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  • Air Force veteran to fellow Howard Community College grads: We 'beat the odds'

    Air Force veteran to fellow Howard Community College grads: We 'beat the odds'
    Danielle Allison likes challenges. The Columbia mother was raised in poverty, on government assistance, in Atlantic City, N.J. The first in her family to attend college, she dropped out after only a few semesters. At 23, she joined the military, a...
  • Traffic, affordable housing concerns raised at Columbia downtown redevelopment meeting

    Finding little to fault in the design of the first building project in the downtown Columbia redevelopment process, residents at a community meeting Tuesday night presented concerns regarding traffic and affordable housing. Roughly 80 people attended the...
  • Bits & Pieces: HCC honors its top athletes at annual awards banquet

    I have attended dozens of athletic banquets in my days, but I have never been around a more boisterous and fun-loving group than the athletes at Howard Community College. The enormous successes that these athletes are enjoying, and will continue to...
  • HCC student overcomes obstacles, earns degree

    HCC student overcomes obstacles, earns degree
    On the day before graduating from Howard Community College, Jennie Wang of Columbia considered the arduous road she had traveled and her studies at the Johns Hopkins University that lie ahead. One thought came to mind: "If my Hammond High School teachers...
  • Elkridge: Murdock Madness benefit concert to aid teacher who sustained spinal cord injury

    Last week, I gave an account of Tim Murdock, a beloved teacher at Elkridge Landing Middle School, who sustained a catastrophic spinal cord injury during a normal workout routine. Just a short excerpt to refresh your memory or explain to anyone who...
  • County finalizes purchase of historic Belmont estate

    County finalizes purchase of historic Belmont estate
    Howard County has finalized its decision to purchase the historic 81-acre Belmont estate in Elkridge and "preserve it as a history and nature park for all future generations," County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday, May 30. The county submitted...
  • Columbia Rep Stage's 'Mary Rose' appears after a long absence

    Columbia Rep Stage's 'Mary Rose' appears after a long absence
    The name of playwright J.M. Barrie is so closely associated with "Peter Pan" that his other plays are neglected. Rep Stage has been doing its part to change that. It produced an evening of two one-act Barrie plays, "The New Word" and "The Old Lady...
  • CookieRide delivers home-baked treats in Howard Co.

    CookieRide delivers home-baked treats in Howard Co.
    Firefighters from the Rivers Park Fire Station had only one question for Casey Dyson as they sampled home-baked cookies from her fledgling delivery service: Does she pack cold milk on her scooter? Dyson, a Columbia resident who launched CookieRide in...
  • Election Day with kids, yay or nay?

    Election Day with kids, yay or nay?
    When it came time for me to cast my vote today, I knew I faced an important decision: to bring the kids or not? It was an easy choice: Since I had a little flexibility in my work schedule today, definitely yes. Isaac came with me as an infant to vote...
  • Mostly Main Street: Our little town suffers another tragic blow

    I write this column a week before it appears in the paper, so right now I am still reeling from the terrible train crash that took the lives of two young Mt. Hebron graduates. My heart goes out to their families and friends. I feel bad for our little...
  • Settlement in decades-old fair housing case

    Hundreds of families living in some of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods will get to move to better conditions under a proposed settlement that could finally resolve a fair housing case dating back to 1995. Attorneys representing current and...
  • Education briefs

    Jump Start classes Anne Arundel Community College and North County High School are working to bring college courses to the high school's students and surrounding community. Eligible students are encouraged to enroll in AACC's Jump Start classes this fall...