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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Deven Billings

Deven Billings With His Certificate

A Gold 911 Award was presented to Deven Billings, a third-grader at Joppatown Elementary School, who recently called "911" while seeking help for his diabetic aunt.

Gold 9-1-1 Program
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Lucas Custer

Lucas Custer Receives His Award Certificates for His Bravery

On December 13, 2012, 11 year old Lucas Custer called 911 at 4:17 pm to report that his mother was unresponsive and moaning. Dispatcher Kara Angelo, the 911 Calltaker, remained on the line with Lucas until Police arrived. During this time Lucas remained v...Read on...

Gold 9-1-1 Program
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey Holding His Award Certificates

On Monday June 10, 2013, Kim Stritzinger - Public Safety Dispatcher III / Public Educator, representing the Harford County Department of Emergency Services presented a Gold 911 to 10 year old Jack Dempsey after we received the following nomination for hi...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Bel Air Reopens With New Equipment, More Accessible Surface

The Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Bel Air reopened last week after undergoing major renovations to upgrade the equipment and make it more accessible.

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Harford Dedicates First County-Owned Emergency Services Station

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman joined with other county officials on November 22 to dedicate the first county-owned EMS station.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Harford Designates Kurtz Mansion in Jarrettsville as County Historic Landmark

Harford County has designated the 176-year-old Kurtz Mansion in Jarrettsville for protection as a County Historic Landmark, at the request of its owner.

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Ninth Annual Barry Glassman 5K Run/Walk for Recovery Raises $21K

More than 300 runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers participated in the Ninth Annual Harford United Charities Barry Glassman 5K Run/Walk for Recovery on Sunday, October 30 at Harford Community College.

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Falling Branch Road in Pylesville Reopens Following Culvert Replacement

Falling Branch Road north of the intersection with Red Bridge Road in Pylesville has been reopened to all traffic following a culvert replacement.

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Harford County Honors 17 at the 36th Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards

The stories of 17 selfless volunteers inspired guests at the 36th Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony hosted by County Executive Barry Glassman and the Harford County Department of Community Services.

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Harford County Honors Veterans in November

Harford County is celebrating veterans with a series of activities in November.

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Harford County Celebrates First Responders

Harford County is celebrating National First Responders Day, October 28, with a proclamation in honor of those who help others in an emergency.

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Harford’s Transit LINK Bus System Earns Top Awards from Transportation Association of Maryland

Harford Transit LINK, the county’s public bus system, has been honored by the Transportation Association of Maryland with a 2022 Outstanding Marketing Program Award, and its supervisor, Jodi Glock, received the state organization’s Unsung Hero Award.

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Harford Ends FY2022 With $35 Million Surplus; Earns Clean Opinion for Financial Reporting

Harford County government ended last year with a nearly $35 million surplus to meet future needs and earned a clean opinion by external auditors on its financial reporting.

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2022 Draws More than 1,000 Participants; Prize Winners Announced

The seventh annual Harford Streams Summer Adventure drew 1,242 participants – 1,064 people and 178 dogs – in 2022, raising awareness and support for protecting Harford County’s natural waterways.

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Cherry Hill Road Bridge Over Deer Creek in Street Reopens to All Traffic

The Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street has been reopened to all traffic following emergency repairs.

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Glen Cove Road Bridge Over Peddler Run in Darlington Reopens to All Traffic

Glen Cove Road between Dublin Road and Franklin Church Road in Darlington has reopened to all through traffic following replacement of the bridge over Peddler Run.

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Harford County Celebrates Employment of Citizens with Differing Abilities

Celebrating the employment of citizens with disabilities, Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and Commission on Disabilities honored several individuals and organizations at their annual Employment Recognition Luncheon on October 12.

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Harford County Expands Eligibility for Property Tax Credit for Veterans, Seniors

Harford County has expanded the eligibility for its 20% property tax credit for retired veterans and senior citizens.

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Outdoor Dining Extended in Harford County

Harford County is helping restaurants to continue offering outdoor dining by extending emergency legislation adopted in the pandemic.

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

$1 Million Awarded in Harford County’s Inaugural African American Heritage Grant Program

Harford has awarded $1 million in its first grant program dedicated to preserving African American history. County Executive Barry Glassman announced the awards on Wednesday at a reception for grantees at the historic Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air.

