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John F. Kennedy

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  • November 2013: Harford remembers JFK, students visit White House

    November 2013: Harford remembers JFK, students visit White House
    Students from Magnolia Elementary School were invited to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. The five students were among 25 children from across the U.S. who visited the White House...
  • The Duck Dynasts

    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...
  • Army-Navy game in 1963 had a dream -- or nightmare -- ending

    Army-Navy game in 1963 had a dream -- or nightmare -- ending
    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....
  • The Democrats' hidden agenda

     The Democrats' hidden agenda
    John F. Kennedy rightly said "the human mind is our fundamental resource." It takes people with right thinking in government to eliminate deficits, reduce the national debt and restore confidence in leadership. I salute Maryland Rep. Andy Harris for his...
  • Day Trip

    Rehoboth, Del. Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival Enjoy a fall day at the beach while brushing up on your film knowledge at the Rehoboth Independent Film Festival. The five-day event by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society begins Wednesday, Nov. 6, and...
  • The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy

    The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy
    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...
  • Harford auditor recommends former county HR director repay Harvard program expenses

    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...
  • Happy Thanksgiving, and Turkey Day, in Havre de Grace

    Hello dear readers, A very sad note is that today (Friday, Nov. 22) is the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 while he was riding in a presidential motorcade through Dallas' Dealey Plaza. Are you old enough to...
  • 50 years ago: Harford to get many new roads

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Dec. 12, 1963: The States Roads Commission approved a five-year plan for new roads to be built in Harford County. The roads project was devised using data computed during the Highway Needs Study...
  • 5 Questions with Chambers President Rick Snellinger

    5 Questions with Chambers President Rick Snellinger
    James H. Chambers founded the H. Chambers Co. in 1889 as a painting and wallpaper firm working in Baltimore's religious institutions and the homes of the city's upper crust. Over the next century, the business grew into one of the country's elite...
  • East-West Expressway, from Hickory to Jarrettsville, opens to drivers [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, October 3, 1963: The practically completed single lane section of the East-West Expressway in Harford County from Hickory to Jarrettsville was opened to traffic. The plan was to eventually extend the...
  • 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...