As the comprehensive zoning bill nears its planned July 25 deadline, some Howard County citizens are protesting that neither they nor the County Council have had enough time to fully consider the bill and its amendments
Laurel residents Anthony and Julie Garris announce the birth of a daughter, Gabriella Elisabeth Garris, at 8:08 p.m at Howard County General Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was welcomed home by twin brothers Griffin and Braeden, 2.
The Flier article June 13 announcing the retirement of Vic Broccolino, president and CEO of Howard County General Hospital, touched on many of the admirable qualities that made him a successful hospital administrator and respected member of our community. I would like to add to that list.
John Boyle works as a fundraiser for the Immune Deficiency Foundation, a national advocacy and support organization founded by his mother, Marcia Boyle, who lives in Ellicott City. The organization holds a national conference at a different location each year, and the 2013 conference will take place in Baltimore June 27-29. It is expected to attract more than 1,000 participants from all over the country and world.
The driver of a Honda Civic struck by a bus Wednesday afternoon has been transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to Howard County Police.
Two 12-year-old Wilde Lake Middle School students sustained "very minor" injuries Tuesday afternoon after the school bus they were riding in side-swiped a van on Cedar Lane between Little Patuxent Parkway and Hickory Ridge Road in Columbia.
The result was the Columbia Medical Plan, a prepaid health insurance plan established in October 1969 for Columbia residents. As Columbia and the need for medical services grew, that insurance plan was followed in July 1973 by the opening of the county's first hospital: the 59-bed Columbia Hospital and Clinics Foundation, located at the corner of Little Patuxent Parkway and Cedar Lane and designed to treat members of the CMP.
A 23-year-old Columbia man was convicted of second-degree murder in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday evening in the 2011 shooting of a bail bondswoman, according to State's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
The second annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon & Coed 5K was held April 28 in downtown Columbia. The event, which benefits the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center at Howard County General Hospital, attracted more than 2,000 runners from ages 9 to 70.
Art and poetry support a worthy cause in the group exhibit "Haiku for Hope," which is co-sponsored by the Columbia Art Center and Howard County Promotion and Tourism's Blossoms of Hope and Cherrybration. Proceeds go toward Howard County General Hospital's Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center.
The trial of the 23-year-old Columbia man accused in the 2011 fatal shooting of a bail bondswoman in Long Reach began this week in Howard County Circuit Court, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Cedric Ryan Murphy, 31, of no fixed address, has been arrested and charged with armed robbery, second-degree assault and theft for a Jan. 19 incident at the Exxon/Circle K in the 8200 block of Snowden River Parkway.