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  • We were all connected on some level to the tragic events at the Columbia mall [Column]

    We were all connected on some level to the tragic events at the Columbia mall [Column]
    You get a call from someplace else, and the caller asks what on earth is happening in your town? And you answer, what? Don't you know that somebody at your mall is shooting up the place? the caller asks. And you say, what are you talking about, while...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Howard closes schools again Tuesday

    Howard closes schools again Tuesday
    Howard County Public School officials announced that schools will be closed again Tuesday after deciding conditions weren't safe because of freezing temperatures overnight following Monday's snowstorm. School officials said Monday night that shools...
  • Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas

    Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas
    They spend hours with gizmos and gadgets, though it's unlikely most Howard County high school students spend much time questioning how the products they love go from idea to "must have." Yet surely some students have pondered whether they, too, could...
  • HCC men's basketball season ends game short of nationals

    It is amazing how last winter feels like so long ago. But it was indeed just last March that the Howard Community College Dragons men's basketball team reached the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Danville, Illinois. This...
  • Ulman holds second hearing before finalizing Howard County budget

    Ulman holds second hearing before finalizing Howard County budget
    At his second budget hearing for fiscal year 2015 Monday night, County Executive Ken Ulman heard additional funding requests for projects ranging from a parking expansion for Howard Community College, new biking infrastructure throughout the county and...
  • Rep Stage's 2014-2015 season includes area premieres

    Rep Stage's 2014-2015 season includes area premieres
    Rep Stage, the professional theater company based at Howard Community College in Columbia, has announced its 2014-2015 season, the first planned by its new co-producing artistic directors Suzanne Beal and Joseph W. Ritsch. Themes of transition and...
  • At only 18, a master of the classical piano

    Youthful playing comes naturally for George Li, because the pianist is only 18 years old. This precocious talent performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. His program...
  • After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges

    After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges
    A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials. Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...