| May 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Some places in Harford County are named for early postmasters and postmistresses (Benson, Norrisville, Jarrettsville), millers and farmers (Carr, Pyle, Bond, Bynum), even a onetime sheriff (Carsins).
Others draw their names from the Bible (Joppa,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:19 AM
More proof that the mid-'80s were ridiculously awesome, via Billboard's Hot 100 Chart archive.
10. "Walking on Sunshine," Katrina & the Waves
Catchy, huh? Advertisers think so. NPR reported in 2010 that advertisers will pay $150,000-$200,000 to...
| Apr 30, 2014
Harford County emergency officials began bracing for potential flooding Tuesday afternoon, with between 3 to 5 inches of additional rain forecast to fall on the county in the ensuing 24 to 48 hours.
Representatives from the Harford County Department of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
If I had to distill into one image the experience of growing up gay in America, it would be that of the angry right-wing protester brandishing a handmade sign with "GOD HATES FAGS!" menacingly scrawled across it in capital letters. I was born in 1960, and...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:56 AM
The Rev. Richard Sheffield didn't know much about Bethel Presbyterian Church when he was hired two years ago as interim pastor, except that it seemed to him to be in the middle of nowhere.
In the last few years, as he's been preparing for the 125th...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Guitars still line the red walls at the Hard Rock Cafe in Baltimore, sharing space with rock stars' jackets, autographed records, suede boots worn by Prince and Madonna's purple sequined shorts.
But 16 years after the themed restaurant's Inner Harbor...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A garage near a home in the 4100 block of Madonna Road in Jarrettsville caught fire Thursday afternoon, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage.
No injuries were reported.
The cause was listed as accidental "due to electrical malfunction within wiring...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:32 PM
It's "Diva Week" at William McKinley High School, where we learn a diva is "not a trick ass hoe," according to Urban Dictionary. Please read that quote in Emma Pillsbury's voice. Thank you. So first up is Beyoncé's "Diva." After this week's epic Super...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A man walked into the BB&T Bank branch in Upper Cross Roads Wednesday afternoon, displayed a weapon and made off with an undisclosed amount of money, according to Maryland State Police.
Police are asking for the public's help identifying the person who...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:37 PM
Despite heavy rain, about 30 people attended the Jarrettsville/Norrisville Community Council meeting Wednesday night at the Madonna Country Market in Jarrettsville.
To start off the meeting, Harford County Sheriff's Office Northern Precinct Commander...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Madonna Seafood Restaurant in White Hall will need to pay a $500 fine to the Harford County Liquor Control Board after being found guilty of serving alcohol to a minor.
The decision came during a show cause hearing before the liquor board Wednesday...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The Homeschool Heart in Hand 4-H Club met recently at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Madonna. Club members were presented with 2013 4-H calendars sponsored by Walter G. Coale Inc. of Churchville. Walter G. Coale has been providing calendars to all...