| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The original home of the Susquehanna Hose Company will forever be preserved in a model, unveiled in grand style before the Havre de Grace City Council on Monday.
Designer Mitch Mitchell built the replica of the building at Franklin and Stokes streets,...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Since 1947, the Manchester War Memorial on York Street has stood as a silent sentry to pay tribute to Manchester's sons and daughters who have gone off to fight our nation's wars.
At the Manchester Veterans Day observances last Sunday at a building...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Hello dear readers,
The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House will conduct a historic, nature walk on the North Park Trail, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Lockhouse for this free, one hour, informative tour. Phone 410-939-5780, email lockhouse@gmail....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:05 AM
50 Years Ago
Wanted: Links to the past
In an article about a committee soliciting historical information and material, readers are reminded of the link between Catonsville and the Howard County area. Catonsville came to life because of Charles...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Monday is Veterans Day, a day to pause and remember that the freedoms we enjoy have been paid for by the service in harm's way of our country's nearly 22 million veterans.
"African-Americans have served in all of America's wars," according to local...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A downtown convention center with a publicly-funded Hilton hotel is not a circumstance unique to Baltimore. Cleveland will have its own large-scale Hilton opening for business in 2016, it was announced last month. Why? Because without a convention...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:36 AM
A lot of changes are in store for Laurel's Riverfest festival this year, with a larger lineup of vendors, more entertainment and a pirate's theme.
Normally held on Saturday, this is the second year that the festival is scheduled for a Sunday. The Sept....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
For the first time in almost 40 years, someone other than Edward C. Papenfuse is the keeper of Maryland's memories.
Papenfuse, 70, retired last week as state archivist after a career spanning seven governors. Over that time he brought Maryland's...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The human eye sees a black-and-white border collie, about 35 pounds, stepping slowly and silently across the lawn at Fort McHenry, its light-brown eyebrows lending its face a most personable expression.
The Canada goose eye apparently sees something...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Under the cover of, thankfully, sunny skies, this year's Riverfest found vendors in good spirits and close to 1,000 visitors to the outdoor celebration in Riverfront Park, according to Maureen Rogers, administrator at festival sponsor Laurel Board of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Today, dear readers,
Is All Saint's Day. Thursday, Oct. 31 commenced the celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico. Not associated with Halloween, but based upon Aztec and Mesoamerican faiths, the day honors the lives of deceased...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...