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  • Glenelg lineman David Robbins commits to Florida State

    Glenelg lineman David Robbins commits to Florida State
    When Glenelg offensive lineman David Robbins decided to visit Florida State last month, he just wanted to see what a national championship football program looked like from the inside. He left Tallahassee, Fla., thinking that he might be able to play...
  • Buried on page eight [Letter]

    Years ago Joseph N. Welch, then a defense attorney for the U.S. Army during the Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington, sharply questioned Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy, who was leading the proceedings: "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" Welch asked. "At...
  • For Aberdeen, Memorial Day is not just 'a red-letter day on a calendar'

    For Aberdeen, Memorial Day is not just 'a red-letter day on a calendar'
    The phrase "old soldiers never die; they just fade away," has long been a staple of soldiers' songs, and it was even uttered by famed Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The phrase has become part of the American lexicon, but Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett broke...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]

    Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]
    Etched in the black granite memorial of the Carroll County Vietnam Memorial Park on Willis Street are the names and faces of the county's 18 fallen heroes from the Vietnam War. The likeness of Lt. Col. James B. Moore, who was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor settles government claim for $1.1 million

    Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor settles government claim for $1.1 million
    A defense contractor has agreed to pay the federal government $1.1 million to resolve allegations brought under the civil False Claims Act that the company falsified information on employee qualifications in order to collect more than allowed under a...
  • 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...
  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...