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Jolly Acres Road Bridge in White Hall to Close for Bridge Deck Rehabilitation

Jolly Acres Road between Green Road and Dry Branch Road in White Hall will be closing on or about Monday, October 17 for approximately four months while the bridge deck over Deer Creek is rehabilitated.

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Harford Celebrates Adult Drug Court Graduates; Alternative to Incarceration Offers Path to Recovery

Harford County is celebrating adult drug court graduates and inspiring others with a Graduation Tree unveiled in circuit court on September 12 in Bel Air.

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Feedback Sought on Plans for Bicycle, Pedestrian Connection Between HCC, Town of Bel Air

Harford County is seeking additional feedback from the public on plans for a bicycle and pedestrian connection between Harford Community College and the Town of Bel Air.

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

New Livestock Trailer Helps Harford County High School Students Care for Farm Animals

Animal science students at North Harford High School have a new livestock trailer to help them exhibit and care for farm animals, thanks to a donation from county government.

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Cherry Hill Road Bridge Over Deer Creek to Close October 3 for Approximately Three Weeks

The bridge, near the intersection of Cherry Hill Road and Route 24 (Rocks Road), is adjacent to the 4-H camp. It is a Harford County Historic Landmark, and the repairs have been approved by the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Attorney Meaghan Alegi Named Acting Director of Harford County Law Department

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has named Meaghan Alegi acting director of the county’s law department, following the departure of Melissa Lambert for a position with the sheriff’s office as director of legal affairs.

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Glenville, Susquehanna Hall Roads to Close Intermittently for Four Weeks During Road Resurfacing

Two sections of Harford County roads will be closed during the day in the upcoming weeks as they are resurfaced.

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Falling Branch Road in Pylesville to Close for Approximately Four Weeks for Culvert Replacement

Falling Branch Road north of the intersection with Red Bridge Road in Pylesville will close beginning on or about Monday, September 19 for approximately four weeks while a culvert is replaced.

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Harford Executive Glassman to Lead Moment of Silence, Lay Wreath for 9/11 Victims

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will lead county employees in a moment of silence and lay a wreath to commemorate the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Harford County Recognized with 37th Consecutive National Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Harford County government has been nationally recognized for excellence in financial reporting for the 37th consecutive year.

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Bel Air to Close for Renovations September 12

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will close the Lyn Stacie Getz playground in Bel Air for approximately three months beginning on or about Monday, September 12 while it undergoes renovations.

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Harford Flags Lowered Aug. 31 for Overdose Awareness; Celebrating Recovery in September

Harford County will remember those lost to addiction by lowering flags on the last day of August and will celebrate recovery with events planned in September.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Stafford Road Bridge in Darlington to Close for Approximately Nine Months for Bridge Rehabilitation

Stafford Road at Craigs Corner Road in Darlington will close beginning on or about Tuesday, September 6 for approximately nine months while the bridge over Deer Creek is rehabilitated.

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Harford Seeks Volunteers for Wheelchair Costume Workshops; Applications Open for Participants

Halloween is a fun time for kids to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating with friends and family, but this can be a challenge for some children who use a wheelchair.

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Harford County Disabilities Commission Seeks Nominees for 2022 Employment Recognition Awards

The Harford County Commission on Disabilities is seeking nominations for awards in recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month in October.

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Tollgate Yard Trim Drop-Off Facility in Bel Air Closed July 28 – 30 for Harford Farm Fair

Harford County’s Tollgate Yard Trim Drop-Off Facility in Bel Air will be closed from Thursday, July 28 through Saturday, July 30 to minimize traffic around the Harford County Farm Fair.

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Harford County Announces Free Drop-Off Locations for Residential Tree Debris Following Summer Storm

To help Harford County residents clean up debris from Tuesday’s storm, tree material will be accepted at the following locations from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning today (Friday) through Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Harford Launches Campaign to Prevent Youth Suicide; Second Leading Cause of Death for Ages 10 - 14

According to the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death nationwide for youth ages 10 – 14. In response, Harford County partners are raising awareness and training community members to intervene.

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Harford Celebrates Park & Recreation Month with Free Activities in July

Harford County has teed up free activities in July to celebrate national Park & Recreation Month.

