| May 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Over the past few years, bike share programs have sprung up in cities across the country.
Now, Howard County’s Department of Planning and Zoning and the Columbia Association want to know whether a bike share could flourish in a suburban...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:05 AM
When Peggy Walton returned to Ukraine six months ago, 20 years after a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, she only wanted to quell her own restlessness and satisfy her curiosity about how the country had changed.
Little did the retired Howard...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:45 AM
The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, is presenting "A Journey from Roads to Rails" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 29. The Ellicott City Station is such an important part of American history, and we have it right here.
When it was built in...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:51 PM
After two straight years falling a couple points short, the West squad came out Friday in the third annual Howard County boys basketball all-star game at Howard Community College and broke through in convincing fashion.
Led by Marriotts Ridge’s RJ...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:08 PM
If there's strength in numbers, the New York Chamber Soloists are in great shape. This 13-member ensemble of strings, winds, piano and harpsichord is large by chamber music standards, so it promises to assert itself on stage for a Candlelight Concert...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The three recipients of Howie Awards are only called upon to make brief speeches expressing their thanks when the Howard County Arts Council presents its 17th annual "Celebration of the Arts in Howard County" on Saturday, March 29, from 6 to 10 p.m., at...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The 37th annual Howard County Invitational Swimming Championships were held April 6 at Howard Community College, with teams representing each of the county's public high schools participating.
The meet, sponsored by the Columbia Aquatics Association,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, residents are being asked by county government and the Columbia Association to consider an alternative that could benefit not only the user but the environment:...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:05 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Two very different perspectives on urban life are on view in the exhibit "The City: Paintings by Robert Tennenbaum and Linda Press" at Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery.
Tennenbaum's aerial views of various cities are from so...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:50 AM
In my book, it is always good when I get suggested topics from readers and friends. That way, I know that it is something of interest to older adults. The latest suggestion for Senior Circles is the "Senior Events Shuttle."
In pursuing the topic, I...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released on Monday a $1.026 billion operating budget proposal for fiscal year 2015, his last before his second term ends in December of this year.
The proposal focuses on education and public safety, with 74 percent...