Howard County Newswire

Howard County Newswire

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  1. How could Sheila Dixon not know of DeRay Mckesson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    DeRay Mckesson looks over a crowd of students at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City who walked out of class Tuesday morning to raise awareness about racism in Howard County schools. DeRay Mckesson looks over a crowd of students at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City who walked out of class Tuesday morning to raise awareness about racism in Howard County schools.

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  2. 3 Most Romantic Spots in Howard CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Patch.com

    Planning Valentine's Day for your special someone doesn't have to be stressful, especially with so many dreamy spots located right in Howard County. Whether you're planning on keeping it casual, or looking to kick it up a notch, your town has plenty of romantic options.

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  3. For Hindu Americans, long term hopes for pluralism more than just about days offRead the original story

    Friday | The Huffington Post

    ... holidays such as Diwali are so important to understanding where the Hindu community stands today. Even as Howard County, Maryland, voted to approve Diwali as a holiday for the upcoming school year , and neighboring Montgomery County considers the ...

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  4. Former food salesman sentenced to 28 days in jail for theft schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County Circuit Court Judge Richard S. Bernhardt sentenced a former food products salesman to 28 days in jail Thursday morning after he was convicted of stealing more than $61,000 from his employer last year. Jun Sung Kim, 56, of Centreville, Va., pleaded guilty to a single count of felony theft scheme in April 2015.

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  5. Howard police join 11 agencies in Route 40 '40-on-40' campaign to stop drunk drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    A Howard County police officer's vehicle was struck by a suspected drunken driver early Sunday, police said. State police: "If you're going out for the Super Bowl, have a game plan and come up with a sober driver" While drunk or impaired drivers have always been on law enforcement's radar, 11 police agencies from Howard through Cecil counties are joining forces to post 40 officers along the 80-mile Route 40 corridor 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday to Sunday over the Super Bowl weekend.

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  6. Amid criticism, Howard school board reappoints Foose as superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    The Howard County Board of Education has voted to reappoint Renee Foose as superintendent of the county's schools amid ongoing criticism of her leadership from parents, educators and local elected officials. The Howard County Board of Education has voted to reappoint Renee Foose as superintendent of the county's schools amid ongoing criticism of her leadership from parents, educators and local elected officials.

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  7. How will Howard County react to racism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Baltimore Sun

    Tuesday's protest at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County was perhaps the most heartening development to date in what has been a most dispiriting racial episode. More than 150 students walked out of class on their own accord to protest a now-infamous 30-second vulgarity of a video that popped up on social media last week.

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  8. Alleged murder plot described as parents, police step up efforts to protect teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    Gruesome allegations emerged Thursday in the murder case against two Howard County teenagers that has raised fears about a widely popular social media app and alarmed parents throughout Maryland. David Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Keepers , 19, plotted the kidnapping and killing of a Virginia girl, buying cleaning supplies and a shovel at Wal-Mart and later hiding her body in the trunk of a car, a prosecutor alleged Thursday in a Virginia court.

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  9. Highland woman sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection to fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... pleaded guilty in June 2014 to second-degree murder and use of a handgun in a crime of violence. According to Howard County State's Attorney's Office spokesman Wayne Kirwan, Maready drove her three co-defendants to an armed robbery in the 9400 block ...

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  10. Woodstock woman rallies community of rare disease patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of Health as occurring in fewer than 200,000 people. Katey O'Donnell holds an executive proclamation signed by Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman declaring February 28, 2015 Rare Disease Day. O'Donnell is working to have the last day in ...

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  11. Catching up with Howard County's Rising StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... for the Prostate Cancer Network. Her return to the stage was highlighted by a magnificent performance for the Howard County Arts Council's first "Rising Stars" contest in 2003. "The Rising Star performance gave me the last bit of confirmation that I ...

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  12. Parents again: Local grandparents raising their children's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... 2000. Of that 7 million, about 40 percent, or 2.7 million, are the primary caretakers. Although no figures for Howard County are available, the number of grandparents acting as parents in Maryland was 45,000 in 2010, according to the U.S. Census ...

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  13. Soft-spoken and erudite, Marvin Thomas made Howard County libraries greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Thomas never intimidated anyone. By all accounts self-effacing and personable, the former director of the Howard County Library System was not the sort to demand deference. He just seemed to inspire it. One of those accounts comes from Holly ...

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  14. Orators hone their skills at Patuxent ToastmastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... are relayed through texts and email, public speaking is more important than ever, according to members of the Howard County group. The skills are as valuable in a sales meeting as they are in a job interview, says Jill LaVeck, president of Patuxent ...

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  15. Suspects from Howard County left few clues to possible motives in Virginia Tech stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Baltimore Sun

    Less than a year ago, David Eisenhauer smiled confidently into a television news camera, discussing his athletic and academic aspirations for a weekly feature on high school athletes in the Baltimore area. "I make my personal goals achievable or just out of reach of achievable," Eisenhauer said.

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  16. Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food impresses with first Maryland locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and jumbo shrimp, served with rice, charro beans and avocado salad. Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food came onto the Howard County dining scene two years ago via Texas, where the family-owned restaurant originated. Maryland may seem like a surprising ...

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  17. Glenelg ice hockey beats Atholton to win Howard County CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County ice hockey county championship game at the Columbia Ice Rink featuring Howard County ice hockey county championship game at the Columbia Ice Rink featuring Glenelg and Atholton. After defeating Atholton, 5-2, to win the Howard County Cup at the Columbia Ice Rink on Feb. 3, Glenelg ice hockey coach Chip Harrison kept talking about getting that monkey off his back.

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  18. Maryland Delegate Reveals His Hopes for Gun ConfiscationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    In a December 21, 2012 email, Maryland State Delegate Frank Turner wrote a constituent that "There will be many bills in January to address the problems stated above. The real challenge is how to collect the thousands of assault weapons already in circulation..." The email became public during a hearing in Howard County Maryland on February 7th as the constituent who received the email testified.

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  19. Two Howard volunteer fire departments receive grant funding from BGERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore Gas and Electric Company has awarded Howard County's West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department and Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company with a combined total of $10,000 in grant funding to enhance fire and rescue equipment at each station. "Our volunteer partners are vital to keeping our communities safe," said Fire Chief John S. Butler, in a statement.

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  20. Howard County Students Walk Out after viral Video Slams Black Lives MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    About 150 students at a Maryland high school staged a walkout Tuesday to show their opposition to racism after a white teenager at the school appeared in an online video disparaging the Black Lives Matter movement. Leaving the building shortly after 10 a.m., students at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City gathered at the edge of campus and took turns delivering impassioned testimonies about their experiences with racism and their hopes for positive change.

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