An estimated 12,500 Harford County residents live within a 10-mile radius of Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, and they must always be ready for an emergency, the county’s health director said.
Mike Blum was honored at a recent Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners meeting for his efforts over the last several decades putting on the annual July 4th parades and more recently the town’s Christmas parades.
The first phase of a new Harford County Behavioral Health Crisis Center, a combined facility to treat mental health and opioid addiction issues, is expected to open this summer, a top Upper Chesapeake Health official said Tuesday.
The same night bills were introduced to preserve more than 2,400 acres of Harford County farmland, one county council member introduced a budget amendment that would essentially eliminate the program altogether.
The Independent Brewing Company of Bel Air won a gold medal recently at the World Beer Cup, according to the Brewers Association. Another Bel Air bar, Looney’s Pub, was named the 2018 Favorite Bar or Tavern, according to the Restaurant Association of Maryland.
A pool of 21 candidates to be the next superintendent of Harford County Public Schools has been narrowed to seven, and interviews with them will be scheduled soon, according to a news release from the school system.
A Bel Air man was arrested last week after being indicted on manslaughter charges in the death of a long-time Perryville volunteer firefighter, who was killed in July as he prepared to tow a vehicle that had been involved in an accident in Cecil County.
The Harford County Public Schools system has not changed its position regarding school walkouts and students who plan to participate in the walkout scheduled for Friday will again face disciplinary action, school system officials said.
The program grew exponentially in 2017 and when it returns this year for its third summer, 100 to 120 children are expected to take part in the program through which they will learn to sail, according to Rick Wahl, president of the Youth Sailing Program.
Two inmates and a former inmate at Harford County Detention Center were arrested earlier this year for allegedly smuggling drugs into the detention facility through the mail, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.
Tommy Meehan and his Perry Point Fire Department crew never hesitated early Easter Sunday morning — they knew a woman was trapped inside a burning third-floor condominium in the Owens Landing complex in Perryville.
An additional $1.2 million has been included in Harford County’s budget for the next fiscal year that will allow for a resource officer in each middle school and additional security measures in all schools.