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Former Animal Society shelter leader sent to jail for theft

A former president and treasurer of the Animal Welfare Society of Howard County who admitted stealing nearly $40,000 from the nonprofit to pay for a pink golf cart, airline tickets and personal legal expenses has been sentenced to 18 months in jail, according to the Howard County prosecutor’s office....

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Glenelg running back Wande Owens commits to Yale

Lying in his bed about a month before his senior football season at Glenelg, running back Wande Owens almost couldn’t believe the college process was all but over. The stress of choosing between Princeton, Yale, Lafayette, Lehigh and the University of Chicago was gone. He verbally committed to...

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  • Two teens indicted in Glenelg hate crimes case go before a judge

    Two teens indicted in Glenelg hate crimes case go before a judge

    Two of the four Glenelg High School students charged with hate crimes after swastikas and racial epithets were found on the school’s property in late May made their first appearances in a Howard County courtroom this week following their indictment by a grand jury. Seth Taylor, 18, of Glenwood,...

  • Eagles Scout soaring to national competition with Legion

    Eagles Scout soaring to national competition with Legion

    Congratulations to Jacob L. Witlin of Ellicott City. The Mount Hebron High School student was named The American Legion’s Department of Maryland 2018 Eagle Scout of the Year. Dana V. Edwards, Boy Scout Committee American Legion’s Department of Maryland chairman, presented Witlin the award and a...

  • Turn on your porch light for National Night Out on Aug. 7

    Mark your calendar and turn on your porch light on Aug. 7 for the 35th Annual National Night Out. Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out in thousands of communities across the United States. The event was envisioned to help people make their “communities safer, more caring places...

  • Memories from the launch of Soccer Association of Columbia [Commentary]

    Memories from the launch of Soccer Association of Columbia [Commentary]

    This summer a voice from somewhere behind me said, “Thank you for SAC.” Then I felt a tap on my shoulder, and in turning I slowly began to recognize a friend I hadn’t seen in five years since he had moved to Columbia and I had moved to Harwich, Mass., on Cape Cod. It took me a few seconds to grasp...

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