| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The phrase of the day was "invasive plants," defined as species that take over an area outside their natural environments at the expense of native plants.
Students from three Howard County middle schools have already learned enough about invasive...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Through music and movement, “A Labor of Love” silver anniversary cabaret is designed to raise money for the HIV/AIDS community in Howard County while celebrating the performers and people who have worked toward the cause since the event’...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Emotional stories of loss and recovery choked up those who spoke from experience about being homeless and those who advocate for them at a student forum held Tuesday at Howard Community College.
"Our mission is to get all of you fired up about...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The group exhibit "Art Howard County 2013" showcases quite an assortment of subjects and styles at the Howard County Arts Council. Juror Fahimeh Vahdat, chairwoman of visual arts at Howard Community College, has picked work demonstrating the artistic...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:20 AM
After earning first-team all-county honors his senior year at Atholton High School, cross country runner Gary Smolyak was faced with a difficult decision. With opportunities to run at schools such as UMBC and Salisbury, the former Raider needed to...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Midfielder Peet Poillon (UMBC, Howard Community College) has been acquired by the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a trade with the Charlotte Hounds announced Tuesday.
In exchange for Poillon, Charlotte will receive Chesapeake’s second-round pick (9th...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:30 AM
The late poet Lucille Clifton was very much a Columbia resident. She was locally active with the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo), which is hosting its third annual Clifton-themed event, "Telling Our Stories, Michael S. Glaser...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:35 AM
If you want proof that truth can be stranger than fiction, check out Doug Wright's "I Am My Own Wife." It's a documentary-style play based on interviews the contemporary American playwright did with an elderly transvestite who lived openly during the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:33 PM
With Howard Community College's cross country runners preparing for the NJCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday, some of the team's individuals were recognized for their regular season efforts.
For the men’s team, Gary Smolyak...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:45 AM
If you are not familiar with the Meccorre String Quartet, you are not alone. This Polish classical music group is coming to Columbia as part of its first tour of North America. It performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The kitchen in Amanda O'Shaughnessy's North Laurel home rarely has much in the way of soda and sugary drinks. But that wasn't the case one recent weekend, as the Reservoir High School freshman pulled a big bottle and several cans of soda out of the...