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The totes are in

The “Clue Into Reading” tote bags for the Harford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program have arrived at the Bel Air branch. Kids who signed up when the program started in mid-June were given little red vouchers to redeem...

Ruff day

Just wanted to say thanks to Harford County Animal Control Chief Pam Arney who picked up the stray dog who'd decided to settle on my front porch yesterday. Apparently, my initial call to Animal Control placed seven hours earlier...
We saw Kimmie! For my 3-year-old daughter, World Champion figure skater Kimmie Meissner was the reason for going to Bel Air's Fourth of July parade. We even have a good picture of her to prove it. Kimmie was her...
If you're heading out to the Bel Air Fourth of July festivities today, consider taking an umbrella to provide some shade. The heat isn't unbearable, but my children are red-faced and worn out. If you forget to bring along...
Sounds like some unfortunate gang-related fights forced officials to close Havre de Grace's carnival Sunday night in Tydings Park about an hour early, according to an account in the Baltimore Sun. It appears that not only did at least...
Beach towels, blankets, tarps and folding chairs are already lining Bel Air's July 4 parade route with 27 hours yet to go until the parade begins at 6 p.m. tomorrow. Folks intent on getting a good view of parade...

Parade picks

For the past two years, my family has headed to Havre de Grace for its Fourth of July parade because we found it an easy parade to navigate with small children and grandparents. (This year Havre de Grace's parade...
Today's Aegis newspaper reports that during lunchtime Saturday, two men in black hooded sweatshirts used crowbars to smash the display cases at Kay Jewelers in the Harford Mall and ran away with nearly $100,000 worth of jewelry. Ironically,...

Feeling pruney

There's nothing like four straight days of heavy rain to prove your home's weather-worthiness. I have to say I'm quite proud of my sturdy 18-year-old. So far, (and I know I'm in danger of speaking too soon), I...

Counting raindrops

I give up. I'm going to build an ark4.38: the number inches of rain the National Weather Service recorded as having fallen in Harford County during the past 24 hours 3: The number of inches of rain expected...