Howard County Newswire (Page 5)

Howard County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Howard County, MD. (Page 5)

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  1. Parkland swap under consideration for Savage developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    A proposed land swap between Howard County and a developer could facilitate the development of the Settlement at Savage Mill, a 35-unit project near Savage Park. The county is considering swapping 2.73 acres of parkland, already razed for sewer construction, for 2.77 acres of the developer's land in order to shift the development north and away from the Little Patuxent River in response to concerns from the community.

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  2. Howard County Firefighters Respond to Ellicott City FireRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... was shot by his own brother in Northeast Baltimore after the two children found a loaded gun inside the home. Howard County Firefighters Respond to Ellicott City Fire Just before midnight on Friday firefighters from Howard County Fire Department ...

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  3. City Police Arrest Father of 6-Year-Old Who Shot 4-Year-Old BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... was shot by his own brother in Northeast Baltimore after the two children found a loaded gun inside the home. Howard County Firefighters Respond to Ellicott City Fire Just before midnight on Friday firefighters from Howard County Fire Department ...

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  4. Bus drivers are 'transportation teachers' in father-daughter children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County students Cypress and Renarda Booker published a book with their father, Mark Booker, called "Why Our Teacher Wears Yellow," follows the adventures of Roodee the yellow school bus and his little friends. The book shares the importance of school bus drivers.

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  5. Howard County artist, 14, sets up shop to benefit mother fighting multiple sclerosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    When Sophia Martinez decided last summer to start her own business featuring her artwork, she also decided she wanted to donate a portion of her proceeds to a good cause, like St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a children's cancer hospital she and her family had supported in the past. Sophia's mom, Katie Martinez, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in her late 20s.

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  6. Columbia pedestrian bridge upgrades to begin this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Renovations to Bridge Columbia, which is above Route 29 in Columbia, include a geometric structure and lighting upgrades. A pedestrian bridge that crosses Route 29 in Columbia is slated for $1.25 million in renovations this fall as the county explores broader plans to further upgrade the bridge, Howard County Executive Kittleman announced Wednesday.

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  7. Bikeway is a win-win for Columbia [Commentary]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and health groups, have called on county leaders to build a 50-mile core network of bike routes across Howard County called the Bikeway. The Bikeway would cost $3 million a year over three years to build just 10 percent of the projects in the bike ...

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  8. Mount View Middle School students test knowledge at regional Science BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Six Mount View Middle School students represented Howard County Public Schools for the first time in the Maryland Regional Middle School Science Bowl over the weekend. Although the team will not advance to the Department of Energy's 27th National Science Bowl next month, parent and head coach Rajeshwari Kachiraju says they're already preparing for next year's regionals.

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  9. Trump's 'ban 2.0' draws heat at Muslim groups' town hall in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... for religious minorities and to add exceptions for green card holders and dual citizens. Paul Brockman, a Howard County resident, stands outside the Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia during the March 7 town hall to protest Maryland Attorney ...

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  10. County slashes sugary drink sales by nearly 20%Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | KSL-TV

    ... think a three-year campaign is enough to reverse a trend that's been coming for decades." On its website , Howard County, Maryland describes itself as "a successful melding of old and new, urban and rural, where the rolling green hills of the ...

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  11. Vote fails to overturn veto of bill to codify protections for immigrants in Howard CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Opponents of a bill to declare Howard County a safe space for undocumented immigrants continued to stake a vocal position against the bill Monday night. Opponents of a bill to declare Howard County a safe space for undocumented immigrants continued to stake a vocal position against the bill Monday night.

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  12. Former gymnastics coach in Columbia sentenced to 6 years for distributing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    A Baltimore County man who worked as a gymnastics coach in Howard County has been sentenced to six years in prison on charges he distributed child pornography. Paul Daniel Bollinger, 57, of Windsor Mill, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis.

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  13. How one US county slashed sugary drink salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KION 46

    ... think a three-year campaign is enough to reverse a trend that's been coming for decades." On its website, Howard County, Maryland describes itself as "a successful melding of old and new, urban and rural, where the rolling green hills of the ...

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  14. Police: Armed Robber Carjacks Vehicle After Crashing Getaway CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | CBS Local

    BALTIMORE - Police are searching for the man accused of robbing a Maryland gas station Monday, before crashing his getaway car, then carjacking another getaway vehicle. The Howard County Police Department reports the robbery happened at 10:45 a.m., at the Crown station located in the 6300 block of Dobbin Rd., in Columbia.

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  15. Police search for man in Monday Columbia armed robbery, carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County police are searching for the man involved in Monday morning's armed robbery and carjacking at the Crown gas station on Dobbin Road in Columbia. Around 10:45 a.m., police were called to the 6300 block of Dobbin Road, where the store clerk said a man with a handgun and wearing a gray hoodie and pants entered the store and demanded money.

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  16. 'Living books' to share the stories of their lives at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    From left, Deebri Jafri, Reed Kohberger and Farida Guzdar are partcipating in the Human Library project with the Howard County Library System. From left, Deebri Jafri, Reed Kohberger and Farida Guzdar are partcipating in the Human Library project with the Howard County Library System.

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  17. Howard lawmakers set to consider overriding veto of hotly-debated immigration billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Howard County Council on Monday will attempt to override Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman 's veto of a controversial immigration bill that affirms protections for undocumented immigrants. The bill, which drew almost two dozen hours of impassioned public testimony earlier this year and passed the five-member council by a 3-2 margin on Feb. 6, needs four votes to become veto-proof.

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  18. Howard County spending advisers urge tighter grip on budget reinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Steve Sachs, right, chairman of the Spending Affordability Advisory Committee, says Howard County has "matured" and has "less potential growth." County Executive Allan Kittleman is next to Sachs.

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  19. South Carroll sends seven to state wrestling semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County Times sports reporter Tim Schwartz and Carroll County Times sports editor Pat Stoetzer break down the MPSSAA state wrestling tournament brackets and give their thoughts on what to expect from their respective county's top wrestlers. They talk about South Carroll senior Joey Thomas and Jamar Williams looking to win their third straight state titles, as well as Travis Crawford, Jagger Clapsadle and Dakota Bowers looking to break through to help the Cavaliers win their fourth straight 1A/2A state championship.

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  20. Quick facts on Portland Public Schools' finalist for superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    ... to serving in a community where I am a minority," Dickey says, referencing his six years as a principal in Howard County, Maryland, which is 62 percent white. Portland is 77 percent white and continues to have significant difficulty around race ...

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