Edgewood And Harford County News

Edgewood And Harford County News

  • 'To excite and inspire': Preview of Aberdeen science center to open this fall   (July 9, 2019)

    Donning a robotic exoskeleton and lifting the front end of a vehicle is just one of the activities organizers are planning for the discovery center headed for Aberdeen. This fall, 1,200 square feet of the city’s Amtrak station will host a preview of the APG Discovery Center, an ambitious plan to…

  • Bel Air teen found guilty of killing his mother with a hammer sentenced to 15 years   (July 8, 2019)

    A teenager that a Harford County jury convicted in January for the 2017 murder of his mother in their Bel Air home, could spend at least 13 years in prison after Circuit Court Judge Yolanda Curtin handed down his sentence Monday afternoon. Andrew Phillip Zaragoza, now 18 years old, was 16 when…

  • Police: Accused Edgewood shooter, teen who was killed were rival gang members   (July 8, 2019)

    An 18-year-old charged with murder and the 15-year-old he allegedly shot and killed in the early morning hours of July 4 in Edgewood were members of a rival street gangs, police said. Rahzir Martin Meyers, a known Bloods gang member, according to police, is charged with first-degree murder and…

  • Two dogs die in Harford house fire   (July 8, 2019)

    Two pets died and another suffered from smoke inhalation after a house fire Sunday evening in Harford County. The cause of the fire, which was reported around 5:49 p.m. in the 2500 block of Gladstone Court, remains under investigation, according to a notice from the Office of the State Fire Marshal….

  • Experts warn of 'dead zone' in Chesapeake Bay from pollution   (July 8, 2019)

    When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit: trapping sediment and silt before it could flow miles downstream and pollute the Chesapeake Bay,…

  • Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade   (July 7, 2019)

    Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade, Saturday July 6, 2019.

  • Vigil held for Edgewood teen killed on Fourth of July   (July 7, 2019)

    The eighth-grade science teacher grabbed two plastic bags from her car and used them to pick up the plastic wrappers, bottle caps and discarded spoons that littered the ground around the basketball court in Edgewood. “I just don’t know what else to do,” Ellen Montoya said Saturday evening. UPDATE:…

  • Two injured in Abingdon boat fire   (July 5, 2019)

    Two people were injured and taken to area hospitals Friday after a boat fire in Abingdon, according to the Harford County fire and EMS service. The occupied vessel was in the water near a dock off of East Baker Avenue, which runs along the shore of the Bush River. The Abingdon Fire Company responded…

  • Section of Route 23 closed, several houses evacuated after propane truck crashes in Jarrettsville   (July 5, 2019)

    A section of Route 23 in Jarrettsville remains closed, plus several nearby residences had been evacuated, after a truck carrying propane crashed Friday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police and Harford County fire officials. Route 23 was closed between Schuster Road and Salem Church Road,…

  • Edgewood teenage shooting victim remembered by teachers for his smile; vigil set for Saturday night   (July 5, 2019)

    Former Edgewood Middle School teacher Wendy Allen had lunch with Khalil Johnson and another former student a few days before the end of this past school year. She took them to McDonald’s, where they joked and laughed, but also had some serious conversations. “I told Khalil he has to get his stuff…