| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Candlelight Concert Society has been presenting classical music concerts in Howard County for so many years that one could say it's tending an eternal flame. It's not fixated on the past, though, because its 41st season opens with a forward-looking...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:31 PM
I had the good fortune to attend the first of a new series of lectures at Howard Community College dedicated to advancing the work of the late Paul R. Willging, a greatly respected health planning expert and Columbia resident.
The speaker was Dr. Bill...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Howard Community College's Arts Collective will host a musical revue by former HCC student Jason Downs and other alums this weekend.
The show, "Why Am I Not Famous?" is a comical exploration of fame and celebrity by Downs, who in his 30-year show-...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:41 AM
You probably won't hear these buses coming. If they show up as expected on the Howard Transit Green Route in the spring of 2015, they'll be the first of their kind in Maryland to run a municipal loop. They will likely be greeted with fanfare, even if they...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Dwyer helps U.S. win 800 freestyle relay
Conor Dwyer of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club teamed with Ryan Lochte, Charlie Houchin and Ricky Berens to win the 800-meter freestyle relay at the FINA World Championships on Friday in Barcelona,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The Maryland men's lacrosse team has the No. 1 recruiting class in the country, according to Inside Lacrosse's September issue, which ranks the top 20 classes.
The Terps class is anchored by two recruits rated in the top five of Inside Lacrosse's Power...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Elaine Ortiz had long entertained the idea of learning to ride a motorcycle, but when the 5-foot-tall Columbia resident sat on the back of her boyfriend's Ducati 900, she found she came up a bit short.
"My feet dangle off of it," said Ortiz, 29.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:01 PM
When Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Steve Guthrie started in the school system as a social studies teacher 33 years ago, he was caught off guard when he was evaluated by an administrator four times in his first three weeks.
"I felt like...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Mamie Perkins said Tuesday that her top priority as interim superintendent for Anne Arundel County public schools is simply to get in step with a 78,000-student system that will start a new school year in a little more than a month.
"It's not as though...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
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-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The 11th annual "Celebration of Sports" is being held Oct. 15 at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center and, as part of the festivities, a new class is being inducted into the Community Sports Hall of Fame.
This year's six inductees will join an...