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  • Howard County News Briefs

    Ellicott City celebrates Benjamin Moore win It's a story about paint. It's also about social media and more importantly, a community, said Howard County Executive Ken Ulman at a gathering among Main Street Ellicott City business owners last week at the...
  • Five local eateries part of Farm-2-Table Restaurant Weeks [Ellicott City]

    Howard County's rich agricultural heritage dates back to the earliest settlers in our town. You may recognize the names of a few of these important farmers such as the Ellicott brothers — John, Andrew and Joseph — and Charles Carroll, a signer...
  • Harford County opens cooling centers in wake of expected heat wave

    With a heat wave descending over much of the East Coast this week, Harford County is joining the rest of the Baltimore area in making cooling centers available a local library branches. The county government announced Monday that all library branches...
  • Closed for repairs, Govans Library finds temporary home at farmers market

    Closed for repairs, Govans Library finds temporary home at farmers market
    The fast-growing Govanstowne Farmers Market includes an unlikely vendor these days — the Govans Library. The 92-year-old branch, which closed June 28 for an estimated three to four months for roof repairs and other renovations, now is camped out...
  • Howard Film 'Feastival' kicks off Farm-2-Table Restaurant Weeks

    Howard Film 'Feastival' kicks off Farm-2-Table Restaurant Weeks
    For the family-owned AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar, supporting local farmers by serving fresh, locally grown food is in the restaurant's DNA, according to owner Joe Barbera. AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar is one of six Howard County restaurants participating in the...
  • Children need to be taught to 'choose civility' at Miller Branch [Letter]

    Something has changed in this country or maybe it's Howard County but the image of the library as a quiet place has changed radically. Maybe it's a different generation or cultural differences that influence what is happening. But have you been in the...
  • School is out, but some school libraries are open in Baltimore County

    School is out, but some school libraries are open in Baltimore County
    It seems an odd time for books to be flying off a school's library's shelves, but at Halstead Academy, Ethan Pranke and Noah Neverdon can't resist. Asked about popular children's book author Dan Gutman, the two rising fifth-graders retrieved several...
  • Riverview Elementary School library's summer hours encourages vacation reading

    Riverview Elementary School library's summer hours encourages vacation reading
    Students chattered noisily as they gathered in groups around tables in the Riverview Elementary School library on a recent Tuesday morning, sharing and discussing the books they had just checked out. Some were reading about sharks, others about...
  • Susa Kessler

    Susa Kessler
    Susa Kessler, a retired World Bank analyst who had fled Nazi Germany as a child, died of breast cancer complications Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 88. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, she was the daughter of Dr. Caesar Hirsch,...
  • Spellers of all ages compete at Farm Fair

    Spellers of all ages compete at Farm Fair
    The annual Literary Spelling Bee at the Harford County Farm Fair was filled with excitement for spellers and readers alike. Hosted by Harford County Public Library, 40 participants from children through adult competed in this year's event July 28....
  • Three appointed to five-year terms on Harford library board

    Dwayne R. Adams, Nancy A. Brown and Rebecca S. Robinson have been to five-year terms on the Harford County Public Library Board of Trustees. Adams is a financial business manager with the Baltimore City public school system involved with management and...
  • Harford library director named one of Baltimore's Top 25 female CEOs

    Harford County Public Library Director Mary Hastler was presented with a Brava! Award from Baltimore SmartCEO on July 10, recognizing her as one of the top 25 female CEOs in the Baltimore area. Hastler was selected for the award for her leadership in...