Saturday, May 18, 2013
Here are a few posts from Harford and Cecil county Patch sites.
Here are a few of the top Local Voices posts this week on Harford and Cecil county Patch sites. Do you want to share your thoughts on local politics, sports or anything else that strikes your fancy? Just click Start a Blog under the top stories on our front page. Knowledge is Power: Cathy Corbin writes about her personal experience with the kind of genetic testing that led actress Angelina Jolie to have a double mastectomy to avoid a high risk of breast cancer. Sheriff’s Deputies Ride for Those Who Died; Six Deputies Participate in Police Unity Ride: The deputies participated in the ride from Valley Forge, PA, to Washington.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Arc hosted its inaugural Harford Hills bike ride, and a Darlington resident shares her community's newsletter.
Here are a few of the top Local Voices posts from Harford and Cecil county Patch sites. Want to share your own thoughts on local sports, politics, entertainment or anything else? Just click Start a Blog under the top stories on our home page. How I Deal With Stress While Driving - Part 2: Steve Reightler offers tips including leaving earlier and changing one's following distance. The Arc NCR's 1st Annual Harford Hills Bike Adventure was a Success!: Stephanie Henke writes about The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region's recent fundraiser. 21034 Community E-News: Jane Howe shares the Darlington community newsletter.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Here are some of this weekend's top picks.
Here's what's happening around town this weekend. To see more of what's going on in your neighborhood, or to share your own events, just click Events at the top of the page. All weekend The Maryland Film Festival, which started Wednesday, continues through the weekend. Films will be shown at venues including The Charles Theatre, the Brown Center and the Windup Space in Baltimore. Saturday Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb will be signing autographs at North Harford High. Check out community yard sales in Whiteford, Joppa and Bel Air. Pimlico Race Course hosts the Preakness 5K. Proceeds benefit the Maryland affiliate of Susan G. Komen For The Cure. The annual Lithuanian Festival opens in Catonsville. It continues through Sunday. Havre de …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Here are a few of the top Local Voices posts in the past week from our Harford and Cecil county sites
Here are a few of the top Local Voices posts from our Harford and Cecil county sites. If you have something to get off your chest on politics, business, entertainment or anything else, just click Start a Blog under the top stories on your Patch site. Home Fire Safety and the Fire Extinguisher: Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, shares tips on safe use of a fire extinguisher. March 2013 Real Estate Statistics: Real estate agent Tim Montoya shares Bel Air-area statistics on home sales for March. PSA - Sheriff’s Office Warns of the Rise in Scams Targeting Seniors: The Harford County Sheriff's Office writes about several schemes older residents should look out for. ECBC to support remediation …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Here are a few of the top posts this week in Local Voices.
Here are a few of the best Local Voices posts this week on Harford and Cecil county Patch sites. Want to get something off your chest about politics, crime, sports, entertainment or anything else? Just click Start a Blog under the top stories on our home page. Is the 2013 Real Estate Market Trending Upward in Harford County?: According to statistics, more homes are selling, and they're selling for higher prices. A remedy for drug disposal: A Patient First spokesman advises on proper ways to dispose of prescription drugs. Mid-winter survey shows above average bald eagle population on APG: A recent survey found a bald eagle population above the average of the last six years along the Susquehanna River.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Here are this week's top Local Voices posts from Harford and Cecil counties
Here are a few of this week's top Local Voices posts from our Harford and Cecil county sites. Check out more by clicking Local Voices under the news tab at the top of this page, or share your own thoughts by clicking Start a Blog under the top stories on your Patch site. Our Politicians- Sold To The Highest Bidder: A reader takes issue with the influence of special interests, both locally and nationally. Harford Friends School Adventures in Afghanistan: Students at Harford Friends are part of a nationwide project connecting with students in Afghanistan. Harford County Sheriff’s Office Holds Correctional Officer Graduation: Five recruits graduated earlier this month. Clear Your Clutter for Earth Day: Earth Day is a good a time as any to …
Monday, March 11, 2013
At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck on U.S. Route 1, police said.
UPDATE (10 a.m.)—U.S. Route 1 reopened at 10 a.m. after a crash on the Conowingo Dam blocked access early Monday morning, officials said. The road connecting Cecil and Harford was closed to traffic in both directions after a crash at 6 a.m. Monday. The collision involved a car and a truck, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. Volunteers extricated two people and took them to a local hospital, Gardiner said. At least two cars were involved in the wreck on the dam, which carries U.S. Route 1 over the Susquehanna River between Conowingo and Darlington, a Maryland State Police duty officer told Patch. One person was in grave condition and the other in serious condition, according to …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Daniel Patrick Morris, 26, was shot after a dispute, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
The Harford County Sheriff's Office identified the victim of a Saturday night shooting in Perrywood as a 26-year-old Cecil County man. Daniel Patrick Morris, of Elkton, was in serious condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center Sunday afternoon, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. Morris, who was shot in the abdomen, was unable to provide a description of the suspect, officials said. According to the Harford County Sheriff's Office, the shooting followed a dispute that occurred at an apartment complex on the 200 block of Perrywood Court in Perrywood. Authorities were called at 6:20 p.m. for a report of shots fired, Harford County Sheriff's Office spokesman Aaron Stewart said. An acquaintance of Morris took …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Despite the first full month of 24-hour gambling, revenues declined slightly at the state's casinos.
Casino revenue across Maryland dropped by about $900,000, as the state’s three casinos brought in $44.3 million combined. Hollywood Casino in Perryville pulled in $5,455,111 in January, down from $5,956,140 in December. Revenue at Maryland Live! was essentially flat between December and January; the casino pulled in $35,943,756.19, a decline of just under $100,000 from December. The Casino at Oceans Downs collected $2,928,919.55, down from $3,335,925.98 in December. In sum, Maryland casino revenue generated $14.6 million for operators; the rest goes to the state’s Education Trust Fund, local impact grants, and the horse racing industry. The breakdown for January was as follows: Maryland Live! began operating round-the-clock at the end of …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Seven gates of the dam were open Saturday.
UPDATE (12:50 a.m.)—Conowingo Dam officials said seven gates were open just after midnight Saturday, and they may open up to 10 gates by 8:30 a.m. Two of the dam's 52 gates, which contain the flow of the Susquehanna River, were opened as the water level rose Thursday; they remained open Friday morning. "Drove through the Conowingo Dam Car Wash this morning," one Twitter user said Thursday. "Some serious spray coming over the wall." By 4:30 p.m. Friday, officials had opened seven gates total and said the dam was operating under spill conditions. >> Have you noticed flooding anywhere? Tell us in the comments. << Flooding also caused a mess in Aberdeen. Approximately 3,000 gallons of partially treated sewage overflowed at Aberdeen Proving …