Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Sunday afternoon tour includes sacred spaces from the 19th and 20th centuries in Havre de Grace.
Always wanted to know what the inside of one of Havre de Grace's oldest churches looks like? Sunday is your day to find out and no, it's not during a service. The Susquehanna Ministerium has made it a tradition to invite the public to check out local churches decorated for the holidays the Sunday between Christmas and the New Year. This marks the fourteenth year of the event, according to Maryland Tourism. The following five churches are participating: The church tour is from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30. It begins at Havre de Grace United Methodist Church (101 S. Union Ave.) in Havre de Grace. See scenes from the 2011 church tour.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Duck Drop committee members gathered at Division 1 of the Susquehanna Hose Company to prepare for the event.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The curbside pickup schedule in Havre de Grace shifted after the holiday.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Trees get turned into something else after the holidays.
Harford County provides two places for residents to take their old Christmas trees. Rather than throwing them out with the trash, citizens can drop off their trees in Street or Bel Air for recycling. From there, the trees will be ground into a mulch product that the county gives away or sells in the spring, according to Bob Ernst, recycling program manager for Harford County. Since the tree recycling program's inception in 1989, residents have dropped off more than 90,000 trees, which saves landfill space, the county reports. There are two locations for dropping off Christmas trees:
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Show us your festive shots, Havre de Grace!
Happy holidays from Havre de Grace Patch! We'd love to see how you spent the holidays this December; add your photos or videos to our gallery by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos" above.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Here is a list of eateries open in Havre de Grace on Dec. 25, 2012.
Havre de Grace offers a few options for those looking to eat Christmas dinner somewhere other than home. Here are a few. If we missed anyone, please add the information in the comments.
Curbside pickup days shift due to Christmas and New Year's day.
In Havre de Grace, residents will need to put out their trash one day later than they are normally scheduled for pickup, unless their pickup day is Monday. If you have any questions, call City of Havre de Grace at 410-939-1800.
Vote until Dec. 28 to help this home win our holiday decorations contest and $100,000 for Harford local schools.
These places are open Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 for those dining out.
Havre de Grace offers a few options for those looking to eat a holiday meal outside the home. Here are a few. If we missed anyone, please add the information in the comments.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Find out what local churches are doing for Christmas 2012.
If you're looking for a place for Christmas Eve services, there are a number of options in Havre de Grace; check out our roundup of area church services and events below. Is there a service not listed that you think should be? Let us know by leaving a comment.