Friday, November 28, 2014

County Executive Craig Offers a Thank You

(Bel Air, MD) - - Harford County Executive David R. Craig’s 10 years in office will be remembered with a book featuring the Craig Administration’s accomplishments.   The book discusses his achievements and how the county is positioned for the future.  The county executive also offers a message of thanks. Read more...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

8th Annual Bulle Rock Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving to Benefit Susquehanna Hose Company

On Thanksgiving morning, Havre de Grace-area residents can burn off some calories before the big feast and raise money for a great cause by participating in the 8th Annual Bulle Rock Turkey Trot benefiting the Susquehanna Hose Company. 
 
Open to the public for all age groups and fitness levels, the 5K run and 1-mile walk will occur Thursday, November 27, at the Residents’ Club at The Residences at Bulle Rock (1200 Bulle Rock Pkwy.). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m., a warm- up will occur at 8:40 and the races will kick off at 9:00. Read more...

Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Saint Margaret Parish in partnership New Hope Baptist Church and our surrounding community will once again host a Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, November 27 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm in the School Hall. Read more...

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

United Way of Central Maryland Delivers 300 Thanksgiving Dinners to Harford County Families

22nd annual Harvest of Plenty program provides more holiday dinners in 2014
 
Bel Air, MD – United Way of Central Maryland distributed 300 Thanksgiving dinners to low-income Harford County families as part of its 22nd annual Harvest of Plenty program. A total of 4,000 dinners were distributed across central Maryland. Read more...

Harford County Public Library Named One of America’s Star Libraries

Belcamp, MD -- For the sixth time, Harford County Public Library was named one of America’s Star Libraries, one of only three systems in Maryland to receive the honor in 2014. The recognition was announced in the seventh edition of the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, sponsored by Baker & Taylor’s Bibliostat. Read more...

Monday, November 24, 2014

Harford County to Host First Professional Learning Conference

Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) is set to launch its first Professional Learning Conference, to be held on November 24 and 25 in various HCPS locations. All teachers, educational evaluators, therapists and other employees covered under the HCEA negotiated agreement will attend both full days of the conference. Other HCPS support staff will attend sessions on one of the two days. Read more...

Friday, November 21, 2014

Harford Community College Student Awarded Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholarship

Harford Community College Student Caitlin Jennings has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar.  Criteria for the award include scholastic achievement, community service, and leadership potential. 
 
The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program provides new Phi Theta Kappa members with financial resources to help defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs.  Scholars are also encouraged to assume leadership roles by participating in the Honor Society programs. Read more...

UM Upper Chesapeake Health Hospitals Earn ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) announced that both of its hospitals—UM Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH) and UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC)—have individually been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Read more...

Harford Community College Receives Large Collection of Children’s Books

Harford Community College has received a gift of over 1,500 children’s books from HCC alumna and retired Harford County Public Schools educator Cheryl G. Monk. The books will support several courses within the Associate of Applied Science Early Childhood Education program and the Associate of Arts in Teaching – Elementary Education/Elementary Special Education program. Read more...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Harford Community College Presents Kaleidoscope of Cultures

Join Harford Community College at Kaleidoscope of Cultures on Thursday, November 20, from 6 to 8 PM in the Chesapeake Theater to celebrate International Education Week 2014. This event, designed to broaden participants’ global perspective, will feature outstanding performances by culturally diverse artists with free, interactive workshops led by the performers. Read more...