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Jarrettsville resident Bob Skillman, 54, is a contemporary of former Baltimore Oriole and Hall of Fame baseball player Cal Ripken Jr., having watched the Harford County native play his chosen sport since both were in high school during the late 1970s.
Posted: 2015-09-03
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Harford County.
Posted: 2015-09-03
In the five years since it was formed, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford has awarded more than $150,000 to nonprofits serving women and children in Harford County.
Posted: 2015-09-03
A 73-year-old man died after setting himself on fire Aug. 25 in Bel Air, fire marshals said.
Posted: 2015-09-03
A new homeowner in Fallston found an unexpected item in the basement: a grenade.
Posted: 2015-09-02
When the Harford County Government decided to let a supposedly leaking pond in the Heavenly Waters Park just outside of Bel Air take its natural course and drain, they didn't count on several hundred fish dying in the process. Nor did they realize that a pipe system under the pond, designed to...
Posted: 2015-09-01
A faith-based community group in Harford County is backing away from its plans to build a homeless shelter on Route 40 in Edgewood after the proposal drew protests from dozens of people at a recent meeting.
Posted: 2015-09-01
A faith-based community group in Harford County is backing away from its plans to build a homeless shelter on Route 40 in Edgewood after the proposal drew protests from dozens of people at a recent meeting.
Posted: 2015-09-01
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, who died Sunday at the age of 95, was remembered by local politicians and business people as a leader who supported a number of local projects that still benefit Harford County.
Posted: 2015-09-01
At first, Richard Lynch thought his wife just had a sore throat. But about two months ago, the co-owner of Bel Air's Buontempo Brothers Pizza in Bel Air was shocked to learn Carolyn Lynch, who just turned 50, had leukemia.
Posted: 2015-09-01
Residents of an Edgewood neighborhood were able to repair their dilapidated private roads this summer, thanks to a partnership between their homeowners association and Harford County government.
Posted: 2015-09-01
Harford County will pay as much as $100,000 for the services of an outside lawyer for a new phase of a 26-year battle against a company that wanted to build a rubblefill near Havre de Grace.
Posted: 2015-09-01
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man who robbed a Belcamp gas station at gunpoint early Friday afternoon, leaving an employee injured.
Posted: 2015-09-01
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man who robbed a Belcamp gas station at gunpoint early Friday afternoon, leaving an employee injured.
Posted: 2015-09-01
An Aberdeen man accused of fatally shooting his wife's one-time boyfriend in Perryman last week was formally charged with murder Monday but remained in the hospital in police custody.
Posted: 2015-08-31
From Harford County government: Edgewood residents have repaired dilapidated private roads in their neighborhood, thanks to a partnership between their homeowner’s association and Harford County government. The First Watergate North Association, Inc. received a $140,000 low interest loan from Harford County’s Department of Housing and Community Development to pay for repaving, new curbing and other […]
Posted: 2015-08-31
Hollywood Casino Perryville will celebrate during September five years of being what its general manager calls "your neighborhood bar of a casino."
Posted: 2015-08-31
Harford County wants to let employees of the outside contractor now overseeing its landfill operations to be able to use county-owned vehicles.
Posted: 2015-08-31
A Harford County judge did not render a decision Friday on a request to stop the county government from completing its outsourcing of solid waste services to contractor Maryland Environmental Service, allowing the takeover of solid waste operations to begin Monday as scheduled.
Posted: 2015-08-31
The Harford Community College Board of Trustees recently announced the beginning of its national search for the next president of Harford Community College.
Posted: 2015-08-31
The Harford Community College Board of Trustees recently announced the beginning of its national search for the next president of Harford Community College.
Posted: 2015-08-31
As late as last week, Harford County Public Schools were short-staffed by about 16 teachers.
Posted: 2015-08-29
For just about every family in Harford County, this will be a busy week because it's back-to-school week.
Posted: 2015-08-29
Our society is one that struggles with poverty in all its forms. Collectively, Americans are rather generous when it comes to making donations to help people who are down on their luck, but when it comes to public policies geared toward helping people whose financial situations are weak, it's hard...
Posted: 2015-08-29
The John Carroll football team played for the first time on its new turf field Friday, and quarterback Kurt Rawlings celebrated by completing passes all over it.
