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Havre de Grace

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  • Hope and healing with horses at therapeutic riding centers

    On a sunny summer day, 14-year-old Julianna Lupacchino is riding a horse on a Fallston farm. At first glance, the scene seems like nothing special — Harford County is horse country, after all — but at Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, the...
  • Harford County's rise of the bicycle

    The change is gradual but noticeable: Fewer wheels are traveling Harford County’s back roads. But it’s not from some miraculous traffic decrease — bicycling is on the rise, and Harford’s travelers are making the switch from four...
  • No dad left behind at Harford Family House

    Jim Donaldson is 38 years old, the separated single father to 8-year-old Jacob and “5-going-on-35”-year-old Lily. Until recently, he had a good job with a large oil company. But when his son got croup that developed into pneumonia three...
  • Washington Street Books and Music offers a change of pace

    Washington Street Books and Music offers a change of pace
    Tired of traipsing from one big-box store to another? A visit to family-owned Washington Street Books and Music in Havre de Grace might be the change you need. More than a seller of unique books, Washington Street offers antiques, jewelry, sculptures,...
  • Dawson Stump, insurance executive

    Dawson Stump, insurance executive
    Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86. The son of Augustine Herman Stump, an insurance executive, and Priscilla Ridgley Dawson Penniman...
  • Train derails in Belcamp; 2 killed in Bel Air fire; new islands eyed [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 6, 1964: Three diesel engines and 30 box cars of a northbound B&O freight train headed for Jersey City derailed in Belcamp. The crash occurred when one of the cars was derailed about three...
  • Fight for civil rights played out along U.S. 40 in Maryland

    Fight for civil rights played out along U.S. 40 in Maryland
    Tucked inside the files at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston are State Department notes from the 1960s detailing racial discrimination along U.S. 40 in Maryland — and warning the president of its implications for the Cold War. One...
  • Railroad Museum, Farmers Market, breakfast among regular attractions in Perryville [neighborhood column]

    The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park; vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and other wares. The Perryville Railroad Museum is open every...
  • Crab cracking, foot stomping time has arrived in Havre de Grace [neighborhood column]

    It's seafood time, dear readers! Enjoy the 33rd Havre de Grace Seafood Festival in Tydings Park, today through Sunday, (Aug. 8-10) Friday 3 to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sample seafood delicacies from near and far,...
  • Greetings from Havre de Grace, and around the world

    Greetings from Havre de Grace, and around the world
    The main drag outside this former general store in the homey waterfront community of Havre de Grace — a short hop off U.S. 40 north of Baltimore — is drenched in Americana. Antiques shops and local art galleries dominate the street,...
  • Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is heartfelt but unworkable [Letter]

    Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is heartfelt but unworkable [Letter]
    Thank you for your thoughtful, balanced editorial on Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's recent discussion of poverty ("Ryan's safety net," July 28). A quick read of Congressman Ryan's proposal show his appreciation of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit as an...