Howard County Newswire (Page 4)

Howard County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Howard County, MD. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 2,352 in Howard County, MD

  1. Man Convicted of Killing Wife by Hitting Her with DumbbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | CBS Local

    ... CITY, Md. (AP) - A man has been convicted of second-degree murder for beating his wife with a dumbbell. The Howard County State's Attorney's Office said in a news release that 42-year-old Jason Martin entered an Alford plea Monday in the death of ...

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  2. Frosh: 'upwelling' of hate speech in Maryland should be reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... wall at a Silver Spring church was vandalized this past weekend to say "whites only" and "Trump nation." A Howard County teenager posted a picture of herself in blackface on social media, along with a racial slur. That same slur defaced a flier ...

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  3. Preservationist brings personal mission to Oella cemetery projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    More than 99 years have passed since railroad worker Silas B. Sisk died after suffering a fractured skull on the job and was buried in Oella Cemetery, a 1.8-acre expanse set aside for poor laborers whose families had nowhere else to turn. Now, armed with a mobile app and sheer determination, lifelong Howard County resident Mary Catherine Cochran has renewed hope of finally locating the gravestone of her late husband's ancestor after a decades-long hiatus from searching for it.

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  4. Howard County football notebook: River Hill proves up to the task...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | The Washington Post

    ... like we did with Long Reach." Glenelg sophomore Wande Owens ' total rushing yards this season, which is a new Howard County record. The running back rushed for 274 yards and two touchdowns on 42 carries in the Gladiators' 21-7 win over Wilde Lake in ...

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  5. Study of three-year campaign finds sales plunged of sugary drinks in Howard CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Howard County Unsweetened Campaign kicked off at Burleigh Manor Middle School when a truck carrying 9.6 tons of sand dumped its contents into the school's parking lot. The Howard County Unsweetened Campaign kicked off at Burleigh Manor Middle School when a truck carrying 9.6 tons of sand dumped its contents into the school's parking lot.

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  6. Cutting Sugary Drink Sales by 20% Through Education, Not a TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    The results from a wide-ranging public health effort in Howard County, Maryland, show a decline in sugary beverage consumption nearly on par with early results from Berkeley, California, which passed the nation's first soda tax. A comprehensive public health campaign did nearly as much to curb sugary beverage consumption in one Maryland County as the nation's first soda tax, according to findings presented Sunday at the 2016 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  7. BWW TV: New Trailer for Starry Carousel at Arena StageRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of the Starkeeper and Heavenly Friend, the company features two young local actors-13-year-old Nicole Wildy of Howard County, Maryland and 15-year-old Joshua Otten of Fauquier County, Virginia. Smith reunites with many of her creative collaborators ...

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  8. Fair Elections Ballot Initiatives Win in States NationwideRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... democracy with local initiatives that put control of our elections in the hands of everyday residents." In Howard County, Maryland, voters passed Question A, a ballot initiative that will create a citizen-funded election program to amplify the voice ...

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  9. LifeBridge Health adds two outpatient surgery centers to its systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    LifeBridge Health , which operates Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and several other hospitals and medical centers, has added two outpatient surgery centers to its system. Officials said the centers - SurgiCenter of Baltimore in Owings Mills and the Ellicott City Ambulatory Surgery Center in Howard County - will offer patients more services in their own communities.

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  10. Howard County voters sweep challengers into school board seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Capping a year that saw critics of the Howard County school system vow to sweep incumbents from the Board of Education, voters Tuesday appeared to do just that - electing a trio of newcomers to fill three available seats and potentially change the dynamics of the board. With most of the county precincts tallied, voters had chosen challengers Kirsten Coombs, Christina Delmont-Small and Mavis Ellis to four-year terms on the board, ousting incumbent Janet Siddiqui, a Clarksville pediatrician who had been on the school board since 2007.

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  11. Howard voters approve measure to use taxpayer dollars for local campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    In a slim margin, Howard County voters Tuesday approved a measure to allow candidates running in local races to use public funds for their campaigns. Part of a nationwide surge to purge big money from politics, the approval from voters creates a pool of funds available for county council and county executive candidates who choose to opt into the system.

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  12. Voters Lifting Democracy Reform IssuesRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Common Dreams

    ... of 1974, we haven't witnessed an election as focused on democracy itself as this one. Today's ballots in Howard County, MD, and Berkeley, CA, include citizen-driven initiatives to empower small-dollar campaign donors and break the dominance of big ...

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  13. Johns Hopkins Awarded $10 Million Cohen Foundation Grant to Expand...Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Newswise

    ... clinic at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. For the second year, he is looking to set up a site in Howard County, Maryland. For year three, he hopes to expand into Pennsylvania. His plans for years four and five will explore sites throughout the ...

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  14. 100 days after flood, Ellicott City businesses face a new normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... are moving into a new normal. Until we get that critical mass, it'll be hard to see where we are going." Howard County elected officials are searching for ways to boost relief to business and property owners after a major flood swept through old ...

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  15. Two Baltimore bus crash victims remained in serious condition MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in the past. When Glenn Chappell lost control of his Buick LeSabre in Ellicott City in 2014, his wife told Howard County Police he had taken seizure medication, according to a police report. Chappell was driving the bus Tuesday even though the ...

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  16. Nearly 1,500 Howard Co. schools employees receive incorrect payRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... School in Hampden is one of the schools that will close. (Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun video) About 1,500 Howard County public school employees have received incorrect payments this school year, officials said. Some employees have received less ...

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  17. Report: Bus driver may've lost consciousness in other crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... lost consciousness, crashing into trees and shrubbery but emerging unscathed from the single-car accident in Howard County on Feb. 9, 2014. Chappell, 67, died Tuesday morning along with five other people when the school bus he was driving rear-ended ...

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  18. Wife Of School Bus Driver Inv. In Crash Says He Took Seizure MedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... crash two years ago. According to the report released to The Associated Press on Friday, police in suburban Howard County said Glenn Chappell's spouse told them at the time that he took medication for seizures. The accident report from Feb. 9, 2014, ...

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  19. Records: School Bus Driver In Fatal Crash Had Previous CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The Latest on a crash involving a school bus and a commuter bus that killed both drivers and four mass transit riders in Baltimore : 4:50 p.m. An accident report shows the driver of the school bus that crashed in Baltimore this week, killing six people including himself, may have lost consciousness during an earlier crash two years ago. According to the report released to The Associated Press on Friday, police in suburban Howard County said Glenn Chappell's spouse told them at the time that he took medication for seizures.

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  20. Serene Clarkesville home listed for $789,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    A light-filled home in Clarksville combines the opportunity to live in a serene, natural setting in Howard County with the conveniences of a suburban lifestyle. The property, just shy of 3 acres, features a creek and backs onto woods by the Triadelphia Reservoir, said Terri Westerlund, associate broker of the Westerlund Group, Le Reve Real Estate in Highland, which is listing the home.

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