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Way too early [Editorial]

Who knew winter started Nov. 15 in Harford County? After Thursday, there should be little doubt that no matter what the calendar says, winter is here. Whether one follows the traditional, astrological calendar that says winter begins this year with the winter solstice Dec. 21, or the more modern...

  • Former student rep supports Carmello, Williamson, Karwacki for Harford school board [Letter]

    Former student rep supports Carmello, Williamson, Karwacki for Harford school board [Letter]

    Editor: My name is Matt Resnik and I served as the 2017-2018 student member on the board of education for Harford County Public Schools. I am writing this letter in support of the following candidacies for school board; Kathy Carmello, Al Williamson, and Sonja Karwacki. I have gotten to know Kathryn...

  • About the judges [Editorial]

    About the judges [Editorial]

    One of the races drawing the most attention in the election that begins with early voting Thursday, Oct. 25, is the four-candidate race for two Harford County Circuit Court judgeships. There are two sitting judges – Paul Ishak and Lawrence Kreis. There is one candidate – Diane Adkins-Tobin - who...

  • Patricia 'Pat' Skebeck [Editorial]

    Patricia 'Pat' Skebeck [Editorial]

    In adversity, heroes step calmly step forward and instill confidence in those around them. That’s how we will always remember Patricia Skebeck, as a hero who when pressed into a really, really difficult situation, stood tall and made all those around her better for it. Mrs. Skebeck, who died Oct....

  • Harford's growth spiral [Editorial]

    Harford's growth spiral [Editorial]

    Recently in this space, we warned that mushrooming growth has returned to Harford County, particularly in the greater Bel Air area – but not exclusively, and questioned if county leaders and leaders of the school system are prepared for the inevitable impacts of more houses and more people. Much...

  • Stream definition change a 'potential economic and environmental diaster' for Harford [Letter]

    Stream definition change a 'potential economic and environmental diaster' for Harford [Letter]

    As a member of the Harford County Environmental Advisory Board, I was surprised and disappointed that the County Council, at the request of the County Executive, recently passed a Bill which changed the definition of an “intermittent stream.” This vote was made without input from our committee...

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