Maryland State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Harford County

DUI Driving Checkpoint PoliceOn Friday, September 21, 2018, Maryland State Police have announced that they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Harford County.

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The goal will be to locate impaired drivers and to promote public awareness of the dangers of impaired driving.

Troopers have investigated over 60 collisions this year in which a driver was under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both.

Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspensions, and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Police have not given a specific location for the checkpoint.

Councilman Marks, volunteers organize 2018 Indian Rock Park cleanup

On Saturday, September 15, volunteers cleaned up Perry Hall’s Indian Rock Park, picking up copious amounts of garbage.

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Councilman David Marks organized the third such clean-up of the park, which stretches between Silver Spring Road and Ebenezer Road west of Perry Hall High School.

This year, boost in support was provided by FC USA Soccer who provided several volunteers for the project.

“This is the third cleanup organized by our office,” said Councilman Marks. “The good news is that there is far less trash than ever before.”

2018 UAW GM All American Cruisin’ Car Show comes to White Marsh on Sept. 29

UAW GM Car Show 2017 SmallA big auto show is coming to White Marsh later this month.

The 2018 UAW GM “All American Cruisin’ Car Show” will be held at the GM Baltimore Operations Plans on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The plant is located at 10301 Philadelphia Road in White Marsh.

Proceeds will benefit the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company.

The event will feature fun for the whole family – food, music, raffles, games for the kids, etc.

All domestic and classic vehicles are invited. There is a $15 registration fee.

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Call 443-425-1500 for more information.

Parkville 9/11 ‘Path of Honor’ marks 7th year

Path of Honor 2018
Image via Councilman David Marks

An annual tradition lives on in Parkville.

For the past seven years, volunteers have erected 2,977 flags along Putty Hill Avenue in honor of those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The 2018 Path of Honor monument went up on Friday morning and is ready for Tuesday’s 17th anniversary of that fateful day.

The “Path” consists of 2,977 American flags, each representing a life lost on 9/11. It stretches over 0.875 miles from Harford Road to the Parkville Fire and Police stations.

The annual event is organized by The Hope and Peace Foundation.

Perry Hall Apple Festival 2018 dates announced

Perry Hall Apple FesitvalUPDATE: Due to Hurricane Florence, the Perry Hall Apple Festival has been rescheduled for September 22 – 23, 2018.

Original story below.

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The 2018 Perry Hall Apple Festival will take place on Saturday, September 15, and Sunday, September 16, 2018.

The event will be held at Chapel Hills Farm & Nursery, located at 4350 Chapel Road in Perry Hall.

Activities will include an Amish apple butter demonstration, live bluegrass music by Arrow Horse, face painting, tractor-drawn hayrides, and much more.

There will also be a petting zoo, train rides, mini hay maze, and pedal tractors.

There will be plenty of food, including pulled pork, pizza, kettle corn, pit beef & put turkey, burgers, hot dogs, fries, apple cider, funnel cakes, and much more.

The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.

The event is hosted by the Perry Hall Improvement Association.