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  • 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,...
  • Catonsville residents view annual Fourth of July celebration

    Catonsville residents view annual Fourth of July celebration
    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...
  • Sykesville man seriously hurt after boating accident in Ocean City

    Sykesville man seriously hurt after boating accident in Ocean City
    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...
  • Local jazz musician Mike Pope performing June 9 [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    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...
  • Yerby R. Holman, railroad executive

    Yerby R. Holman, railroad executive
    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....
  • 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....
  • 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. •Brick Science. Sat., June 7, 2 p.m. Experience science with LEGO bricks. Ages 6-10....
  • Sykesville resident's connection to D-Day spurred creation of military museum

    Sykesville resident's connection to D-Day spurred creation of military museum
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Finally, Baltimore native George 'K.O.' Chaney earns Hall of Fame spot

    Finally, Baltimore native George 'K.O.' Chaney earns Hall of Fame spot
    "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...
  • 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...
  • Sykesville-based private school for students with learning differences expanding

    Sykesville-based private school for students with learning differences expanding
    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...