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Stephanie Whalon Named Acting Director of Harford County Procurement

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has named Stephanie Whalon acting director of procurement, following the departure of Karen Myers for a position with state government.

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Harford County Adopts Historic District and Sustainability Guidelines for Historic Preservation

The Harford County Historic Preservation Commission voted in June to adopt additional standards to the Harford County Historic Preservation Design Guidelines approved in 2021.

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Harford County’s Mobile Fire Safety House Uses Technology to Teach Life-Saving Lessons

Harford County citizens of all ages have a new way to learn fire safety with a high-tech “house” available to visit local schools, businesses, and community centers.

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Harford County Offering Monthly Workshops for First-Time Homebuyers; Next Free Workshop is July 20

Buying a home for the first time can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Find out what you need to know at any of the free monthly workshops offered by the Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Applications Open for New African American Heritage Grants; Juneteenth Declared County Holiday

Harford County will accept applications in July for its new African American Heritage Grant Program. Grants will fund projects that contribute to the research, preservation, and interpretation of local African American history.

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Cherry Hill Road Bridge in Street to Reopen at 4 p.m. June 15

Harford County Department of Public Works has assessed the bridge and deemed it safe for vehicular traffic. Damage from the tree to aesthetic components were localized to the north entrance, which is being scheduled for design and repair.

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Cherry Hill Road Bridge in Street Closed Until Further Notice Due to Fallen Tree

The Harford County Department of Public Works has closed Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street until further notice.

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Harford to Expand Summer Food Benefits for Nearly 10,000 At-Risk Children

With support from Harford County government, more low-income families will get help paying for groceries this summer through a state anti-hunger program.

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Glassman Urges Town of Bel Air to Allow New Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School to Move Forward

County Executive Barry Glassman sent the attached letter dated June 2 to the Bel Air town commissioners, urging them to allow the new Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School to move forward.

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

County Executive Directs COVID-Relief Funding to HCPS Staff Who Maintain Safe Learning Environment

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has directed COVID-relief funding to provide $2,000 retention bonuses for public school system employees who maintain and repair school facilities.

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Harford Executive Signs FY 23 Budget: Full Funding for Education, Public Safety; Historic Tax Cuts

County Executive Barry Glassman today signed Harford’s budget for FY 23, his last budget due to term limits, and issued the following statement.

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Picture Yourself in Harford Streams Summer Adventure

This summer, explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, take selfies at your favorite locations, and win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure.

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Harford Seeks Public Input on Plans for Bicycle, Pedestrian Connection Between HCC, Town of Bel Air

The Harford County Department of Planning & Zoning, under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, will hold a meeting for citizens to drop in anytime from 5 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Portion of Glen Cove Road to Close for Approximately Five Months for Bridge Replacement

Glen Cove Road between Dublin Road and Franklin Church Road in Darlington will close beginning on or about Wednesday, June 1 for approximately five months while the bridge over Peddler Run is replaced.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Harford County Residents Can Drop Off Used Tires for Recycling Friday, June 10

Harford County residents can dispose of used tires by dropping them off for recycling on Friday, June 10, 2022. Up to 10 passenger or light truck tires, on or off the rim, will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Harford Waste Disposal Center.

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Nominees Sought for 36th Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards

Do you know an unsung hero? Each year the Harford County Department of Community Services searches for local citizens who selflessly assist others and honors their volunteer service with Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Harford’s Glassman Administration Earns Four Awards from National Association of Counties

Harford County government has earned national recognition for four innovative and effective programs.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

River Road Bridge in Darlington to Reopen May 12

The River Road bridge over Peddler Run in Darlington will reopen at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 following repairs to the corrugated metal bridge deck and bridge railing. The bridge is near the intersection of River Road and Glen Cove Road.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Harford County Seeks Volunteers for Police Accountability Board

Harford County is seeking volunteers to serve on a new police accountability board and related administrative charging committee.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Harford County Executive Vetoes Illegal Bill on Perryman Peninsula Building Moratorium

County Executive Barry Glassman today vetoed Bill 22-003 - Perryman Peninsula Moratorium because it is illegal.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Harford County Celebrates National Historic Preservation Month in May

In recognition of May as National Historic Preservation Month, Harford County is inviting residents to celebrate its historic places.

