| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:46 AM
As a caregiver, Richard DeCaro knows that a little kindness goes a long way. And now he has a local nonprofit organization to thank for making his life a little easier.
The Dorsey’s Search resident began taking care of his wife, Ellen, in 2008...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
An elderly man involved in a Jan. 11 car accident near the intersection of Dorsey Run Road and Route 175 in Jessup died this week as a result of his injuries, Howard County Police said Thursday.
Charles Dorn, 86, of Linthicum, died on Jan. 22, police...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:37 AM
The 18-year-old driver of a Honda Civic stuck by a Mack truck outside of Mt. Hebron High School last week has been upgraded to serious condition at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a hospital spokesperson said Friday morning.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The teen pulled from a burning, overturned car by an off-duty Howard County Police officer near Route 97 in Carroll County last week has been released from the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and admitted to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Robert A. Makofski, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory scientist and administrator who headed Howard County General Hospital's board, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. The former Columbia resident was 81....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Elijah Asher Jimenez became the first baby born at Howard County General Hospital in 2013, the hospital announced Wednesday in a news release.
Seven-pound, 2-ounce Elijah was welcomed into the world by Columbia residents Gillian and Jimmy Jimenez at 7:...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Howard County Police investigators have confirmed the teenage driver of the Honda Civic struck by a Mack truck outside of Mt.Hebron High School on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 3 failed to stop at the stop sign when exiting the school parking lot. ...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A 22-year-old man who attempted suicide at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup over the weekend is back at the facility and under 24-hour watch, officials said Sunday.
Demetrius Hunt, 22, who was serving an 18-month sentence for second-degree...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Jean Pfefferkorn, a Howard County Public Library staff member, posted an online item about a week ago on seasonal affective disorder, which carries symptoms ranging from increased appetite to suicidal thoughts.
Dr. George Groman, a cardiologist at Johns...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Harry Dutton Grunwell, a retired Army warrant officer with a talent for linguistics and computers, died Dec. 5 at Howard County General Hospital from complications of multiple sclerosis. The Marriottsville resident was 66.
Mr. Grunwell was born in Ogden,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The Columbia teenager who pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of another Columbia teenager in Long Reach in 2011 was sentenced to life in prison with all but 60 years suspended.
Xavier Trevon Bates, 19, pleaded guilty in September to first-degree...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:05 AM
100 Years Ago
From north county to south
From the Personals column:
"Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Swain of Sykesville are receiving congratulations upon the birth of a son.
"The Sunday guests at Fair View, the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.W.K. Ridgely near...