Howard County Newswire

Howard County Newswire

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  1. Howard's Fabulous 50+ Players share musical theater passionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    The Fabulous 50+ Players of the Howard County Arts Council include Ann Henry of Ellicott City, Jackie Dunphy of Ellicott City, Shirley Bishop of Catonsville, music director Phyllis Stanley of Columbia, Patrycia Pickett of Pikesville, Shirley Greenwald of Columbia and Paula Rehe of Ellicott City; and 9back row, from left) Ed Kaplan of Ellicott City, Jos Askin of Pikesville, Tom Kowalski of Catonsville and Jay Fred Cohen of Columbia.

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  2. Study questions student readiness as Maryland SAT scores declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... College Board is developing a new SAT test to be introduced in March. It's expected to be more like the ACT. Howard County public schools, a district that ordinarily posts some of the highest scores in the state, has seen more students taking the ...

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  3. Howard County teacher Stephanie Geddie finalist for Maryland Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County Teacher of the Year Stephanie Geddie was named a finalist for the Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Howard County Teacher of the Year Stephanie Geddie was named a finalist for the Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. 1 comment

  4. Howard County's Deer Management Program for 2015-2016 AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks has announced its Fall/Winter schedule for managing the deer population through bow and shotgun managed hunts and sharpshooting. According to the announcement, the managed hunts and sharpshooting will be held in an effort to help maintain a stable, balanced white-tailed deer population in parks where deer browsing has been shown to reduce biodiversity.

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  5. Two Charged in D.C.'s Largest Synthetic Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Washington

    Maryland State Police and the Metropolitan Area Drug Task Force intercepted a large shipment of synthetic drugs from the West Coast in Howard County, Maryland, Thursday. The final destination was northwest D.C., according to charging documents.

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  6. Howard County Police Invite Residents to CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Coffee with a Cop is Sept. 3 from 9-11 a.m. at Lisbon Town Grill (15943 Frederick Rd. in Woodbine/Lisbon)

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  7. Former State House candidate sues over redistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    A former candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates says the state's method of dividing land into voting districts violates his constitutional rights and harmed his campaign. Christopher Eric Bouchat ran unsuccessfully last year for a delegate seat in House District 9A, which includes much of western Howard County as well as a piece of Carroll County.

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  8. Neglected horses recovering at Howard County farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two extremely neglected horses, that were likely kept locked up for at least a decade, were rescued last month and brought to a farm in Howard County, Maryland. "We went out last Thursday to evaluate the horses' conditions, and what we found were nothing short of the most severe hoof neglect that we have ever seen in our 26 year history," DeEtte Gorrie, Equine Programs Director at Days End Farm Horse Rescue tells WTOP.

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  9. Howard County 2015 football previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Baltimore Sun

    Eighth-year head coach Bruce Strunk gives directions to his players during a Howard High varsity football practice at the school in Ellicott City on Thursday, August 27. Eighth-year head coach Bruce Strunk gives directions to his players during a Howard High varsity football practice at the school in Ellicott City on Thursday, August 27. Quarterback Casey Crawford drops back to pass during a Howard High varsity football practice at the school in Ellicott City on Thursday, August 27. Quarterback Casey Crawford drops back to pass during a Howard High varsity football practice at the school in Ellicott City on Thursday, August 27. With the Howard County football season kicking off on Sept.

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  10. Howard police strike against tractor trailer theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Baltimore Sun

    With the conviction of a Brooklyn Park man on theft and burglary charges last week, prosecutors said that the Howard County Police Department has put a major dent in a tractor trailer theft ring that operated in Howard and surrounding counties. At the conclusion of a four-day trial last week, a jury convicted Adam Gensler, Sr., 32, on one count of theft over $100,000, conspiracy to commit theft, conspiracy in the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and the theft of a motor vehicle, with a sentencing tentatively scheduled on Oct. 29, the Howard County State's Attorney's Office said.

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  11. Howard heroes take a ride for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... trees, bridges and small towns along the way that are another journey in itself. On Sunday morning, over 500 Howard County police officers, fire and EMS members, veterans and community members set course for a 94-mile police-escorted "Riding with ...

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  12. To our readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Baltimore Sun

    Whether it's the Howard County Times, Columbia Flier or Laurel Leader, each of these trusted news sources continues to offer unmatched coverage in print and online of local government, high school sports, community news and events for your neighborhood. We are broadening our digital coverage, and you will find our enhanced websites are easier to navigate and make it simple to share articles, photographs and other information with friends.

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  13. Always Best Care Expands with 3rd Senior Care Franchise in MarylandRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | PR.com

    Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, today announced that it has awarded its newest and 3rd franchise in Maryland. Always Best Care of Howard County covers Columbia, Mount Airy, Laurel, Clarksville and surrounding areas, and joins Always Best Care franchisees covering the Fallston and Potomac areas.

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  14. Pet FriendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Ian Quill, 12, and Hayley Russell, 10, from Columbia Jewish Congregation showed off their rabbit and chicken, respectively, at the 70th annual Howard County Fair, which ended its one-week run on Aug. 15. Both of them began raising their animals as a part of 4-H, a national youth development program focused on providing children with life skills through various clubs and projects. The "H" represents the organization's motto: head, heart, hands and health.

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  15. Howard police issue citations during disability parking operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Howard County Police Department and the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration teamed up on Wednesday to enforce disability parking laws in several areas around the county. Officers and MVA investigators visited parking lots at Howard Community College, The Mall in Columbia, Wal-Mart stores in Ellicott City and Columbia, as well as Target stores in Ellicott City and Columbia.

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  16. Howard program to boost farms, food growing rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... had an established customer base, blossoming relationships with several local farms and support from new Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman - much more than might have been expected just a year ago, when it began as a pilot program. The Roving ...

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  17. Morgan Lane Arnold sentencing postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... plea in connection with the killing of her father, Dennis Lane in 2013. (Alison Knezevich/Baltimore Sun) A Howard County judge has postponed the sentencing hearing of 16-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold, of Ellicott City, who pleaded guilty in May to ...

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  18. Howard start-up targets food wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    A box of bok choy tagged for Hungry Harvest, a startup based out of Howard County's business incubator in Columbia that buys excess food from farms and restaurants and packages it into produce baskets that are then delivered to customers. A box of bok choy tagged for Hungry Harvest, a startup based out of Howard County's business incubator in Columbia that buys excess food from farms and restaurants and packages it into produce baskets that are then delivered to customers.

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  19. Offit Kurman MoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Daily Record

    Principals Fred Howard, Linda Sorg Ostovitz and associate Ethan T. Dellinger of Silverstein & Ostovitz LLC have joined the law firm Offit Kurman as members of its family law practice group. The attorneys will operate out of Offit Kurman's offices in Maple Lawn, serving the Howard County and Baltimore-Washington metropolitan areas.

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  20. Howard County judge issues no-bond bench warrant for former Ravens running backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Baltimore Sun

    A Howard County judge has issued a no-bond bench warrant for former Baltimore Ravens reserve running back Damien Jamaar Berry. Berry allegedly failed to appear for a settlement conference scheduled Monday afternoon in Howard County Circuit Court, according to the county's state's attorney's office.

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