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  • Nominations sought for Harford Soil Conservation board

    The Maryland State Soil Conservation Committee is accepting nominations for appointment to the Harford Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors. The appointment will be to fill the unexpired term of Michael S. Birch on Oct. 17, 2016. Nominations...
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  • A day for Old Glory this Saturday in Bel Air

    "On June 14, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand, a 19-year-old teacher at Stony Hill School, placed a 10-inch, 38-star flag in a bottle on his desk then assigned essays on the flag and its significance," says the National Flag Day Foundation on its website. "This...
  • Barack Obama is no Harry Truman

    I read with disgust Jules Witcover's commentary exhorting President Barack Obama to act more like former President Harry S. Truman ("Give 'em hell, Barry," June 25). You must be kidding, sir: Mr. Obama cannot act like Truman because he is nothing like...
  • Give pioneering Marines rightful props

     
    It’s a seductive recruiting slogan: The Few. The Proud. The Marines. Yet, prior to 1941, the words bespoke a damnable irony. The few who served in the Marines were white. And the Corps stood proud of it. Even after President Franklin D. Roosevelt&#...
  • New study offers insight on Palestinian suicide attacks

     
    A new study shows a strong correlation between unemployment, tough econonmic conditions and the nature of suicide attacks carried out by Palestinians in recent years. The study analyzed the backgrounds of 157 Palestinians who carried out suicide attacks...
  • Musical moments with U.S. presidents

     
    President Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
  • Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
  • Today is National Prayer Day

     
    Communities and congregations across the country are observing National Prayer Day on Thursday, May 3. A joint resolution by Congress, signed by President Truman in 1952, declared an annual, national day of prayer. President Reagan made the day...
  • PIAA track & field records, Eric Futch

     
    Don’t look for Penn Wood’s Eric Futch to defend his 3A 300 hurdles title this weekend. He was disqualified from last weekend’s District One meet for “unsportsmanlike behavior.” The senior, while waiting for his gold medal...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 3, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....