| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:31 AM
If there's one thing theatergoers like more than a play, it's a play about theater.
The colorful world of backstage goings-on has fueled such absorbing dramas as Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser," which was a hit at Everyman Theatre last season, and "The...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Although he was a German major in college, these days Peter Bulka is shoveling dirt to build rain gardens. His colleague, Dave Gondoun, is planning to study cyber security when he starts classes at Howard Community College this fall.
But whatever they...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:18 AM
When Howard Community College nursing student Danielle LaClair discovered that her tuition payment plan had been canceled, she didn't know what to think.
As it turned out, the 28-year-old Ellicott City resident had no cause for worry.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:51 AM
On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby.
Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:45 AM
To say Lourdemilla Dorsainvil has had an interesting, productive summer job is like saying Germany had an interesting, productive World Cup tournament.
So far this year, the 17-year-old rising junior at Oakland Mills High School has, among other...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A Howard County man has died in Liberia after he slipped into a coma and was unable to be evacuated for medical care amid fears of an ebola outbreak abroad, his sister said Thursday.
Nathaniel Dennis, 24, suffered a seizure last week and his family had...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:49 AM
To his family, Nathaniel Dennis' life began as a wonder.
Born premature, Dennis survived infancy thanks to a shunt placed in his brain by Ben Carson, the world-famous Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon.
"I remember how tiny he was when his parents brought...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Chef-prepared dishes to sample and freshly picked local produce to buy — what could be more appetizing in July when local harvests are peaking?
Mix in socializing with like-minded folks who care where their food comes from and a menu of short...
| Jul 10, 2014
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AYRA 11U travel baseball tryouts have been announced for the spring 2015 season for Aug. 5 and 7 from 6-8 p.m., and Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. Tryouts are held at...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The 27th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts brings eclectic entertainment to Howard County from June 13 to 28. This year's edition also has a thematic title, "Bringing It Home," that calls attention to the festival's hometown status.
There are at least...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City.
Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Don Casey has attended every annual reunion of the 238th Combat Engineer Battalion since the first in 1947. He shares stories of the battalion's battles in World War II, including its part in D-Day, the airborne and beach assault on Normandy, France, 70...