If Bel Air town department heads stick around long enough, they may be working for Raegan Decker one day. That’s what Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School Principal Christopher Cook said after Decker was presented with the Bel Air town commissioners’ student achievement award at Monday’s meeting.
Converting a portion of the former Mars grocery store has proven more of a challenge than expected, but owner Robert Weinholt Sr. says the Horizon Cinemas movie theater in Aberdeen is on track to open by mid-January.
More than 900 people have sought assistance since the walk-in/urgent care facility at the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center opened in June, most of whom have private insurance, which has nearly doubled Upper Chesapeake's anticipated deficit in the first year of running the center to about $3 million.
The number of fatal overdoses from heroin and other opioids in Harford County is down 44 percent so far this year, Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said this week. And as the number of heroin and opioid overdoses decline in Harford, so has overall crime, he said.
A bench will be installed and a tree planted between the two buildings at William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School as a memorial to Tripp Johnson, the 7-year-old who was killed in a car crash on Route 24 in March.
In a year when Harford County’s budget surplus was more than $20 million and the overall fund balance is $136 million, leaders of three of Harford County Public Schools unions and others pleaded with school board members to advocate for the schools.
The late Andrew Klein was posthumously awarded the John Carroll School’s second Medal of Honor Saturday night at the school’s Black and Gold Gala, which raised $100,000 for a new grant named in Mr. Klein’s honor.
The Town of Bel Air will kick off the Christmas season this weekend with its annual parade and tree-lighting, Festival of Trees, Small Business Saturday and, new this year, a Winter Wonderland at the Bel Air Armory.
Harford County Sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Lane urges drivers to pay attention to avoid accidents as congestion ramps up during the holiday travel season, which is typically one of the most dangerous times of the year on the roadways nationwide.
Following last week’s arrest of a Baltimore man who, in September, allegedly shot and killed another Baltimore man in Edgewood, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office is offering rewards up to $10,000 for information regarding two other fatal shootings that occurred in the community this year.
Harford school officials got the Thanksgiving holiday started earlier this week, going from room to room at a handful of schools and offices to thank the staff for what they do during the first "Grati-Tour."
Lawyers for Carloo Watson, the tractor-trailer driver accused of causing the 12-vehicle crash on Route 24 in March that killed two people, are asking to have his upcoming trial moved out of Harford County.
After eliminating more than 100 positions systemwide this school year, Harford County Superintendent Sean Bulson said he wants to add teachers as he prepares to meet with the community about the next year’s budget.
With declining membership and about a dozen regular worshipers at Sunday services, Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Whiteford will end its ministry after 40 years with its final service Sunday.
A Canadian citizen was taken to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation after he gained access to Aberdeen Proving Ground and allegedly made “terroristic threats” at a restaurant on post. Officials said the threats were deemed not to be credible.
Two of the three homes damaged by fire Saturday evening in Bel Air that caused an estimated $1.25 million in damages are considered a complete loss, including the one where the fire originated, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
After more than 15 years and a handful of farms, Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding has bought a permanent place to continue its mission of providing adaptive riding and physical therapy on horseback for people with physical, emotional and mental challenges.
While the overwhelmingly majority of people who have commented on the proposed calendar for the 2020-2021 school year prefer a pre-Labor Day start, many are also concerned about professional development days, Veterans Day, spring break and religious holidays.
Instead, Harford County Public Schools will offer events after school hours next week and opportunities throughout the year for parents, guardians and other relatives to observe their students during class as part of the new “Learn With Me” initiative.
If 26 options weren’t already enough, customers at Independent Brewing Company in Bel Air will soon have more choices when it comes to a drink. The Funk House, behind the main building and distillery, is nearly complete and once finished will allow brewers to expand into traditional sours and barrel-aged beers.