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Howard County

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  • Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County

    Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County
    The state Department of Transportation reported weather-related road closures in Carroll County on Wednesday morning due to Tuesday night's storms. All traffic is shut down on MD 30 in Manchester due to debris on Bachmans Valley Road at 12:03 a.m. on...
  • Elkridge gentleman becomes an officer in 1965 [History Matters]

    July 1965 "Promoted to Lt. Colonel: James Paul Libertini of 5810 Lawyers Hill Road in Elkridge has recently been promoted to the rank of Lt. Colonel in the United States Army Reserve. He is a member of the 6176th U.S. Army terminal, USAR, Baltimore,...
  • 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...
  • Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Let's test your knowledge of Maryland history. Do you know the importance of Mary and Caroline Pickersgill? The fourth grade students at West Friendship Elementary do; they learned in a very hands-on manner this year. To answer the question, I must back...
  • 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...
  • Baseball tryouts for 2015 season scheduled

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Baseball AYRA 11U travel baseball tryouts have been announced for the spring 2015 season for Aug. 5 and 7 from 6-8 p.m., and Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. Tryouts are held at...
  • Scout Troop 72 back from a week at camp

    Boy Scout Troop 72 just returned from a fun week at summer camp. Members Michael Baker, Kyle Faulconer and Jeffrey Knight-Griffin especially enjoyed learning how to safely ride ATV's. This active troop, led by Matthew Mader, meets on Thursday evenings...
  • Highest honors for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

    Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City. Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
  • Howard Co. teachers' union is being unreasonable [Letter]

    As a former teacher and as a teacher educator who has observed classrooms in almost every school system in Maryland, I feel I'm qualified to make the following comments, even though negativity toward Howard County Public School System and its teachers...
  • 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...