| 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...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Forget Fashion Week in Paris and New York -- high style calls Howard County home this year through a new fashion, hair and makeup competition.
“ManneqArt: Sculpture on the Human Form” is the brainchild of Laurel-based designer Lee Andersen...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The circus has come to town!
And it’s the clown, jokes Greg May, who is running the business.
A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College graduate and former member of its circus troupe, May is the clown in question, and the Center Ring...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mary-Kathryn Abernathy never realized her dream of becoming a history teacher. The Columbia native was killed by a drunken driver while watching a drag race in the early morning hours of June 21, 2009, along westbound Interstate 70 near Security Boulevard...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:25 AM
My lips are sealed.
If it’s a revelation about the illusions magicians create that you are expecting, just stop reading now. I have given my word to follow the magicians’ code of secrecy, sworn to the Columbia Conjurors Assembly #141 of...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 capital budget proposal Monday, a $442.4 million spending program that includes more than $80 million for the public school system.
"Because we've managed wisely, we can afford these critical...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The Columbia Clippers epitomize competition. Not only does the Columbia Association-sponsored youth swim program compete against other programs in Maryland, it also competes against the rest of the Columbia swim community for the use of indoor pools....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Two years ago, on a chilly winter morning, construction crews at Howard Community College broke ground on a new building.
On Monday morning, local elected and college officials cut the ribbon on the new Health Sciences Building, signaling the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:01 PM
I always place academics ahead of athletics and I always will. That is one reason that I applaud the administration of Howard Community College and the County Administration for their dedication to academics through those marvelous new buildings that...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Life is always precious and often times way too short, and no one knows this better than the Sinex family.
Owen Sinex left this world Dec. 20, 2012. A student of the Rouse Scholars program at Howard Community College, and graduate of Wilde Lake High...