Where I was on that clear blue sky day nine years ago

I was on vacation in Bethany Beach on Sept. 11, 2001. Everyone is sharing their stories of where they were nine years ago today. I shared mine on this blog five years ago. You...

World Champion figure skater Kimmie Meissner will be the first to vote Friday in...

Bel Air's World Champion figure skater Kimmie Meissner knows it's good to be first. At 10 a.m. Friday morning, she will be the first person to vote in Harford County’s Early Voting, which starts...

New Jersey couple with interest in exotic animals hopes to reopen Plumpton Park Zoo

Earlier this evening I spoke to Cheryl Lacovara of Mullica Hill, N.J., who, with her husband Nicholas, hopes to reopen the recently closed Plumpton Park Zoo in Rising Sun. The Lacovaras raise their own...

Red Pump Road to reopen today

Great news! I just got word that Red Pump Road will reopen today at the close of business -- which I'm guessing means after 5 p.m. I'm going out now to see if the...

Red Pump Road expected to reopen by end of this week

I just heard back from Scott Kearby, Deputy Director of the Division of Construction Management for the county's public works department, who told me that the Red Pump Road roundabout construction project is on...

Southampton Road scheduled to reopen Aug. 20

I've had a lot of requests from people wanting to know when the Southampton Road bridge project would be completed, and yesterday I saw The Aegis had a story announcing it would reopen on...

Death of Street woman in her home Saturday declared a homicide

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that 52-year-old Deborah Elaine Burgess was found dead late Saturday in her mobile home in the 1500 block of Clearview Drive in Street. Harford County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Monica...

The Baltimore Sun uncovered the story behind the Plumpton Park Zoo’s closing

The Baltimore Sun is reporting on their website that the owner of the Plumpton Park Zoo in Rising Sun decided to close the zoo he built on his family's farm 24 years ago after...

Plumpton Park Zoo closes, reasons unclear

A BANV reader, (thank you!) showed me this WJZ story about the Plumpton Park Zoo closing. The reasons why are unclear. There is a cryptic message on the zoo's website that says:"We wish to thank...

Police identify suspect wanted in connection with fatal shooting in Bel Air Sunday

Rakin MuhammadThe Aegis is reporting tonight that Bel Air Police are searching for a Parkville man in connection with the Sunday night shooting behind the American Legion Post 55 on Bond Street in Bel...