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 …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Here are the top posts this week on Local Voices in Harford County.
Here are some of the top posts on Local Voices from Harford County Patch sites this week. Want to share your thoughts on local politics, sports or entertainment? Click Start a Blog under the top stories on your Patch's homepage. SB 619 -- Increased Hunting Fees: Del. Glen Glass writes about a bill that would increase the price of a hunting license to fund state wildlife services. Ruppersberger Encourages Tax Filers to Use Free Prep Clinics: Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger highlights the free Internal Revenue Service program, just in time for April 15. Weird Works: "Be weird. It works," Rabbi Kushi Schusterman advises a letter writer. Franchot: Public Conversation on Towson University Sports Is Imperative: Comptroller Peter Franchot has …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Here are the top posts this week on Local Voices in Harford County.
Here are some of the top posts on Local Voices this week from our Harford County sites. Want to share your thoughts on local politics, sports or entertainment? Click Start a Blog under the top stories on your Patch's homepage. Franchot Meets With Towson University President: Comptroller Peter Franchot met with Towson University President Maravene Loeschke. Last week, he and Gov. Martin O'Malley voted at a Board of Estimates meeting to delay a Towson contract related to a project at Harford Community College, saying they disagreed with how Loeschke handled the cuts of Towson's baseball and men's soccer teams. Delegate Glass Fights for Tourism and Economic Growth: Del. Glen Glass talks about a bill he is cosponsoring that would allow the …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Here's what's happening around Harford County.
Here's some of what's going on around Harford County this weekend. As always, you can see what's happening in your neighborhood or share your own events by clicking Events at the top of this page. All weekend Check out Harford Technical High School's production of "Little Shop of Horrors." The musical "Peter Pan" flies past the second star on the right and straight on till the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. The Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival returns to the Timonium Fairgrounds. Friday Enjoy a family campfire at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center. Harford Community College hosts the Northern Chesapeake Modern Living Expo. Saturday Learn about volunteer opportunities at the Harford County Volunteer Expo. Dye eggs for Easter…
Monday, March 4, 2013
With most of Maryland under a winter storm watch, BGE brings on extra workers.
A winter storm could dump more than a foot of snow in central Maryland. From Tuesday evening to Wednesday night, a winter storm watch is in effect for Harford County and most of the state, according to the National Weather Service. During a winter storm watch, "there is a potential for significant snow accumulations that may impact travel," according the weather service. On Monday, the weather service also issued a small craft advisory on the Chesapeake Bay due to wind. It warned coastal flooding may occur Wednesday as the result of snow melt. "Snow accumulations are forecasted to reach between six to 15 inches," according to a news release from Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE). Wind gusts could get as strong as 50 mph during the storm, …