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  • 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'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...
  • Gansler unveils plan for veterans, criticizes Brown

    Gansler unveils plan for veterans, criticizes Brown
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler unveiled a plan Wednesday to improve state services for veterans while taking a swipe at rival Anthony G. Brown over the O'Malley administration's management of the state Department of Veterans...
  • Upriver pollution, not dam, bay's major threat

    Upriver pollution, not dam, bay's major threat
    Sediment buildup behind Conowingo Dam poses a relatively small threat to the Chesapeake Bay's health, a federal official said at a Senate hearing Monday. He predicted it could cost billions of dollars to address the risk by dredging the river bottom,...
  • Regional additive manufacturing authority established in Harford

    Regional additive manufacturing authority established in Harford
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill Thursday creating a regional 3D printing and additive manufacturing authority in collaboration with the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The bill, creating the Northeast Maryland Additive...
  • Ralph W. Miller, mechanical engineer

    Ralph W. Miller, mechanical engineer
    Ralph W. Miller, a retired mechanical engineer who had been a founding partner of a Baltimore engineering firm, died May 8 of heart failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 91. The son of Edward A. Miller, a cemetery...
  • More about the Aberdeen Room activities

    Last week we talked about recent donors to the Aberdeen Room. Since we wrote, more information items have arrived that we want to acknowledge. Ruth Peters brought in a scrapbook that was found in the old Southern Methodist Church on West Bel Air Avenue....
  • Man stabbed by soldier at Fort Meade

    Man stabbed by soldier at Fort Meade
    Army officials are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a home on Fort Meade Wednesday afternoon. Military police were called to a home on post at 1 p.m. for a report of a man being stabbed by a soldier, Meade officials said. When police arrived,...