Posted: 2015-08-29
A gas station employee was injured in an attempted armed robbery in Harford County, sheriff's officials say.
Posted: 2015-08-29
Site grading and excavation have started for a Waffle House and a Pizza Hut Express being built at the corner of Route 1 and Milton Avenue in Fallston, one of the few vacant properties left on the busy stretch of highway between Benson and Route152.
Posted: 2015-08-28
An Aberdeen woman has been charged with stealing almost $125,000 over seven years from Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School in Bel Air, where she worked as a secretary, the Bel Air Police Department said Friday afternoon.
Posted: 2015-08-28
A former school employee has been indicted in a theft scheme in Harford County.
Posted: 2015-08-28
Though the filing period doesn't open until Monday, candidates in Aberdeen's mayor and city council election in November are already making their plans known.
Posted: 2015-08-28
A portion of the former Sherwin-Williams Cleaning Solutions Group plant in Havre de Grace has been demolished in preparation for marketing the property to a new tenant, a city planning official said.
Posted: 2015-08-28
A town hall meeting to discuss what Harford County officials have acknowledged is a heroin abuse epidemic will be held Sept. 9 at Darlington Hall on the campus of Harford Community College.
Posted: 2015-08-28
A town hall meeting to discuss what Harford County officials have acknowledged is a heroin abuse epidemic will be held Sept. 9 at Darlington Hall on the campus of Harford Community College.
Posted: 2015-08-28
Supporters of the $3.2 million renovation of the historic Havre de Grace Opera House were o celebrate the beginning of the restoration work Thursday, in part by taking down the sign in front of the Union Avenue structure.
Posted: 2015-08-28
"House of Cards" is casting for nurses, doctors and other medical personnel in the Baltimore area for scenes that are filming through Wednesday.
Posted: 2015-08-28
The 73-year-old man who died in a house fire north of Bel Air Tuesday has been identified as Jaswant Singh, according to a news release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal issued Thursday.
Posted: 2015-08-27
It's a back-to-school tradition in Harford County for the superintendent, board members and county executive to take a first-day bus ride to pick up students.
Posted: 2015-08-27
From Ron Wilson, New Journey of Hope: The Community Input Meeting re-scheduled for September 16, 2015 is cancelled. On August 24, 2015 an informal community meeting was held at the Edgewood Branch of the Harford County Public Library. Upon further discussion with Councilman Beulah and Councilman Perrone and considering the input received from the Edgewood […]
Posted: 2015-08-27
A Walgreens store in the 3000 block of Emmorton Road in Abingdon was robbed early Wednesday morning for the third time in the past five weeks.
Posted: 2015-08-27
A Walgreens store in the 3000 block of Emmorton Road in Abingdon was robbed early Wednesday morning for the third time in the past five weeks.
Posted: 2015-08-27
Maryland State fire marshals have identified the victim of a fire in Bel Air.
Posted: 2015-08-27
The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help with an armed robbery in Abingdon.
Posted: 2015-08-27
Joppa resident Greg Fleckenstein stood in the parking lot of Riverside Elementary School Thursday morning, waving a sign to welcome his two grandchildren and their classmates on their first day of the 2015-2016 school year.
Posted: 2015-08-27
Joppa resident Greg Fleckenstein stood in the parking lot of Riverside Elementary School Thursday morning, waving a sign to welcome his two grandchildren and their classmates on their first day of the 2015-2016 school year.
Posted: 2015-08-27
With students back in school this week, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies are stepping up traffic enforcement efforts to ensure the children's safety.
Posted: 2015-08-27
5K run and walk, muster and flea market planned at Hickory Ave. station
Posted: 2015-08-27
With Aberdeen next in line in Harford County to get a new community center, the city is working with the county to see if it's feasible to use the old Aberdeen school building on Route 40 for such a facility, Aberdeen's mayor said Monday.
Posted: 2015-08-27
The Harford County Sheriff's Office said it has charged a man in connection with the shooting death of another man in Perryman Tuesday morning.
Posted: 2015-08-26
Harford County Sheriff’s Office detectives said a man has been charged in Perryman homicide.
Posted: 2015-08-26
An Army police officer and sergeant at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Gregory Lamont McNeill, pleaded guilty Tuesday to concealing and retaining stolen federal government property, including laptop computers, cameras and accessories, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
Posted: 2015-08-26