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  • Senior Announcements: Senior Center programs

    South County Senior Center South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, will host the following June programs: •Patricia Dorn from the Consumer Education and Advocacy Unit of the Maryland Insurance Administration will have an...
  • Chamber Notes: Get ready for our 41st July 4th parade

    I hope everyone enjoyed Memorial Day, and observed this special time to honor those who've given their lives while serving in the Country's armed forces. We owe them our deepest gratitude. Our next big summer holiday will be July 4th, a time to...
  • Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families

    Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families
    One of the pictures in our family's scrapbook is a shot of my sister and me in front of Mount Vernon, home of the country's first president, George Washington. Even now, I remember how the visit, during one of our summer vacations, made history a lot more...
  • Quotation from treaty, not John Adams

    Geoff Chambers, in his letter to the editor, declared that John Adams wrote, "The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion." Adams did not write that. It was part of the Treaty of Friendship with Tripoli...
  • Founding Fathers favored religious tolerance

    The idea that we are a nation founded on Christian ideals is without merit. The Federalist Papers make no mention of Christ or God. The same is true of the Constitution. Not a single reference. In fact, the Declaration of Independence is the only one...
  • What sort of stuff do people steal from the White House?

    Every detail of the recent state dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was carefully orchestrated and touched with the kind of sophistication one would expect from the White House — from the cherry blossom and orchid table arrangements to...
  • Junipero Serra was no 'founding father'

    To the editor: Pope Francis is either woefully ignorant of the history of the United States or unconcerned with blatantly bending the truth. ("Pope Francis praises Junipero Serra as U.S. 'founding father,'" May 2) Junipero Serra was not one of the...
  • Every president fails the religion litmus test

    Every president fails the religion litmus test
    Barack Obama is a Muslim. Thomas Jefferson was an atheist. James Madison was an infidel. George Washington was an indifferent Christian. John Adams was -- gasp! -- a Presbyterian. Turns out just about every American President failed the religion...
  • What the presidents drank

     What the presidents drank
    It's more a collection of humorous essays than a cocktail book, but the newly released "Party Like a President: True Tales of Inebriation, Lechery and Mischief from the Oval Office" (Workman, $14.95), is an entertaining read. Humorist Brian Abrams ("AND...
  • Lehigh Mining & Navigation receives four Louix Awards and other company news

    Lehigh Mining & Navigation receives four Louix Awards and other company news
    Bucks County airportsreceive state grants Two Bucks County airports recently received awarded grants totaling $667,500 as part of a $9.7 million state investment to improve safety and operations at six Pennsylvania airports. Doylestown Airport will...
  • San Diego Opera seizes the hour with prophetic 'Nixon in China'

    San Diego Opera seizes the hour with prophetic 'Nixon in China'
    "We live in unsettled times," the president sings at the beginning of John Adams' opera "Nixon in China." He has just arrived in Peking (now Beijing) for his 1972 meeting with Chairman Mao, thus opening up relations between the U.S. and China and paving...