Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The eatery is opening in the space that previously housed Baja Fresh.
Bel Air will soon have a new place to please the palate. After nearly ten years of serving the Bel Air community, the Baja Fresh Mexican Grill closed its doors for good, making way for a new business in town. Noodles & Company is set to fill the vacancy at 615 Baltimore Pike left by Baja Fresh in March. The new eatery is slated host its grand opening Dec. 17. Will you check out this new food spot when it opens? Leave a comment.
The national touring Beatles stage show "Beatlemania Again" will perform as scheduled on Dec. 1 at C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air.
While event organizers were initially concerned they would have to cancel a concert benefitting C. Milton Wright High School, ticket sales rallied and the show will go on as scheduled. The national touring Beatles stage show "Beatlemania Again" is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the school, 1301 N. Fountain Green Road in Bel Air. Doors open at 6 p.m. Event proceeds will benefit the school's Renaissance Team which promotes academics, character education, and school spirit, according to a release from the school. General admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students and an additional $10 for VIP front-row seating and pre-show meet and greet with the cast. To purchase tickets, you can send payment by check to: C. Milton Wright- …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
The following are recent incidents handled by the Harford County Sheriff's Office: McDonald's in Bel Air, 1 Red Pump Road, reported 12:52 a.m. Nov. 21. A fight took place outside the Rock Spring fast food restaurant. Fairview Drive in Forest Hill, 2400 block, reported 1:58 a.m. Nov. 21. A burglar stole a gun. Choate Road in Fallston, 2200 block, reported 8:03 a.m. Nov. 21. Construction materials were stolen. Munsey Drive in Forest Hill, 1900 block, reported 10:17 a.m. Nov. 21. Jewelry was stolen. Southwell Lane in Bel Air, 1300 block, reported 4:25 p.m. Nov. 21. A woman reported identity theft. Fairwind Drive in Bel Air, 800 block, reported 9:47 p.m. Nov. 21. A large fight took place in that block. Winters Run Golf Club in Bel Air, 1000 …
Charles Robert Creaney pleaded guilty to negligent homicide by vehicle in connection with a December 2011 fatal accident.
A 23-year-old Churchville man will spend his next birthday behind bars after admitting to drinking and driving before a December 2011 crash in White Hall that claimed another man's life. Charles Robert Creaney pleaded guilty Monday to a single count each of negligent homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana, according to a release from the Harford County State's Attorney's Office. Judge Maurice W. Baldwin sentenced Creaney to the maximum five years in jail before suspending all but one year and two months of that time. Once released, Creaney is ordered to serve five years supervised probation and make $13,787 restitution, the release states. The accident occurred around 5 a.m., on Dec. 4 …
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16 to Bel Air Patch. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. So, what are you waiting for? Now’s the time to get …
Cyber Monday is Nov. 26, 2012.
Find out what's going on around town and add your own events to the Patch event calendar.
Friday, November 23, 2012
The new spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office will start Monday, Nov. 26.
You need only take a look at his recent resume to see that Edward Hopkins is invested in Bel Air and Harford County. Hopkins was recently named the new public information officer for the Harford County Sheriff's Office. He will hit the ground running Monday, Nov. 26. He is also a part of Bel Air town government and and Bel Air Fire Company leadership. Monday will not technically be Hopkins' first day with the sheriff's office or even in the position of spokesman. Hopkins served as a police officer with the sheriff's office for 29 years, retiring with a rank of Lieutenant, according to his profile on the Town of Bel Air's website. Before retiring, Hopkins worked as the spokesman for the sheriff's office for about seven years, from 1994 …
The town hall-style meeting is scheduled to take place Dec. 1, a week from Saturday.
Throughout the year Harford County's Sheriff has visited communities across the county to talk crime statistics, the direction of the sheriff's office and concerns specific to each area. Next week, it's Jarrettsville's turn. Sheriff L. Jesse Bane is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Jarrettsville branch of the Harford County Public Library. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. at the library, located at 3722 Norrisville Road next to the sheriff's office Northern Precinct. Do you have concerns about your community or neighborhood you'd like to talk to the sheriff about? Leave a comment.
It's not a bad idea to get your star viewing spot picked out now.
With one more meteor shower expected before New Years, some Bel Air residents are already planning where they'll watch the universe's natural fireworks. On Sunday, Bel Air resident Cortney CiCi Hurd posted on the Bel Air Patch Facebook page asking for help finding the ideal stargazing spot where she could watch the Leonid Meteor Shower. Her question prompted a positive conversation on Facebook, and with the Geminid Meteor Shower expected to start Dec. 13, it seems appropriate to pose the question to a wider audience. Some recomendations on Facebook included the area off East MacPhail Road near the Maryland Golf And Country and anywhere in Whiteford or Jarrettsville. So you tell us: where is the best place in Harford County to look at the …