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Harford County denies request to close Joppa Road at CSX railroad crossing in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly this week denied a request from the Maryland Transportation Authority on behalf of CSX rail service to close Joppa Road on both sides of its railroad crossing in Joppa. The request was denied after investigations by Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly’s administration found that a closure of the crossing would slow emergency vehicle response …


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JMVFC officials speak out against proposed closure of Joppa Road in Joppa

UPDATE: Harford County officials have denied the request to close Joppa Road. Original story below… JOPPA, MD—The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company is speaking out against a proposal to close a portion of Joppa Road in Joppa. The Maryland Transportation Authority is proposing the closure of Joppa Road at the CSX crossing in Joppa. JMVFC officials say this decision, if implemented, …


Two crashes shut down several lanes on I-95 in Harford County

EDGEWOOD—Two crashes have shut down several lanes along I-95 in Harford County. Both crashes were reported at just before 5 p.m. on Saturday evening. One crash occurred along southbound I-95 prior to the MD 24 exit and the other occurred just past the MD 24 exit. Several vehicles have been involved. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists …

Harford County Public Schools to close 3 hours early on Tuesday

UPDATE 2: Harford County government offices will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday.  The Harford County Emergency Operations Center will be activated at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools and offices will also close three hours early on Tuesday. Original story below… HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Due to the forecasted high impact storm, Harford County Public Schools schools and …

Crash reported on southbound I-95 in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday morning crash on Interstate 95 in Harford County. The crash was reported at around 8:45 a.m. on December 1 on southbound I-95 between Route 24 and MD 152. The two left travel lanes are shut down along southbound I-95. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution …

Harford County Executive Cassilly signs legislation limiting new apartments

BEL AIR, MD—Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly has signed amended legislation banning high and mid-rise apartments on properties zoned B-3 for general business. County Executive Cassilly originally proposed the legislation to prohibit any apartments in B-3, in response to projects built or approved before his term in office without the proper infrastructure to support residential living. However, amendments to his …

Woman killed in fatal Harford County crash

FOREST HILL, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating after a woman was killed in a fatal crash in Harford County on Tuesday morning. At just before 10:30 a.m. on October 31, troopers responded to a motor vehicle collision on MD Rt. 23 (East West Highway) near the Morse Road bridge. According to a preliminary investigation, a Hyundai Accent was traveling east …

Harford County mechanic from Parkville found guilty of theft scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced week that Kenneth Wayne Collins III, 35, of Parkville, was found guilty of one count of theft scheme. Collins was employed at a Bel Air car dealership from January 8, 2018 to November 6, 2018. He used information obtained in connection with his employment as a service technician to file …