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  • School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen

    School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen
    Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts. Just three days later, elementary and middle school students at...
  • Wood floors grow in popularity as options expand

    Wood floors grow in popularity as options expand
    Last fall, when Dennis and Misty Glorioso renovated the Sykesville home they bought from Misty's father, one of their immediate priorities was to add hardwood floors. The house, which was built in the early 1980s, was chopped up into several small rooms...
  • Annual Peep Show attracts art fans and candy company

    Annual Peep Show attracts art fans and candy company
    Christian Twamley is a sugar artist. While he works with other candy, it is his masterpieces in Peeps marshmallow candies that got him the attention of Just Born, Inc., the company that makes the popular marshmallow treats. The company commissioned...
  • Man killed in Carroll County car crash

    Man killed in Carroll County car crash
    A Delaware man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County on Friday night, the county sheriff's office said. The driver of a pickup truck lost control and crashed into a tree in the 4800 block of Woodbine Road in the Sykesville area around...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Warriors on the water

    Warriors on the water
    Gary Rasnake leaned against the starboard side of the boat, arms crossed, hoping for a bite. The retired Army sergeant first class had been waiting about four hours on the Chesapeake Bay waters, much of it in the same position, for the telltale jerk...
  • Traffic: Accident on westbound I-70 at Sykesville Road clearing

    Traffic: Accident on westbound I-70 at Sykesville Road clearing
    As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting the accident in Howard County on westbound I-70 near Sykesville Road (Route 32) has been moved to the far right shoulder. In Anne Arundel County, the accident reported in the area of...
  • 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,...