| Sep 16, 2013
One of Venroy July's most vivid recollections from when he was a boy growing up in Jamaica was watching boxing with his father, Venry. The November 1992 bout between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe was especially memorable for the Baltimore lawyer...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Patapsco Heritage Greenway Inc. is dedicated to preserving, protecting, interpreting and restoring the environment, history and culture of the Patapsco River Valley. If you are interested in becoming an environmental activist, here are a few of...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Authors and fans of novels of the spooky variety will gather in Historic Ellicott City this month for a new “mini-convention” dubbed HallowRead.
Organized by author Rachel Rawlings, of Aberdeen, the event is designed to appeal to authors and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:29 PM
At 7 p.m. on Sept. 9, June Martyn turned on her portable stereo at the corner of Columbia's Little Patuxent and Broken Land parkways, and let the sounds from "Waging Peace for Children and Other Living Things," a CD Martyn created with Howard County...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As the temperatures begin to fall and the foliage begins to turn from green to deep reds and oranges, people are flocking to Patapsco Valley State Park in Catonsville.
About 18,000 people visited the park during the last weekend in September, a number...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Eight Howard County middle schools are able to fit more students than previously thought, according to a new study approved by the Board of Education last week.
The Howard County Public School System recently commissioned Gilbert Architects to review...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A judge has agreed to downgrade the misconduct convictions of two former Baltimore police officers accused of picking up a pair of teenagers and leaving them far from home.
The judge's decision to grant probation before judgment opens the way for...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:52 AM
As one highway ramp in Brooklyn reopens, another is set to close.
A ramp designed to carry South Baltimore traffic onto the northbound lanes of Interstate 895 that has been closed for nearly six months is set to reopen on Saturday, according to the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A man was shot multiple times in South Baltimore on Friday afternoon, according to Baltimore Police.
Officers were dispatched to an area hospital about 4:59 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:35 AM
On a warm Saturday evening last month in downtown Ellicott City, the moving current of passers-by walking along the bridge paused as people looked down into the river to see a different kind of current changing course.
In the river, several men and...
| Jul 12, 2013
Help at detention center
Volunteers 21 and older who pass a background check are needed at the Jennifer Road Detention Center to work in the library, assist with pre-GED classes and the education program, facilitate self-help workshops on parenting,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The state Department of Juvenile Services plans to replace its rundown detention center for girls with a new, 48-bed facility in Carroll County — a size that is raising questions among advocates for troubled youths.
Juvenile Services Secretary Sam...