Travis Fernandez is entering his first year at Harford County Public Schools, teaching special education to fourth graders at Magnolia Elementary School. While it’s not his first year teaching special education, it is the first time he will have a team of fellow special educators around him for support. Fernandez, 25, spent his first few years in the field teaching special education in a remote Alaskan village of about 600 people.
Maryland State Police arrested a Baltimore City teacher living in Harford County on child pornography charges Tuesday night, the agency announced Wednesday.
Route 222 between Moore Road and Canal Road in Cecil County has been closed due to flooding from the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida and is expected to remain closed for several days, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration.
With about a week to go before the start of the 2021-2022 school year, Harford County has more than 65 openings for bus drivers. Cathy Bendis, the school system’s director of transportation, said that’s more vacancies than in a typical year.
One person has died and three other people are being treated at area hospitals after a quadruple shooting Thursday night in Edgewood, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.
Theresa B. Felder came to Harford Community College at a unique time. When she started her new job as the college’s 10th president in January, few students — not to mention staff — were on campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the fall semester, which begins Monday, all staff and a majority of students will be back on the college’s Bel Air campus for the first time in more than a year.
Harford County Public Schools will require masks be worn inside all buildings and school buses starting Monday, according to a letter from the superintendent and school board president.
The eastbound left lane of the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge on Route 40 between Havre de Grace and Perryville will be closed temporarily to traffic next weekend, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced.
The cause of a fire at a vacant house in the 3300 block of Emmorton Road in Abingdon is under investigation, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
A 43-acre forest along Patterson Mill Road, in the heart of Harford County’s development envelope, is now under permanent protection from being developed, the Harford Land Trust announced Friday.
Transmission of COVID-19 in Harford County, particularly the Delta variant, is now considered “substantial,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That has prompted the county’s largest employer to implement indoor masks mandates and County Executive Barry Glassman to encourage unvaccinated residents to get their COVID shot.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said the fire in the 900 block of Edmunds Street in Aberdeen started when an overloaded and coiled up extension cord ignited a large pile of clothes that was on top of it in the house’s bedroom.
The City of Havre de Grace is close to gaining ownership of the auditorium and gymnasium of the old high school, located on Congress Avenue, and is expected to start seeking feedback from community stakeholders regarding plans for the building.
Resurfacing work on Route 40 in Havre de Grace began this week and will continue until the project’s expected completion sometime in October, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration.
An Edgewood resident has died after crashing their vehicle into a tree on Route 7 in Abingdon early Friday morning, according to police.