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Howard County

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  • Howard County scores big in Under Armour lacrosse games

    Howard County scores big in Under Armour lacrosse games
    Both the Baltimore boys and girls Under Armour All-America Underclass All-Star teams collected tournament championships Sunday at Towson University, with many Howard County natives playing important roles along the way. Thanks to one-goal victories over...
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the 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...
  • 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...
  • For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'

    For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'
    Fifty years after "The Addams Family" debuted on TV in black and white, John Astin still has that wild gleam in his eye and the same mischievous grin. With his thick mustache, albeit a white one, he could easily be Gomez Addams in his debonair golden...
  • Teachers union appears greedy and manipulative [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 towards Howard County Public School System and its teachers is...
  • More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795

    More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795
    Two long-awaited road improvements are coming to Owings Mills. One project is at I-795 (Northwest Expressway) and Dolfield Road; the second is at the bottleneck along Route 140 (Reisterstown Road) and Painters Mill Road. "The projects are based on...
  • Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says

    Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says
    On the night that 10-year-old Damaud Martin died at a troubled group home in Anne Arundel County, there were not enough staffers to handle the care specified for its severely disabled residents, according to the nurse on duty at the time. Mary Zelio,...
  • Free outdoor concerts galore lined up through August [Ellicott City]

    Looking for a free summer activity? Try one of Ellicott City's free outdoor summer concert series — Sunset Serenades, Dorsey's Search Village Center, Traveling Bands and the new Turf Valley Towne Square.  The Sunset Serenades concerts showcase a...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Auditions Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for "Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 22 and 24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Roles are for seven African-American women, ages 18 and older. No...
  • Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner

    Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner
    On July 1, Gary Gardner replaced Bill McMahon as Chief of the Howard County Police Department. Gardner, 55, has been with the department since 1984, and has served in a variety of different roles: patrolman in West Columbia, researcher in the research...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 13 Author appearance The Howard County Historical Society presents a discussion and book-signing by Claudia Floyd, writer of "Union Occupied Maryland: A Civil War Chronicle of Civilians and Soldiers," at 3 p.m. at Howard County Library's...