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  • After 42 years, last original HCC professor retires

    After 42 years, last original HCC professor retires
    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. Now,...
  • Howard mediation center resolving conflicts at schools

    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...
  • For Rouse Scholars at HCC, 20 years and going strong

    For Rouse Scholars at HCC, 20 years and going strong
    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...
  • A healthy dose of jazz

    A healthy dose of jazz
    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...
  • Familiar face returns to Pallotti as full-time teacher and coach

    Familiar face returns to Pallotti as full-time teacher and coach
    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...
  • Historic Ellicott City residents want stormwater management improvements

    Historic Ellicott City residents want stormwater management improvements
    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...
  • Notebook: UMBC grad Poillon joins Delaware as volunteer assistant

    Notebook: UMBC grad Poillon joins Delaware as volunteer assistant
    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...
  • For Ellicott City girl, a lucky number and an unusual birthday

    For Ellicott City girl, a lucky number and an unusual birthday
    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,...
  • HCC men's basketball team taking shape

    HCC men's basketball team taking shape
    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...
  • 'Curtis on Tour' hits the highway to Columbia

    'Curtis on Tour' hits the highway to Columbia
    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...
  • After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC

    After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC
    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...
  • Rep Stage sets 2013-2014 season

    Rep Stage sets 2013-2014 season
    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...