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  • Howard County Briefs

    'Godspell' Wilde Lake High School's theater department will present the musical based on the Gospel of Matthew at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9, at the Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Tickets are $12. Information: 410-313-6965....
  • Harriet Tubman descendants gather for forthcoming centennial of her death

    Harriet Tubman descendants gather for forthcoming centennial of her death
    After Ernestine Martin Wyatt helped stage a walkout decades ago over a lack of African-American history lessons at her high school, a teacher pulled her aside to ask about Wyatt's family ties to Harriet Tubman. The Maryland-born slave and famed conductor...
  • Shore Leave returns to the Hunt Valley Inn

    The Shore Leave 32 science fiction convention returns Friday-Sunday, July 8-10, at the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn. This event will include workshops, a film festival, a masquerade contest, an art show and a host of dealers selling memorabilia. There will...
  • 'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums

    'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums
    In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated. Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...
  • Winter getaway to the Eastern Shore

    Winter getaway to the Eastern Shore
    You might expect winter on the Eastern Shore to be slow. I know I did. So even though it was Presidents Day weekend, I told my husband that the holiday wouldn't be a hindrance to a quick two-day trip to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, a resort I've been...
  • Gardening with an edge

    Gardening with an edge
    First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens. The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...
  • Howard Co. still seeking site for Long Reach Head Start program

    Four-year-old Hylah Haynes had an hourlong car ride each day this past school year to get to her Head Start program in Ellicott City. Franora Gray said the ride was worth it. "The program has so much," Gray said, noting that her daughter has received...
  • Woodbine/Lisbon: Get close to local farms with community-supported agriculture

    As always, Howard County has come up with another great idea. Howard County residents will be able to participate in community-supported agriculture programs (CSA) at six local farms. CSA allows a group of individuals to support local farms by purchasing...
  • Congregation to discuss how Jews stay jolly at Christmas time

    Congregation to discuss how Jews stay jolly at Christmas time
    When Rabbi Susan Grossman's son was much younger, he noticed that a movie theater had put up a large Christmas tree and a comparably little menorah. "He turned to me and said, 'How come the tree is so big, and how come the menorah is so small?' "...
  • Clarksville: Students earn their place in world-record attempt

    A record was set when Clarksville Elementary students jumped for one minute with 300,265 other people from all over the world. They smashed the old record of 20,245. You can learn more about this healthy event at http://www.kidsblog.nationalgeographic....
  • Picture-perfect world awaits in 'Places" exhibit at Columbia Art Center

    You might walk into the Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit titled "Places" expecting to see familiar Howard County places showcased on the walls of the Columbia Art Center. Well, bring along your passport. This exhibit proves that these camera-wielding...
  • History Matters: Chicken farmers enjoy Baltimore Poultry Show in 1912

    100 Years Ago The chicken and the egg From the Sykesville column: "The chicken farmers of Sykesville who visited the Baltimore Poultry Show in the Fifth Armory were enthusiastic in their praise of the show's exhibits. Mr. George Schrame who entered...