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Nearly 2,000 participants walked the "Ripken Mile" on Saturday, raising more than $125,000 for Cancer LifeNet at the Third Annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen.

Among the walkers was Cathy Hemmings, an Abingdon resident who organized a team called...

Posted: 2016-04-30

Senior Dylan Wolf scored five goals and senior Ben Claffee added four to lead Fallston to an 13-9 win over visiting Bel Air Friday night in boys lacrosse play.

The win gave the Cougars (5-0, 8-4) the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division title.

"I thought we did great, it's...

Posted: 2016-04-30
A Harford County 10-year-old boy is proving you don't have to be an adult or raise a lot of money to make a difference.
Posted: 2016-04-29

Detectives with the Aberdeen Police Department say they have filed charges in the stabbing last week of a 17-year-old girl that allegedly stemmed from an argument over posts on Snapchat.

Gabrielle Joyner, 19, of Smarty Jones Terrace in Havre de Grace, has been charged with attempted first- and...

Posted: 2016-04-29

With a mini-boom of apartment construction in progress in Harford County, school planners are starting to question the conventional wisdom that apartments produce fewer students than single family houses or townhouses.

How these apartment developments will affect enrollments at individual schools,...

Posted: 2016-04-29

With a mini-boom of apartment construction in progress in Harford County, school planners are starting to question the conventional wisdom that apartments produce fewer students than single family houses or townhouses.

How these apartment developments will affect enrollments at individual schools,...

Posted: 2016-04-29

Harford County will have three designated drop off sites for citizens to safely dispose of their leftover prescription medications - no questions asked - on National Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, April 30.

The Harford County Department of Community Services Office of Drug Control Policy, Harford...

Posted: 2016-04-29

The Harford County Health Department's first series of spring rabies clinics vaccinated 618 pets at three locations on Sunday, a spokesperson said.

Another series of clinics is slated for this Sunday, May 1, at the following locations:

• Aberdeen Fire Department, Rogers and Franklin streets, Aberdeen;

...
Posted: 2016-04-29
A woman has been arrested and charged in the stabbing of a 17-year-old girl over a Snapchat feud.
Posted: 2016-04-29

A Havre de Grace man, who police say is the second suspect in a December shooting in Aberdeen, was arrested late last week, according to Aberdeen Police Department and online court records.

Alexander Isaac Brown, 31, of the 200 block of Elder Court, is charged with attempted first- and second-degree...

Posted: 2016-04-29
As part of ALS Awareness Month the Brigance Brigade Foundation is partnering with 10 Maryland bars and restaurants for its first ever ALS Bites! Campaign in May.
Posted: 2016-04-29

Fallston-based developer Michael Euler Sr. is suing two women who organized a "Keep Fallston Rural" petition opposing his request to Harford County to extend development boundaries to Routes 152 and 147, so a property he owns can receive public sewer service.

The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Harford...

Posted: 2016-04-29

Wildlife advocates say the numbers of American shad journeying from the Atlantic Ocean to spawning grounds in the Susquehanna River each year could climb to 2 million over the next 50 years as a result of a deal struck this week with the owner of Conowingo Dam.

In an agreement with the U.S. Fish...

Posted: 2016-04-28

Harford County Public Schools is slated to get increased funding in fiscal 2017 for teacher salaries and badly-needed replacements of school buses, but additional funding for annual technology improvements is still needed and remains an concern to school officials, county leaders and residents,...

Posted: 2016-04-28

When the Bel Air Auto Auction held its recent 69th anniversary sale, it was the last the auction will celebrate at the Route 1 site it has called home for most of its existence.

The auction's owners say the April 21 sale was a big success, with nearly 2,000 vehicles offered to 1,000 participating...

Posted: 2016-04-28

A Forest Hill woman will spend this weekend on an all-expenses-paid trip to Chicago, where she will get to make a mad dash through a warehouse to pick up as many items as possible, courtesy of the Maryland Lottery.

Mary "Patti" Kress is one of eight statewide winners in the Lottery's Warehouse...

Posted: 2016-04-28

If you've talked C. Milton Wright softball the past four years, senior pitcher Morghan Fulton had to be a part of the conversation.

The right-hand pitcher has been in the circle for Mustangs most every game since her freshman year.

Fulton has committed to attending and playing softball for Stevenson...

