| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:34 AM
If you have a college student in the family — or an interest in presidential politics — by now you've probably heard that the interest rates on Stafford student loans are set to double on July 1 unless Congress takes action. President Barack...
| May 2, 2012
It's an exciting time to be a football fan in Howard County. In 2009, Mt. Hebron grad Aaron Maybin, who played college football at Penn State, was a first-round pick (11th overall) of the Buffalo Bills and is now making a name for himself with the New...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Mary-Marguerite Kohn, the popular co-rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church who was an outspoken advocate for social justice, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of gunshot wounds she suffered Thursday in a double shooting at her Ellicott City...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The sport of bocce was played during the Roman Empire and, as of this past Saturday, is now being played in Columbia as well. Roughly 30 people showed up at the bocce courts off Cedar Lane to open the new league here over the weekend.
Just a month or...
| May 19, 2012
Ian Yarmus can spot them when he goes down to his favorite indoor climbing gym in Rockville or when he travels to Seneca Rocks in West Virginia, the place after which he named his now 3 -year-old daughter.
"I remember being 100 feet up [at Seneca], and...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:54 AM
As it often does weekdays at around 3 p.m., traffic on Bloomsbury Avenue near its intersection with Frederick Road had about a dozen cars waiting at the red light.
Instead of fiddling with radio dials or staring at the traffic signal, many drivers...
| Jun 6, 2012
The history of a tree is told by its rings. The history of girls lacrosse is told by the rules and equipment.
Were you of the wooden-stick-kilt-no-boundaries era? Or did you wear shorts and use a molded head stick? Were you a first home or an attack...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Tom Oliver was guest of honor at an 80th birthday party at the Green Turtle last weekend. The party was given by his daughters, Colleen and Kathy. More than 30 people attended.
Our daughter, Ruth, and Hannah Ventela flew in from Saratoga, N.Y., to...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Helen T. Armstrong, a retired public school librarian, died June 21 of multiple organ failure at Kendal at Longwood retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa.
She was 95.
Helen Towne Armstrong, the daughter of James Wadsworth Armstrong and Abbie...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The Rev. John Paul Buchheister Sr., a retired pastor who had been a United Methodist Church district superintendent, died of cardiac failure Saturday at Oak Crest Village. He was 87 and had lived in Lutherville.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Harry...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:06 AM
Manekin Construction LLC hired John Brown Jr. as its chief estimator. Working from the firm's Columbia headquarters, the 15-year industry veteran provides constructability reviews, budgeting of preliminary designs and value engineering.
| Aug 31, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Reservoir, midfielder-forward, senior
Bonner led Reservoir to the Class 3A state title. He is being recruited by programs such as Army, Lafayette, Saint Joseph's and UNC-Wilmington.
Atholton, defender, senior