On April 29, the community is invited to a drug awareness discussion with guest speakers, a question-and-answer session and information tables sponsored by the American Legion Gold Star 191, Counties Four VFM Auxiliary and the LCPL Robert W. Deane Marine Corps League Auxiliary.
Ashraf Ghani left a comfortable life as an anthropology professor at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore to help rebuild his war-torn homeland of Afghanistan after U.S.-led forces toppled the Taliban government. Now, he is a step away from becoming its president, expected to compete in a runoff election against the front-runner, Abdullah Abdullah.
When the Maryland workers building the sets for "House of Cards" started sawing and hammering the offices and homes of characters like Francis and Claire Underwood 20 months ago in Harford County, most of them were thinking only of earning a steady paycheck, not being part of TV history.
When a TV show strikes the kind of psychic chords that HBO's "Game of Thrones" did last week with its blood-drenched Red Wedding sequence, the morning-after conversation is just as likely to find its way into the very private realm of a therapist's office.