May 20, 2013
The Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools at Calvin College has announced its 2013-2014 fellows and among them is John Petrey, head of Mountain Christian in Joppa. The list includes educators from 22 schools across the United States and Canada. The Fellows program is designed for school heads who seek professional development in their work as administrators of faith-based schools. The majority of participant expenses are covered by the Van Lunen Center, including cost of instruction, airfare, lodging, meals, coaching and access to topic experts.
May 29, 2012
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding a Joppa man who has been missing since Friday. Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie was last seen on Friday, May 25, at about 5:30 a.m. near his residence in the 500 block of Terrapin Terrace in Joppa, according to a sheriff's office news release. Agyei-Kodie is a 37-year old black man. He is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs about 170 pounds and has black hair, brown eyes and a tribal mark scar on his left cheek.
February 3, 2012
A veteran Maryland State Police Trooper assigned to the Bel Air Barrack was injured after he crashed his cruiser during a high speed chase in the Joppa area of Harford County early Friday morning, state police said. The injuries sustained by Senior Trooper Jon Sawa were not life threatening. According to a state police news release, during the early morning hours of Friday, Sawa initiated a traffic stop of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt on southbound Route 152 (Mountain Road) near Stockton Road.
October 13, 2012
Kacie Bawiec has been scribbling stories in notebooks since she was in the third grade. And just two weeks ago, the 15-year-old teenager published her first novel, "Silver Dagger. " The fantasy manuscript, which Kacie wrote when she was in the eighth grade, was picked up last year by Tate Publishing, a small, family-owned Christian-based publishing house that specializes in emerging authors. In its 198 pages, "Silver Dagger" is full of evil spirits, ghostly possession and magical weapons, such as the eponymous blade with its jewel-encrusted hilt, which materializes when Bawiec's characters are enraged.
December 7, 2011
Taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Dec. 7, 1961: Harford County officials were up in arms over the Maryland State Roads Commission's decision a half century ago this week to eliminate the interchanges at Routes 155 in Havre de Grace and Route 152 in Joppa from their plans for a Northeastern Expressway. Harford County had a strong supporter in then Comptroller Louis M. Goldstein. Mr. Gold stein stated, "Are you working for the taxpayers of Maryland or the investment houses of New York?"
January 2, 1991
Allen Case, a founder of Case-Mason Inc. in Joppa, collapsed and died Dec. 15 as he was leaving his office to pursue one of his favorite pastimes -- goose-hunting on the Eastern Shore.Mr. Case, 64, of Warren Manor Court in Cockeysville drove himself to Fallston General Hospital complaining of a headache and was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he died of a brain aneurysm.As an organ donor, Mr. Case helped three other patients.A native of Quincy, Mass., Mr. Case was a 1945 graduate of the St. Paul's School for Boys and then attended the Johns Hopkins University, where he joined the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.