One of the worst things about high school has to be the rumor mill. And in today's society where everyone has a cellphone and is connected with social media, a rumor spreads like wild fire-especially when it is a juicy one. Such is the case for poor Alice Franklin in The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu. Alice Franklin is one of those girls-you know the type, just pretty enough to be liked by everyone but not so pretty that she is super popular. She is smart enough to get decent grades and......more
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Having lived in Cecil County for nearly 20 years, Iâ€™ve often wondered who Augustine Herman was and why he had such an impact on the region. A school, a river, and numerous developments in the south county area bear the name of his estate, and Augustine Herman Highway (Route 213) is a major thoroughfare connecting north and south ends of the county. It turns out this Czech merchant has a fascinating history: he was an explorer, statesman, mapmaker, and land baron who established the Bohemia ...
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