Posted: 2016-04-28

Orioles Iron Man and Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken finalized their divorce this morning in the Baltimore County Circuit Court. 

A statement released by Kelly Ripken's lawyer, Sanford Ain, said:

"Kelly has been a great mother to two fabulous children and a wonderful, faithful wife...

Posted: 2016-04-28

"If you're the Miller family, you just found out that your hours have been cut to 30 per week. You will lose your medical insurance and were counting on this paycheck for your rent. You need to find $1,200 cash by the end of the week or your landlord just told you he's going to file for an eviction,"...

Posted: 2016-04-28

"If you're the Miller family, you just found out that your hours have been cut to 30 per week. You will lose your medical insurance and were counting on this paycheck for your rent. You need to find $1,200 cash by the end of the week or your landlord just told you he's going to file for an eviction,"...

Posted: 2016-04-28

Harford Christian School snagged its 10th consecutive Harford County Envirothon victory Wednesday, but they were not the only team shining at the annual outdoor environmental science competition.

Edgewood High School, which has not sent a team to the Harford Envirothon for several years, picked...

Posted: 2016-04-28

An Aberdeen house was damaged by a fire on late Wednesday afternoon.

The Aberdeen Fire Department was dispatched to the 400 block of Bonnett Street shortly after 4 p.m. for the report of the fire.

First arriving units reported the house was on fire and about 25 percent involved, according to monitored...

Posted: 2016-04-27
A Maryland state trooper was arrested after a Grand Jury indicted him on charges he assaulted a man being arrested following a pursuit on I-95 in Harford County last fall.
Posted: 2016-04-27

A Maryland State Police trooper was arrested Wednesday after being indicted for allegedly assaulting a man, who was being arrested following a pursuit on I-95 in Harford County last fall, State Police said.

Trooper Matin M. Dunlap, 25, is charged with one count of first degree assault, three counts...

Posted: 2016-04-27

A Maryland State Police trooper was arrested Wednesday after being indicted for allegedly assaulting a man, who was being arrested following a pursuit on I-95 in Harford County last fall, State Police said.

Trooper Matin M. Dunlap, 25, is charged with one count of first degree assault, three counts...

Posted: 2016-04-27

For Sts. Mary Magdalene & Markella Greek Orthodox Church in Darlington, this week is the busiest of the year.

The church's parishioners, and their priest, are in the middle of Holy Week, getting ready to join at least 200 million Orthodox Christians around the world in observing Easter on Sunday.

...
Posted: 2016-04-27

Four bills sponsored by Harford County legislators were signed Tuesday by Gov. Larry Hogan, including a bill that set a time limit for the resolution of municipal election ties, a bill inspired by the City of Aberdeen's five-month stalemate over filling a vacancy on the City Council after two candidates...

Posted: 2016-04-27

Republicans Donald Trump and Kathy Szeliga blasted their ways to big victories in Harford County and statewide in their respective primary election races for president and U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

On the Democratic side, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton trounced her main rival Bernie Sanders...

Posted: 2016-04-27

Republicans Donald Trump and Kathy Szeliga blasted their ways to big victories in Harford County and statewide in their respective primary election races for president and U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

On the Democratic side, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton trounced her main rival Bernie Sanders...

Posted: 2016-04-27

A fire that investigators believe was caused by a hot riding lawn mower put inside an attached garage, destroyed the garage and extensively damaged a house in Jarrettsville early Tuesday afternoon.

Losses to the structure and contents, including two vehicles that were parked outside the garage...

Posted: 2016-04-26
From the Office of the State Fire Marshal: Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a twelve year-old male with arson charges stemming from two different fires which engulfed two sheds that occurred last night at 5:30 PM located on East Spring Meadow Court. Investigators were requested by firefighters after extinguishing two sheds to the rear […]
Posted: 2016-04-26

Rena Divel, of Bel Air, had a good reason for showing up at the polling place at Bel Air High School on primary election day Tuesday morning.

"This is my first time voting, I came out because I wanted to vote for Trump," Divel, 40, said as she exited the polling place.

A few hours later, Bel Air...

Posted: 2016-04-26

Rena Divel, of Bel Air, had a good reason for showing up at the polling place at Bel Air High School on primary election day Tuesday morning.

