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  • Harford plans quicker weather emergency warnings via cell phone

    Harford County residents could soon get messages about weather emergencies on their cell phones, emergency operations manager Rick Ayers told local government officials at a quarterly meeting Thursday. Ayers said the new service, which will be...
  • Column: Havre de Grace gearing up to celebrate July 4th on Sunday

    Happy Independence Day, dear readers! Flags, banners and bunting throughout Havre de Grace shout red, white and blue as we prepare for our nation's birthday and our Independence Day. The Havre de Grace carnival will continue in Tydings Park through...
  • Vi Ripken abducted at gunpoint, quietly returned

    Vi Ripken abducted at gunpoint, quietly returned
    Bound and abducted in her own vehicle, Violet Ripken was gone for 12 hours before her disappearance was reported to authorities. And amid an intensive search, she was quietly dropped off by her kidnapper on her secluded Harford County street. A neighbor,...
  • Redbirds making pitch to pro scouts

    Redbirds making pitch to pro scouts
    The players from the Baltimore Redbirds aren't professionals — yet. But the team is made up of a number of potential play-for-pay prospects. That's the point for the Redbirds and the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. The l0-team, Mid-...
  • Vi Ripken is down-to-earth center of Maryland's most famous baseball family

    Vi Ripken is down-to-earth center of Maryland's most famous baseball family
    If you want to meet the matriarch of Maryland's most famous baseball family, just go to a minor league game in Aberdeen. There she is on dozens of summer nights — plain-spoken and tough as leather but also open, happy to talk about the thousands...
  • Vi Ripken continues to give back to Aberdeen

    On Friday, Harford magazine interviewed Violet "Vi" Ripken for a feature story in the October issue. During the conversation, Ripken discussed her volunteer work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County, which she's been involved with for years. Here...
  • Showalter can relate to Vi Ripken kidnapping, shares an incident involving his mother

    Showalter can relate to Vi Ripken kidnapping, shares an incident involving his mother
    When Orioles manager Buck Showalter heard about Tuesday’s gunpoint abduction of Vi Ripken, the mother of former Oriole great Cal Ripken Jr., it brought back difficult memories. “Obviously our thoughts and prayers go out to the Ripken family,&...
  • Vi Ripken's hometown shocked at her kidnapping, relieved she is OK

    Vi Ripken's hometown shocked at her kidnapping, relieved she is OK
    Neighbors, friends and Aberdeen city officials reacted with a mixture of shock, dismay and alarm Wednesday over the abduction of Vi Ripen from her home Tuesday morning. Though the Ripken family matriarch, who is the mother of baseball Hall of FamerCal...
  • Notes: Mark Reynolds hoping to have a strong 'back nine'

    Notes: Mark Reynolds hoping to have a strong 'back nine'
    Mark Reynolds entered Wednesday night’s game hitting .206 with just eight homers this season. The corner infielder has homered at least 30 times each of the last three years and had a team-high 37 in 2011. But right now he is tied with Nick Markakis...
  • Orioles will win again, but there will never be another Earl of Baltimore

    Orioles will win again, but there will never be another Earl of Baltimore
    Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver took a long look at the larger-than-life bronze likeness of himself that was unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the people who made it possible. "My thanks to Mr. Angelos and the...
  • Police hope surveillance images lead to Ripken abductor

    Police hope surveillance images lead to Ripken abductor
    Authorities investigating the strange circumstances of Violet R. Ripken's abduction hope that tips made in response to grainy images of the suspect will lead to an arrest. "We are attempting to look at other sources of video, photos" to release publicly,...
  • Police silent on details of Vi Ripken's abduction

    Police silent on details of Vi Ripken's abduction
    As the investigation into Violet R. Ripken's abduction stretched into an eighth day, police remained silent Wednesday about their leads — a strategy Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said could ensure the potential suspect doesn't...