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  • Using art as a broad stroke to promote social awareness

    When Raissa Howera was growing up in the Washington area, she took part in protests supporting independence for Ukraine, the land of her father's family. Such activism was typical, she said. Her adolescence was marked by frustration with the problems...
  • Five to be inducted into Howard Women's Hall of Fame

    Five local women will be inducted into the Howard County Women's Hall of Fame March 6 in recognition of their contributions to the community. The five honorees are Bessie Bordenave, a civil rights advocate with the NAACP for more than 25 years, Ossie...
  • Running numbers still up, despite down temperatures

    Numbers are up and temperatures down midway through the RASAC Snowflake Series of winter races in Harford County. The seventh race in the series, the Get Schooled 5 Miler, was held Sunday in 25-degree chill with the Hairfields of Abingdon leading a...
  • Howard Community College men's basketball gearing up for postseason

    Howard Community College men's basketball gearing up for postseason
    Before the season, Howard Community College men’s basketball coach Mike Smelkinson set the bar high. Coming off making it to the National Junior College Athletic Association DII championship tournament in 2012-13, Smelkinson thought his squad was...
  • Before the cold in Howard County came the snow

    Before the cold in Howard County came the snow
    Though snow plows had cleared its steep streets by Tuesday afternoon, historic Ellicott City was nearly deserted, and Len Berkowitz cut a lonely figure as he swept up powdery snow from the sidewalk in front of his business. The co-owner of Great Panes...
  • Howard schools will open two hours late Thursday

    Howard schools will open two hours late Thursday
    After Howard County closed schools Wednesday because of a snowstorm accompanied by a second round of the "polar vortex," officials announced that school would resume on Thursday, starting two hours late. On Tuesday, the first flakes of the storm that...
  • That's a wrap: Film camps teach life skills and boost technical prowess

    That's a wrap: Film camps teach life skills and boost technical prowess
    Holding a 3-inch-tall Tolkien-inspired wizard named Schmandalf that she fashioned out of modeling clay, Olivia Hatcher set about the painstaking process of creating a stop-motion film for her summer camp class. Using one of Maryvale Preparatory School&...
  • Week's bad weather leaves Howard County schools with lone remaining snow day

    For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...
  • Columbia mall victim Tyler Johnson remembered as 'vibrant'

    Columbia mall victim Tyler Johnson remembered as 'vibrant'
    Tyler Johnson had been clean for more than two years, he wrote on his Facebook page. The 25-year-old Mount Airy man made a point of seeking out other struggling addicts, was active in local 12-step programs and spoke to high school students and young...
  • Arts Council names 10 young Rising Star artists [Ellicott City]

    The Ellicott City-based Howard County Arts Council announced the 10 young artists finalists for its 2014 Rising Star competition — Curtis Bannister, Musical Theater; Leiland R.W. Charles, Contemporary Dance; Joe Duffey, Irish Step Dance; Steven...
  • Let's Get Together

    These groups meet regularly Acupuncture Happy Hour — First and third Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Relax and recharge with 20 minutes of auricular (ear) acupuncture. Classical Acupuncture and Healing Center, 8821 Columbia 100 Parkway, Suite 5, Columbia....
  • Knights of Columbus host Longaberger Basket Bingo [Clarksville]

    St Louis Knights of Columbus will host a Longaberger Basket Bingo in the church social hall on Jan. 31. Doors open at 6 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. Funds raised will support various charities. Win filled Longaberger baskets. There are 20 regular games,...