| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Two months before his 21st birthday, Patrick Jameson took his life after earlier warning his family that he intended to kill himself.
Two months after his suicide in February 2002, his mother, Looks Salon and Spa owner Marilyn Petersen, held a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:14 AM
"Aunt Millie" — as soldiers receiving care packages in Afghanistan affectionately refer to 95-year-old Vivian "Millie" Bailey — doesn't see an end in sight for the work her group does. Yet she and her volunteers are more than willing to take...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge.
There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
| Sep 5, 2013
These groups meet regularly.
Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fred Eiland has thought about running for office for the past five years. And on his birthday — July 23 — he made it official by filing for the state delegate race in District 13.
Eiland, 58, a Democrat from Columbia, said that public...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Email rec sports copy to email@example.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up.
Howard County Striders
There were 63 runners...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Jean E. Christy, a former interior decorator and homemaker, died July 25 of arrhythmia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 86.
The daughter of an insurance salesman and a volunteer, Jean Ensign was born and raised in Cleveland and graduated in...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Jenny Mohler lay on an examining bed holding her pregnant belly at Sinai Hospital in Northwest Baltimore. Sonogram pictures hung from a machine in the right corner of the room. She was nervous, unable to block a feeling of uneasiness as she waited for a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When Shirley Lewis was a vendor at the first Howard County Farmers Market in the late 1990s, she would pack up two trucks of fresh fruit from her orchard in Cavetown to sell at the Oakland Mills Village Center.
In the years that have followed, Lewis has...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
As the July 25 deadline for a comprehensive zoning bill draws near, some Howard County residents are protesting that neither they nor the County Council have had enough time to evaluate the bill and its amendments.
Several local groups, including the...