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  • Genealogy is the mission for Claudia Carman [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Several times in the last few months I've walked around Springfield Cemetery with Claudia Carman, a ninth grader from Glenelg High School, and her mother Karen.
  • Before ringing in the new year, tour HdG churches on Dec. 29

    Happy new year dear readers! Good luck in 2014. May you accomplish all your new year's resolutions. On Dec. 29, the Susquehanna Ministerium hosts an open house of Havre de Grace churches, 2 to 4 p.m., 410 939-2464. This is a self-guided tour of HdG's...

    Immigration services to get new digs

    Immigration services to get new digs
    The Baltimore office in which federal officials grant citizenship to immigrants is moving to its own building on the city's outskirts, where it will no longer be housed with the agency that deports people. The Maryland office of U.S. Citizenship and...

    Laurel craftsman refurbishes legal icon Thurgood Marshall's desk

    Laurel craftsman refurbishes legal icon Thurgood Marshall's desk
    As a long-haired teen growing up in the 1960s, Jim McCullough had little clue what he wanted to do with his life, but two things did stir him: He hated the way some people in Laurel, his hometown, looked down on his African-American friends, and he...

    Three new 20-minute operas on American themes

    Three new 20-minute operas on American themes
    The other day (OK, it was last week -- your humble correspondent has been way behind on everything lately), Washington National Opera presented the premieres of three 20-minute pieces that as part of itsĀ  second annual American Opera Initiative. I found...