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  • A little church in Fincastle is celebrating a big milestone

    A little church in Fincastle is celebrating a big milestone
    Fincastle Presbyterian Church has been raising its voice for years, centuries, in fact. The church is celebrating its 250th anniversary. "It was in 1763 that two Presbyerian meeting houses combined to form the Fincastle congregation," explains Reverend...
  • HdG's 10th community yard sale is Saturday

    Hello dear readers, Saturday is the 10th Havre de Grace Community Yard Sale (April 27 – raindate April 28). Spaces are available by phoning 410-939-6562, to benefit the Havre de Grace Historic Preservations Commission. A final comprehensive list is...
  • David Hildebrand to perform at St. Mark's

    David Hildebrand will present a concert of Music of the War of 1812 in America, Sunday, May 19, at 4 p.m. in the St. Mark’s Fellowship Center, 18313 Lappans Road, Boonsboro. For more than 30 years Hildebrand and his wife have appeared...
  • Thankful for contributions of Korea veterans [editorial]

    This year marks the observance of landmark anniversaries of several military milestones in U.S. history. The 150th anniversary of the third year of the Civil War, among the bloodiest in American military history, is commemorated throughout 2013....
  • Remembering the War of 1812 in Hampton Roads

    Remembering the War of 1812 in Hampton Roads
    Go back 200 years this month and you would have found Hampton Roads in turmoil. The world's best and biggest navy, which had arrived in February to blockade the Chesapeake Bay, was looking for new targets after the return of a squadron that had...
  • Memorial Day observances planned [Havre de Grace]

    A pleasant Memorial Day weekend, dear readers! Memorial Day observances will be conducted May 27 at 9 a.m. at Angel Hill Cemetery and then proceed to Tydings Memorial Park by 11 a.m. Contact the American Legion Post 47, 410-939-0234. Memorial Day...
  • Stolen documents return to the Maryland Historical Society

    Stolen documents return to the Maryland Historical Society
    They left the Maryland Historical Society tucked inside the coat pockets and notebooks of Barry Landau and his assistant, but the historical documents returned in manila envelopes, neatly packed inside a gray cardboard file box. Authorities continue...
  • Taking the Kids: Learning about the 'Star Spangled Banner'

    Taking the Kids: Learning about the 'Star Spangled Banner'
    The flag was just what the major ordered. It was gigantic — 42-by-30-feet — so big that the flag maker couldn't even lay it out in her house. Each star was two feet wide! This was during the War of 1812 and Major George Armistead, the...
  • Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen Marylanders

    Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen Marylanders
    Seven Maryland service members who have been killed since last May will be honored Monday in a Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. Cyndi Ryan of the American Red Cross said that even though this is the first Memorial...
  • Fincastle Presbyterian Church recognized by the Governor

    Fincastle Presbyterian Church recognized by the Governor
    A big birthday is getting statewide attention. As WDBJ7 told you last month Fincastle Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 250th anniversary. Now that milestone is garnering recognition from the Governor and Virginia Senator Steve Newman. The...
  • A terrific week for Havre de Grace [Editorial]

    Wow, what a week it was in Havre de Grace! The city was pillaged by the British for the second time in 200 years. Decoys, ducks and all things fowl from the water made their 32nd annual three-day visit. And the voters not only chose all incumbents (we...