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Operation Christmas Child reaches needy children, one shoe box at a time

As a 6-year-old living in poverty in a Panama City ghetto, Luis Gonzalez wanted nothing more than to go to school. He recalls that his mother, who couldn’t afford the cost of school fees and supplies, told him to pray about it. The next day he was invited to a church and given a small shoe box...

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  • Kathleen Dragovich, fund raiser and Columbia activist, dies

    Kathleen Dragovich, fund raiser and Columbia activist, dies

    Kathleen Francis Ward Dragovich, a fundraiser for local charities who was a former Columbia Council member, died of cancer Nov. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. She was 55 and lived in Dorsey’s Search. “As a Columbia neighborhood representative, Kathleen was a model of how to conduct yourself...

  • Two charged with attempted murder for October attack in Jessup

    Two charged with attempted murder for October attack in Jessup

    Howard County police charged two men with attempted murder in what they believe was a planned attack of a Sykesville man at a Jessup gas station. Malcolm Xavier Littlejohn, 20, of Silver Spring, and Eric Ricardo Exum, 48, of Washington, D.C., are both charged with attempted first-degree murder,...

  • Waterloo Elementary earns Blue Ribbon recognition

    Waterloo Elementary earns Blue Ribbon recognition

    Howard County’s Waterloo Elementary School was one of six Maryland public schools named Maryland Blue Ribbon schools Dec. 5. The Blue Ribbon Schools state and nationwide program honors schools for high performance and students’ improvement in reading and mathematics as measured by state assessments....

  • Shading playgrounds make sense [Editorial]

    Shading playgrounds make sense [Editorial]

    Over the winter, playgrounds at four county parks are to be outfitted with shades to help protect children from exposure to dangerous ultraviolet rays from sunshine, which are most intense in the summer. Using funding from the health department, the roughly $50,000 cost per park is a sensible investment...

  • Howard County police say speed a factor in vehicle overturning into sediment pond Monday

    Howard County police say speed a factor in vehicle overturning into sediment pond Monday

    Howard County police believe speed was a factor as a car left the road and overturned into a sediment pond off Route 100 near Executive Park Drive Monday afternoon. Police said they are investigating whether the driver of the Ford Edge, identified as 38-year-old Brendan Langhauser, of Hanover,...

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