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  • Howard residents ask Planning Board to deny Woodmont zoning

    Howard residents ask Planning Board to deny Woodmont zoning
    The former home of Woodmont Academy off Frederick Road in Cooksville is surrounded by horse farms, all of which are entered in the Howard County Agricultural Preservation Program. For Jennifer "Bird" Mobberley, who lives on the 134-acre farm directly...
  • Family of four, mother of two hit the lottery at Housing Fair

    Family of four, mother of two hit the lottery at Housing Fair
    The round of applause made 10-month-old Tafsir Islam cry in the arms of his aunt, Sanjida Islam, but they could have been tears of joy. Just seconds before, his parents had won the opportunity to purchase a new three-bedroom townhouse at a below market...
  • Md. Muslim group condemns 'cowardly terrorist act'

    Dr. Syed Wasimul Haque, the president of the United Maryland Muslim Council, condemned the "cowardly terrorist act" at the Boston Marathon Monday that has killed three and wounded more than 100. "Our prayers go out for the fallen victims and to the city...
  • Cockeysville doctor named top humanitarian by orthopaedic academy

    A lifetime of selfless service was rewarded last month when retired Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon and Cockeysville resident Dr. David Hungerford was given the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons' Humanitarian Award at the association's annual meeting...
  • Residents in western Howard County fight to preserve rural feel

    Residents in western Howard County fight to preserve rural feel
    Most residents in western Howard County want to raise a family surrounded by farmland where they can walk down the street to feed the horses, according to Woodbine resident Glenn Moran. "I think that's what people have come to know and love about the...
  • Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion

    Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion
    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Visa program doesn't discriminate against Arabs, Muslims

    Commentators Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali complain that Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin co-sponsored legislation to extend a visa waiver program to Israel ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30). The waiver program currently allows citizens of 37...
  • To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment

    To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment
    In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, we heard strong proclamations from the president that "justice will be served." It should be. Our spirit of justice is based on the principle that punishment should outweigh any benefit derived from...
  • Blocking entry of radicals is good for Israel and U.S.

    Blocking entry of radicals is good for Israel and U.S.
    In their commentary, Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30) objected to Senate Bill 462 (the U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013) introduced recently in the U.S. Senate that advocates Israel's right to deny...
  • Plans for Islamic center roil western Howard

    The former home of a local Catholic school in Cooksville could soon become an Islamic community center, but some area residents say the plans could change the rural face of western Howard County. The Dar-us-Salaam Muslim community is considering a move...
  • Israel's critics ignore discrimination in the Arab and Muslim world

    Israel's critics ignore discrimination in the Arab and Muslim world
    The article by Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali on Israel's supposed discrimination against Arab-American and Muslim citizens is missing a big part of the story in the Arab and Muslim world ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30). Former Secretary of...