City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of June 4, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of June 4, 2018
Department of Administration:
 

The Mayor and City Council will conduct a public hearing in the City Council Chambers, 711 Pennington Avenue, at 6 p.m. on June 14, 2018. The purpose of this session is to allow public comment on Ordinance 1006 which concerns the budget for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

 
Police Department:

 

A big thank you to everyone who came out and made the Harford County Law Enforcement Torch Run such a success! The runners did over 19 miles when it was all … Read More

Harford County Offers Safety Tips for 2018 Hurricane Season

BEL AIR, Md., (May 30, 2018) – Hurricanes can produce destructive winds over 150 miles per hour, flooding from torrential rain,  devastating high tides, and even tornadoes. The hurricane season affecting Harford County runs from June 1 to November 30, with most hurricane-like weather seen in mid-August through late October. Preparing for hurricanes and other serious storms helps protect you, your family, and your community.

“The recent flooding in Ellicott City is a reminder of nature’s destructive power and the need to prepare,” Harford County Director of Emergency Services Edward Hopkins said. “It only takes one storm to have a lasting impact our … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing, Week of May 9 ,2018

City of Havre de Grace
Weekly Briefing Week of May 9, 2018
 
Police Department:
 

Above the Influence is an alcohol and drug education program targeted to youth in grades 6-12. Based on the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, Harford County’s Above the Influence program is inspired by surveys from local teens, revealing details about their lives and how they deal with the influences that shape their decisions.

The goal of the program is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences by learning refusal skills. Making youth aware of the influences around them better prepares … Read More

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

On behalf of the citizens of Havre de Grace, I would like to thank each and all military spouses for their service. As part of a Great American Defense Community, we have many wonderful military families living in our city. I am proud to say I know many of them personally. I know a lot is asked from these families. Having the strongest military in the world is a testament to the fact we have strong and resilient military spouses.
I see their endless sacrifices each day knowing they experience an overwhelming degree of fear and uncertainty. While their loved ones … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday April 30, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday April 30, 2018
 
Office of the Mayor:

On Saturday April 28, 2018, Mayor Martin attended the inaugural John O’ Neill Defenders of Havre de Grace Gala.  The City of Havre de Grace would like to congratulate Don Osman who was named the 2018 Havre de Grace Independence Day Grand Marshal during the event. 

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Last week, The City of Havre de Grace began paving areas throughout the city. When completed, the paving will … Read More

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

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing.
Week of Monday, April 27, 2018
 
Police Department: 

The Police Department will be participating in the Immanuel Quickley All Star Game being held at Havre de Grace Activity Center on April 28th at 3:00 pm. Admission is 5.00 dollars with the proceeds going to HdG Parks and Rec and the HdG Boys and Girls Club.
The Havre de Grace Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Havre de Grace Police Department 715 Pennington Avenue. Please drop your unwanted prescription drugs off at … Read More

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