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Howard County

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Top Howard County Articles

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  • Actors portray conflicts involving families with seniors

    Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...
  • Howard County tops in state in college entrants

    Howard County tops in state in college entrants
    Howard County Public Schools leads all state systems in percentage of high school graduates that go on to enroll in college, according to Maryland Department of Education data. Officials said that 85.6 percent of Howard County’s high school...
  • Fitchitt, Nicklas named to lead Downtown Columbia Partnership

    Fitchitt, Nicklas named to lead Downtown Columbia Partnership
    The Downtown Columbia Partnership has named Gregory A. Fitchitt as president and chair of the board and appointed Barbara A. Nicklas executive director. Established in 2013, the Downtown Columbia Partnership is an independent nonprofit dedicated to...
  • Go shopping and help out the Elkridge Library [Elkridge]

    When you support the Elkridge Library, you get the gift of shopping. Howard County Library System is currently benefiting from Macy's "Be Book Smart" campaign. It's easy. Donate $3 at Macy's and receive $10 off a $30 purchase. HCLS receives money to...
  • Boys tennis Player of the Year Matt Sklar helped lead Atholton to County Cup

    Boys tennis Player of the Year Matt Sklar helped lead Atholton to County Cup
    So far, 2014 has been a very memorable year for Matt Sklar. Soon after completing his sophomore tennis season at Atholton, which included regular season and Howard County Cup titles to go along with individual boys singles championships at both the county...
  • Thornton emerges to lead Marriotts Ridge as Howard County girls tennis Player of the Year

    Thornton emerges to lead Marriotts Ridge as Howard County girls tennis Player of the Year
    As an eighth grader with an impressive USTA track record, Abby Thornton watched last spring as Atholton freshman Irene Lu defeated sophomore teammate Victoria Kogan for the state championship, and knew that winning even a county title as a freshman at...
  • Howard vendors question rules on festival fare

    Howard vendors question rules on festival fare
    Howard Countians celebrating the Fourth of July at Columbia's Lakefront this year can complement classic Independence Day fare such as hot dogs and hamburgers with a low-calorie side of reduced-fat chips or a pack of vegetables – and wash it all...
  • Six inductees announced for Community Hall of Fame

    The Community Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members at the 12th Annual "Celebration of Sports" on Oct. 21 at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center. The new members are: Shantha Chandra, Bernie Dennison, C. Vernon Gray, Allen Fleming,...
  • 17 area boys named All-Americans by US Lacrosse

    17 area boys named All-Americans by US Lacrosse
    Seventeen high school players from the Baltimore area were honored as All-Americans when US Lacrosse announced its Group 2 All-Americans on Thursday. Nationally, over 600 players and 100 coaches in the group were recognized for their efforts on and off...
  • Long Reach teammates Oyewole, Carter share boys outdoor track spotlight

    Long Reach teammates Oyewole, Carter share boys outdoor track spotlight
    After finishing just shy of a team championship at the county and regional meets, Long Reach seniors Tosin Oyewole and Robert Carter, Jr. — the team's top talents and undisputed leaders — knew there was still work to be done. The Wilde...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
  • Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day

    Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day
    In America, the land of strongly held opinions, a whiff of controversy about the proper way to celebrate Independence Day seems positively patriotic. So it was in Bel Air. Complaints of animal cruelty didn't stop the frog-hopping contest or turtle...