August 11, 1991
Gov. William Donald Schaefer presented the first Town of Aberdeen economic development awards Friday.The breakfast at the New Deal Diner recognized four Aberdeen businesses for their contribution to economic revitalization.Honorees included:* The 15 South Parke Professional Building for keeping alive a commercial site in the middle of Aberdeen's business section. Opened as an Acme grocery in 1952, the building was converted to a photographic processing plant and later to a cosmetology school.
May 2, 1993
Aberdeen voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect two council members. Up for election are incumbents Ronald Kupferman, the council president, and Macon L. Tucker Jr., and challenger Barbara Kreamer, a former state and county officeholder. Letters from the candidates outlining several of their positions are at right.Since switching to a strong-mayor form of city government last year, the town has had its share of political controversies. The city of 13,500 residents is also just coming off a festive centennial year and its outlying industrial areas have been the fertile ground for much of Harford County's job creation efforts.
December 16, 2007
Aberdeen's experience with a minor-league baseball stadium is a cautionary tale to any small town investing in an enterprise about which it knows little. By all accounts, Ripken Stadium has been a great success, as are the Aberdeen IronBirds, the Class A team that plays there, and the adjacent youth baseball academy. But it's been a hugely unprofitable situation for Aberdeen, which is losing about $311,000 each year, chiefly because a real estate development that was expected to be built next door (and generate substantial tax revenues)
August 22, 2012
Two men who assaulted an Aberdeen area man with a baseball bat Tuesday night. Arrest warrants on charges of first-degree assault have been issued for Michael Hawley, of the 200 block of Golf Drive in Aberdeen, and Keven Sparks, of the 1700 block of Cedar Crest Court in Edgewood, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. The two allegedly assaulted Dion Lee Kuhn, 41, around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Kuhn's home in the 900 block of North Stepney Road. Police found Kuhn lying in the yard near the house; his head was bleeding, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
August 8, 2012
August is full of important activities in Aberdeen! The opening ceremonies for the Cal Ripken World Series are today (Friday). The host team from Forest Hill will play tonight and all is in readiness for the big parade Saturday in downtown Aberdeen starting at 11 a.m. August 14 through 19 the carnival comes to town at Cal Sr's Yard. Next weekend, Aug. 18 and 19, is the Championship Weekend that will be the determining time for the 16 teams that have come to Aberdeen to compete.
June 11, 2013
The Casey Cares Foundation, http://www.caseycares.org , which provides uplifting and ongoing programs to critically ill children and their families, will host a Soccer Camp for a Cause June 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen. U.S. National Team Soccer Player Sergio Flores will host a two-hour soccer camp with all proceeds benefiting Casey Cares. The camp includes training and refreshments with the evening culminating in a kids versus parents game. The registration fee is $30 and participants can register at http://www.sergiossoccertraining.com .