Boardman: “Helton Continues to Remain a Controversial Figure in Harford County Politics”

From Krist Boardman: Despite advancing age (nearly 80) and a string of election losses that would make even William Jennings Bryan envious (he lost three presidential elections), Harford County’s ex-State Senator Arthur H. Helton, Jr. is gearing up for another encounter with Harford voters in 2018. Just recently he and sidekick George Harrison announced their […]

Burbey: “We Must Stop the Flight of Underpaid and Over-Worked Teachers from Our Schools”

From Ryan Burbey, President, Harford County Education Association: On October 27th the HCEA Representative Assembly voted unanimously to present a specific list of budgetary recommendations to Superintendent Canavan. On November 21st, HCEA sent these recommendations to both Superintendent Canavan and all the members of the Harford County Board of Education. You can read the HCEA […]

Bulavko: “Think of the Real Human Costs of What Eliminating Swimming in Harford County Could Be”

The following letter was sent from Leo M. Bulavko, Secretary, Save Harford County Swimming, Inc., to Harford County Public Schools Superintendent Barbara Canavan. A copy was provided to The Dagger for publication. Dear Superintendent Canavan: I was feeling restless this morning and took to surfing the internet for local news, and came upon the story […]

Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy: Skipjack Martha Lewis Requires Extensive Restoration to Return to Educational Programming

From the Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy, Inc.: Dear Friends of the Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy, Inc., Over the past three years the Skipjack Martha Lewis has undergone major restoration with financial support from private donors, Harford County Government, the City of Havre de Grace, corporate partners, and fund raisers. The work on the skipjack has been extensive: […]