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Harrisburg (Dauphin, Pennsylvania)

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  • Robert P. Slaff, charter boat captain

    Robert P. Slaff, charter boat captain
    Robert P. Slaff, a former marine-supply vendor and journalist who wrote widely on Chesapeake Bay maritime and environmental matters, died March 8 of congestive heart failure at Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center. The Epping Forest resident was 89....
  • The ABCs of creating a chic nursery

    The ABCs of creating a chic nursery
    First comes love, then comes marriage and then comes time to pick out the baby carriage — and decorate the nursery. Already the tabloids are speculating on the room where England's heir to the throne will lay his royal head when Prince William's...
  • Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo, leaves 'Sesame Street'

    Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo, leaves 'Sesame Street'
    Kevin Clash, the Baltimore-born puppeteer who was the voice behind the beloved "Sesame Street" character Elmo, resigned Tuesday in the wake of allegations that he had sex with minors. Though a man who'd accused Clash last week of having underage sex...
  • Young adults on a mission to improve lives of others

    Young adults on a mission to improve lives of others
    As a volunteer with Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, Sarah Kennedy, 23, works full-time for Alternative Directions, a Baltimore nonprofit that helps people who are in prison or leaving prison. She runs a program called CHIP, which mentors children of...
  • John R. Cochran Jr., former postmaster

    John R. Cochran Jr., former Washington postmaster and a World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Stonegates Retirement Community in Greenville, Del. He was 87. The son of a dairyman and a teacher, John R. Cochran Jr. was born in Monkton and...
  • 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...
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian
    Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
  • 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...
  • Kevin Clash, voice of Elmo, leaves 'Sesame Street' following underage sex accusations

    Kevin Clash, voice of Elmo, leaves 'Sesame Street' following underage sex accusations
    Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," is taking a leave of absence from the show in the aftermath of allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, which surfaced Monday on the website TMZ. The Baltimore-born Clash has vehemently denied...
  • Pennsylvania police pursuit of stolen truck ends in Baltimore

    A 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy who stole his father's truck and attracted a tail of at least a dozen state and county police cruisers as he led them on a chase south into Baltimore City was caught on North Charles Street Wednesday night, police said....
  • Elmo puppeteer's accuser recants underage sex allegations

    Elmo puppeteer's accuser recants underage sex allegations
    A claim that "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with a minor has been withdrawn. The 23-year-old man who had said he was 16 when he began a romantic relationship with Clash — the voice of Elmo — recanted Tuesday through his...