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"Rediscover America 1976 Bicentennial Celebration, United States of America-Washington County, Maryland, 1776-1976" was the full name of an event that would involve most of the members of the Washington County Historical Society and the community, as a...
The principle of separation is one of America’s greatest contributions to political thought. Responsible citizenship makes it important to identify myths to sort out intended and unintended distortions of fact. Myth 1: We don’t have...
I have been reading Cormac O’Brien’s book, “Secret lives of the U.S. Presidents.” What a hoot! As O’Brien states in the subtitle, the book is truly, “What your teachers never told you about the men of the White House.&...
Now that the election and Thanksgiving are past, perhaps it would be useful but not necessarily fun to reflect a bit on partisanship, the institution that has done much to put us where we are. The Founders, by and large, envisioned the United States as a...
Poor Allan Powell. He seems to have shaken the foundation of Christianity with a column founded on fact and acute observation. Professor Powell is an asset to The Herald-Mail and we readers value his insights. The letters of Roger Stone and Phillip Snyder...
Maynard is to be applauded for his efforts To the editor: Once more, Secretary Gary Maynard of the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services is to be applauded for his innovative projects of having incarcerated American citizens (iAc) help...
Former Sears store would make great senior center To the editor: Now is the time to purchase the Sears store for a senior center. This building is located on Potomac and Northern, which meets city and county needs for busing or easy transport. The...
Humane Society thanks plungers, sponsors To the editor: On behalf of the staff, the board of directors and the 5,700 animals we care for annually at the Humane Society of Washington County, I want to thank everyone who made Polar Bear Plunge 2012 the...
Man who performed CPR is family’s hero To the editor: I have a wonderful story I would like to share to honor an amazing guy. On Nov. 26, 2011, at 9:30 a.m., my mom got a phone call saying my pap, George Cunningham, had killed a deer and...
"Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, 398 pages, $32.95. This is a non-fiction account of before, during and after the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Founding Fathers generally associated with Boston — John Adams,...
The politicians and the media seem to be determined to do everything they can to diminish or cover up the country's most urgent problem -- the national debt. It is so serious that it should be on the front page of every newspaper every day and the lead...
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Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and running so fast across the living room to flip onto the couch that his feet end up pointing at the ceiling. He also loves the presidents — especially 11 and 33. Arden knows all 44 U.S. presidents. In order....
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