Harford MSA scores drop, but are still way ahead of state averages

Harford MSA scores drop, but are still way ahead of state averages

Harford County Public Schools students generally did better than their counterparts around the state in the final year of Maryland School Assessment testing administered during the 2013-14 school...

Guns stolen in White Hall, Monkton; homes egged in Havre de Grace, squatters in Perryman [Harford police blotter]

Guns stolen in White Hall, Monkton; homes egged in Havre de Grace, squatters in Perryman [Harford police blotter]

Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports:

A wonderful Fourth of July parade for Edgewood and Joppatowne [Letter to The Aegis]

A wonderful Fourth of July parade for Edgewood and Joppatowne [Letter to The Aegis]

Editor:

Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation.

Two more Harford 7-Elevens robbed, in Fallston and Abingdon

Two more Harford 7-Elevens robbed, in Fallston and Abingdon

While a suspect in at least two of a string of recent Harford County convenience store robberies remains in jail without bail, two more armed robberies of 7-Eleven stores, in Fallston and Abingdon,...

Residential development in Harford will never be what it once was [Editorial]

Residential development in Harford will never be what it once was [Editorial]

The late Louis L. Goldstein, longtime comptroller of Maryland, was often heard to advise people to invest in land, as he put it, "because the Good Lord isn't making any more of it."

Campaign sign theft season arriving in Harford

Campaign sign theft season arriving in Harford

Campaign signs in Harford County are more prominent than ever. As this year's general election inches closer, boards bearing the names of all kinds of candidates have been taking over street corners...

Baltimore man faces 107 charges in alleged credit card fraud; victim from Harford

Baltimore man faces 107 charges in alleged credit card fraud; victim from Harford

A Baltimore man was arrested recently and charged with stealing a Harford County woman's credit card information and, over a period of about a month, making more than $1,100 worth of unauthorized...

Another crazy week in my world of sports [commentary]

Another crazy week in my world of sports [commentary]

Well, it has been another crazy week in the world of sports, at least from where I sit and the view I take.

Hike, draw, canoe at Anita Leight

Hike, draw, canoe at Anita Leight

It's summertime and a great time to be outside.

Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:

Country Life Farms wins two in Harford Summer Lax action

Country Life Farms wins two in Harford Summer Lax action

In the most recent Harford Men's Summer Lacrosse League action on Sunday, the Country Life Farm team scored a pair of victories, beating both the Just Extreme Graphix squad and the Sky Blue team,...

More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library

More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library

Hoopla Hooping proved to be a big hit at the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.

'I think I smoked too much pot,' Darlington man tells police; honey and money stolen in Jarrettsville [Harford police blotter]

'I think I smoked too much pot,' Darlington man tells police; honey and money stolen in Jarrettsville [Harford police blotter]

The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:

Harford County housing market faces a 'new normal' of low growth

Harford County housing market faces a 'new normal' of low growth

Despite signs and talk nationally of a slow recovery in housing construction, Harford County is experiencing one of its slowest years since the nationwide slump began six years ago.

$13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood

$13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood

The Windsor Valley neighborhood has been the scene of a fatal shooting and four nonfatal stabblings during the past two weeks, part of a larger recent pattern of violence in the Edgewood area of...

Future Harford solid waste and recycling plans focus of July 15 public meeting

Future Harford solid waste and recycling plans focus of July 15 public meeting

The Harford County Department of Public Works invites the public to attend a community input meeting this week to learn about future solid waste disposal and recycling programs and initiatives in...

Abingdon Library to present Hoopla Hoop Contest on July 15

Abingdon Library to present Hoopla Hoop Contest on July 15

More than 55 years after it became a national craze, the Harford County Public Library is giving residents an opportunity to show off their Hula Hoop skills at the Hoopla Hoop Contest Tuesday, July...

Let's stop asking the sheriff and police to 'do it all' [Commentary]

Let's stop asking the sheriff and police to 'do it all' [Commentary]

There hasn't been much interest in most of the local political races this year, but one has sparked a little drama: The sheriff's race.

Enjoying what Harford County has to offer [Commentary]

Enjoying what Harford County has to offer [Commentary]

A surprise visit from some of our favorite people topped off a wonderful holiday weekend in which we experienced a lot of what Harford County has to offer.

Men ask Aberdeen Walmart customers to buy them drugs; suspicious man walking in circles in Abingdon

Men ask Aberdeen Walmart customers to buy them drugs; suspicious man walking in circles in Abingdon

The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:


Submit Abingdon News
Have news from the Abingdon area? Submit your news and photos here, or contact reporter Bryna Zumer. Email her at bzumer@theaegis.com or call at 410-332-6722.

ABINGDON NEWS POWERED BY

your neighborhood