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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Sharon C. Senkel, legal secretary

    Sharon C. Senkel, legal secretary
    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...
  • Fugitive goat captured, resting in Carroll County

    Fugitive goat captured, resting in Carroll County
    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....
  • In Howard mulching debate, council hears passion from both sides

    In Howard mulching debate, council hears passion from both sides
    Residents of rural western Howard County packed the County Council’s chambers Monday night for more than three hours of testimony focused on whether large-scale mulching, firewood processing and soil processing operations are appropriate on land...
  • Buy local — visit our two farmers markets [Ellicott City]

    Last week, the Howard County farmers markets kicked off the 2014 season with five markets — two in Ellicott City — that are now open through the last week of November. This market is a great way for the community to buy locally grown...
  • Four months after deadly shootings, Zumiez store in Columbia reopens

    Four months after deadly shootings, Zumiez store in Columbia reopens
    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...
  • Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive

    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive
    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,...
  • In Sykesville, fun moves outdoors in May [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Although the spring season may seem shorter this year because of its late arrival, outdoor activities are here already; this month marks the beginning of three annual open-air events in Sykesville. One event is a free concert series, Sykesville First...
  • Ellicott City scorns neon [History Matters]

    May 1965 "Lower Main Street To Get Renovation Try: "The face of lower Ellicott City is in for a change; a change that will hopefully bring tourists into our historical town and will usher in a new burst of economic potential. "A few months ago, John...
  • 'Death with dignity' presents thorny issues for patients, families and doctors [Letter]

    'Death with dignity' presents thorny issues for patients, families and doctors [Letter]
    I'm writing in response to the letter "Maryland needs Mizeur's death with dignity law" (April 27) by Alan D. Eason. Mr. Eason makes a very controversial statement when he says that "Maryland law should be changed to allow mentally competent,...