Harford County will not be charging fees on permits required for homeowners to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, County Executive David R. Craig announced Thursday.
When Storm Sandy slammed into the Atlantic Coast Monday night, it dumped upward of six inches of rain on Harford County, flooding streams, creeks and ditches and raising the possibility that the Susquehanna River could swell in the coming days as the storm's remnants pass through Pennsylvania.
Harford County was virtually shut down Monday as rain and gale force winds from Superstorm Sandy create dangerous conditions. Winds gusting over 55 miles an hour forced the closing of the Hatem Bridge.
Sandy is buffeting the greater Bel Air with heavy rain and strong winds. For local officials and residents, preparations for the arrival of the colossal storm began several days before.
Power outages hit a plateau early Tuesday morning and began creeping downward, with about 186,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without electricity at noon, according to the company.
The following are the results of the 4-H Livestock Auction held at the 2015 Harford County Farm Fair on Saturday night. The grand total for the auction was $254,000.00.
Harford County's third paid paramedic unit, based at the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company's Upper Crossroads substation, is the latest of what one official calls an "ever-expanding" process of bringing in more paid, full-time paramedics to support the local volunteer fire and EMS service.
Pastor Robert Condict received the 2015 Harford County Farm Fair Pulling Award given each year to the outstanding fair volunteer as selected by the Farm Fair Board of Directors.