| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Howard County Economic Development Authority has initiated a new training program, Project Opportunity, to help veterans interested in starting a business. The 10-week program, which offers training, outreach services, technical assistance and...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Musical and cultural diversity are at the heart of what the Harlem Quartet is all about. The string ensemble brings an eclectic program to Columbia when it performs for the Candlelight Concert Society series on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:31 AM
With the Howard Community College men’s basketball team clinging to a one-point lead, everyone knew where the ball was going. When James Peters (Oakland Mills) got it, he knew what to do.
The sophomore guard hit three free throws in the closing...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Standing inside the Smith Theatre at Howard Community College on Sunday, social activist and author Dorothy Bailey recalled Martin Luther King Jr.'s words resonated with her as she was preparing to "sit in" protest at North Carolina Central University...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:40 AM
A dip in the Chesapeake Bay may seem like the last thing a person wants to do January, but every year thousands gather at Sandy Point Park in Annapolis in the chill of a winter day, don their bathing suits and take to the water.
It's all part of the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
At one end of the room, children pressed their faces up to a glass tank with bright eyes as they watched an underwater robot. Off in another corner, kids strained their necks to look at giant telescopes and shuffled through maps of the constellations....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:53 AM
This is it! The end of the 2013 school year is here. That officially makes it summer for all the students.
Claire Willis wants to congratulate her granddaughter, Colleen Paraska, on her graduation from Reservoir High School. Paraska will be going to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The 26th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts once again brings an impressive roster of performers to Howard County from June 14 to 29.
Some of these performers are returning favorites, while others are first-timers. Some will take a bow on their own,...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:34 PM
There are only a few more opportunities to hear young local musicians in concert before the close of the school year on June 14.
The Clarksville Elementary School chorus will present a concert at the school on Monday, June 10. The Clarksville Middle...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For 23 years, the Howard County Conservancy has been a staple in the county's western landscape, a sprawling, 232-acre farm in Woodstock that, on any given day, is teeming with schoolchildren or outdoor enthusiasts.
Yet the eastern portion of Howard...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Lisa Hussman of Ellicott City was presented the President's Award at The Arc of Howard County's annual Celebration of Excellence on May 8.
Hussman, a member of The Arc of Howard's board of directors, was honored by president Douglas Erdman, who said...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When the Columbia Orchestra concludes its 35th season on Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School, it will not go out quietly.
"I wanted to go out with a bang," said Columbia Orchestra Music Director Jason...