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Wave it proudly, dear readers, today (Friday) is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B. J. Cigrand and the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisc., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th anniversary of...
After reading this week's criticism of how the National Park Service and the Fort McHenry administration have been dealing with the constraints of sequestration, I would remind critics that despite the site's obvious attraction to runners, walkers and...
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The small wooden trunk is covered with red leather, painted with an ocher floral embroidery and studded with brass nails — and it couldn't have announced its owner's intention more clearly. The 19-year-old Baltimore beauty who packed the trunk...
At least 100 members of the Bel Air community came out early Saturday morning to Shamrock Park for the Town of Bel Air's annual Flag Day Ceremony. Spectators, who mostly sat under the park's large shade trees as the ceremony took place in the...
Acknowledging the "naysayers" who think his campaign is already doomed, Harford County Executive David Craig formally launched his bid to become Maryland's next governor Monday morning with a spirited attack on Maryland's current government and the state'...
Today, dear readers, Is World No-Tobacco Day (May 31) but June is on the horizon. "Come on June" is the chant at schools and colleges to end the academic year. Congratulations to the Class of 2013. June brings graduates, June bugs and June brides....
They left the Maryland Historical Society tucked inside the coat pockets and notebooks of Barry Landau and his assistant, but the historical documents returned in manila envelopes, neatly packed inside a gray cardboard file box. Authorities continue...
Seven Maryland service members who have been killed since last May will be honored Monday in a Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. Cyndi Ryan of the American Red Cross said that even though this is the first Memorial...
A pleasant Memorial Day weekend, dear readers! Memorial Day observances will be conducted May 27 at 9 a.m. at Angel Hill Cemetery and then proceed to Tydings Memorial Park by 11 a.m. Contact the American Legion Post 47, 410-939-0234. Memorial Day...
Runners from Bel Air raced to runner-up finishes in the Maryland Half Marathon Saturday in Howard County. Erika Stasakova placed second in the women's race, and Adam Bosley, second in the men's. Stasakova, who was an outstanding runner at John Carroll...
Wow, what a week it was in Havre de Grace! The city was pillaged by the British for the second time in 200 years. Decoys, ducks and all things fowl from the water made their 32nd annual three-day visit. And the voters not only chose all incumbents (we...
Tags: Voting, Elections, Local Elections, Havre de Grace
It's Armed Forces weekend, dear readers, May 18 is Armed Forces Day, a tribute to those who have served or are serving in any of our military branches. We salute them for their courage and dedication. Saturday is also the running of the 138th...
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