| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Watching from his office, Vladimir Marinich would see everything from deer to cows wander onto the campus of Howard Community College. It was 1970, and the new college had about 560 students and one building nestled between a farm and some woods.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:01 PM
It began as many confrontations between students do: with a hard stare between two passing strangers, according to Toni Holmes, a senior at an Ellicott City alternative school. One of the girls told a friend, "I don't like her." Snide remarks about...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:03 PM
When the James W. Rouse Scholars Program began at Howard Community College 20 years ago, there were no other honors programs like it at any state community college.
Now, as the program celebrates its 20th anniversary, more than 700 students have left...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Some might see an odd destiny — if not exactly Jerry Garcia’s “long strange trip” — in the formation of the 3-year-old Jazz Docs band.
Its five members form a sort of Venn diagram — with Ellicott City dentist Hank...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:30 AM
It's only been five years since soccer and basketball standout Annesia Faulkner walked the halls at St. Vincent Pallotti High as a senior.
Now the 2007 graduate is back as a full-time social studies teacher and is coaching both girls soccer and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Michele Bickley's Main Street home in historic Ellicott City filled with six-feet of water causing more than $75,000 in damage during the September 2011 flash flood.
On Wednesday, Bickley and her neighbors affected by the storm asked Howard County...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Peet Poillon, a star player in the Baltimore area at both the college and professional levels, has joined the Delaware men's lacrosse coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach.
Poillon, who earned All-America honors at both Ohio State and UMBC, and...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Leah Crisco turns 12 today. Specifically, she's turning 12 years old on Dec. 12, 2012 — the twelfth day of the twelfth month of the twelfth year of her life.
"It's weird," said Leah, who lives in Ellicott City. "People don't believe me at first,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Howard Community College men’s basketball team had its four-game winning streak snapped on Dec. 4 after falling to Baltimore City Community College, 104-98.
The Panthers (7-1 overall) moved to 5-0 in the Maryland Junior College Athletic...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:00 PM
You can make the effort to go to a music school either as a student or at least to attend a concert, but how sweet it is when the music school comes to you.
That's pretty much the case with the "Curtis on Tour" concert program coming to the...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Sandy Johnson and her son, Jeff, were juggling the demands of classes and exams, jobs and family life in pursuit of associate degrees. They also were confronting what could have been an insurmountable obstacle: homelessness.
"This has been a tough...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Rep Stage, the fine professional company in residence at Howard Community College (the emphasis is on Equity, not college), will explore vintage and contemporary works during its 21st season.
And Michael Stebbins, who just wound up his nearly eight-year...