Edgewood And Harford County News

Edgewood And Harford County News

  • Harford council members bid farewell at final meeting before election   (October 19, 2018)

    The Harford County Council, with its current membership, held its final legislative session Tuesday night. The council is not meeting during November before or after election day Nov. 6 or before the Dec. 4 swearing in of a new council. The next council of the next four years will have at least…

  • Incumbent Republican Beulah faces challenge from Democrat Roche in Harford Council District F   (October 19, 2018)

    Republican Harford County Councilman Curtis Beulah is seeking re-election to a second term representing District F, based on the experience he has gained over nearly four years of serving his constituents. He is being challenged by Democrat Wini Roche, a first-time candidate motivated to run by…

  • A firsthand view of Harford for a century, Fallston's Katherine Jennings will celebrate her 100th birthday Saturday   (October 19, 2018)

    Born Oct. 20, 1918, Mary Katherine (Smith) Jennings will celebrate her centennial birthday Saturday and has lived her entire life within a few miles of where she was born in Fallston. Jennings, who goes by Katherine, grew up on a farm where the Youth’s Benefit Elementary School, Fallston Rec Complex…

  • Retail building proposed to redevelop property at busy Fallston area corner   (October 19, 2018)

    Redevelopment is planned for a busy corner in the Fallston/Benson area of Harford County known for its high volumes of daily traffic and frequent congestion. A 12,000 square foot retail building has been proposed for the southwest corner of the intersection of Route 1 and Whitaker Mill Road. The…

  • Fatal heroin overdoses in Harford fewer this year than 2018, sheriff says   (October 19, 2018)

    While the number of overall heroin and opioid overdoses is higher this year than at the same time last year, the number of fatal overdoses had dropped more than 7 percent, the Harford County sheriff said. As of Monday, 63 people had died from an opioid overdose in Harford County this year, compared…

  • Last defendant in 'Felony Lane' gang that operated in Harford County in 2015 pleads guilty   (October 19, 2018)

    The final member of the "Felony Lane" gang that swept through Harford County in 2015 pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday. Kevin Williams, age 43, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., pleaded guilty to federal charges of bank fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft. He faces…

  • With 500 consecutive football games, Maryland fan goes deep with his pledge of allegiance   (October 18, 2018)

    Bob Baker has been through nearly as many cars as head coaches. That’s what happens when you’ve been to the number of Maryland football games Baker has attended over the past 43 years. When Baker and his wife Carol show up Saturday for kickoff at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, it will mark his 500th…

  • Charges dropped against man who collected funds for families of slain Harford deputies   (October 18, 2018)

    This story is updated from an earlier version. Criminal charges were dropped Thursday against a man who had raised money for families of two Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies killed in the line of duty in 2016, but allegedly did not give all the proceeds to them. Harford County State’s Attorney…

  • Harford Bank in Bel Air robbed again   (October 18, 2018)

    For the second time in the past six weeks, the Harford Bank branch at 505 Main St. in Bel Air has been robbed, police reported Thursday morning. “Everyone, we just experience[d] another Robbery at Harford Bank…,” Bel Air Police posted on their Facebook page shortly after 10:30 this morning. “ Please…

  • Early voting for general election starts Oct. 25   (October 18, 2018)

    Early voting for the Nov. 6 general election in Harford and Cecil counties and across Maryland begins Thursday, Oct. 25, and run through the following Thursday, Nov. 1. In addition to electing the governor, state attorney general, state comptroller and a U.S. senator, voters in Harford County will…