| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them.
It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
“There’s a beast in every man and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand,” - Jorah Mormont
For the first two seasons on "Game of Thrones," terrible, cruel, unspeakable horrors tended to happen primarily to the Stark family.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Regarding the recent article, "Argentine leader not on list for Thatcher funeral" (April 12), it seems logical that to me Great Britain did not invite Cristina Fernandez, the president of Argentina to Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The news item, however,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Beginning Sunday, Harford County's Christian and Jewish residents will usher in a week of some of the most important observances of their respective faiths.
For Christians, Sunday is Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week, when the last...
| Mar 22, 2013
President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation Monday creating a Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument on the Eastern Shore, a designation long sought by advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
The designation protects the land...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Remember when Daenerys Targaryen was just a little girl afraid of her older (loser) brother? My, how times have changed.
In “Valar Dohaeris,” the Season 3 premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Daenerys is looking more and...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 5:46 PM
President Barack Obama set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore on Monday as a national monument to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will welcome Dr. Alan Taylor on April 8 as part of the College's commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Taylor will offer a public lecture at the Chesapeake Center at 10 a.m. His talk,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:59 AM
President Barack Obama's designation Monday of a new national monument to Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery on a Dorchester County plantation in 1849, then helped guide scores of other slaves to freedom in the North during the decade before the Civil...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Congress' inability to agree on matters of import isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but the Colonial Players' current production of the musical "1776" reminds us that fiery debate has been a part of our nation from the outset.
Sherman Edwards' 1969 Tony...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Tragedy seemed to stalk Mary Todd Lincoln as surely as it did her husband.
Long before that Good Friday in 1865 when the Lincolns decided to attend Ford’s Theatre, it was clear that the mental health of the president’s wife had begun to...
| Apr 9, 2012
One of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...