October 1, 2014
Havre de Grace football coach Greg Long was named Ravens High School Coach of the Week after his Warriors defeated Fallston, 35-12, in a clash of unbeaten teams Friday night. The Warriors improved to 4-0 for the first time since 2008. They have now matched their win total from the last two seasons combined and are looking for their first winning season since 2010, when they reached the Class 1A state final. Friday's win ended a 13-game regular-season winning streak by Fallston, the defending Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division champions.
September 29, 2014
Harford Christian beat Rising Sun, 3-2, in girls field hockey action Monday afternoon. The game was tied 1-1 at halftime. Scoring for Harford Christian were Julia Smith, Sue Edwards and Lily Loomis. Mallory Tiffin and Brianna Baily found the net for Rising Sun. Harford Christian's AudreyAnna Howell had fives saves in goal, while Rising Sun's Maddie Hurm had nine. In other field hockey action Monday, Havre de Grace lost to Tome, 1-0. No game details were provided. CMW, NH settle for tie Even penalty strokes couldn't decide Friday afternoon's field hockey game between North Harford and C. Milton Wright, who had to settle for a 2-2 tie. The game was scoreless through regulation and overtime, then each team scored twice on the penalty strokes - Gabby Karr and Meredith Parks for the Hawks and Olivia Beachley and Emilee Hailey for the Mustangs.
September 26, 2014
It's spooky, dear readers! Haunted tours of Havre de Grace run until Nov. 1, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $14. Call 410-939-1811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Welcome to autumn! Acquire your fall harvest of pumpkins and mums at Havre de Grace Farmers Market, 450 Pennington Ave., Saturdays through October, 9 a.m. to noon. The Grace Place Serving Center will host a free, hot meal luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 N. Union Ave., 410-939-2107, to anyone in need who enters.
September 25, 2014
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Tyrone Keith Sterrette, 35, of the 200 block of Perrywood Court, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault. Aberdeen police report: Jatierra Janae Briggs, 18, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was charged Tuesday with vandalism less than $1,000. Brian Edward Logan, 53, of the 100 block of Armstrong Avenue, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault and trespassing.
September 21, 2014
A fire in a garage and workshop on a farm near Churchville Saturday caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the 30-by-90 foot structure and its contents, state fire investigators said. A preliminary investigation disclosed the fire was caused when gasoline vapors made contact with a hot engine on a zero turn lawn mower during refueling, according to a notice of investigation from the Fire Marshal's Office. In addition to the lawn mower, a Ford F150 pickup truck and other equipment stored inside the building was damaged, investigators said.
September 2, 2014
The recent dramatic rise in heroin overdose deaths has reached near epidemic levels in Maryland ( "Overdose deaths are preventable," Aug. 29). The commentary by Deanna Wilson, Stephanie Sparrow and Jennifer Kirschner is an important follow up to the views expressed by Sun columnist Dan Rodricks , who questioned the accuracy of the reported number of heroin addicts in Baltimore ( "Heroin capital claim based on an old, bad number," Aug. 28). Regrettably, it appears that the rest of America has caught up with Baltimore's widespread substance abuse problem.