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Columbia chef hits the road to raise money to feed children

When asked how long he’s been training for Chefs Cycle — a charity bike ride that will cover 300 miles in three days — Thomas Zippelli said: “You’re going to laugh when you hear my answer.” The executive chef-owner of The Turn House restaurant at Hobbit’s Glen Golf Course in Columbia revealed he...

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  • Howard County women who are leading in the age of #MeToo

    Howard County women who are leading in the age of #MeToo

    The white, one-room schoolhouse in Rockburn Branch Park may be historic, but it hasn’t always stood in the Elkridge park. Pfeiffer’s Corner Schoolhouse, which dates to the 1860s, was moved to its current home in 2003, 15 years after former Hammond Middle School teacher Pat Emard Greenwald helped...

  • Howard County earns top bond rating for 21st year

    Howard County earns top bond rating for 21st year

    Howard County earned a AAA bond rating this year from the country’s three credit-rating agencies, one of 43 counties nationwide to receive the top rating. The three agencies, Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor’s, annually rate local jurisdictions’ credit quality, an indication...

  • Despite high state ranking, some leaders say it's time to 'double down' on health in Howard County

    Despite high state ranking, some leaders say it's time to 'double down' on health in Howard County

    Howard County helped lead the pack for the fifth straight year as the second healthiest county in the state, according to an annual study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Howard came in first the first three years of the survey from...

  • Spring is something to sing about at Columbia Pro Cantare

    Spring is something to sing about at Columbia Pro Cantare

    Columbia Pro Cantare is celebrating longer days and warmer weather with a concert titled “Sing Into Spring” on Sunday, March 18 at 4 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ellicott City. This Howard County-based choral group will be joined by harpist Jacqueline Pollauf, organist Donald Fries,...

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