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  • Harford had 23 highway deaths in 2011

    Harford had 23 highway deaths in 2011
    There were 23 fatalities on Harford County highways in 2011, a slight decrease from the previous year, but still too many, according to local police. They're hoping a new countywide task force will prevent at least some fatal accidents. "None of us want...
  • Cecil commissioners shouldn't fight with Port Depost over casino money

    Cecil commissioners shouldn't fight with Port Depost over casino money
    Cecil County recently announced 16 not-for-profit organizations out of 64 applicants will receive community grants from the county's take of the haul at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville. The Town of Port Deposit, which seems to have been cash...
  • Restaurant review: Backfin Blues is waiting to be discovered on the Susquehanna

    Restaurant review: Backfin Blues is waiting to be discovered on the Susquehanna
    Backfin Blues, a friend kept telling me, had the goods. His former in-laws live in Port Deposit, an absurdly picturesque small town on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, a few miles north of Havre de Grace as the crow flies. That's how he came to...
  • VFW essay contest winners honored at Port post

    Last month at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185, members from the four posts in District 10 gathered to present awards to the students who placed in the two VFW-sponsored essay contests, "Patriots Pen" for middle schoolers and "Voice of Democracy" for high...
  • Six sent to hospitals in Monday's Forest Hill crash

    Three people were flown to trauma centers following a serious accident in the Forest Hill area of northern Harford County Monday afternoon. Police said Tuesday, however, that everyone who was injured is expected to survive. Around 2:58 p.m. Rachel Sue...
  • Pooles Island Lighthouse shines again and symbolizes growth at APG

    Pooles Island Lighthouse shines again and symbolizes growth at APG
    For more than a century, Pooles Island Lighthouse guided mariners to the northern reaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Now the whitewashed granite tower has been relit and co-opted by nearby Aberdeen Proving Ground as a symbol of sweeping changes there. The...
  • Heavy rains cause flooding around Maryland

    Heavy rains cause flooding around Maryland
    Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since...
  • Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland

    Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland
    After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...
  • Pennsylvania Devastated by Deadly Flooding After Tropical Storm Lee

    Pennsylvania Devastated by Deadly Flooding After Tropical Storm Lee
    WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania surveyed the damage Friday caused by near-historic flooding as the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee soaked the region for another day. "Potentially thousands of homes" have been affected, Luzerne...
  • Flood cresting lower, earlier

    Flood cresting lower, earlier
    Officials in Port Deposit said Saturday that 30 floodgates remained open at the Conowingo Dam as water steadily receded, though the town remained under its mandatory evacuation. "It's looking a lot better than yesterday," said Mike Dixon, Cecil County...
  • For residents of flood prone areas, riverfront living a trade-off

    Calvin Owens knows that when he hears the boulders begin to roll away from the dam across the street from his Port Deposit home, it's time to pack an overnight bag. It's happened three years in the past 10 he's lived in the area, and when he returned...