In Dublin news, community council to meet, Wheels for Work seeking vehicle donations

The Darlington/ Dublin Community Council will hold their monthly meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Conowingo Visitors Center. Arden McClune will give a presentation on the Parks & Rec Element of the Master Land Use Plan. The March meeting will feature Erin Ferriter, who will discuss sustainability programs in Harford County.

The Harford County Wheels for Work Program is partnering with Vehicles for Change to accept vehicles that will be prepared and used to help individuals and families in Anna's House. Harford Family House, The Homecoming Project and SARC. For every car donated to Vehicles for Change in the name of the Harford County Wheels for work Program, one will come back to Harford County. For more information call Joyce Duffy or Laurie Meyers at 410-273-6700.

Looking for a volunteer activity that really makes a difference? Call about being a volunteer van driver to help get those living in local housing programs to work.

Harford County Senator Barry Glassman would like to announce that he is accepting State Senatorial Scholarship applications now until April 15..

The State Senatorial Scholarship targets current high school seniors, full-time undergraduate and graduate degree seeking individuals. The scholarship is open to individuals who are attending public or private institutions in the State of Maryland.

In order to qualify for the State Senatorial Scholarship, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1. The application can be found on

Please return the completed application to: Senator Barry Glassman, 320 James Senate Office Building, Annapolis, MD 21401.

The Harford County Sheriff's Office is once again offering Harford County residents the opportunity to attend the annual Citizens Police Academy - a 15 week program designed to provide residents with a better the Sheriff's Office and the communities it serves.

This year's academy, which is free of charge, will be held every Tuesday evening beginning March 5 through June 13 and is open to any Harford County resident 18 years of age or older. Community groups, businesses and elected officials also are encouraged to nominate individuals to participate.

Weekly classroom instruction will include overviews of nearly every aspect of Sheriff's Office operations, from patrol services and criminal investigation to the agency's K-9 Unit, Dive Team, and Crisis Negotiation Team. Deputies will provide presentations on topics such as personal safety, drug identification, and gang activity. Students will supplement their classroom training with field trips to the Harford County Detention Center, the Harford County Emergency Operations Center, the Sheriff's Office Evidence Collection Unit, and both the Northern and Southern Precincts.

For mor information and an application contact the Harford County Sheriff's Office Training Academy at 410-638-3860.

If you need CPR training you could call the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company and they would be glad to teach you! Call 410-638-3760 for more information.

Lenten Movie Series: Wednesdays in Lent "Self-Giving Love" Schedule: Feb., 20: It's A Wonderful Life; Feb. 27: Stranger than Fiction; March 6: The Help; March 13: Gran Torino; and March 20: Babete's Feast.

The Darlington Lions are forming a Leo club designed for youth between the ages of 12 to 18. Membership is open to all youth . The purpose of the club is to promote service activities among the youth of the community which will develop the individual qualities of Leadership, Experience and Opportunity (LEO). The youth who join have fun, make new friends, and experience the rewards of serving others, according to the Lions.

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