| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, a retired Episcopal rector who had been associated with churches in Maryland, Virginia and Wyoming, and was an ardent conservationist and outdoorsman, died Aug. 1 of complications from Parkinson's disease at the Fairhaven...
| 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 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,...
| 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 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,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:25 AM
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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2014
With the opening of the new 3,000-square-foot-addition to the Legacy School, Jamie Caplan no longer has to take private phone calls in the supply closet.
The founder and head of the Sykesville-based school for those with learning differences now has her...
| 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...