Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Donald Custer Named Harford County Employee of the Month for September 2014

(Bel Air, MD) - - Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation employee Donald Custer has been named the Harford County Employee of the Month for September 2014.  Custer is a custodian with Parks and Recreation. 
 
Custer has been recognized for the award for his kindness and going above and beyond the call of duty to help others. Read more...

Monday, September 29, 2014

Harford County Public Library Announces Innovation Lab at Abingdon Branch

Rosedale Federal makes $25,000 pledge toward project 
 
Belcamp, MD -- Harford County Public Library is pleased to announce a $25,000 grant from Rosedale Federal Savings & Loan Association to develop an Innovation Lab at the Abingdon branch. 
 
The Innovation Lab will be a “maker space,” providing an area for hands-on or do-it-yourself learning in video production, self-publishing and 3-D printing. It will offer library customers access to three Apple iMac Desktop computers, sophisticated software, a green screen and two 3-D printers. In addition, hands-on workshops, training and programming will be offered throughout the year. Read more...

Harford County Local Management Board Receives Award

(Bel Air, MD) - - Harford County Local Management Board within the Department of Community Services received the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant.  It was in partnership with the Harford County Public Schools and through the Early Learning Council funding from the U.S. Department of Education.  Awards in Race to the Top go to those leading the way with ambitious yet achievable plans for implementing coherent, compelling, and comprehensive early learning education reform. Read more...

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys to Perform at APGFCU Arena

The Midtown Men will perform at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College on September 28 at 7:30 PM. 
 
The Midtown Men reunites four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys.  With unforgettable 60s hits like “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Up On the Roof,” “Time of the Season,” “Candy Girl,” and more, the concert promises to be a testament to keep alive iconic music from the 60s in the 21st century. Read more...

Harford County Public Library Hosts Writers Conference

(Belcamp, Maryland)  “It was a dark and stormy night” is no way to start the next great American novel!  Join the Harford County Public Library and writing friends at the Just Write. Writers Conference on Sunday, September 28 at the Bel Air Library and learn how to make your writing the best it can be.  Just Write. brings in 17 accomplished regional authors and small print publishers, as well as agents to share their insights and experience with community writers of all levels and genres. Read more...

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Havre de Grace Library to Close for Renovation and Expansion

(Belcamp, Maryland)  The Havre de Grace Branch of the Harford County Public Library will close on Saturday, September 27 at 5pm and move to a temporary location while the current branch is renovated and expanded. The temporary location at 203 Market Street will open in approximately two weeks. Read more...

Harford County Health Department Recognizes World Rabies Day

Bel Air, MD – For the seventh consecutive year, The Harford County Health Department will be partnering with Global Alliance for Rabies Control, and 4 Paws Spa and Training Center, Inc. to recognize the importance of World Rabies Day and by offering a very low cost rabies vaccination clinic. 
 
Although World Rabies Day is formally recognized on September 28th, the Harford County Health Department is conducting the clinic on Saturday, September 27th from 1:00-4:00 pm to provide greater public accessibility to the event. Read more...

Friday, September 26, 2014

Help Make Harford County the Healthiest Community in Maryland at the 4th Annual Healthy Harford Day

Healthy Harford Day announces the event schedule for the day, which features free classes in Zumba, kick-boxing, stand-up paddleboard yoga and more. 
 
[Bel Air, Maryland] Healthy Harford, a coalition of local government agencies, businesses, non-profits and citizens dedicated to improving the health of Harford County residents, will once again host Healthy Harford Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at  119 South Hays Street, next to the Bel Air Farmers’ Market. Read more...

Curious George at the Amoss Center in Bel Air

Theatreworks USA will perform Curious George at the Amoss Center in Bel Air on Friday, September 26 at 7 PM. 
 
Join the inquisitive, loveable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies, and the award-winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical.  Curious George is on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti save his restaurant by winning a world-famous meatball competition. Read more...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Community Services Recognizes Dr. Peter Sitaras as Harford Living Treasure

(Bel Air, MD) - - The Harford County Council named Panayiotis (Peter) L. Sitaras, M.D., a Harford Living Treasure.  The Harford County Cultural Arts Board reviews the nominations and forwards it to the County Council for final approval. The Living Treasure program is sponsored by the Cultural Arts Board within the Department of Community Services and supported by the County Council. Read more...