From John Paff: Today, June 22nd, the Maryland Board of Elections certified the first phase of signatures collected in support of a referendum on “In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants”. Out of the 57,505 signatures collected, 47,288 were validated. Leaving 8,448 signatures to be collected during the second phase which ends June 30th. I am proud […]
From the office of Del. Pat McDonough: MD PETITIONS’ LEADERS CRITICIZE O’MALLEY SIGNING OF MARYLAND “DREAM ACT” With the stroke of a pen, Governor O’Malley demonstrated his lack of respect for the Constitution, federal law, Maryland taxpayers and simple fairness. By signing the so-called “Maryland Dream Act,” O’Malley has indicated his support for a law […]
What a difference a decade makes. From January 2000 to December 2009, Harford County enjoyed an historic housing boom, then suffered through historic economic downturn. Harford was the big winner in the U.S. Army’s Base Realignment and Closure decision, but has yet to experience any meaningful impact from BRAC other than the headaches and problems […]
The year 2009 opened on a sad note in Harford County with residents still mourning the death of prominent, longtime school superintendent Jacqueline Haas. Before the year was over, Harford County would lose two other wellknown female leaders – former delegate Joanne Parrott and Harford County Councilwoman Veronica Chenowith. It was also a year of […]
Since he was 16 years old, Joseph Woods intended to one day be a member of the Harford County Council. That vision was fulfilled Tuesday night when the Harford County Council voted unanimously to install Woods, now 30 and chief of the Fallston Volunter Fire and Ambulance Company, as its newest member. It was a […]
Joanne S. Parrott, a former state delegate and Harford County Council President, died in her home Wednesday at the age of 68. The cause of death remains unknown. All Harford County flags will be flown at half staff until after her funeral.