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Youth's Benefit Elementary Principal Thomas Smith, center is joined by mascot Al E Gator and students to break ground in October for the school's new building.
Youth's Benefit Elementary Principal Thomas Smith, center is joined by mascot Al E Gator and students to break ground in October for the school's new building. (MATT BUTTON | AEGIS STAFF, Baltimore Sun Media Group)

The Harford County Council voted to override David Craig's veto of legislation to increase the base pay of the next county executive by $40,000 annually, beginning July 1, 2015.

Harford County, a hotbed of Baltimore sports fans, was gearing up for the Baltimore Orioles five-game series against the Detroit Tigers to play for the American League Division Series.

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MedStar Health began work on its new 107,000 square foot ambulatory care center near the intersection of Plumtree Road and Route 924 in Bel Air that's set to open in March 2016.

Towson University in Northeastern Maryland on the campus of Harford Community College officially opened.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the replacement of Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston, which is expected to open for the 2017-18 school year.

Dominic Adesanya, of Bel Air, who said he felt "targeted" by the government and wanted to talk to President Obama, jumped the White House fence. After undergoing a mental health screening, the 23-year-old was deemed incompetent to stand trial.

The First Area Medical Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground deployed scientists to Liberia to test blood samples for the Ebola virus.

The first 5K run and 1-mile walk to honor the Bel Air High Lacrosse Coach John "Scoop" Kelly was held at Harford Community College, with proceeds providing a scholarship for a Bel Air High School student.

Early voting ended with 8.56 percent of the registered voters in Harford County casting ballots before the Nov. 4 general election day.

The Harford County Council passed legislation authorizing the first use of a traffic camera system on all school buses. The legislation applies to 500 buses used by Harford County Public Schools. There's no timeline for their installation.

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