May 15, 2013
Members of the Homeschool Heart in Hand 4-H Club met May 8 for their annual work day at Black Horse Fire Station and McKendree Cemetery in Black Horse, MD. Members created a new flower bed at Black Horse Station and pruned bushes and trees, planted flowers, weeded and mulched the finished beds at McKendree Cemetery. The club wishes to thank Smith Hardware, Jarrettsville for its donation of flowers and A.D. Heston Tree Service and Mulch of Street for its donation of mulch.
May 6, 2013
The Harford County Public Library Foundation hosted a crowd of nearly 200 guests on Friday, April 19 for its annual A Night Out @ the Library fundraiser. Attendees enjoyed lite fare, cocktails and the opportunity to hear and meet renowned military history author Jeff Shaara. "It was a phenomenal evening!" Kay Deitz, local Realtor with Garceau Realty and a sponsor of the event, said. "Mr. Shaara is able to present history in a way that the general public can enjoy and relate to. I found him fascinating.
April 29, 2013
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH BRADFORD: Emily Angel of Stewartstown, Pa, was expected to graduate Sunday, April 28, from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY: Meredith Riddle, D.O., of Baldwin, has completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees will take place on the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Arizona, on May 30. Dr. Riddle is the daughter of Baldwin residents Jeff and Glenda Riddle.
April 17, 2013
Richard and Julia Dimmick of Jarrettsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara, to David Burya, son of Ida Stratton of Mohave Valley, Ariz., and Eugene Burya of Spokane, Wash. Dimmick, a graduate of North Harford High School and Florida State University, is owner and operator of Physical Equilibrium in Manhattan. Burya graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is employed as an architectural lighting designer with Tirschwell & Company Inc. in Manhattan. The couple is planning an October wedding in Central Park.
November 26, 2012
Salem Lutheran Children's Center of Jarrettsville has hired Elizabeth Smithson as the new director. Smithson will head the accredited nursery school and day care programs. She will also be teaching the afternoon 3-year-old nursery program. Smithson's educational background includes a bachelor's in early childhood education from Villa Julie College and a master's degree in reading from Towson University.
October 23, 2012
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down, damaging several homes and sending a gazebo up onto a roof , in Jarrettsville during the storms that passed through the Baltimore metro area Friday evening . "An EF-0 tornado with maximum winds of 80 miles per hour caused tree and minor roofing damage Friday evening between 7:07 p.m. and 7:12 p.m.," the National Weather Service said in a statement Monday afternoon. The path of the tornado stretched 1.2 miles, according to the statement.