| Jul 3, 2014
10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Summer break began last week, and local churches are registering students now for vacation Bible school.
St. James United Methodist Church, at 12470 Old Frederick Road (Route 99) in Marriottsville, is trying something different this year: its VBS,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Sykesville’s Main Street Association has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Good news! The Maryland State Highway Administration has approved some major safety upgrades to Route 32 in Sykesville, between Day Road and West Friendship Road. Construction is expected to begin this month (and may, in fact, have already done so by...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:41 PM
"I don't intend to quit boxing as long as I am able to push a fist into the face of a rival and keep him from knocking me over the ropes."
George Chaney, 1923
He hailed from the squalid streets of East Baltimore, an Irish-American kid with calloused...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:47 AM
A helmet and a helmet liner. A belt with sand still in it. A parachute.
The items displayed on Frederick "Butch" C. Maisel III's table were all part of the Battle of Normandy.
Many were abandoned by soldiers soon after they landed on the beaches of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Yerby R. Holman, a retired Western Maryland Railway executive and World War II veteran who had been active in civic and church affairs, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community. He was 98.
The son of Yerby R....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:55 AM
The towns of Marriottsville, Sykesville and Woodstock all span the Patapsco River and thus are in two or more counties. Although this column focuses on Howard County, our day-to-day lives do not stop at the county line. Sometimes I like to include...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland.
Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Sharon C. Senkel, a retired legal secretary and doll collector, died Sunday of complications from lupus at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Manchester. She was 66.
The daughter of Irvin A. Senkel Sr., a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrician, and...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A runaway goat that sparked a school closure, rammed a car, leaped several fences to evade apprehension and triggered plenty of buzz in the Sykesville area for nearly a week has been captured and is resting comfortably at an animal shelter in Westminster....
| May 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Residents of rural western Howard County packed the County Council’s chambers Monday night for more than three hours of testimony focused on whether large-scale mulching, firewood processing and soil processing operations are appropriate on land...