Friday, April 18, 2014

Local High School Students Develop Ice Cream Flavor to be Featured at Broom’s Bloom Dairy

TIC Gums (Texture Innovation Center) in White Marsh and members of the Cornell University Department of Food Science recently hosted a six week ‘Ice Cream University’ at the TIC Gums facility in White Marsh. 
 
Students from Bel Air and Havre de Grace high schools were chosen as the 2014 Ice Cream University winning team.  The ice cream flavor that the students developed will be sold at Broom’s Bloom Dairy beginning in May. Read more...

Library Honors Volunteers at Annual Celebration

(Belcamp, Maryland)  Harford County Public Library held its annual Volunteer Celebration at Jarrettsville Gardens. This year’s “Volunteer Fiesta” themed event celebrated the commitment of all 1,223 library volunteers and distributed lifetime milestone hour awards to deserving volunteers. Read more...

Thursday, April 17, 2014

County Executive Craig Proposes Smaller Budget for FY 2015

Cuts for County Departments and Capital Projects, Increases for Schools and Public Safety 
 
(Bel Air, MD) - - Today Harford County Executive David R. Craig proposed an Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 with no increase in tax rates and that is 9.8 percent smaller than last year’s budget overall. 
 
While the General Fund budget decreases by 1.8 percent, funding for the Board of Education, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Humane Society increases.  Appropriations for the Volunteer Fire Service and Harford Community College remain flat, while there are decreases in funding for Pay-as-you-go projects, debt service, and in a number of county departments including the Office of the County Executive. Read more...

Dr. Dennis Golladay Named a 2014 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record

Dr. Dennis Golladay, President of Harford Community College, has been named a 2014 Influential Marylander in the area of Education by The Daily Record 
 
Influential Marylanders was created in 2006 to honor individuals who have impacted Maryland’s business community and have brought services and success to the region. 
 
The Daily Record’s editors select five winners in each of the following categories: civic leadership, communications, education, finance, freestyle, health care, law, philanthropy, real estate, and technology. Read more...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Exceptional Teen Named Maryland Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Zayrron Blake, Sr. set to receive college scholarship and vie for regional title this summer 
 
[ABERDEEN, MD]Selected among 10 outstanding youth, Zayrron Blake, Sr. has been named the Maryland Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for his sound character, leadership skills and willingness to give back to the community. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. As the new teen representative for all Boys & Girls Clubs in Maryland, he will receive a $2,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation. Read more...

Community Foundation of Harford County Receives National Accreditation

Bel Air, MD  --  Community Foundation of Harford County has received accreditation from the Community Foundations National Standards Board. The accreditation-- The National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™-- is the nation’s highest honor for philanthropic excellence. 
 
The National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™ program requires community foundations to document their policies across all areas of operations, including donor services, investments, grantmaking and administration. It is the first program of its kind for charitable foundations in the United States. Read more...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

HCC Student Magazine Wins National Award

Harford Community College’s student publication, Owl Magazine, won national honors in the Apple Awards at the College Media Association Convention in New York City on March 15. 
 
“Strike! How to Bowl Like a Pro” won third place in the category of Best Magazine Spread, Two-Year School. The spread was written and designed by Brianna Breece and published in the spring 2013 issue. Read more... 

Monday, April 14, 2014

One-Woman Show Featuring Mary Ann Jung as Clara Barton at Harford Community College

In conjunction with National Library Week, Clara Barton, as portrayed by award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung, will be making an appearance at on Monday, April 14 at 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM in the Harford Community College Student Center. 
 
Clara Barton, a Civil War nurse and the founder of the American Red Cross, was a woman ahead of her time.  According to Ms. Jung, she “overcame both personal obstacles and society’s narrow view of women’s roles to pursue her heart’s work.”  Ms. Jung’s interactive one-woman show encourages audience participation and is both engrossing and entertaining. Read more...

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Senator Glassman Now Accepting District 35 State Senatorial Scholarship Applications

Harford County Senator Barry Glassman is accepting State Senatorial Scholarship applications until April 15, 2014. 
 
The State Senatorial Scholarship targets current high school seniors, full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degree seeking individuals. The scholarship is open to individuals who are attending public or private institutions in the State of Maryland. Read more...

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Presents Its Annual Passion Play

Joppa, MD – Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will be presenting its annual Passion Play, “Had it not been for a man called Jesus”. The play is a dramatic presentation depicting the trial, suffering and death of Jesus Christ
 
In its 20th year, the Passion Play continues to be memorable. Trinity’s Lead Pastor, Paul Austin encourages everyone to attend. Read more...