| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:37 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:15 AM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:56 PM
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...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:14 AM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:04 PM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"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...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
— 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...