The Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Greater Bel Air Community Foundation and Town of Bel Air are excited to transform downtown Bel Air into a Winter Wonderland this holiday season. The project is an initiative to decorate Bel Air’s Armory Park with holiday décor and bring visitors to Main Street.

Healthy Harford/Healthy Cecil Inc., a collaborative partnership dedicated to the health and wellness of the northern Chesapeake community, received a Harford Award in the nonprofit category from the Harford County Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 17.

BEL AIR — “The Stealing of the Wyeth Paintings” will be the topic of award-winning author and newspaper reporter Bruce E. Mowday’s talk from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Bel Air Library, 100 East Pennsylvania Ave., Bel Air. The event is supported by the Bel Air Friends of HCP…

BEL AIR — Celebrating those who defend our nation, Harford County will host a resource fair for veterans, active duty military and their families from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Bel Air Armory.

A variety of unique live auction packages will be presented at the 15th Annual Gala — Zilla: An Evening in the Stacks — on Saturday, Nov. 2, to benefit Harford County Public Library.

Join the ranks of more than 1,000 Harford County leaders from business and industry, education, nonprofit, government and civic organizations who have graduated from the Harford Leadership Academy, co-sponsored by Harford Community College and the Harford County Chamber of Commerce.

FALLSTON — Homeless animals with traumatic injuries or illnesses that require expensive surgeries, life-saving medications or rehabilitation are the focus of the Second Chance Soiree, sponsored by Window World of Harford County.

HUNT VALLEY — Staff and volunteers of Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna came together with Bank of America – Greater Maryland employees and volunteers for a panel build on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Hunt Valley during Global Build Week.

BEL AIR — Celebrating the employment of citizens with disabilities, Harford County’s Department of Community Services’ Office of Disability Services and Commission on Disabilities honored several individuals and organizations on Oct. 16 at their annual Employment Recognition Luncheon.

The Harford County Public Schools Parent Academy, in partnership with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, will present Safe Schools Promote Students’ Success from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Harford Technical High School.

BEL AIR — Tragedies in the news are a powerful reminder that emergencies can happen anywhere at any time. Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a range of hazardous situations. Registration is now open for Harford County’s free “Prepare Because You Care” e…

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Harford County Public Schools will host its annual College and Career Fair from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Harford Community College APGFCU Arena. The event is free and open to the public.

BEL AIR — Nearly 200 jobseekers attended Harford County’s annual Second Chance Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26, at The EPICENTER in Edgewood. The event, coordinated by Harford County government, Susquehanna Workforce Network, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, the Harford Count…

ABINGDON — The Abingdon Library will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 15, after a seven-month renovation. The community is invited to help with the “countdown” to the final minutes before the doors open at 10 a.m.

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BELCAMP — Nearly 15,000 children and teens participated in Harford County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge, “A Universe of Stories,” held from June 17 through Aug. 31. They read 106,413 books, which equates to more than 15 miles of books, which if laid out end to end would stretch t…

DARLINGTON — Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, the local management entity for the Maryland Heritage Areas Program, has announced that eight Cecil and Harford projects have received Maryland Heritage Areas Authority mini-grant funding.

BEL AIR — Warm socks, mittens and hats are greatly needed items at homeless shelters, yet they are among the least-often donated. To fill this gap, Harford County government, in partnership with Harford County Public Library and We Cancerve, a foundation that creates giving opportunities for…

The 2019 Harford Plein Air Festival will take place from Oct. 6 through Oct. 12, with events scheduled throughout the county. The plein air painting competition ​and gallery sale is being presented by Maryland Center for the Arts in Harford County.

MONKTON — Ladew Gardens presents its second annual Garden Glow — an exciting event for the entire family that has become a new Ladew tradition. This unique celebration of fall features illuminated sculptures, hundreds of glowing jack o’ lanterns, live music, and food & spirits. Special e…

Grace Callwood, 14, of Bel Air, has been named a winner of the 2019 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. Each year, the Barron Prize celebrates 25 inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada who have made a significant positive difference to people and the enviro…

BEL AIR — Two walking bridges on the Ma & Pa Trail will be closing, one at a time, for repairs and maintenance beginning Monday, Sept. 30. Harford County Parks & Recreation will close each bridge under repair from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for two to three days. Once repairs are completed on …

The Community Foundation of Harford County’s 2019 Impact Grant application is now open. The grants provide support for a wide range of nonprofits and other qualifying charitable organizations that improve the quality of life in Harford County.