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Harford County Opens New Segment of The Ma & Pa Trail in Downtown Bel Air

County officials on Saturday cut the ribbon on a 1.2-mile segment through downtown Bel Air between the Williams Street trailhead and a new parking lot at North Avenue.

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Glassman FY23 Budget: Biggest Tax Cut in County History, Full Funding of Education, Public Safety

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today proposed the largest property tax cut in county history as part of his recommended budget for fiscal year 2023.

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Third Harford County Youth and Family Resource Festival Serves over 800

There were smiles all around as over 800 attendees gathered for the third biennial Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival on April 9 in the APGFCU Arena in Bel Air.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace Hosting Open Houses for Brides-to-Be, Wedding Vendors

Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace is hosting open houses once a month this upcoming wedding season to give future brides a chance to envision their big day.

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Harford County Government, Harford Public Schools Share New Fleet Maintenance Facility

Citizens rely on public vehicles like ambulances, school buses, police cars, and even snowplows. To keep them in good repair, Harford County government built a new fleet maintenance facility to be shared with Harford County Public Schools.

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

The Grove at Harford to Open for the Season April 2; New Amenities Coming Early Summer

The Grove at Harford, the county’s agribusiness incubator in Street, will reopen for the year on Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. Citizens will have the chance to shop local from vendors featuring a range of locally-sourced products.

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Volunteers Invited to Plant Trees Friday, April 15 for Harford County’s Arbor Day Celebration

Harford County will celebrate Arbor Day this year by planting 230 trees at the Harford County Waste Disposal Center in Street. Volunteers are needed to help with the plantings on Friday, April 15 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration Open for Harford County Bike Camp for People with Differing Abilities

Registration is open for Harford County’s popular summer camp for people with differing abilities to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding. Volunteer spotters are needed to assist instructors and serve each rider on a specially adapted bike.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

River Road Bridge in Darlington to Close for Four Weeks Beginning April 4

The River Road bridge over Peddler Run in Darlington will close daily for several hours on or about Monday, April 4 for about four weeks to replace the corrugated metal bridge deck and perform structural repairs on the bridge railing.

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Harford County Seeks Input on Updated Design Guidelines for Historic Preservation

A meeting will be held on April 6 to receive comments virtually and in person. Citizens may also provide input by email or U.S. Mail at any time until April 8.

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration Open for Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival Saturday, April 9

Developed by the Harford County Department of Community Services, this free, family-friendly event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at the APGFCU Arena on the campus of Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Business Outreach Center Open to Help Veteran-Owned Companies in Harford County

The new Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) in Havre de Grace provides business and entrepreneurial support services to active-duty personnel, veterans, service members transitioning out of the military, reservists, and military spouses.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for Whiteford Volunteer Firefighter Janet Holbrook

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered in honor of Janet Holbrook, a firefighter and secretary of the Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company, who died in the line of duty last week.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Harford County Sports Equipment Donation Drive to Benefit Children in Need

To expand opportunities for low-income families, Harford County Parks & Recreation is partnering with the nonprofit Leveling the Playing Field on a sports equipment donation drive during March to coincide with Good Sportsmanship Month.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Harford County Celebrates Women’s History Month

This year for Women’s History Month, Harford County is honoring Wink Jonas, who brought modern technology into the world through her work at Aberdeen Proving Ground and helped save the Gravel Hill community she loved.

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Section of Annie’s Playground in Fallston to Close March 14 for Renovations

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will close a portion of Annie’s Playground in Fallston for approximately ten weeks beginning around March 14 while it undergoes renovations.

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Posted on: February 26, 2022

County Executive Barry Glassman Expects Harford County School Board Will Lift Mask Mandate

BEL AIR, Md., (Feb. 26, 2022) – Harford County Executive Glassman issued the following statement today following news that the Maryland State Board of Education and the state legislature rescinded the statewide mask mandate in schools effective ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Section of Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Bel Air to Close for Renovations

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will close a portion of the Lyn Stacie Getz playground in Bel Air for approximately six weeks beginning on or about March 1 while it undergoes renovations.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Public Input Sought on New Aberdeen Activity Center

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation and the City of Aberdeen are seeking citizen input on amenities to be included in the new Aberdeen Activity Center.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

County Executive Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for First Responder Wayne Fisher

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered in honor of Wayne Fisher, a first responder with the Harford County Fire and EMS Foundation who died in the line of duty last week.

