The Harford County Board of Education approved a $446 million operating budget for the school system Monday, although 36 teaching positions had to be eliminated in order to get there, along with other spending reductions.
Funded through the city's capital improvement plan, Barr said the improvement projects were combined in a package that was bid out to interested companies in March, with American Pool beginning maintenance work in early April.
Columbia Association aquatics director Marty Oltmanns says swimmers will find this year's newest attractions and updates particularly satisfying at four area pools, following more than $700,000 in upkeep and renovation projects.
The membership of Save Harford County Swimming Inc. humbly thanks County Executive Barry Glassman for being proactive and funding the capital budget request for repairs to the North Harford Middle School pool.
Congratulations to Matthew Zou. In July, the 15 year old with a passion for swimming will represent the United States on the Deaf Olympics men's swim team during the Deaflympics games in Samsun, Turkey.
In a tantalizing concession that he hasn't totally closed the door on another comeback, retired Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps told the Associated Press that it might be tough to stay away from the pool.