Harford County to Participate in Worldwide “Great ShakeOut” Earthquake Drill Oct. 17

From Harford County Government: (Forest Hill, MD) – – On Thursday, October 17, 2013 at approximately 10:17 a.m. millions of people around the world are expected to participated in the world’s largest earthquake drill. An estimated 18 million people worldwide will participate in the 2013 “Great ShakeOut” drill. Maryland is one of many jurisdictions throughout […]

Rick Ayers, Linda Ploener, Susan Ayers, Brian Bauer Named Harford County Employees of the Month for November for Work During Earthquake

From Harford County government: Four members of the Harford County Division of Emergency Operations (EOC) have been named Employees of the Month for November 2011. Rick Ayers, Emergency Manager, Linda Ploener, Emergency Planner, Susan Ayers, Administrative Assistant and Brian Bauer, Homeland Security Coordinator, were nominated by the Manager Emergency Operations Brian Feist. The nomination praised […]

Dublin/Darlington September Bulletin: Apple Festival Coming October 1; Earthquake Damage to Historic Buildings; Harford Hammers

From the 21034 Community E-News Editors: APPLE FESTIVAL NEWS As you are probably well aware, Darlington’s Apple Festival is held every year on the first Saturday of October. As a property owner directly on the main thoroughfare of the festival, you know that activity begins late Friday afternoon and continues until Saturday evening. In an […]

Minor Earthquake Rattles Harford County; 1-in-10 Chance of Aftershock “Of Similar Strength” by 2 p.m. Wednesday

Bracing for a hurricane in the Atlantic, Harford County weathered a different kind of natural disaster Tuesday when a minor earthquake shook the area just before 2 p.m., causing widespread reports of damage and brief evacuations of many local buildings. The quake registered 5.9 on the Richter Scale at its center approximately 40 miles northwest […]

University of Maryland Medical Center/R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Team Recognized in Harford

From Harford County government: Harford County Executive David R. Craig will pay tribute and recognize members of the University of Maryland Medical Center/R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Team that traveled to Haiti earlier this year to render life-saving aid following the devastating earthquake. Each of the team members being recognized are residents of Harford County, […]

Christmas Aftershock: Post-Holiday Earthquake Shakes Up/Wakes Up North Harford


The day after Christmas is traditionally a day of relaxation. It’s a time to unwind, decompress and pick up the pieces after surviving another hectic holiday season. That was generally the case this Friday, which was no different than any other ‘day-after-Christmas’ in the past – that is, until an earthquake of moderate magnitude moderately […]

Wasting Time: Geraldo Rivera Vs. Hurricane Ike

I know you’ve all thought to yourselves at one point or another, “who would win in a fight: Geraldo Rivera or a hurricane?” Since Geraldo has a long history of thinking he’s a tough guy when it comes to hurricanes and other severe weather, it’s no surprise he attempted to go toe-to-toe with Hurricane Ike. […]