| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:31 PM
In honor of Constitution Day, Harford Community College is hosting a lecture by Robert Ginsberg, Ph.D. on "The Bill of Rights: How It Has Endured" on Sept.17 at 12:30 p.m. at the Hays-Heighe House on campus. Free pocket Constitutions will be available,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:46 AM
I have some comments in response an April 19 letter to the editor titled “Time for McConnell to go.” I never heard a peep from the writer about the late Sen. Robert Byrd from West Virginia, who served more than 50 years, compared to...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Sen. Frank Lautenberg died Tuesday at age 89, the Senate’s oldest member. He had missed most Senate votes since late 2012 because of declining health -- but managed to make it into the Capitol to vote for Gina McCarthy as secretary of...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 AM
The world seems surprised that an 85-year-old globe-trotting pope who just started tweeting wants to resign, but should it be? Maybe what should be surprising is that more leaders his age do not, considering the toll aging takes on bodies and minds amid a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The Body of War
TV host Phil Donahue will be present for Q&A, with EMMY-Award-Winning TV journalists, Ira Joe Fisher and Morton Dean.
Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795,...
| Jan 2, 2013
Happy New Year from the Chamber of Commerce! As we settle into our routines for 2013, the new year will look pretty much like the old one. Economic recovery continues in Washington County, but it remains incremental and painfully slow. The New Year brings...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:13 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's departing U.S. Sen. Richard is leaving the Senate with one last act of compromise in support of Congress' "fiscal cliff" deal.
The Republican will leave the Senate on Thursday after having cast 13,067 votes over...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
On the occasion of their separate swearing-in ceremonies Thursday, the area's two newest members of Congress both described being humbled by the opportunity to serve the people of Indiana.
“It is an incredible honor and extremely humbling to have...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Seven Washington County Public Schools — including Bester and E. Russell Hicks — are named for people or families, but at least one board member wants that practice to stop.
School board member Karen Harshman raised questions about the...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Those opposed to stadium project should go to polls
To the editor:
The front page of The Herald-Mail certainly had some interesting news on a recent morning. Contrary to statements by the Suns part-owner, Mr. Dahbura, who said several months ago that...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:35 AM
What's that you say? You don't hear much about President Barack Obama's flip-flopping?
How about: 1) the Obama reversal regarding child farm-labor regulations; 2) the president's (to quote The New York Times) "revers[ing] his two-year-old order halting...