Harford County Newswire

Harford County Newswire

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  1. In new test, fewer than half of area students meet standards in math, EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and 22 percent of county students met the standard for Algebra I. That compared to nearly 47 percent in Harford County, 45 percent in Howard County, 43 percent in Carroll County and 39 percent in Anne Arundel County. Less than half of Howard County ...

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  2. Havre de Grace council declines gift of land, mayor commissions 'sea creature' signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... especially those built before the Civil War. The owners of Havre de Grace's Mt. Felix Farm are asking the Harford County Council to waive a state law that prevents more intense uses of their property for five years following its annexation last year ...

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  3. Harford Co. Lifts Ban On School Trips To Baltimore CityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... RADIO and the award-winning CBS Sports. High-profile personalities from [] BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) - Students in Harford County will once again be able to visit Baltimore City. The district banned city school trips indefinitely because of safety concerns ...

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  4. Abingdon Credit Card Skimmers Sought: SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Two men are suspected in a recent credit card skimming scheme, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said that within hours of the pair allegedly installing a skimming device on the ATM at Wawa in the 3500 block of Woodsdale Road, officials were able to identify and remove it.

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  5. Questions on paid sick leave at GBC legislative breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Republican Sen. J.B. Jennings on Monday urged leaders of local businesses to make their voices heard as contentious bills on questions of importance to the business community, such as whether to require employers to provide paid sick leave, come to the fore in the remaining weeks of the legislative session in Annapolis. "The business community needs to be vocal.

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  6. Harford to hold rescheduled bond sale on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County government plans to sell $40 million in public improvement bonds on Tuesday, Feb. 9. A portion of the money from the sale will go toward the new Youth's Benefit Elementary School building currently under construction in Fallston. Harford County government plans to sell $40 million in public improvement bonds on Tuesday, Feb. 9. A portion of the money from the sale will go toward the new Youth's Benefit Elementary School building currently under construction in Fallston.

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  7. At crowded Bel Air Gun Show, home and self-defense weapons draw visitors' attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... get bothered as much as people that don't." Photos during the 56th annual Bel Air Gun Show, sponsored by the Harford County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Bel Air Armory. The 105 tables filling armory ...

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  8. Harford personnel board rules against ex-employees bid for new county jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Baltimore Sun

    The Harford County Personnel Advisory Board has denied a bid by two former employees of the defunct Division of Environmental Services to regain county government employment. They were terminated last year after solid waste and landfill services were outsourced to a contractor.

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  9. How cellphones are changing 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and where - those are the two key things that we have to know," said Ross Coates, public safety manager for Harford County. Of the 210 cellphone calls the Harford center receives daily, about eight come from another jurisdiction - mostly Baltimore ...

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  10. Harford County suspends school trips to BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Education Week

    Harford County's school system has banned field trips to Baltimore indefinitely, citing safety concerns following the unrest over the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent trials of police officers charged in his death. The Baltimore Sun reports city leaders have called the decision misguided and ill-informed, saying it denies Harford schoolchildren cultural, educational and recreational opportunities and reinforces some negative stereotypes about the city.

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  11. Glassman to unveil draft HarfordNext master plan Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County Executive Barry Glassman's administration is set to unveil a draft of a new county master plan which it says is appropriately called HarfordNext. What is HarfordNext? According to Cindy Mumby, the county Director of Government and Community Relations, it is a countywide master plan - "the strategic visionary document will guide county planning decisions through the year 2040 on issues that touch the lives of every county citizen."

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  12. Stokes Creative Group, Inc. Names Joan Morrissey Ward To Lead Public Outreach Efforts In BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... included the development of environmental and community revitalization programs at Baltimore County and Harford County governments. She holds a Master's Degree in Geography and Environmental Planning from Towson University. "I am absolutely ...

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  13. Bel Air Police say weekend thefts from vehicles included loaded handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... was taken, according to the post. Additional electronic devices were stolen from these parked vehicles. The Harford County Sheriff's Office is also investigating a theft from a parked vehicle which occurred along Hitching Post Drive, according to ...

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  14. 56th annual Bel Air Gun ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Gun Show at the Armory in Bel Air, Maryland. Photos during the 56th annual Bel Air Gun Show, sponsored by the Harford County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Bel Air Armory.

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  15. Tax assessment appeals persist in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... throughout the region are on the upswing, with the strongest gains in Baltimore County and slower growth in Harford County and the city, according to the latest round of evaluations, which the state mailed this week. Residential property tax ...

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  16. Anne Arundel lawmakers take aim at archery billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Maryland Gazette

    A proposal could help some bowhunters in Anne Arundel County who want to draw back their arrows on their own land. Del. Seth Howard, R-West River, said his legislation, House Bill 321, would change the law so the safety zone - the required distance between the hunter and a house or building - would be reduced from 150 yards to 50 yards in the county.

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  17. Outdoors: 22-year-old finds passion in guide workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... this time with only a couple days left in Maryland's duck season. On a particularly cold morning in upper Harford County, with the temperature stuck in the teens, daybreak was still very much a remote concept. The distance from the trucks to the ...

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  18. Harford government employees invited to join 'No Shave November' donation driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, center, and members of his cabinet pose for a "befor" photo to launch his administration's participation in No Shave November. Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, center, and members of his cabinet pose for a "befor" photo to launch his administration's participation in No Shave November.

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  19. The most popular Harford County online items for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    From runaway military balloons and affordable activities in Harford to high school proms and breaking news events, it was an interesting year in Harford County, based on what you clicked on from The Aegis website. Here, by page view, are the top 20 items from The Aegis and Harford Magazine websites for 2015.

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  20. Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County's school sytem has banned field trips to Baltimore indefinitely, citing safety concerns following the unrest over the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent trials of police officers charged in his death. City leaders called the decision misguided and ill-informed, saying it denies Harford schoolchildren cultural, educational and recreational opportunities and reinforces negative stereotypes about the city.

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