Friday, May 22, 2015

10th Anniversary of “Best In Show” Art + Design Exhibition at HCC

Marking the tenth anniversary of Student Purchase Awards from the Annual Art + Design Exhibition at the Chesapeake Gallery at Harford Community College, Jenna McDonnell’s “Cactus,” a pigment ink print, was awarded “Best in Show.”  Jurors Cristin Cash, Director of the Boyden Gallery, and Joe Lucchesi, Chair of the Art History Department, both at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, recommended McDonnell’s work to the Chesapeake Gallery Committee for purchase. Read more...

Ban the Tan: May Is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

Bel Air, MD – Gone are the April showers and in their place are warmer sun-filled days. May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and the Harford County Health Department reminds the public, young and old, of the importance of taking necessary precautions.  Read more...

Bel Air Police Department Will Begin Carrying Naxolone

(BEL AIR, MD)  In an effort to become more proactive in dealing with the growing heroin issue, the Bel Air Police Department will begin carrying Naxolone.  Naxolone, commonly known by its brand name Narcan, can be administered by officers to subjects experiencing, or believed to be experiencing an opioid overdose.  Narcan can help prevent a fatal overdose when emergency medical personnel are not readily available. Read more...

APG Federal Credit Union Awards $15,000 in Scholarships to 15 Local Teens

Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union (APGFCU) is proud to announce the winners of its Annual College Scholarship Competition awarding $15,000 to fifteen local teens.   

A reception honoring the student-members was held at APGFCU’s Operations Center in Edgewood. Read more...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

State Superintendent to Celebrate with FGES as Part of Blue Ribbon Tour of Excellence

Dr. Lowery and other state and local officials will be at the school May 21   Maryland State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery will spotlight the success of one of the State’s top schools on Thursday, May 21 from 9-11am, as her annual Blue Ribbon Tour of Excellence makes a stop at Fountain Green Elementary School in Bel Air. Read more...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Health Department Urges Precaution & Prevention

Bel Air, MD – Spring has returned to Harford County and with that comes a reminder about the risk of Lyme disease, the most common vector borne disease in the United States. With this in mind, the Harford County Health Department wants Harford County residents to be “tick aware”, even in areas they may not consider themselves to be at risk. This means being more attentive from springtime through fall, when gardening, doing yard work or while recreating near wooded and grassy areas. Read more...

Monday, May 18, 2015

Magnolia Elementary School Named a 2015 National School of Character

One of only four Maryland schools to be honored 

Character.org (formerly the Character Education Partnership), a national character education advocate, recently recognized 64 schools and three districts from 14 states as 2015 National Schools of Character, including Harford County’s Magnolia Elementary School.  Since Character.org’s Schools of Character program’s inception in 1998, 312 schools and 21 districts have been designated with this prestigious designation impacting more than 1.5 million students. Read more...

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Baltimore Sculptors 30th Anniversary Indoor/Outdoor Exhibition

The Liriodendron Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce a sculpture exhibit of the Baltimore Sculptors through May 17 at the Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W. Gordon St., Bel Air, MD 21014. 

Gallery hours are Sundays 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Read more...

Friday, May 15, 2015

Comedienne Paula Poundstone Coming to the Amoss Center

Enjoy an unforgettable evening with the trademark humor of Emmy Award-winning comedienne Paula Poundstone.  She will be performing at the Amoss Center in Bel Air on Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 PM.

Paula, who is recognized as one of Comedy Central’s 100 greatest standups of all time, has appeared throughout the United States.  She is a regular panelist on a weekly news quiz show, Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me, the most popular show on NPR.  In this unscripted show, listeners test their knowledge about what is real news and what is just made up. Read more...

48 Cyclists Participated in The Arc NCR’s 3rd Annual Harford Hills Bike Adventure

Event raised $3,500 to support The Arc NCR’s programs for Harford County residents with developmental and intellectual disabilities   [Aberdeen, MD] – Organizers of The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region’s (“The Arc NCR”) Third Annual Harford Hills Bike Adventure on Saturday, April 25 are calling the event a great success, with 48 cyclists participating despite the chilly weather. Read more...