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  • Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire

    Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire
    Two young children and a man died as a two-alarm fire swept through their Curtis Bay home early Saturday. A woman, who neighbors said was the children's mother, was in critical condition after jumping from a second-story window. Neighbors in the 4100...
  • Families displaced following Odenton apartment fire

    Families displaced following Odenton apartment fire
    A Friday morning fire has displaced some residents at an Odenton apartment complex. At around 10 a.m., fire and smoke were seen coming from a third floor garden apartment unit at the Seven Oaks community in the 2100 block of Peaceful Way, according to...
  • Firefighters extinguish structure fire in Ellicott City residence

    Firefighters extinguish structure fire in Ellicott City residence
    Units from Howard County's Department of Rescue Services responded to a structure fire at an Ellicott City residence on Saturday night, according to the department's Facebook page.  The Facebook post said the fire, which occurred at a home in the in the...
  • Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

    Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall
    Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 58. "She was just incredible and very inspirational. Her death is a big loss for our community...
  • Arnold man's death prompts regulation of cliffside elevators

    Arnold man's death prompts regulation of cliffside elevators
    Friends and family members say that in life, John T. Menzies was passionate about helping others. In death, they say, Menzies will continue to help others through new state legislation that would require regular inspections of residential cliffside...
  • Ronald L. Bray, printing executive

    Ronald L. Bray, printing executive
    Ronald L. Bray, a retired printing company executive and former longtime Riderwood resident, died Feb. 21 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Wright's Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Seminole, Fla. He was 81. Ronald Lee Bray was born in...
  • Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire

    Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire
    About twenty people were displaced after a fire badly damaged an apartment building in Ellicott City in the early hours of Monday morning, Howard County fire officials said. Fire crews arrived at the building in the 6200 block of Waterloo Road shortly...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Fouse Center The Glen Burnie nonprofit needs volunteers to serve as administrative assistants, mentors and adult education tutors, and in landscape and building repair, painting, general cleaning, organizing of supplies and more. Information: 410-609-...
  • Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist

    Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist
    Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84. Ms. Pennewell was born to...
  • Hampstead fire company to receive $10,000 grant

    The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company announced in a news release Thursday that it will receive $10,000 through the BG&E Emergency Responder Safety Grant. The fire department has been notified that it will receive the grant Jan. 30 at the American Red...
  • Columbia house fire displaces family of 7

    Columbia house fire displaces family of 7
    Two adults and five children were displaced by a kitchen fire that caused at least $30,000 in damage to their house in Columbia Sunday night, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. Firefighters were called to the two-...
  • Harford firefighters help with fire that destroys Fawn Grove house

    Harford firefighters help with fire that destroys Fawn Grove house
    Harford County firefighters helped fight a two-alarm fire that destroyed a farmhouse in Fawn Grove, just across the state line in Pennsylvania, early Thursday afternoon. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at an "old, two-story, stone-...