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  • Outdoors and recreation calendar

    Figure skating show Today, Dec. 15: Join the figure skaters and coaches of the Piney Orchard Learn-to-Skate program for a holiday show that begins at 4:10 p.m. at the Piney Orchard Ice Arena, 8781 Piney Orchard Parkway. Free. For more Information,...
  • Centennial junior behind 'Your Past, It Matters' Saturday in Ellicott City

    Centennial junior behind 'Your Past, It Matters' Saturday in Ellicott City
    At 16 years old, Girl Scout Emily Abdow may be one of the youngest local history experts around. The Centennial High School junior's passion for the past began about seven years ago, when she attended the Victorian Dreams camp — a week-long camp...
  • Elkridge High is gone, but memories live on at reunion [Elkridge]

    A lifetime resident of Elkridge, Connie Bauman recently hosted the annual 1949 Elkridge High School Class Reunion. According to Bauman, "Next year will mark our 65th … you do the math. We've been getting together every year since our 50th,...
  • Liberty Reservoir Day puts spotlight on shimmering asset

    It was 60 years ago this summer that Baltimore City began plans to fill what we now know as Liberty Reservoir. The 9,200 acres of the Liberty Reservoir tract are owned by Baltimore City and on July 27, Baltimore's Department of Public Works will hold...
  • Centennial High trumpet players go for baroque [Ellicott City]

    Do you know what a baroque trumpet is? Recently, Brandon Portnoff told me all about the instrument. As a member of the Centennial High School baroque trumpet ensemble — likely the only high school group of its kind — he know all about the bass...
  • Small banks, credit unions try to lure customers with rewards program

    Small banks, credit unions try to lure customers with rewards program
    Most checking accounts pay little or no interest, and fewer and fewer are free. But at Patapsco Bank in Dundalk, checking customers can earn about 2 percent a year in a free account or choose cash back or even iTunes rewards. And members of Money One...
  • Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape

    Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape
    Thousands of traffic signals on the Chesapeake Bay from the mouth of the Susquehanna River to the entrance of the Atlantic Ocean lead cargo ship captains, commercial fishermen and recreational boaters out of harm's way. When they go on the blink,...
  • Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase

    Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase
    The human eye sees a black-and-white border collie, about 35 pounds, stepping slowly and silently across the lawn at Fort McHenry, its light-brown eyebrows lending its face a most personable expression. The Canada goose eye apparently sees something...
  • Scary times in Ellicott City this October

    Scary times in Ellicott City this October
    They say historic Ellicott City is haunted. Maybe it's the granite, the underground water or he flow of electricity. Things are about to get a little spookier. Howard County Tourism and Promotion offers three different ghost tours, leading visitors...
  • Howard Conservancy's Fall Festival is 'a big success'

    Howard Conservancy's Fall Festival is 'a big success'
    It might have felt more like summer, but that didn't deter a record-setting crowd from attending the Howard County Conservancy's Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5, in Woodstock. "The event was a big success," said Meg Schumacher Boyd, executive...
  • Ellicott City Show House offers unique views of historic mansion

    Ellicott City Show House offers unique views of historic mansion
    After visitors to this year's Decorator Show House meander along a slate pathway from the parking lot to the front of Mount Ida, it becomes obvious why William Ellicott, grandson of one of the city's founding brothers, chose the site on Sarahs Lane for...
  • Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns

    Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns
    A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding. City officials' high hopes for casino...