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  • The real divide on Benghazi is determined by your military service - or lack of it

    The real divide on Benghazi is determined by your military service - or lack of it
    Despite the sneers of MSNBC hosts and the disdainful manner of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, Benghazi matters. And it matters in ways we don't yet even understand – deep, fractious ways that reveal a major front in the culture war almost...
  • Victory in Europe

    Victory in Europe
    On May 7, 1945, sixty-nine years ago, Col. Gen. Alfred Jodl affixed his name to the instrument of surrender and the war in Europe was over.  Price Day of The Baltimore Sun witnessed that quiet, somber ceremony, the only staff correspondent of an...
  • Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

    Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]
    On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. Franchot created the annual award to honor the legacy of public service exemplified by the former...
  • Fanning the flames of ignorance [Commentary]

    Fanning the flames of ignorance [Commentary]
    Recently, I helped found Millennial Maryland, a group that advocates a different vision for both Maryland and the Republican Party. That vision includes an understanding of the wider world, the embrace of civility and the constant pursuit of...
  • St. Frances' Smith is 'average Joe' with above-average talent

    St. Frances' Smith is 'average Joe' with above-average talent
    At first glance, it's probably hard to see Rahshaun Smith and say he's an underdog. He stands 6 feet 3, weighs 230 pounds and has a deep, booming voice. His nickname is Shaq — and it was given to him at age 12. On the football field, Smith...
  • Dam silt needs to be addressed [Editorial]

    Dam silt needs to be addressed [Editorial]
    The silt that has built up in the slack water on the upriver side of the Conowingo Dam may well be, as an Army Corps of Engineers official reported at a U.S. Senate hearing on Monday, a lesser pollution threat to the Chesapeake Bay than runoff fouled with...
  • Harford veterans observe 70th anniversary of D-Day

    Harford veterans observe 70th anniversary of D-Day
    Seventy years ago today, more than 100,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on a fortified section of French beach as they began what Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called "a great crusade" to liberate France and the rest of occupied Europe from...
  • Harford's Armed Forces Week won't have live fire, other popular demonstrations

    Harford's Armed Forces Week won't have live fire, other popular demonstrations
    A number of activities are planned in Harford County in observance of Armed Forces Week May 12 to 16; however, missing this year will be the live fire and other popular demonstrations at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Budget constraints are being blamed for...
  • 4 locals among early nominees for Army All-American Bowl

    4 locals among early nominees for Army All-American Bowl
    Four local high school football players are among the early nominees to play in the 15th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jan. 3. Franklin offensive lineman Pat Allen, Gilman quarterback Kai Locksley and Calvert Hall defensive back Dionte Austin and...
  • Developers file $37 million federal suit over Fort Detrick contamination

    Developers file $37 million federal suit over Fort Detrick contamination
    The would-be developers of a residential neighborhood in Frederick are suing the federal government over alleged groundwater contamination from neighboring Fort Detrick. Waverley View Investors LLC, which owns 92 acres near the long-standing center for...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground appreciation needs to be more pronounced come 2017 [Editorial]

    Aberdeen Proving Ground appreciation needs to be more pronounced come 2017 [Editorial]
    Across the United States, if the average person on the street has heard of any place in Harford County, it's Aberdeen Proving Ground. It's an installation with a rather high profile history, and an awful lot of enlisted personnel passed through its...
  • 'Bata Belcamp' book chronicles rise, fall of footwear manufacturing center

    'Bata Belcamp' book chronicles rise, fall of footwear manufacturing center
    "Bata Belcamp," Larry Carmichael's new book about the history of the Bata Shoe Co. in Harford County, chronicles life in a true company town from the first half of the 20th century, one that has since completely reinvented itself over the past three...