| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The girls soccer team at the Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson is hard at work this off season collecting donations and preparing gifts for their peers at Moore High School in Oklahoma, in the town that was heavily damaged by a May 2013...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82.
The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:10 AM
It's almost time for Scouting for Food, the Boy Scouts of America's annual food drive that has collected over 47 million items since the program began in 1985.
On Saturday, March 8, Howard County Scouting units — Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing...
| Feb 28, 2014
Can it be March already, dear readers?
Laissez les bons temps roulez!
Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:14 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:49 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:25 AM
If you are driving around town and someone is racing by you, do not worry. It is probably just Joshua Ruley keeping in shape.
Joshua is a 10-year-old at Gorman Crossing who loves to run. He is fast, too. So fast in fact, that he qualified for several...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A Columbia kitchen fire has displaced a family of three, according to Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue's Twitter account.
According to the Twitter account, units were clearing the scene located in the 7900 block of Brightwind Court shortly...