| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Howard County police announced Monday that it will increase its presence around shopping malls, neighborhoods and on the roadways this holiday season.
The increased police presence, which will begin on Thanksgiving and continue through New Year's Day,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:47 PM
As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:40 AM
The 20th annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive-through more than 70 holiday light displays in Symphony Woods in Columbia, will open Monday, Nov. 25, and continue through Jan. 5.
The 1.4-mile drive will be open from 6 to 10 nightly, except on Dec....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:46 AM
I didn't intend to throw a "Risky Business"-style New Year's blowout at my parents' house to ring in the year 1996. It just happened. A lot of things just happen when you are 19 and a sophomore in college; at least that's how it felt to me.
I was home...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:05 AM
For Jennifer Pollitt Hill, there's a lot of power in a name. Hill is the director of the Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, a nonprofit that provides aid to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. On Dec. 1, the organization's name will...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
How buildings change, or disappear completely, over the years! With the buildings, community events also disappear.
Looking over some of the last items found in the R.L. Mitchell scrapbooks, we found some programs that told a great deal about the life...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Connie Rhodes had an extra incentive to head to North Carolina from Dundalk this holiday season.
Three of her grandchildren got married this year, and for their first Christmas with their spouses, "they wanted Grandma there," the 64-year-old said...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Gene Green from Baltimore requested a recipe for making homemade eggnog.
Margit Weisgal from Baltimore shared a recipe that her mother, Jeanne Weisgal, always made for her annual New Year's Eve party. Weisgal said she is now carrying on her mother's...
| Dec 20, 2013
A joyous and Merry Christmas, dear readers.
May your Christmas celebration be one of joy with family members and friends for the next 12 days...remember, the partridge in a pear tree? In Great Britain and Canada, folks celebrate Boxing Day (Dec. 26) with...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Lugging trash bags full of plants and flowers, women in their 50s and 60s began arriving at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Museum at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.
Using the old wine cellar of the historic, 1801 house as a staging area, they began...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:37 AM
In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams.
Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...