"This is my first time voting, I came out because I wanted to vote for Trump," Divel, 40, said as she exited the polling place.

A few hours later, Bel Air...

Posted: 2016-04-26
Anne Arundel sees slight decrease as fatalities rise in the region
Posted: 2016-04-26

A Harford County Board of Education member personally apologized to the head of the local teachers union Monday evening, three weeks after the state's Public School Labor Relations Board criticized Harford school officials for banning the union leader from school facilities in 2014.

The labor board...

Posted: 2016-04-26

A Harford County Board of Education member personally apologized to the head of the local teachers union Monday evening, three weeks after the state's Public School Labor Relations Board criticized Harford school officials for banning the union leader from school facilities in 2014.

The labor board...

Posted: 2016-04-26
A 12-year-old boy is facing arson charges stemming from two different fires that engulfed two sheds, fire officials said.
Posted: 2016-04-26

Deputy state marshals say they have charged a 12-year-old boy with arson in connection with fires that engulfed two sheds on East Spring Meadow Court in Edgewood at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators were requested by firefighters after extinguishing two sheds to the rear of 1343 and 1345 East Spring...

Posted: 2016-04-26

Deputy state marshals say they have charged a 12-year-old boy with arson in connection with fires that engulfed two sheds on East Spring Meadow Court in Edgewood at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators were requested by firefighters after extinguishing two sheds to the rear of 1343 and 1345 East Spring...

Posted: 2016-04-26

The city of Aberdeen is considering annexing another acre and is set to see a new flex-space office building on Route 40.

The City Council held a hearing Monday night on the Hardy family's request to annex 1.032 acres at Route 22 and East Bel Air Avenue, just before the Aberdeen Proving Ground...

Posted: 2016-04-26

Many horse-drawn carriages have crossed the Little Gunpowder Falls via the Jericho Covered Bridge during its more than 150-year history.

Another horse and carriage crossed the historic span Monday morning, carrying Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz,...

Posted: 2016-04-25

More than 250 students from Patterson Mill Middle School participated in "Ghost Day" at the school on Friday.

Ghost Day is run by the student S.A.D.D. club, for Students Against Destructive Decisions. Participating students "die" and represent a destructive decision.

The students wore white and...

Posted: 2016-04-25

More than 250 students from Patterson Mill Middle School participated in "Ghost Day" at the school on Friday.

Ghost Day is run by the student S.A.D.D. club, for Students Against Destructive Decisions. Participating students "die" and represent a destructive decision.

The students wore white and...

Posted: 2016-04-25

In its fifth year of raising funds for student nursing scholarships, the Adam Thompson Memorial 5K Run/Walk passed the $120,000 mark with Sunday's run that drew 400 participants to the Harford Community College campus.

Sunday's overall male winner of the 5K run was Geoffrey Rinehart, who completed...

Posted: 2016-04-25

Fire destroyed a barn near Churchville on Saturday evening, with 60 firefighters from multiple area companies battling the blaze for three hours, according to fire officials.

Smoke from the fire in the 120-by-180-foot, single story, wood frame building could be seen in downtown Bel Air, some seven...

Posted: 2016-04-25

Headlining the primary election ballots in Harford County and the rest of Maryland Tuesday are what have so far been hotly-contested national battles for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations.

So it will be that local GOP voters can pick among Ted Cruz, John Kasich or Donald Trump...

Posted: 2016-04-25

Headlining the primary election ballots in Harford County and the rest of Maryland Tuesday are what have so far been hotly-contested national battles for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations.

So it will be that local GOP voters can pick among Ted Cruz, John Kasich or Donald Trump...

Posted: 2016-04-25

The last day of school for Harford County students will likely be two days earlier than anticpated, following the state board of education's waiver of two snow days.

On the Harford County Board of Education's agenda Monday night is a "Decision on 2015-16 Proposed Calendar Adjustment."

Harford schools...

Posted: 2016-04-25

The last day of school for Harford County students will likely be two days earlier than anticpated, following the state board of education's waiver of two snow days.

On the Harford County Board of Education's agenda Monday night is a "Decision on 2015-16 Proposed Calendar Adjustment."

Harford schools...

Posted: 2016-04-25
Firefighters are battling a barn fire in the 1800 block of Calvary Road, officials confirmed.
Posted: 2016-04-24