni house in its 162-year history on Jan. 13.
"This is kind of our new front door for the alumni," said Megan Gillick, of Keswick, vice president for advancement .
Loyola changed from a...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:10 AM
After being off-limits to visitors for more than a year, the Maryland House Travel Plaza on I-95 is expected to re-open later this month.
The 50-year-old travel plaza, located just south of Aberdeen on the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway, has been...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It’s a fitful dream, one that has haunted Dick Nowak for 50 years. In it, Army’s football team has the ball on Navy’s 2-yard line. Trailing by six points, Nowak and the Cadets line up to run a final play as precious seconds tick away....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:21 PM
We said goodbye to Daylight Savings Time, Halloween, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, and hello to fallen leaves, early darkness — and now the season for giving.
At the Parkville Senior Center, the Adopt-a-Senior and Food Drive is underway again...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:16 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
For five years, he played football for the Green Bay Packers and Vince Lombardi, the quintessential tough coach. So how can Tom Brown now run a youth sports camp in Salisbury that's so relaxed the kids fill out the lineups, everyone gets to play and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:28 AM
"One does not sharpen the axes after the right time; after the time they are needed." — Russian Proverb
The late Ukrainian violinist Mischa Elman is considered one of the greatest of all time, but he has nothing on Russian President Vladimir...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:40 AM
The Harford County auditor has recommended that former Human Resources Director Scott Gibson reimburse the county to the tune of more than $18,000 to cover the cost of tuition county officials paid for Gibson to attend a program at Harvard University...
| Sep 11, 2013
We all know that our part of Harford County is historically known for its great decoy carvers. Around the Chesapeake Bay, gunning for waterfowl was known around the entire country.
We at the Aberdeen Room Museum were delighted to have a visit from...