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  • Sykesville man found dead in storm drain

    Sykesville man found dead in storm drain
    A Sykesville man was found dead in a storm drain Wednesday, police said. Robert L. Hawk, 54, was found along the 500 block of Md. Route 140 before late Wednesday morning, police said. An area business owner was mowing the lawn when he spotted Hawk's...
  • Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Let's test your knowledge of Maryland history. Do you know the importance of Mary and Caroline Pickersgill? The fourth grade students at West Friendship Elementary do; they learned in a very hands-on manner this year. To answer the question, I must back...
  • Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital

    Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital
    Florence H. Deitz, a Randallstown community activist who was a founder in the 1960s of the old Baltimore County General Hospital, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the Fairhaven retirement community. She was 91. "Florence...
  • Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]

    Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]
    On July 26, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works will again celebrate Liberty Reservoir Day in the recreation area right above the reservoir dam on the North Branch of the Patapsco River. Last year's Liberty Reservoir Day event was well...
  • Sykesville nets accreditation for Main Street program

    Sykesville nets accreditation for Main Street program
    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....
  • Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft

    Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft
    Women's basketball Ex-Terp Thomas goes No. 1 in overseas draft Former Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas was selected first overall in the Women's Korean Basketball League foreigner draft on Tuesday by KEB Hanabank, which plays less than 2...
  • Mikey Wynne scores in OT to lift South to 17-16 win at Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Mikey Wynne scores in OT to lift South to 17-16 win at Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    The North and South squads entered Saturday afternoon's Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic tied at 4 wins all-time. Maybe it was only fitting, then, that the ninth edition went to overtime. The South, which trailed by as many as seven goals...
  • Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    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,...
  • Sykesville designated as 2014 National Main Street [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Sykesville designated as 2014 National Main Street [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    The National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, helps communities maintain and revitalize their historic districts and sets 10 performance standards that act as benchmarks for measuring success. These...
  • 1890 census figures offer a surprise [History Matters]

    July 1965 Classics for sale From the Automobile ads: "1961 Chevrolet Belair, 6 cylinder, radio and heater, low mileage, stick shift, good condition. $800. "1957 Chevrolet Belair — automatic transmission, 2 door hardtop V-8, power pack, power...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    All Together Now at Howard library branches
    Central Library 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....
  • Questions and answers at town hall meeting [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Numerous local issues were raised on June 12, when the West Friendship Elementary Advocacy Committee hosted a town hall meeting at the school. Panelists included Howard County Council members Greg Fox and Courtney Watson, as well as Joel Gallihue,...