| 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 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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
| 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 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 3, 2014
| 4:51 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Hannah Berry, a 2013 graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School, says that she, like many other girls, once struggled with self-confidence. However, she credits a supportive family and competitive pageants with strengthening her assurance. The pageants aim...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
It’s been a couple of growing seasons since the Enchanted Garden at Howard County’s Miller Branch Library has taken root, its trees and bushes branching, perennials spreading, annuals blossoming and edibles bursting with nutrients and flavor....
| 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....