Harmony Lodge AF & AM held its annual ladies night at their lodge Saturday. More than 60 lodge members and their spouses as well as the wives of the several of the late members were honored at a dinner. The lodge members prepared a dinner of roast beef, gravy, stuffing, ham, green beans, rolls, butter, cake and ice cream, coffee and iced tea. On arrival each of the ladies received a beautiful carnation which they could carry or pin on their dress. The lodge gave out door prizes of gift
Getting back to some of the many years of the Ryland Lee Mitchell donated books, we found the scrapbook of the year of 1972 very interesting. Within its pages were clippings of articles about some of Aberdeen's people that made news at the time
The Principio United Methodist Church members are looking for crafters/vendors for their Christmas Craft Show, scheduled for Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Principio Church Hall. Please call Barbara, 410-642-3197, for booking info
More than 70 firemen from all over Harford County set fire 50 years ago this week to the "Shamrock" mansion atop Archer's Hill on the edge of town. Ten fire trucks were on hand as the firefighters set various types of fires and extinguished them until the building was leveled
Shortages of beds, doctors and nurses in the Baltimore VA Medical Center's emergency room resulted in nearly half of a sample of patients spending more than 6 hours at the facility, including one who waited more than 24 hours, according to a critical inspection report released this month.
This is the weekend for yard sales! While I was on my way to Kilby Cream for an ice cream cone last week, I noticed several signs for yard sales scheduled for Saturday, including the annual event at Colony Acres (their rain date is Sunday), Harmony Lodge 56 and West Nottingham Presbyterian Church, all on Jacob Tome Highway between Port and Rising Sun
Baltimore tourism leaders will have to find another way to draw visitors over Labor Day weekend after the Grand Prix of Baltimore was canceled. They are focused on more sporting events and filling up the dead time of winter.
Many thanks to the players and supporters of the Heritage's Basket and Bag Bingo at the Port Deposit VFW over the weekend. Thanks to donors like Maggie Jackson, Patsy Grace, Judy Leonard, Lois Ashworth, Glen Longacre, George Maldeis, Evelyn Jordan, Beverly Narvell and Nellie Hipkins, plus workers like Laura Luongo, Elizabeth Gibson, Stephanie Gibson, Steven and Christine Farley, Anne Gibson and my husband, Rick Bierly – the Heritage was able to have a successful fundraiser. This non-profit
In a letter sent Monday to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Maryland's senior senator calls on the VA's Baltimore office to develop an action plan within 10 days to improve its "lackluster" approach to an initiative designed to speed up the time it takes to process disability claims.