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  • 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...
  • 'A Labor of Love' cabaret celebrates 25th anniversary

    'A Labor of Love' cabaret celebrates 25th anniversary
    Through music and movement, “A Labor of Love” silver anniversary cabaret is designed to raise money for the HIV/AIDS community in Howard County while celebrating the performers and people who have worked toward the cause since the event’...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • Outdoor classroom

    The phrase of the day was "invasive plants," defined as species that take over an area outside their natural environments at the expense of native plants. Students from three Howard County middle schools have already learned enough about invasive...
  • Residents praise, but question, plan for Columbia park

    Residents praise, but question, plan for Columbia park
    The community response Monday night to detailed plans for unique structures and artistic landscaping in Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia could be categorized as cautiously optimistic as residents both praised and questioned the plan.  "I commend...
  • Love marks 15th year with Columbia Orchestra

    Love marks 15th year with Columbia Orchestra
    The Columbia Orchestra celebrates great music at every concert, but its upcoming program also offers another cause for celebration. Music director Jason Love observes his 15th anniversary leading the group with a program called "The Maestro's Anniversary"...
  • Howard schools closed Monday because of weather

    Howard schools closed Monday because of weather
    The Howard County Public School System announced at 5:30 a.m. that all schools will be closed Monday. All evening activities in the schools, both school- and community-sponsored, have been canceled. That includes any athletic practices and games. This...
  • A year later, celebrating the lives lost in train derailment tragedy

    A year later, celebrating the lives lost in train derailment tragedy
    The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
  • Howard artists have a state of the art show

    Howard artists have a state of the art show
    The group exhibit "Art Howard County 2013" showcases quite an assortment of subjects and styles at the Howard County Arts Council. Juror Fahimeh Vahdat, chairwoman of visual arts at Howard Community College, has picked work demonstrating the artistic...
  • Memorial run honors victims of train derailment in Ellicott City

    Memorial run honors victims of train derailment in Ellicott City
    Just blocks from the spot where Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass were killed during a train derailment last summer, about 600 people honored their memory by running a two-mile race through historic Ellicott City Saturday morning. Mayr and Nass, 19-year-...
  • Faces of homelessness offer a reality check at Howard Community College

    Emotional stories of loss and recovery choked up those who spoke from experience about being homeless and those who advocate for them at a student forum held Tuesday at Howard Community College. "Our mission is to get all of you fired up about...