Harford County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Manager Earns National Recognition

From Harford County Public Schools: Gary Childress, supervisor of food and nutrition for Harford County Public Schools and current president of the Maryland School Nutrition Association, is in the national school nutrition spotlight for earning the President’s Award of Excellence from the School Nutrition Association (SNA). The President’s Award of Excellence recognizes up to three […]

Harford County Sheriff Gahler Appointed by Gov. Hogan to Medical Marijuana Commission

From the Office of the Governor of Maryland: Governor Larry Hogan today announced ten appointments to the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission. The commission oversees the development of policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure that medical cannabis is available to qualifying patients. With the initial application phase complete, the commission is focused on the […]

Harford County Public Libraries to Serve as Cooling Centers as Heat Index Nears 105 Deg

From Harford County government: With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees on Thursday, July 13, 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 Thursdays, Harford libraries are open […]

Gov. Hogan Administration Funds $170,000 for Harford County to Fight Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

From the Office of the Governor of Maryland: Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center, Department of Health, and the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention today announced more than $22 million to fight the heroin and opioid epidemic. Eighty percent will go to Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions and service providers to fund prevention, enforcement, and […]

Harford County’s 13th Annual Drug Prevention Symposium Draws 300 Attendees

From Harford County government: More than 300 individuals and 20 exhibitors from throughout Maryland participated in the 2017 Harford County Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Symposium held June 22 at Bel Air High School. The 13th annual drug symposium was hosted by Harford County Community Services’ Office of Drug Control Policy and featured keynote speaker […]