Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Patch shares photos and videos from Monday's Havre de Grace City Council meeting.
The awards, proclamations and recognitions were aplenty at Monday's City Council meeting. So I kept the camera handy and snapped as many photos as possible from my front-row seat at City Hall. I shot some video, too. If you have photos or video of the honorees, please add them to the post for others to enjoy. To catch the full recap from the meeting, check out our updated live blog from Monday night. TELL US: What was the highlight of Monday's meeting for you? Leave a comment below.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Havre de Grace wants another championships this winter.
Chris Worrell spent the fall rehabbing a knee he injured in another sport. But in December, the Havre de Grace senior didn’t hesitate when asked how physically challenging swimming can be. “I think swimming is harder than any other sports I’ve played,” Worrell said. “It works the entire body. After a practice, you feel good about yourself. When you push yourself, it’s a release of stress. And you’re getting stronger.” Worrell, who is deciding between Delaware and potentially swimming at Salisbury with former Havre de Grace teammate Dan Schoeberlein, is one of the veteran leaders on the 20-1 Warriors. The Warriors had their aims on a perfect regular season. While they came up just short in that goal, the season isn’t lost. Havre de Grace …
The student-run day care opened Tuesday at Havre de Grace High School.
Two new classmates at Havre de Grace High School will share a name when they visit for the first time Tuesday. Only they won't be students. They'll be under the watchful eye of students and teachers. Four youngsters will attend the first day care program at Havre de Grace after students and teachers put in hours of preparation turning one family and consumer sciences classroom into a part-time daycare facility. Rebecca Orr's classroom includes cubby-like lockers for the four children and a corner with a matt and educational toys for the kids. Patch stopped in the night before the children were to visit for their first day. See the photos of the cool, new facility with this post. TELL US: What are your thoughts on the daycare facility at …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Former Havre de Grace High teacher Don Osman was honored Monday night.
Don Osman was inducted into the Harford County Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame Monday night. Osman became the 166th member to be so honored by the school board. The former Havre de Grace High School English teacher and founder of student volunteer organization S.M.I.L.E.S.—service makes an individual's life extra special—has been honored on a number of fronts in the past year. The road leading to the teacher's parking lot at Havre de Grace High School was named in Osman's honor. He also presented diplomas to Havre de Grace High School's Class of 2011. In December, he was named one of Patch's People of the Year. The following is written about Osman by Harford County Public Schools and was read about the Havre de Grace resident Monday …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Havre de Grace Patch shines a spotlight on some calendar events.
The Havre de Grace Arts Commission Fiesta Ball has been postponed. It was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Here's a look at some of the key items on the calendar this week. Make sure your events are included in the calendar by adding them here. Add your events to the calendar here.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The elementary school was closed Friday to remove an odor from the building.
Havre de Grace Elementary School will be open Tuesday. The building was closed Friday to remove an overwhelming odor from the building. Teri Kranefeld, the manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, said a final walkthrough was completed Monday evening after crews worked on the building over the weekend. "Throughout the weekend, HCPS facilities crews worked to alleviate the smell in our building," Kranefeld told Patch in an email. "Necessary repairs were made to the crawl space to prevent the smell of dirt and must to penetrate the instructional areas. In addition, the building was thoroughly ventilated. Through these efforts, majority of the smell has dissipated. An industrial [hygienist] has been on-hand throughout to…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
A strong odor is closing the school to students Friday. Teachers should report on time.
Havre de Grace Elementary School will be closed to students Friday. "Havre de Grace Elementary School was inconvenienced by a strong odor caused by work on pipes in the crawl space this week," Harford County Public Schools Manager of Communications Teri Kranefeld wrote in an email Thursday evening. Classes will be cancelled to allow facilities staff to remove the odor, Kranefeld wrote. Teachers should report at their regularly scheduled time. Parents can pick up those fifth graders returning from Harford Glen Friday as originaly scheduled.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Havre de Grace's Don Osman will be inducted into Harford's Educator Hall of Fame.
The honors keep coming for Don Osman. The road to the teacher's parking lot at Havre de Grace High School was named for him in the spring. He presented diplomas to Havre de Grace's Class of 2011. He was named one of Havre de Grace Patch's People of the Year on Christmas Day. Now, the former Havre de Grace High School English teacher is headed to the Harford County Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame. Here's the info from Harford County Public Schools: During the Board of Education meeting on Monday, January 23, 2012, Donald R. Osman will be inducted into the HCPS Educator Hall of Fame for his 40-year tenure with HCPS as a dedicated teacher. The induction ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the A. A. Roberty Building. …
Monday, January 2, 2012
Havre de Grace Patch shines a spotlight on some calendar events
Here's a look at some of the key items on the calendar this week. Make sure your events are included in the calendar by adding them here. Add your events to the calendar here.