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  1. Darlington Apple Festival to Feature Local EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... food for sale. Kids can take hayrides or stuff their own scarecrows in the children's area, according to Harford County Tourism , which reports pets are not allowed with the exception of service dogs. The Darlington Apple Festival will be from 10 ...

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  2. Alleged million-dollar Harford caper involving used cooking oil reflects wider crime issueRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... oil from another company. He denies any wrongdoing, saying he runs a legitimate business. The owner of a Harford County business, who is accused of participating in what local law enforcement characterize as a million-dollar scheme to steal used ...

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  3. EDITORIAL: Old problem of viruses has few new solutions [The Aegis, Bel Air, Md.]Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... following the age old advice given in elementary schools for generations and reiterated recently by the Harford County Health Department: wash hands with soap and water; cover coughs and sneezes; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth, especially with ...

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  4. Roye-Williams to Receive Part of $1.2 Million Military GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    One Havre de Grace school and three others in the county will benefit from a $1.2 million Department of Defense grant they qualified for because of their connection to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford County Public Schools reported Tuesday. Roye-Williams Elementary School , Aberdeen Middle School, Aberdeen High School and Church Creek Elementary School will use the $1.2 million grant to provide after-school and summer programs focusing on science, technology, engineering and math ; and professional development for teachers in science and technology, according to a statement from Harford County Public Schools.

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  5. 'Human Rope to Stop the Dope' Forms in Bel AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Dozens fanned out along Main Street in Bel Air recently, joining together in what participants called a "Human Rope to Stop the Dope." The Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy , which coordinated the Sept.

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  6. Harford students take Maryland Breakfast ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County Public Schools is trying to get more students to eat breakfast at school and to increase participation, is taking part in the Maryland Breakfast Challenge, which kicked off locally earlier this month at Dublin Elementary School. The goal of the statewide program is to have 750 Maryland schools enrolled and 10,000 more children eating breakfast at school, according to HCPS officials.

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  7. 22nd Chemical Battalion, in place since WWII, could leave AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    The possibility that the 22nd Chemical Battalion could be leaving the was raised by APG Garrison Commander Col. Gregory McClinton during a recent public meeting on If it were to happen, the move likely wouldn't be until sometime in 2016, said Karen Holt, the regional BRAC manager, who added the move would not be part of the next base closure and realignment process, that many Harford County officials are concerned about.

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  8. Route 924 Closed for Tanker Incident: Harford OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    Harford County officials are asking drivers to avoid a stretch of MD Route 924 Monday evening due to a major crash.

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  9. More recognition planned for Harford's only Medal of Honor recipientRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Baltimore Sun

    Monday is the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of New Market Heights in which Sgt. Alfred Hilton, Harford County's only native born Medal of Honor recipient, was mortally wounded carrying his country's and his regiment's colors.

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  10. Two Charged in Edgewood Shooting Near Playground: SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    Two people have been charged in a nonfatal shooting that occurred in Edgewood earlier this month, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reports. The victim was shot behind businesses near the Brookside Drive playground at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.

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  11. Starbucks Now Open in Bel Air PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Patch.com

    None of the other stores has a drive-through, a feature unique to this particular location in Harford County, which is a standalone building that used to house a bank . Additionally, the Bel Air Plaza store will feature special offerings that other stores don't have: limited-edition coffees and one-cup brewing .

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  12. Sun Investigates Investigations into teacher misconduct can take more than a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... said it does between five and 10 investigations a year and each investigation takes no more than two weeks. Harford County declined to provide data. either said they haven't computed how much is spent on these cases, or did not provide the ...

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  13. Man Spotted in Bel Air, Abingdon Using Stolen Credit CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Patch.com

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a man who used stolen credit cards at several locations in the area last month, including at the Bel Air Toys "R" Us and the Abingdon Giant . Between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, the man-whose picture is attached-used credit cards around Harford County, according to the sheriff's office.

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  14. Craig's Biggest Regret: 'Economy Made It Difficult to Provide Pay Raises'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Patch.com

    ... Slutzky and Lisanti voted for the cut. Councilmen Guthrie and Shrodes abstained." Craig, who has been the Harford county executive since 2005, said that he regretted more than anything during his tenure that economic conditions got in the way of ...

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  15. 5th Annual Dominator Memorial Walk/Run Benefits Childhood CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CBS Local

    FOREST HILL, Md. -If you like to run or walk you can do it Saturday in Harford County and at the same time raise some much needed money for the fight against pediatric cancer.

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  16. Rosedale Federal gives to Harford libraryRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Record

    Rosedale Federal Savings & Loan Association has donated $25,000 to the Harford County Public Library to develop an Innovation Lab at the Abingdon branch. The Innovation Lab will provide for hands-on learning in video production, self-publishing and 3-D printing, including workshops and training.

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  17. Harford County Council Overrides Veto, Giving Incoming Exec 44% Salary BumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Patch.com

    The Harford County Council will give the county executive a raise, even though County Executive David Craig vetoed the measure and said it would come at the expense of county employee bonuses. On Thursday, the council voted 5-1, in a meeting that lasted less than five minutes, to override the executive's veto and pass legislation increasing the county executive's base salary from $90,000 to $130,000, according to The Aegis , which reported Councilman Richard Slutzky was the only member to vote against the measure.

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  18. Kohl's to hire 2,300 season workers at Edgewood e-commerce centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of the season work involved is sorting and boxing the higher volume of holiday orders. Sephora, another big Harford County employer, officially opened its new 650,000-square-foot distribution facility in Perryman during a ceremony Sept. 19. The ...

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  19. Violet Ripken | United Way of Central MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Record

    United Way of Central Maryland has recognized Violet Ripken as "Volunteer of a Lifetime." Ripken was recognized for the efforts she led in Harford County and beyond to improve opportunities for young people during after-school time so that they may realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

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  20. First Economic Enhancement Award goes to 'House of Cards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    "House of Cards" set up shop in Harford County three years ago and its economic impact has been felt ever since. The wildly popular Netflix series has drawn hundreds, if not thousands, to a host of casting calls for extras, but what it's done for Harford County and its economy is even more significant, so much so that the Harford County Office of Economic Development introduced a new honor for this year's Harford Awards.

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