Paramore: “For the First Time in My Middle-Aged Life, the Possible Election of a Republican Candidate — This Republican — Actually Scares Me”

From Mary Paramore: My oldest son turned 18 just in time to vote in the primaries. He was a Bernie fan. Proud mama snuck a photo of him casting his first vote, one shaped by social media and youthful idealism. Fired up about his first adult act (Okay, second. Legally buying cigarettes was first on […]

Pasquetta McGrady: “I Want to Pass a Better USA on to My Grandchildren. Trump is Not Perfect…But You Know Where He Stands on Most Issues”

From Pasquetta M. McGrady: To The Editor: I am voting for Trump/Pence for President and Vice President of Our Great USA for many of the following reasons; The eight years of the Obama administration greatly raised poverty levels in all areas urban, suburban and rural. Taxes raised to pay for roads, health care, security (read:military) […]

Harford County State’s Attorney Cassilly Announces Retirement; “It is Time for Me to Leave”

From Harford County State’s Attorney Joe Cassilly: Dear Harford County residents and citizens of Maryland, It is with mixed feelings that I announce that I will retire from the position of State’s Attorney for Harford County effective 1 January 2017. I have deeply appreciated the experiences and opportunities that being a prosecutor for more than […]

High-Altitude STEM Balloon from Pennsylvania Lost in Northern Harford County Area; Middle School Science Project Disappears on Descent

From Steve DiNardo: Dear Harford County folks, As a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) project for the girls in three families, we assembled and launched a helium-filled, HIGH-ALTITUDE BALLOON Sunday morning, 6/19. The balloon trailed a small (1ft x 1ft x 1ft) Styrofoam container that contained a camera that would take photos of “near-space”, […]

Sheriff Gahler: “I Have Never Seen One Piece of Compelling Information that Would Cause Me to Believe Gun Buyback Programs Do Anything to Promote Public Safety”

From Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler: In a writing shared by the DaggerPress yesterday, Mr. Chris Boardman made the effort to publicly challenge me, as Harford County’s chief law enforcement officer, to conduct a gun buyback that will “probably” reduce “gun violence” (DaggerPress – Boardman: “If Sheriff Gahler Wants to Do Something that Will […]

Boardman: “If Sheriff Gahler Wants to Do Something that Will Probably Help Reduce Gun Violence, He Should Sponsor some Countywide Gun Buy-Backs”

From Christopher Boardman: CRIME CONTROL MEASURES Recently Sen. Robert Cassilly (Dist. 34) advertised some bills he introduced to help curb crime in Maryland. Below are my comments. S.B. 159 would increase the penalty for second degree murder from 30 to 40 years in prison. In my opinion this is not necessary because 30 years is […]