City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of April 16, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of April 16, 2018  
 
Police Department:

Somerset Serve 2018
by The Success Project, Inc.

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Come Out and Make a Difference in Your Community!
Join with local individuals, families and organizations gathering together to meet area needs.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
8am to 12pm. Lunch provided.
Beautification of Harford County’s Only Public Housing Community, Somerset Manor.
410-939-2097

Planned Projects include:
Raking, Mulching, Trimming and Planting.
Painting of curbs and benches.
Bring These Items with You:
Rakes, Shovels, Gloves, Leaf Blowers, Paint Brushes, Brooms, Dustpans and More.
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Crack Cocaine Drug Distribution Arrest

For Immediate Release
Contact: Cpl. Daniel Petz, Public Information Officer, (410) 939-2121

Media Release: April 13, 2018
Havre de Grace, … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday April 11, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday April 11, 2018
Police Department
 
April is distracted driving awareness month, here is some information the public needs to know:
 

According to NHTSA, 3,450 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2016.
In 2016, 9.2 percent of fatal crashes in 2016 were reported as distraction-related.
Texting while driving has become an especially problematic trend among millennials. According to NHTSA, young drivers 16 to 24 years old have been observed using handheld electronic devices while driving at higher rates than older drivers since 2007.
Nine percent of drivers 15 to 19 years old … Read More

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health’s Cancellation of Planning Commission Hearing at the City of Havre de Grace

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health’s Cancellation of Planning Commission Hearing at the City of Havre de Grace
For Immediate Release
On Monday morning April 9, 2018, the City of Havre de Grace was informed by Counsel representing University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) that UCH was formally withdrawing their application for Site Plan approval of the proposed Freestanding Medical Facility and Psychiatric Hospital on Bulle Rock Parkway south of MD Route 155. Both the Administration and Planning Department staff were surprised at the last minute cancellation, in light of the efforts put forth by the City in expediting a hearing … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday April 3, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday April 3, 2018
 
Police Department:
 

Your Havre de Grace Police Department has updated its bike registry. Please add your bicycle to it, this way if it gets lost or stolen we can better help you get it back.https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhChZjPG1jg3amLnNB8E55LLsHk049j2XR8xFZVaJNaQrgNA/viewform
Follow the Havre de Grace Police on social media for up to date information affecting Havre de Grace, follow us Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor

First Friday starts April 6th! Please pay attention to no parking signs to avoid getting your vehicle towed. There will be a large walking population that day so please remember to drive … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday March 26, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday March 26, 2018
Office of the Mayor:

Statement from the City of Havre de Grace regarding the passing of Retired Air Force Colonel and City Planning Director Willard N. Mills.

Read Mayor Martins recent letter regarding school safety. “Havre de Grace mayor says school security ‘starts at home,’ praises city’s resource officers [Letter]”
On Saturday, March 31st, the Susquehanna Hose Company will be hosting its fifth St. Baldrick’s Foundation Children’s Cancer Fundraising Event in conjunction with Bill Bateman’s Bistro. To show support for the event, the City up lights will be lit green this week, March 27th … Read More

Open Letter Regarding School Safety

The public school system is arguably one of our nation’s greatest institutions, a change agent and backdrop for social equality. Tasked with shaping the brilliant minds of our future, schools stand as prominent centerpieces in our community providing the foundation for opportunity and a sense of pride. Throughout history, they have risen to the occasion overcoming many of society’s greatest problems. They have shown us hope, courage, and inspiration. Sadly, they have also shown us some of our greatest vulnerabilities.

As a leader, educator, and parent, I have seen firsthand school safety often starts at home. It begins as a … Read More

Statement from the City of Havre de Grace regarding the passing of Retired Air Force Colonel and City Planning Director Willard N. Mills.

 
Statement from the City of Havre de Grace regarding the passing of Retired Air Force Colonel and City Planning Director Willard N. Mills.
 
It’s with deep regret we announce the passing of Retired Air Force Colonel and City Planning Director Willard “Neal” N. Mills.
Col. Mills was a graduate of Havre de Grace High and the University of Missouri. He later received a master’s degree in political science from Auburn University, and a master’s degree in management from Webster University.
Commissioned in 1974 as a Second Lieutenant, he piloted C-141 and C-5 aircraft reaching over 3,300 flight hours. Promoted in 1997 to … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday March 12, 2018

 
 

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday March 12, 2018
 
Mayor’s Office:

Mayor Martin and the City of Havre de Grace would like to recognize and congratulate the students of the months for the month of March.  Camie Nguyen (Meadowvale Elementary), Sarah Parsley (Havre de Grace Middle School), Jasai Stansbury (Havre de Grace High School).

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Camie Nguyen (Meadowvale Elementary)

Sarah Parsley (Havre de Grace Middle School)

Jasai Stansbury (Havre de Grace High School)

On Friday, March 9, 2018, Mayor Martin spoke at … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday March 6, 2018

 
City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday March 6, 2018
 
Police Department:
 

If you missed the public discussion on school safety here it is. We have also put a video of the Chief’s response to what Havre de Grace is doing in regards to school safety.
We always welcome comments, suggestions, and questions so let us know if you have any!

https://hcn.viebit.com/player.php?hash=Jmda23OpViSi

Officer Adam, PFC Adams, Cpl. Petz taught Civilian Response to an Active Shooting Event to the Havre de Grace Boys and Girls Club. If you would like this training please contact Cpl. Petz at 410-939-2121 or danielp@havredegracemd.com
Follow the Havre de … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday February 27, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday February 27, 2018
 
Department of Administration:

We would like to congratulate Mayor William T. Martin on being named Harford County’s Best Elected Official for 2017 by Harford Magazine.  View Article.

 
Police Department:

With the warm weather starting to show up please review these tips to be a safer driver and walker on the roads.

Driver and Walker Safety Tips

Please follow Havre de Grace High School on Twitter and Havre de Grace High School Facebook Page to stay up to date on all things happening at Havre de Grace High School.

When it’s raining make … Read More