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Howard County

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  • Catonsville soccer standouts go for national championship

    Catonsville soccer standouts go for national championship
    Catonsville residents Ethan Clark and Biggie Ruzzi may not be the tallest players on their club soccer team, but the pair has made a huge impact on the Baltimore Celtic Dynasty U13 Soccer Club’s championship run. That squad is currently playing in...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South
    A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...
  • Stuart F. Oster, environmental health specialist

    Stuart F. Oster, an environmental health specialist who worked for the Howard County Health Department, died June 28 of undetermined causes at his Ellicott City home. He was 55. "We are waiting for the results of the toxicologist's report from the...
  • Dr. Thomas F. "Tim" Herbert, physician

    Dr. Thomas F. "Tim" Herbert, physician
    Dr. Thomas F. "Tim" Herbert, a well-known Howard County physician who practiced family medicine in Ellicott City for 40 years, died Sunday of cancer at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 86. "Tim was such a wonderful guy and he was wonderful to me,"...
  • As deadline approaches, Howard referendum case embroiled in new controversy

    As deadline approaches, Howard referendum case embroiled in new controversy
    Amid the latest fray in a case to bring about a dozen Howard County zoning changes to referendum this fall, there is a final deadline in sight. August 18 – less than a month away – is the drop-dead date for a referendum question to be...
  • Support for county farmers is key ingredient of Film Feastival

    Support for county farmers is key ingredient of Film Feastival
    Chef-prepared dishes to sample and freshly picked local produce to buy — what could be more appetizing in July when local harvests are peaking? Mix in socializing with like-minded folks who care where their food comes from and a menu of short...
  • Odenton boy walks on the wild side via Make-A-Wish safari

    Odenton boy walks on the wild side via Make-A-Wish safari
    A zoo menagerie — including a parrot, a boa constrictor and an African pygmy hedgehog — greeted 5-year-old Finn Seamans of Odenton on Wednesday when he arrived at a courtyard between two office buildings in Elkridge. But the animals,...
  • Teachers want same treatment as other county workers [Letter]

    As a proud employee of HCPSS and a member of HCEA, it is disheartening to read the continuing misrepresentation of the proposed contract proposals in the media. We have not received pay increases since the financial crisis began in 2008; that was our...
  • Ravens rookie Michael Campanaro hopes to find his role quickly on team

    Ravens rookie Michael Campanaro hopes to find his role quickly on team
    The sideline pass from Ravens backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor initially looked out of reach until rookie wide receiver Michael Campanaro leapt high to execute a diving, acrobatic catch in front of safety Jeromy Miles. The impressive catch by the...
  • 1890 census figures offer a surprise [History Matters]

    July 1965 Classics for sale From the Automobile ads: "1961 Chevrolet Belair, 6 cylinder, radio and heater, low mileage, stick shift, good condition. $800. "1957 Chevrolet Belair — automatic transmission, 2 door hardtop V-8, power pack, power...
  • Registration open for First Tee charity outing

    Email sports copy by 9 a.m. Monday to howardcountysports@patuxent.com Golf The First Tee of Howard County is holding its 13th annual charity outing Aug. 8 at Fairways Hills Golf Club. Lunch and dinner after is provided. There is a 12:30 p.m. shotgun...
  • Bits & Pieces: National Lacrosse Showcase finds home in Columbia

    Last year's inaugural National High School Lacrosse Showcase was played at Boys' Latin and Gilman, and featured 22 teams. This year, word got around that this showcase featured some of the best high school talent in the country, and the number of...