June 24, 2013
Come out and join the fun on the big stage. Organizers of the Mason-Dixon Karaoke Idol contest are looking for contestants with big voices and even bigger hearts. Idols will be singing for more than a fair medal, they'll will be singing for someone's supper. Karaoke Idol will benefit the Mason-Dixon Community Services Food Locker. Contestants are urged to sign up and get their family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to make a pledge and come out and see them perform on Wednesday, July 10 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the 15th Annual Mason-Dixon Fair, which runs July 8 through 13. All ages are welcome; a parent must register and accompany all singers 16 and younger.
December 29, 2012
The third wet winter weather system to pass through Maryland in a week was expected to add to the young season's snow tally Saturday, but a late start and some drier air could make it difficult except in areas north and west of Baltimore. Snow was beginning to taper off southwest of Baltimore by early afternoon. The National Weather Service is expecting an inch or less in the Baltimore area, with 1-2 inches further north and 2-4 inches possible along the Mason-Dixon Line. Rain and sleet are expected to mix in for areas along the Interstate 95 corridor and points south.
July 5, 2012
The 14th annual Mason-Dixon Fair will be held from July 9 to 14 in Delta, just over the state line that bears the fair's namesake. The fair, which celebrates the rich agricultural history of the region, will feature a range of contests and entertainment, including many varieties of tractor pulls, a Karaoke Idol competition, a performance by local Harford County band, Almost Certain, and midway games and rides. Other highlights of the fair include the crowning of the Mason-Dixon Fair Princess, Junior Miss Queen and Queen on Monday, July 9, and a traditional watermelon-eating contest on Thursday, July 12. Animal shows for goats, sheep, swine and rabbits will take place throughout the week, with participants including farmers from Delta and the surrounding areas of York County as well as participants from Lancaster County, Baltimore County and the areas surrounding Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
January 9, 2012
The Mason Dixon Business Association will welcome in the new year on Wednesday, Jan. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Buontempo Brothers at 1 South Main in Bel Air. Tony Belcastro, of WSMT Insurance, will be the guest speaker. He will be discussing the differences in personal and business insurance as well as the advantages of working with an independent agent. Guests are welcome. Lunch will be served at noon, cost is $15. For more information call Susan Miller at Dale Miller & Son, Inc. at 717-382-4811.
October 26, 2011
The Tuff Truck Race was held at the Mason Dixon Fair Grounds Oct. 22 and 20 competitors vied for the top spots in both 2- and 4-wheel-drive categories and a chance to take home the Shoot Out trophy. The 2-wheel-drive class saw Daryl Eshleman take first place with Jeremiah Creasy in second and Josh Eller in third. The 4-wheel-drive class had Jeremiah Creasy in first, John Peters in second and Josh Eller in third. Event organizers said the crowd loved the Dukes of Hazard chase at intermission as well as the Final Shoot Out featuring head to head racing with close finishes.
June 13, 2011
Northern Harford State Sen. Barry Glassman warned a local business group recently that some key issues from the 2011 Maryland General Assembly, like gay marriage and a gasoline tax increase, are likely to surface again during the special session planned in October to approve legislative redistricting. During his appearance last month as the featured speaker at the Mason-Dixon Business Association's monthly luncheon, Glassman outlined some of the highlights of the regular 2011 legislative session and also talked about what may be in store for the future.