Thursday, May 23, 2013
The $28 million facility will be housed on the grounds of Harford Community College.
Exactly one week after Harford Community College celebrates its 2013 graduates, the college will celebrate a milestone of a different kind. Towson University and Harford Community College will commemorate the groundbreaking of a Towson facility in Bel Air on May 30. Towson President Maravene Loeschke will speak at the ceremony, which starts at noon, according to a news release. The $28 million building will be located on the Harford Community College campus, located at 510 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air. The facility is slated for completion in July 2014, and between 140 and 200 students are expected to enroll for the fall 2014 class. The construction of the 60,000 square foot facility will enable students to study two years at the community …
The graduates ranged in age from 17 to 68.
Thursday was an evening of celebration and reflection for Harford Community College and its 2013 graduating class. This was the first class to graduate in the new Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union Arena on campus. "Harford Community College continues to be a great resource for our community," Lyle Sheldon, president and CEO of Upper Chesapeake Health, said during his commencement address. Sheldon said the Class of 2013 ranges in age from 17 to 68. "I congratulate you on investing in yourself," Sheldon said. Sheldon also encouraged the Class of 2013 to "live personally" by being thoughtful and intentional in everything the do, to volunteer and give back to the community that has nurtured them.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Bel Air and North Hagerstown played in a Class 3A state semifinal on Tuesday.
The Bel Air baseball team returns to Harford County with a chance to win the MPSSAA Class 3A state championship. The Bobcats defeated North Hagerstown, 7-5, Tuesday evening at Joe Cannon Stadium in Anne Arundel County. Bel Air will play at 7 p.m. on Saturday against LaPlata at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen. Check out the inning-by-inning Twitter updates from The Bellarion, which are included in the CoverItLive with this post. Reading on a mobile device? Follow The Bellarion on Twitter.
Fallston and Patterson Mill meet in the Class 2A/1A boys lacrosse state championship.
Fallston and Patterson Mill meet Tuesday night in a boys lacrosse state title game at UMBC. A company with ties to Harford County will be broadcasting the game, too. The SFMSports.net broadcast schedule—with links—is imbedded in this article. The company also has a mobile app, and the broadcast will be available here. — Follow breaking Harford County news on Twitter @HarfordCoPatch
Monday, May 20, 2013
A by-the-numbers look at the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference's performance in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association postseason tournament.
Five Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference teams will compete Tuesday in hopes of continuing their quests for a state championship. Two of them will square off for a state title. Conference Commissioner Bob Slagle offered a glimpse at the numbers behind the conference's postseason success: Region champions, according to Slagle, included: "Perryville boys and girls track, Harford Tech girls track, Edgewood boys track, Fallston boys and girls lacrosse, Bo [Manor] and Bel Air baseball, Patterson Mill boys lacrosse, CMW girls lacrosse and Perryville softball." Tuesday will be a busy day for some of those teams. Fallston and Patterson Mill meet in the Class 2A/1A boys lacrosse championship at 6 p.m. Tuesday at UMBC Stadium in Catonsville. …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The MPSSAA state finals are being held this week in lacrosse, baseball and softball.
The Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference will be guaranteed of at least one trophy returning to Harford and Cecil counties, as five teams compete in the MPSSAA baseball, softball and lacrosse state tournaments. Fallston and Patterson Mill meet in the Class 2A/1A boys lacrosse championship at 6 p.m. Tuesday at UMBC Stadium in Catonsville. Also competing this week are the Bel Air and Bo Manor baseball teams, and the Perryville softball team. They'll play in state semifinals on Tuesday with hopes of reaching the state finals later this week. Bel Air plays North Hagerstown at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joe Cannon Stadium in Anne Arundel County. Bo Manor plays Allegheny at 7 p.m. Tuesday at McCurdy Field in Frederick. Perryville softball plays …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Red Pump Elementary School is located between Bel Air and Forest Hill.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Barbara P. Canavan has been working for the school system for decades.
Three months after announcing that Superintendent Robert Tomback was leaving the school system, the Harford County Board of Education has named his temporary successor. On May 13, Harford County Public Schools issued a statement revealing that the school board has selected Barbara Canavan as the interim superintendent. Canavan will serve a one-year term as interim superintendent from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. “Mrs. Canavan is celebrating 40 years of dedicated service and commitment to the students and staff of Harford County Public Schools as a teacher, administrator and executive director,” Harford County Board of Education President Rick Grambo said in the statement. Canavan has been the executive director of middle school …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Three Southampton Middle School students, ages 12-14, reported seeing a suspicious man driving around and pleasuring himself near their Churchville bus stop.
Local law enforcement are on alert after three Southampton Middle School students reported seeing a suspicious man apparently masturbating in his car near their bus stop Tuesday morning. Around 7 a.m. Tuesday, three girls from the Rolling Green Community in Churchville were near the bus stop when they saw a man in a green car or SUV who was believed to be masturbating, according to Edward Hopkins, spokesman with the Harford County Sheriff's Office. The man did not approach the girls, who are between the ages of 12 and 14, but was seen driving through the neighborhood with a window down and appeared lost, Hopkins wrote in an email. As he drove by, one of the girls saw inside the car and, "the suspect is alleged to have been masturbating," …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference released final standings on Tuesday.
The C. Milton Wright softball team and Bel Air baseball team won their respective sports' Chesapeake Division regular season titles, earning both a spot in Wednesday's conference championships. C. Milton Wright and Havre de Grace will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Harford Tech, while Bel Air and Bo Manor will square off in a baseball game at 6:30 p.m. at Harford Community College. The MPSSAA is releasing brackets for region tournaments this week. Boys and girls lacrosse brackets came out Monday. Softball will be posted Tuesday, and baseball on Wednesday. The standings are shown, in full, in the slideshow with this post. The standings are posted by division, in alphabetical order, as provided by the conference. Did you know? You can write …