Summer officially began with the summer solstice today (Friday) at 2:46 a.m. in Havre de Grace (and all along the East Coast, USA, of course). Visit Susquehanna State Park or the North Park – Joe K. Trail for a little of William Shakespeare's "Midsummer's Night Dream" madness!
Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent turned Republican activist, set his sights Tuesday on taking back Maryland's 6th District congressional seat for the GOP. But state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, one of the state's longest-serving Republican lawmakers, said she will not seek re-election in 2014, adding to the attrition of the GOP's small band of senators.
Laurel city officials already have preparations in place for what the National Weather Service says might include heavy rain, thunderstorms, hail and even a tornado later today, June 13. On Wednesday, the city took some precautionary steps and closed the MARC parking lot at the American Legion and Riverfront Park after WSSC opened a third gate at Duckett Dam to prepare for possible water level increases. The park, which runs along the Patuxent River north of Main Street, and the low-level
The 2013 Bainbridge PAMI-CONUS Reunion was held from June 6 through 9 in Washington, D.C., and amazingly, I worked in PAMI-CONUS at Bainbridge during the summer between my junior and senior years at Perryville High School. I worked in the Document Control room, processing the computer reports that were generated by the huge reel-to-reel "computers" that filled the second floor of the brick PAMI-CONUS building
Ethnic-flavored hot dogs and acrylic portraits of pets are some of the entertainment coming to the MARC train station parking lot for the second annual Laurel Arts Festival on June 8. Montgomery Street resident Ada Ghuman is spearheading this year's Laurel Arts Festival and is president of the Laurel Arts District Committee, a nonprofit group that grew out of the Laurel Arts District Exploratory Committee when they organized last year's festival.
The MARC commuter lot at Laurel American Legion Post 60 was closed Thursday and is expected to remain closed through Friday because of raised water levels from excess water released at Duckett Dam by WSSC, city officials said.
Laurel Police and local Special Olympics athletes braved the afternoon heat and ran more than 8 miles northbound on Route 1 Wednesday during the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Laurel Police, area law enforcement officers and community members will run Wednesday from College Park American Legion Post 217 to Laurel American Legion Post 60 in the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Walter E. Woodford Jr., a state highway engineer and executive who supervised road construction from Ocean City to Garrett County and headed building of the second span of the Bay Bridge in 1973, died of congestive heart failure May 22 at the Hospice Center in Centreville. He was 88 and had lived in Timonium and Centreville.
As officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs look internally for solutions to a claims backlog that is drawing increasing fire from Capitol Hill, they are also reaching for outside help from some of the nation's best-known veterans groups.
Diane Starr McDaniel's daily commute from her job as a physical therapist at Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla., north to her family home in Edmond, Okla., takes her through the heart of Moore. While on the telephone with The Aegis Wednesday, the Havre de Grace native described areas where Monday's tornado destroyed homes and businesses as she traveled along Interstate 35, a major north-south route serving the Oklahoma City metropolitan area.