Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Havre de Grace marks the 200th anniversary of an attack on the city. Two annual festivals return.
Here's what's happening around the Harford and Cecil counties this weekend. Want to see what's going on in your neighborhood or add your own events? Just click Events at the top of the page. All weekend Havre de Grace marks the bicentennial of the British attack on the city during the War of 1812 with a weekend of events. Havre de Grace also hosts the annual decoy and wildlife art festival. The Towsontown Spring Festival returns, bringing, food, music, rides and kids activities to downtown Towson. The free street festival will be held Saturday and Sunday. Friday marks the start of the annual festivities with Towson Gardens Day. Friday First Friday celebrations kick off for the warm weather season in Bel Air and Havre de Grace—with food …
Monday, March 25, 2013
You Tell Us: Which players would you love to see swing for the fences in Aberdeen?
The date has been set, but who is—and more importantly—who do you want, to see show up? The fourth annual Lardarius Webb Charity Softball Game will be played on June 2 at 4:30 p.m. at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen. Money raised from the game benefits underprivileged schools in Baltimore City and Harford County. "Over the past three years, The Lardarius Webb Metropolitan Foundation has worked closely with The Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore and The Boys and Girls Club of Harford County to improve their learning environments, provide Internet/computers to children's schools in need, and create unforgettable experiences for all," reads the latest release about the game. Regarding unforgettable experiences, who could forget Ravens…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco visited an Aberdeen McDonald's Monday after signing the richest contract in NFL history.
Joe Flacco went to Disney World after winning the Super Bowl last month. So where would he go for an encore Monday after signing a contract that made him the highest-paid player in NFL history? An Aberdeen McDonald's, of course. Twitter user hjnorm posted the photo, saying: "After signing new contract, where does Joe Flacco stop to eat? Aberdeen McDonalds drive thru" According to ESPN, the Super Bowl MVP ordered a 10-piece chicken McNugget meal with an unsweetened iced tea while driving through the McDonald's at Beards Hill Road and MD Route 22—conveniently located a short distance off Interstate 95 on Flacco's trek back to his New Jersey home. Flacco may have scouted the McDonald's out last year. He was in Aberdeen for the Lardarius Webb …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Retirement announcement follows promise to build a community reading lab at Battle grove Elementary School.
The six-time Pro Bowl Ravens center also used the occasion to announce his retirement.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Bernard Pollard and Chykie Brown will be in Bel Air on Feb. 24.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A state senator wants a new state bird; one man's technolgical fortress is his castle; and the Senate president feels snubbed by Obama.
It's not a statue in front of the office building that bares his name but Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller did receive a bust of himself this week courtesy of the Regional Manufacturing Institute. Sen. Kathy Klausmeier, a Perry Hall Democrat, gave a sneak preview of the small, light-weight bust of Miller moments before presenting it to the Senate's top dog. "You can't have too much Mike Miller," Klausmeier said. The technology is similar to what was used in a scene of Jurassic Park 3 where a copy of a velociraptor's larynx was recreated. The institute offered legislators in Annapolis the opportunity to have themselves scanned into a computer and get busts of themselves. Miller seemed impressed with the petite bust but joked that it …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Thousands of people filled the streets of Baltimore Tuesday.
Excitement was in the air Tuesday as thousands of Ravens fans filled the streets of Baltimore to welcome home the Super Bowl XLVII Champions. If you weren't able to be there, check out photos and video here on Patch. On the other hand, if you were among the thousands lining the streets of Baltimore or filling M&T Bank Stadium Tuesday, you can share your own photos and videos by clicking the "Upload Photos & Video" button attached to this post. Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery.
Were you in Baltimore celebrating with the Super Bowl champions? Show us.
Help our readers relive the champion celebration by adding your own photos and videos from Tuesday's parade to our Neighborhood Gallery. Were you unable to attend the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl championship celebration? It's OK. You didn't miss much. Just: Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery. Watch the video above and then tell us what was your favority part of Tuesday's celebration? How about the season? Do you believe in destiny? Show our hometeam some love in the comments section below. Related Content:
Post your photos and video on Patch.
Share your photos and video from the Ravens championship parade in downtown Baltimore. You can also post on Instagram and have your images appear in this article. It's simple: use the hashtag #PatchRavens and your Instagram images will appear in this nifty grid.