| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:28 AM
While other Baltimore suburbanites may look at Catonsville's Fourth of July celebration and parade as corny and anachronistic, the folks who faithfully line the parade route from Montrose to Bloomsbury avenues every Independence Day don't give a hoot what...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A Sykesville man was seriously injured after he jumped off the bow of a 22-foot rental boat and was then run over by the vessel on Isle of Wight Bay in Ocean City Monday, police said.
John Scott Hauf, 26, had lacerations to his left shoulder, neck and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:55 AM
Did you know that once or twice each year, the Howard County Police Department offers a free Citizens Police Academy designed to inform residents about the operations and experiences of our local police force?
It takes place mainly in our own backyard,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Meadowbrook Tomatoes are not short on talented young swimmers, which was evident in the Central Maryland Swim League Division I championships at the South Carroll Swim Club, in Sykesville, on Saturday.
Meadowbrook earned 12 individual...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Vivian "Millie" Bailey is once again up to her well-polished trick of not acting her age.
With one quick phone call from her home in Running Brook, the 96-year-old community activist recently arranged to check off an entry that's been on her to-do...
| 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...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Nearly four months after two employees were shot and killed, the skate apparel and accessory shop Zumiez reopened on Monday in The Mall in Columbia.
The store has been closed since Jan. 25, the day Darion Aguilar, 19, gunned down two store employees...
| 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 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, a retired CSX executive and a collector of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad memorabilia, died Monday of lymphoma at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87.
Charles Norman Murphy was born in Baltimore into a B&O family. His father,...
| May 25, 2014
| 8:02 PM
A 28-year-old Westminster man was critically injured in Sykesville on Sunday in a dirt bike accident, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.
Officials said that at about 5 p.m., deputies and rescue personnel from the Sykesville Volunteer Fire...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A year ago, Joe Aitcheson, Jr. sat in his room at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, surrounded by racing mementos, and pondered a reporter's question: How could a jockey who's broken nearly every bone in his body have the gumption to win a record...