In my book, it is always good when I get suggested topics from readers and friends. That way, I know that it is something of interest to older adults. The latest suggestion for Senior Circles is the "Senior Events Shuttle."
Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, Howard County Government and the Columbia Association are asking residents to consider an alternative that could benefit not only the user, but the environment, too: bicycle sharing.
By By Katie V. Jones and Baltimore Sun Media Group
The three recipients of Howie Awards are only called upon to make brief speeches expressing their thanks when the Howard County Arts Council presents its 17th annual "Celebration of the Arts in Howard County" on Saturday, March 29, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
Maxim Kozlov will conduct a cello exploration program on Saturday, March 29, for kids ages 5 to 8 at 11 a.m. and ages 9 to 12 at 12:30 p.m. at Ellicott City's Miller Branch Library, at 9421 Frederick Road.
The new plan would concentrate 2,100 residential units, a 250-key hotel, 203,000 square-feet of retail, up to 4,360 parking spaces and 225,000 square-feet of civic uses – which would include a new county library, state-of-the-art swim center, conference center and concert hall – directly south of Merriweather Post Pavilion. In addition, the developer also plans to build 1,125,000 square feet of general and medical office space in three plots west of the pavilion.
Youthful playing comes naturally for George Li, because the pianist is only 18 years old. This precocious talent performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
At his second budget hearing for fiscal year 2015 Monday night, County Executive Ken Ulman heard additional funding requests for projects ranging from a parking expansion for Howard Community College, new biking infrastructure throughout the county and childcare payment assistance for families in need.
Numbers are up and temperatures down midway through the RASAC Snowflake Series of winter races in Harford County. The seventh race in the series, the Get Schooled 5 Miler, was held Sunday in 25-degree chill with the Hairfields of Abingdon leading a field of 47 runners.
You get a call from someplace else, and the caller asks what on earth is happening in your town? And you answer, what? Don't you know that somebody at your mall is shooting up the place? the caller asks. And you say, what are you talking about, while clicking on CNN, and you see your mall with cops in full gear.
Tatyana McFadden, the Columbia-raised Paralympic world champion, was in town last Thursday evening at Atholton High School to accept her plaque as one of the 2014 inductees into the Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame. As expected, she — along with fellow inductee and Atholton grad Allison Valentino Fondale — received a standing ovation from the crowd. Tatyana, who had one of the most overwhelming years of any athlete on the planet, will be heading to Sochi, Russia to
The Columbia Orchestra loves to play new music. That means it's primed to perform the winning composition in its sixth American Composer Competition on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 2, at 3 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. This competition's winner is Michael Djupstrom.