| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:48 PM
All of Harford County was virtually shut down Monday, as residents braced for the worst of the powerful Hurricane Sandy, which was ever closer to making landfall on the coast between Maryland and New Jersey.
Heavy rain pelted the county overnight...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Hurricane Sandy is bearing down hard on the East Coast. Atlantic City, N.J., casinos have been evacuated. Jersey Shore is abandoned. Some Manhattan streets are starting to flood.
The mega-storm has already smashed through construction sites, shut down...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Harford County government continued to ramp up its preparations for Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, advising residents of low lying areas of the city of Havre de Grace to consider evacuating their homes in anticipation of the tropical storm's landfall in the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Community Foundation of Harford County has elected new board officers: Jayne Klein, president; Ken Ferrara, vice president; Kathleen Beck, secretary; and Ed Kouneski, CPA, treasurer. They will serve two-year terms.
Klein, the new president, is a...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm.
The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The Caring Place, a downtown Allentown nonprofit that helps at-risk kids in the Lehigh Valley, has been innovative in finding ways to pay its bills as public dollars have shrunk.
The organization has become a landlord, renting floors if its building at...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Since its last movie screening in 1968, the historic Ambassador Theater in Howard Park has been a cosmetology school, a dance hall and a Baptist church — and in recent years a vacant shell.
The Baltimore neighborhood's hopes for revitalization of...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Alexander Isaac Brown, 49, who has addresses in the 200 block of Engle Avenue and the first block of Norman Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in a case in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Marshall Klein, fourth-generation scion of the Klein's grocery store family, is proud of the sweet potato pies stacked near the entrance to his newest supermarket, ShopRite of Perring Crossing in Parkville.
"We steam the potatoes ourselves," and on a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A local grocery chain and a Philadelphia-based nonprofit have opened a ShopRite in Parkville and are employing hundreds of local residents who had been jobless, the grocery store's owner said.
"The community has been very positive about the store and...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:52 PM
When it comes to meats, Frank Bonsangue is one of the best. However, you won't get it out of him,
"I would say I'm a little bit of an expert. Just a little bit."
Bonsangue is a third generation butcher. Fresh off the boat from Sicily, his grandfather...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 11:55 AM
More than a third of Baltimore neighborhoods don't have ready access to healthy foods, leaving one in five residents to rely on high-fat, high-calorie meals from corner stores and carryout restaurants, a new assessment shows.
City, academic and nonprofit...