| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Greg Sliviak's basement looks to be part chemistry lab, part kitchen and part moonshine operation. The table in his workshop is lined with huge glass jugs, filled with jewel-colored juice that's slowly fermenting into award-winning wines.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Jim "Punch" Robinson believes his company, which designs educational games for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children, has had relatively small success since its founding in 2003.
But on Monday, Robinson was looking for partners through the Pitch...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Mary Lou Pahl, a retired bank teller and former longtime Rockdale resident, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightview Westminster Ridge in Westminster. She was 86.
The former Mary Lou Hartman was born in Baltimore and raised in Rockdale. She...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Crisp weather, colorful leaves, pumpkins and apples … what's not to love about autumn? Come celebrate the season at one of our community's many fall festivals.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, the Howard County Conservancy will host its annual Fall...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
On Sunday, Sept. 29, Ebenezer United Methodist Church will celebrate 125 years at its current location on Woodbine Road in Sykesville with a catered lunch, memorabilia for sale and lots of photos of events that occurred over the years.
More than 200...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
These are tough times for the ducks that winter on the Chesapeake Bay.
Threatened food sources and an imperiled habitat are forcing migrating waterfowl to look for other winter digs.
Alicia Berlin hopes to unlock the formula to win them back.
| Jul 9, 2013
Eric Z. Geiger, a painter and home improvement worker, died Friday of injuries sustained in an Owings Mills motorcycle accident. The Eldersburg resident was 29.
After the accident, which occurred on Dolfield Road in Owings Mills, Mr. Geiger was...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Suelyn Rivera, who lives in Westminster, knows the transformative power of reading to children. As a media specialist at Carrolltowne Elementary School in Sykesville, her job is to order books for the school library, work with teachers, read aloud to...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Summer provides an abundance of fresh, local produce, and Howard County residents can celebrate the bounty in several fun ways.
First, on Tuesday, July 16, Clark's Elioak Farm will host the fourth annual Film "Feastival" in conjunction with the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Many teenagers spend their summer months relaxing, but a group of young musicians with Howard County ties are hard at work in a surprising way: on the road with big-name rock groups, playing for thousands of fans day after day.
The band's name is Bad...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Evelyn M. "Evvie" Spohn, whose career as a registered nurse caring for patients and their families spanned more than 70 years, died Wednesday of heart failure at Lorien Columbia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was 93.
"Evvie was really my first...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Carroll County Commissioner Haven Shoemaker announced his candidacy for state delegate in 2014 Monday in front of about 25 people outside of the Westminster Branch Library.
Shoemaker, a Republican serving his first term on the Board of County...