Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Holly's Hope Run for SARC Results & Kudos

Local runner Toby Ehrbaker, with a time of 20:41.8 was the winner of SARC's first annual Holly's Hope 5K Run/1 Mile Walk recently held on the Ma and Pa Trail. Top female runner, Grace Davis, also a Bel Air resident, came in 6th overall with the time of 24:32.4. Read more...

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Just Write Writer’s Conference Huge Success

(Belcamp, MD)  The Harford County Public Library’s second annual Just Write Writer’s Conference was a huge success with eleven regional authors, three editors, two publishers, an agent, and 108 registrants participating in the day’s activities. Attendees chose from workshops in young adult, adult, and children’s writing and how the publishing process works, and was provided tips on how to make  characters, dialog, settings, and even real life read more realistically.  Five moderated discussion sessions engaged writers to talk about their writing habits and what they have learned though their trials and errors. Read more...

Friday, October 17, 2014

Community Services Receives Donation of Van

Anonymous benefactors donate van to Ride Share Program 
 
(Bel Air, MD) - - Several generous community members anonymously donated a van to the Department of Community Services’ Getting There Ride Share Program.  The donation helps the program’s goal of erasing isolation and improving the quality of life for Harford County’s age-eligible seniors, especially in the more remote areas of the county. The Getting There Ride Share program serves seniors age 60 years and older residing in Harford County, primarily in the rural areas of Whiteford, Street, Darlington/Dublin, Pylesville, and Jarrettsville. Read more...

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Craig Strobel Installed as 2015 HCAR President

Craig Strobel, Owner of Exit Preferred Realty was recently installed as President of the Harford County Association of REALTORS® for 2015.  The installation ceremony took place at Water’s Edge Events Center in Belcamp, by Harford County Sherriff Jesse Bane.  
 
Mr. Strobel served multiple on committees with the Harford County Association of REALTORS® and has a long tenure and commitment with the Legislative and RPAC Committees. Read more...

Harriet’s Happiest Halloween at HCC’s Chesapeake Center

Harford Community College’s Harford Dance Theatre will present its annual Halloween treat, Harriet’s Happiest Halloween, in the College’s Chesapeake Theater on October 16 at 6 PM, October 17 at 5:30 and 8 PM, and October 18-19 at 1 and 4 PM.  The show is recommended for ages 5-12. Read more...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

HCPS College & Career Fair

Wednesday, October 15 from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. at Harford Community College APGFCU Arena.

Students and their parents are invited to attend Harford County Public Schools annual College and Career Fair. Read more...

War of 1812 Field Trip Held at Harford Community College

Harford Community College, in partnership with the Maryland Historical Society, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, the Pride of Baltimore, and the National Constitution Center, presented an 1812 field trip day at the College for fourth grade students in Harford and Cecil County schools.  Participating schools included Churchville Elementary, Edgewood Elementary, Fountain Green Elementary, Meadowvale Elementary, Mountain Christian School, William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary, and Helping Hands Christian Academy. Read more...

Harford Community College Awarded $738,320 Federal Grant

Harford Community College will receive $738,320 in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration job training programs.  HCC is part of a consortium of 14 Maryland community colleges that will benefit from the $14.9 million in funding to support job-driven training programs in IT and cybersecurity.  Read more...

Harford County Public Library Appoints New Board of Trustee Members

(Belcamp, MD)    Harford County Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of 2 new board members, Taryn J. Martin and Durbin P. Vido plus this year’s high school student representative, Sarah Casper-Woodhead (pictured). Read more...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

DPW Partners with School to Build a Rain Garden

(Bel Air, MD) - - The Harford County Department of Public Works teamed up with Norrisville Elementary school to build a rain garden.  The Harford County Watershed Management started construction on the Norrisville Elementary Rain Garden on September 29 and hope to complete the project in five weeks. Read more...