| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Richard Dean calls it the "golden hour," when 3- to 4-year-old children take in literacy and social skills like a favorite snack.
Harnessing the golden hour for underprivileged children in Columbia's Owen Brown community, Dean said, was among the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Rev. Arthur Eugene Jones, a former pastor of the Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church who also ran the Maryland Baptist Aged Home, died of pneumonia Oct. 21 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 88.
Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way.
It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:03 PM
James W. Rouse had a big idea that he announced on Oct. 30, 1963: a community in Howard County built on more than 14,000 acres, a swath nearly the size of Manhattan that amounted to about a tenth of the county's land.
So after Rouse put out the word...
| Nov 21, 2013
Regarding Kay Wisniewski's letter Nov. 7, "More subsidized housing will put 'unfair burden on schools,' " what Ms. Wisniewski fails to understand is that the people whom the county is targeting already live in the Verona. They are the working people in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. And it's more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward Democrats....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:50 AM
50 Years Ago
Rouse can explain
"New Date Set For Rouse Talk: The Howard County Citizen's Association announced that James Rouse and William Finley have been re-scheduled to speak Thursday, December 5, in an open meeting at the Ellicott City Junior...
| Dec 11, 2013
The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky.
Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Rhythmic thumping of techno music filled the air as a series of models draped in fall fashions strutted across the T-shaped runway.
In September, a majority of Cross Keys retailers joined together to produce a series of fashion shows to highlight new...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Update: "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus said she "loves Maryland" and was joking that the warehouse where the show is filmed is prison-like, not Columbia, in a Twitter post Thursday evening.
"Just want 2 clarify.I love Maryland.Our crew is fab.The...