Harford County, MD

Humane Society of Harford County to waive adoption fees

BALTIMORE – The Humane Society of Harford County is waiving adoption fees for all pets later this month as part of its parent organization's nationwide Clear The Shelters event.The week-long event runs from Saturday, Aug. 20 through Saturday, Aug. 27.The goal of the annual drive, which is now in its eighth year, is to find warm and loving homes for all of the dogs, cats and other animals being cared for by the Humane Society.With the shelter nearly reaching capacity repeatedly this year, the Humane Society's leadership said the pet adoption drive could not come at a better time."Almost 3,000...
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Moderate Barry Glassman charts own course in Republican Party bid for Maryland comptroller

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman finds himself frustrated with having to contend with his fellow candidates on the Maryland Republican Party’s statewide ticket. “My eyes are more focused on policy and operating as a good public servant,” he said. “They clearly don’t represent my values or temperament. That’s probably the most diplomatic way to put it.” Glassman was nominated as the ...
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Harford County Public Schools to host hiring event to remedy staffing shortage

While some school systems across the state face severe staffing shortages just weeks away from the start of the new school year, Harford County Public Schools is closing in on meeting its hiring goals and will make a final push by hosting a drop-in hiring fair for all positions on Aug. 16 from 3-5 p.m. at Aberdeen High School. HCPS officials said they have approximately 35 teacher vacancies to ...
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Police investigation continues after accident

PERRYVILLE — An investigation continues after a reported fatal accident occurred on Interstate 95 in Harford County, according to Maryland State Police at the JFK Highway barrack. Ron Snyder, spokesman for the Maryland State Police, said Anthony Renoll, 19, died at the scene. Snyder said a passenger car rear-ended a tractor trailer near the 85 mile marker. The police were called to the scene on the southbound side near Havre de Grace around 3:00 p.m. Saturday.

Harford Community College announces the first Success Journey Scholarship award recipient

Harford Community College has announced Dakota Smith, who graduated in June from Joppatowne High School, is the first recipient of the Success Journey Scholarship. “As soon as I learned of the Success Journey Scholarship opportunity, I immediately thought of Dakota and that he must apply,” said Joppatowne High School Counselor Nicole Venters. “Dakota meets every requirement of the scholarship ...

German Shepherd puppy receives life saving-surgery in Harford County

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — A stray, German Shepherd puppy was given life-saving surgery by the Humane Society of Harford County for an uncommon birth defect. Last week, Harford County Sheriff's Office's animal control brought the young stray dog named Rett into Pleasantville Animal Hospital, for medical attention because he was unable to eat and had a visibly arched back.

Maryland puppy retailer banned from doing business in the state

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) — Maryland has reached a settlement with a Harford County puppy retailer, banning it from doing business in the state, the Attorney General's Office said Friday. Owned by Sara and Nathan Bazler, Maryland Puppies Online will also pay the state $75,000. The company agreed to pay...

A taste of the Caribbean in Harford County

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — August is Black-Owned Business Month. Celebrate and shop with local businesses in your area. We're getting a taste of the Caribbean with Chef Jazz Tucker from Island Spice Grille in Harford County.

Harford County woman makes saving monarch butterfly her life's mission

CHURCHVILLE, Md. — A Churchville woman has made it her mission to raise and protect as many monarch butterflies as she can. Scientists added monarch butterflies to the endangered species list in July. Donna Thompson's garden has many plants, monarch butterflies and hundreds of their eggs. Thompson told 11...

Jan. 6 attack echoes on Maryland’s Eastern Shore as Democrat Heather Mizeur seeks inroads in ‘red’ district of Rep. Andy Harris

The Democratic congressional challenger walked up to the Republican candidates’ booth at the Cecil County Fair, smiled and introduced herself. “Hi, I’m Heather Mizeur. Nice to meet you,” she said. There, in a display hall surrounded by funnel cakes, corn dogs and tractors, she talked with a county Republican official about her platform of trying to bridge partisan political differences. Behind ...

Harford medical centers recognized for heart disease and stroke care by American Heart Association

Two Harford County hospitals are among 37 hospitals in Maryland recently recognized by the American Heart Association for their participation in association’s Get With The Guidelines program. Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, both University of Maryland Medical System facilities, were recognized for their achievements. The program ...

Harford’s CHOSEN Community Development Corporation Leadership Academy hosts annual summer mentoring and STEAM camp

More than 50 students participated in the CHOSEN Community Development Corporation Leadership Academy’s annual summer mentoring and STEAM camp for middle and high school students this week in Havre de Grace. The academy is led by college students from various colleges in Maryland and high school staff from several schools. Each of the 55 students from around the region participating in the ...