| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:15 AM
John Travisano's rise to high school lacrosse stardom was different from many of his future Division I counterparts.
Described by coaches and teammates as modest, yet bearing a quiet confidence that transcended his age, the future member of the Notre...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:03 AM
When Nichole Hickey became the executive director of the Columbia Festival of the Arts in 2004, she says she imagined she would stick around for three years, just until the annual summer festival celebrated its 20th anniversary.
She stayed on 10 years,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:17 AM
From the outside, Belmont Manor and Historic Park in Elkridge hasn’t changed much.
The 68-acre estate is still home to the Georgian-style, stucco-on-brick manor house, built by Caleb Dorsey in 1738. It still has intricate gardens and rolling hills...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Garrison Keillor lounged by a backyard pool, sipping a glass of wine. Isaac Bashevis Singer sat at a dining room table and ate homemade pea soup. Edward Albee arrived with a new boyfriend in tow.
Over the past four decades, the likes of Larry McMurtry,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:14 PM
If the Wasmuth Quartet is not a familiar name, that's precisely the reason why the Candlelight Concert Society is presenting this young chamber music ensemble on Sunday, June 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
| Jun 6, 2014
Sunday, June 8
Community fair The Israel Peace Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Event features nonprofits which support peace, social justice and environmental issues in...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Over the past 15 years, Carroll Community College has seen the campus expand, enrollment grow and program offerings increase under the leadership of Dr. Faye Pappalardo.
This summer, Pappalardo will retire and a familiar face on campus will become the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:55 AM
For Long Reach High School students, Pomp and Circumstance wasn't the only graduation anthem on their minds last week.
Thanks to a group of five seniors, Long Reach's Class of 2014 had a graduation theme written by their classmates.
"It was a coming-...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:10 AM
A throng of students from Elkridge Landing Middle School swarmed across the historic Belmont property in Elkridge last week.
They examined lichen on century-old tombstones, built makeshift erosion filters and dressed up in 19th-century costumes to...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Corey Andrews may only be 19 years old, but he believes his recent experiences in the Howard County Public School System make him best suited for the Board of Education.
"Having come through the school system recently, it gives me an interesting...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:40 AM
Congratulations to Ally Schito! The Centennial High School senior won a silver medal for her mixed media painting titled, "Adding a Dimension" in the renowned Scholastic Art and Writing competition, a national art contest sponsored by the Alliance for...
| May 9, 2014
The Howard County Arts Collective presents the Tony Award-winning musical "Ragtime" through Sunday, May 18, at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays...