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Harrisburg (Dauphin, Pennsylvania)

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  • Banks joins Harford Educator Hall of Fame

    Banks joins Harford Educator Hall of Fame
    Maudeline A. Banks was inducted into the Harford County Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame as its 163rd member Monday. Banks, 92, who retired in 1979, taught at the Bel Air Colored School, later named Central Consolidated, that is now Hickory...
  • Tanker truck crash closes Conowingo Dam

    Tanker truck crash closes Conowingo Dam
    A tanker truck crash just off the eastern end of the Conowingo Dam roadway late Wednesday evening still had Route 1 over the dam closed as of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, state police and State Highway Administration officials said. State highway officials were...
  • Greater Loch Raven: Cool treats and warm receptions mark Education Week at Pleasant Plains

    All across the country, parents went back to school last week when schools opened their doors for American Education Week. In addition to welcoming parents into the classroom, Pleasant Plains Elementary School hosted special events each day. On Monday,...
  • PlanMaryland will ruin the suburban lifestyle

    Here's a wake-up call for Gov. Martin O'Malley and other supporters of PlanMaryland: The American Dream has never been a red brick row-house or even a condo with a Starbucks, Whole Foods and North Face store on the ground floor. It's a suburban or rural...
  • One dead, as tanker truck carrying gasoline crashes, burns in Port Deposit

    One dead, as tanker truck carrying gasoline crashes, burns in Port Deposit
    A tractor trailer carrying a load of gasoline crashed and became engulfed by fire in Port Deposit Friday night. Maryland State Police said the truck driver, a Maryland man, was killed. Fire companies from Harford and Cecil counties responded to the scene...
  • Commentary: Musings on family traditions and firebugs

    Growing up the second oldest of a little more than a dozen cousins born to five sisters, I've had the unusual vantage point of being able to watch a succession of family members pass through parts of life's obstacle course. Some stumble where I stumbled,...
  • The bloodiest day: The legacy of Antietam

    The bloodiest day: The legacy of Antietam
    One hundred fifty years ago today, two great armies clashed in a titanic struggle that would decide the fate of a nation. "Around a cornfield and a little white Dunker church, around a stone bridge and in a pasture lane worn by cow paths, surged a human...
  • Police blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Erik Takacs, 22, of the 700 block of Plater Street, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with possession of an opiate without a...
  • Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million

    Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million. The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...
  • Environmental groups seek Bay lawsuit dismissal

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and other environmental groups have urged a Pennsylvania federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the federal government's plan for reducing pollution fouling the estuary. The lawsuit filed in 2011 by the American Farm...
  • Some Pennsylvania counties not receiving data on crude oil trains

    WASHINGTON Two counties in Pennsylvania that hug rail lines used to transport large volumes of crude oil have not been notified about the cargo, in spite of a May requirement from the U.S. Department of Transportation that states share that information...
  • Two EPC football teams earn preseason state rankings

    Two EPC football teams earn preseason state rankings
    Two Eastern Pennsylvania Conference football teams have earned state rankings to open the season. Parkland comes in at No. 8 in the Harrisburg Patriot-News Class 4A Top 10. The Trojans finished last season ranked No. 6 in 4A. All of the teams ahead of...