| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Mount Airy resident Jake Zamostny broke his own McDaniel College program record in the 1,000-meter to lead McDaniel at the Naval Academy in Annapolis on Saturday in men's indoor track and field action.
The Green Terror finished fourth at the five-team...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:30 PM
When he heard the news that there'd been a shooting at the Zumiez store at The Mall in Columbia, Abhishek Rishi posted a panicked message hoping for a phone call from his friend.
His worst fears were soon confirmed. Brianna Benlolo was dead.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Tyler Johnson had been clean for more than two years, he wrote on his Facebook page.
The 25-year-old Mount Airy man made a point of seeking out other struggling addicts, was active in local 12-step programs and spoke to high school students and young...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Howard County police on Sunday identified 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park as the man who entered a store at The Mall in Columbia and fatally shot two employees before apparently killing himself.
Officials said Aguilar was reported...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The property tax controversies that engulf City Hall certainly raise the issue of administration accountability, but the equity issue goes beyond the taxpayers involved ("Condo owners stunned by unexpected end to tax break," Nov. 21).
If the condo...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.
The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar.
Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival.
The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.
For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Having grown up in Carroll County, I can tell you that, as late as the 1950s, radio was always a big deal in Carroll County. I remember our first television. It was a nice novelty. We still listened to the radio.
On Nov. 18, 1932, according to the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:30 AM
A former delegate and Maryland parole commissioner has filed her candidacy for District 5 of the Maryland House of Delegates.
Carmen Amedori, 58, announced her intention to run in a news release Monday.
She is the sixth Republican and seventh...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The Mount Airy Branch Library will close for a month beginning in mid-February for interior renovation.
The renovation project, which started Jan. 6, will include a new layout with additional study areas, more flexible meeting spaces, and a combined...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery has reached $344 million after no one won Friday night's drawings.
Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not...