Community Foundation of Harford County Receives Grant from Peace First for We Cancerve Fund

From the Community Foundation of Harford County: Community Foundation of Harford County received a $6,250 grant from Peace First in support of the We Cancerve Fund, an accumulator fund founded by Abingdon resident Grace Callwood, an 11-year-old cancer survivor. The donation is the first installment of a two-year, $25,000 grant Grace received from Peace First, […]

Harford County Public Schools Provides Suppers as Part of USDA Afterschool Food Program

From Harford County Public Schools: The Harford County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Department is participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program. The CACFP helps to provide children and teenagers the nutrition they need beyond the school day. Through this program, suppers are […]

Harford County Health Department Urges Readiness after First Reported West Nile Virus Case of 2016 Confirmed in Western Maryland

From the Harford County Health Department: The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) reported the first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2016 involving an adult in Western Maryland. Harford County Health Department urges the public to take appropriate measures to reduce their risk of infection against this and other […]

Harford County Libraries to Serve as “Cooling Centers” Tuesday; Heat Index Expected to Exceed 105 Deg

From Harford County government: With the heat index expected to exceed 105 degrees on Tuesday, August 16, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with Harford County Public Library and the Harford County Health Department, will utilize libraries as “Cooling Centers” during normal business hours. On Tuesdays, the Bel Air Library is open […]

Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation Appoints Mayo and Snee to Board of Directors

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Lorraine Mayo, president of University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, and Joseph Snee, Jr., Esq., shareholder of Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, P.A., Attorneys at Law. The Foundation supports the mission […]

Harford County Public Library Branches to Serve as Cooling Centers; Heat Index Expected to Reach 105 Deg

From Harford County government: With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees for the next several days, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with Harford County Public Library and the Harford County Health Department, will offer “Cooling Centers” at all library branches during normal business hours on Thursday, August 11, through […]