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Woodbridge Station Way at Woodbridge Center Way in Edgewood Reopened

Harford County Department of Public Works will reopen Woodbridge Station Way at the intersection with Woodbridge Center Way in Edgewood, effective at 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2022.

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Harford County Hosts First Annual Diaper Drive to Help Babies, Parents

Harford County Government is collecting diapers and wipes for local families in need this February.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Abingdon Road to be Closed Thursday Night for Emergency Road Repairs

Maryland Transportation Authority will close portions of Abingdon Road from 9 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Feb. 10, weather permitting, for emergency road repairs to fix a pothole at the I-95 bridge abutment.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Harford County to Remember Fallen Deputies February 10, Six Years After Line-of-Duty Deaths

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered and plans a moment of silence for two sheriff’s deputies who gave their lives in the line of duty six years ago on February 10.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

AAA-Rated Harford County Bonds Sell at Historically Low Interest Rates

Harford County held its annual bond sale Tuesday, borrowing funds at one of the lowest rates in county history.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Harford Honors Black History Month with Video About Belle Vue Farm and the Christiana Resistance

This year for Black History Month, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman tells the story of a little-known event that helped spark the Civil War and led to freedom for four million Americans. The story begins at Belle Vue Farm in Havre de Grace.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Harford County to Lift Mask Requirements in County Government Buildings Effective Feb. 1

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced today he will lift the mask requirement for visitors in county government buildings and for county employees who interact with the public. The new policy will take effect Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022.

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Harford County Retains AAA Bond Rating; Highest Possible Rating Reduces Borrowing Costs

Fitch Ratings, S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service each reaffirmed their highest possible rating for 2022, placing Harford among the less than 2% of counties nationwide to earn the top rating from all three agencies.

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Harford County Property Tax Credit Applications Due April 1 for Eligible Seniors, Retired Veterans

Harford County is accepting applications until April 1 for eligible seniors and retired veterans to receive a 20% credit on their county property taxes next year.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

County Executive Glassman Invites Citizen Input on Harford’s FY23 Budget; Comment Period Open Now

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will host a virtual town hall meeting this month to receive public input on the next county budget.

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Harford Executive Glassman Delivers Final State of the County Address

EMS division to take on additional service areas amid rising need; African-American Heritage Preservation Program planned, and more ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

County Executive Barry Glassman to Deliver Final State of Harford County Address Jan. 11

County Executive Barry Glassman will deliver his annual State of Harford County address on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Due to term limits, the address will be his last as county executive.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Harford to Require Masks for Visitors to County Government Buildings Effective Jan. 4

Consistent with Gov. Hogan’s actions earlier today, Harford County will require masks for visitors in county buildings and for county government employees who interact with the public, effective at 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2022, until further notice.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

County Executive Barry Glassman Statement on COVID-19 Testing Site in Harford County

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement on the COVID-19 testing site opening at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air.

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

County Executive Barry Glassman Vetoes Harford County Council’s Redistricting Map

County Executive Barry Glassman today issued the following statement on the amended redistricting map passed earlier this month by the Harford County Council.

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

ThinkBig Networks Connects First Customers to High-Speed Internet in Rural Harford County

ThinkBig Networks has connected its first customers to high-speed internet service in northern Harford County, under a public-private partnership with county government to reach unserved and underserved homes and businesses.

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Harford Adds First Bariatric Ambulance to County Fleet

Harford County government has purchased and placed into service the county’s first bariatric ambulance specially equipped for larger patients.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Harford County Installs First Outdoor Gym at Prospect Mill Park in Bel Air

Harford County Parks & Recreation recently installed an outdoor gym for open
air workouts at Prospect Mill Park in Bel Air. County officials on Monday held a ribbon-cutting for the gym, which is the first of its kind in county parks

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Section of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon Reopened

Laurel Bush Road between Burgh Westra Way and Hookers Mill Road in Abingdon
has reopened ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Harford County Earns 34th Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from GFO Association

Harford County Earns 34th Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from Government Finance Officers Association.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Holiday Greetings from Harford County Executive Barry Glassman & Friends

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman sends holiday greetings with help from some barnyard friends at North Harford High School’s agricultural program.

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