Of the 209 new teachers hired for the 2017-2018 school year, 33 of them identified themselves as teacher of color, a number that’s been increasing the last three years as Harford schools focus on increasing their diversity.
Mike Montalvo, the president of the Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union, suggested the County Council consider a tax increase for rising costs of education, government services and employee salary increases, but County Executive Barry Glassman is against it and would only use as a last resort.
The front lobby of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Bel Air will be closed for about six weeks as renovations begin of the first floor and basement, the second phase of a overhaul of the building that was last renovated in 1963.
There’s a consensus among many members of the Harford County Board of Education that the school system’s budget request being sent to the county executive should be for more than the $467.7 million the superintendent has proposed.
Sydney, a fourth-grader at Youth’s Benefit Elementary School in Fallston, and her older brother, Aidan, 11, a fifth-grader, were among the first class to graduate from the Pledge Program through the Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Office of Drug Control Policy.
A mayday call went out at 4:27 a.m. Monday from an Aberdeen volunteer firefighter who had fallen through the floor while searching for occupants of a home on North Stepney Road. He was rescued in minutes.
“I learned to treat every single person with decency, kindness and respect, no matter what their position or what their job,” Diane Adkins-Tobin said Friday evening as she was formally sworn in as judge of the Harford County Circuit Court.
They were among the 21 people who offered comments on Harford County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, during Harford County Executive Barry Glassman’s hearing Thursday night at Harford Community College.
The Aberdeen City Council is considering an annexation request of about 80 acres on Gilbert Road which, if approved, would be zoned for integrated business district, which permits residential, commercial and institutional uses. It could vote on the annexation at its next meeting, Feb. 11.