January 27, 2012
Thirteen parcels are identified and several are considered "ripe for development" in the new Hickory Ridge plan. In the early 1990s, CA proposed an ill-conceived plan for a Fun Center on the three-acre parcel adjacent to Giant that included night lighting and batting cages. The plan was overwhelming rejected by the homeowners nearby. In the late 2000s, another surprise awaited Clemens and Hickory Crest homeowners. A Walgreens was proposed at the corner of Freetown Road and Cedar Lane.
October 7, 2011
Thomas Louis "Pep" Perrella, a schools caterer and former Archbishop Curley soccer coach and player, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 59 and lived in Overlea. The Baltimore native grew up on Kentucky Avenue. A childhood baseball coach named him "Pepper" or "Pep" after Pepper Martin, the 1930s St. Louis Cardinals base stealer. Before graduating from Archbishop Curley High School in 1970, he scored a soccer goal to secure the school's first Maryland Scholastic Association championship.
August 5, 2011
Duke names building for Easton resident Pascal Duke is naming an 80,000-square-foot building featuring a 120-yard football playing surface after Easton resident Bob Pascal , a Maryland state senator from 1970 to 1974 and Anne Arundel county executive from 1974 to 1982. Pascal, owner of the Pascal Group, provided a lead gift of $6 million for the project. A 1956 Duke graduate, he was an All-America running back who helped the Blue Devils to a three-year record of 20-8-3, including three Atlantic Coast Conference championships and a 34-7 win over Nebraska in the 1955 Orange Bowl.
July 15, 2010
A 26-year-old Harford County man remains in stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma after he lost control of his car and hit the front porch of a business in Hickory, according to Maryland State Police. Clinton Hyde of the 4300 block of Federal Hill Road in Street faces reckless driving charges after police say he attempted to pass a vehicle while driving north in the 2400 block of Conowingo Road Wednesday at about 5 p.m. Hyde tired to pass the car on the left shoulder, lost control of the vehicle, crossed the center line and went into the southbound roadside area where he struck and embankment, according to police.
September 28, 2008
Since the mid-1950s, Hickory Elementary School has played a vital part in educating children in Harford County. It started as the Central Consolidated School, which was attended by the county's black students. Today, the school boasts more than a new face and name. Recently, Hickory was named a 2008 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Past and present principals cited a well-rounded staff, parent involvement, differentiated instruction, and community service initiatives as reasons for the school's success.
April 13, 2008
Nicholas James Skleres Services with be held at St. Ignatius Church in Hickory Maryland on Tuesday April 15th at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Ignatius Church (Hickory, MD.) for the capital campaign building fund.