There’s a man headed to Harford County this weekend with a singular purpose: to drive Charles Darwin out of Whiteford. Mike Riddle, a member of the creationist society Answers in Genesis, is scheduled to appear March 8 through 10 at Evangelical Methodist Church on Route 136. He’ll be offering his take (presumably with PowerPoint slides) […]
Examining The Dwindling Options For Getting Local News In Baltimore
With the Baltimore Examiner on the way out, where are we supposed to get our news now? the b? The Examiner may have been an object of derision among people looking for more than shallow sips of news, and from people adverse to a paper with a right-wing slant, but it brought some important things […]
Just What The Hell Is Going On Here?
Just what the hell is going on here? Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon indicted on perjury, theft charges Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth Oliver indicted on felony theft charges Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton indicted on bribery charges Federal grand jury investigating state Sen. Ulysses Currie Former Rep. William Jefferson seeks another delay in corruption trial Gov. […]
Here’s How The Dagger Is Voting On Election Day. How Will You Vote?
Halloween night, downtown Washington, D.C. The corner of F Street and 7th is a freak show – 10,000 people just let out of a rock concert. There’s a girl dressed up as Laura Croft from Tomb Raider, with the outfit, physique, and handguns to back it up. There’s a wild-eyed guy sitting on a bucket […]
Harris vs. Kratovil – Would-be Congressmen Square Off Tonight At Harford Community College Forum
Outgoing Republican Congressman Wayne Gilchrest (District 1) threw his support behind Barack Obama for president this week, saying that the Obama-Biden ticket will do more to rebuild America’s image abroad. A moderate Republican from the Eastern shore, Gilchrest lost to State Sen. Andy Harris in the primary. Gilchrest’s support of Obama follows his recent endorsement […]
The Gift That Keeps On Giving – Matt
Last Christmas I mailed a good friend of mine, an editor at the Aegis and Record newspapers, a gift. He mailed it back, unopened, with a curt note attached. Maybe this was to be expected. About a month-and-a-half earlier, we’d allowed some local businesspeople to run an ad for The Dagger in The Record newspaper […]
Where There’s Water, There’s Life
Bob Pappalardo’s drive to work used to take about 20 minutes, and ran along the quiet, winding North Foothills Highway from Boulder, Colorado to the small town of Lyons and the sandstone buildings of the University of Colorado. It was a fine commute, except when it snowed. Today, Pappalardo, a senior research scientist at NASA’s […]
What Ever Happened to Local Courtesy? Who is the Roadblock to an Elected School Board in Harford County?
The fate of the elected School Board bill goes down to the wire in Annapolis. For the latest updates, check out the comments to this article… When a majority of delegates from a local jurisdiction sponsor legislation affecting their jurisdiction alone, the custom of the Maryland General Assembly is to approve it as a “local […]