first_imgNamed after Henry Harford, the ­illegitimate son of Frederick Calvert, sixth Lord Baltimore,  Harford County is located along the shores of Chesapeake Bay. The county is approximately 25 miles northeast of Baltimore, Md. It is bordered by the Mason-Dixon Line and Pennsylvania to the north, the Susquehanna River to the east, the scenic Chesapeake Bay to the south and Baltimore County to the west.Harford County has a population of approximately 250,000 and is home to three ­municipalities: Aberdeen, Bel Air and Havre de Grace. The county is also home to the ­ Aberdeen Proving Ground, the Army’s oldest active proving ground.The county is comprised of an ideal mix of rich historical areas, bustling urban regions and waterfront amenities, along with ­picturesque and scenic landscapes of hills, forests and farms. Numerous outdoor recreational ­opportunities include fishing, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking and more. There are a number of parks, gardens, museums and other cultural attractions. The county is also home to a minor league team, the Aberdeen IronBirds, founded by former Baltimore Orioles player and hall of famer Cal Ripken Jr., who was raised in Aberdeen. The county offers many shopping, dining and nightlife opportunities for residents to explore. A number of annual events and festivals ­celebrate everything from Maryland’s history to chocolate and art.last_img read more

Credit crunch advice: Shelter from the storm

first_imgSubscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY Subscribe now for unlimited access To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGINlast_img read more

UWF 18th in Fall Division II Learfield Director’s Cup Standings

first_imgFINAL FALL DIVISION II STANDINGS (pdf)FINAL FALL DIVISION II STANDINGS SORTED BY CONFERENCE (pdf)CLEVELAND – The UWF athletic department was ranked No. 18 in the Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup fall standings as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Thursday.  Print Friendly Version The Learfield Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between NACDA and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution’s finish in NCAA Championships.Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA’s website at www.directorscup.org.About Learfield: An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletics departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. UWF scored 156 points among the seven possible NCAA championship sports. The men’s cross country program ran to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Regional meet, earning them 33rd place nationally and 33 points. The women’s soccer team earned 73 points after winning the South Regional and advancing the NCAA quarterfinals, placing them in a tie for fifth in the association’s rating system. The women’s volleyball squad reached the regional semifinals and added 50 points with a tie for 17th overall. The Argonauts are the highest scoring Gulf South Conference school and the second-highest from the Division II South Region.last_img read more