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  • William P. 'Bill' Hidey, farmer

    William P. 'Bill' Hidey, farmer
    William P. "Bill" Hidey, a farmer who sold his vegetables and household goods from a converted school bus, died Tuesday of heart failure at Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia. He was 91. The son of Page Hamilton Hidey, a builder, and...
  • Bad Seed Rising not the average 'kid group'

    Bad Seed Rising not the average 'kid group'
    Huddled around a conference table on a recent Friday afternoon, four best friends joked around as teenagers do. Mason Gainer, 13, took an up-close photo of 12-year-old Aiden Marceron, and wondered aloud if he should post it to Instagram. Louey Peraza,...
  • Entertainment at the Grange Hall wows the public in 1890 [History Matters]

    April 1965 Splendor in Howard County "The Spring Flower Show Many Splendored Thing: " 'A Many Splendored Thing' has been chosen the theme of the 1965 Howard County Spring flower show. Presented by the eight garden clubs of the county, the show...
  • Wrong to stigmatize mental illness [Letter]

    Wrong to stigmatize mental illness [Letter]
    I read the commentary by Richard E. Vatz ("Stigma can be a good thing," April 8) in which he claimed that some mentally ill deserve a stigma. I wish I can say that I enjoyed his views, but I am very disappointed that someone employed as a professor at...
  • Mocha Moms of Howard County a support group for stay-at-home mothers

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group —  First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. People living with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia and their caregivers are invited to attend a free support group led by Dr. Tom Swisher...
  • North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School

    North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School
    It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school. On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...
  • 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,...
  • Police: Threat at South Carroll High School promised 'shooting and chaos'

    Police: Threat at South Carroll High School promised 'shooting and chaos'
    South Carroll High School reopened on Friday after being on lockdown for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after police said numerous threats were made by phone that there would be "shooting and chaos." After surrounding the school with a police presence...
  • The need for a new diplomacy [Letter]

    The need for a new diplomacy [Letter]
    In the 21st century there is no need for geographic borders to separate nations. According to United Nations resolutions, people have a human right to nationality, and in Crimea the majority want to be Russian. The world needs to accept that reality....
  • Miller Libraries Enchanted Garden

    Miller Libraries Enchanted Garden
    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....