| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
On Monday morning, Veterans Day, I was so focused on my computer screen that it seemed that the rest of the world had disappeared. Like a pesky fly, a low but persistent sound penetrated my consciousness.
I was taken out of time and place because it...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
On the evening of Friday, Nov. 22, the Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA held our seventh annual PTSA Bingo Nite. This event is our PTSA's primary fundraiser, funding enrichment activities and programs for both the Middle and High School...
| Apr 10, 2014
Julie A. Brady, a prominent figure in Illinois Republican politics, worked as a volunteer at the state level for several candidates and was an early supporter of the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain.
The wife of former Illinois...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:58 AM
TACOMA, Wash. - The most important car in Tacoma's spanking new LeMay-America's Car Museum isn't the 1930 Duesenberg Model J or the ice-blue 1951 Studebaker that welcomes visitors through the lobby like a gleaming, four-wheeled family pet.
It's the one...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Applauding both community and country, thousands gathered in La Cañada Flintridge over Memorial Day weekend to paint the town red, white and blue during its 38th annual Fiesta Days celebration.
Four days of family-friendly events organized by La Cañada...
| Jul 22, 2011
Renters insurance, a once nice-but-optional choice, is the new must-have in the booming rental market.
"Multiple trends are probably fueling this," said Raleigh Floyd, a spokesman for Allstate Insurance Co. "Apartment vacancy rates are trending downward,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Lauren Groft, of Ellicott City, is a recipient of the Fulton Financial Coporation 2011 Scholarship Award. She will attend theUniversity of Maryland.
The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the 1st Annual Howard...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:13 AM
The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the first Howard County's Finest 39 Under 39, presented by Mercedes-Benz of Baltimore:
Joe Alcodray, Mercedes-Benz of Baltimore; Catherine Bedolla, Berkshire Associates; Kelly...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Buddy Ray Bearbower, born December 19, 1933, passed away on Thursday, July 21, after a valiant battle against cancer. Buddy was born in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, and grew up in Santa Ana, CA with his mother and father, Nola and Ray Bearbower, and brother,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 5:28 PM
State Farm Insurance reported in a release that nearly 2,100 customers in Virginia and North Carolina have filed homeowner and auto claims as of Sunday night.
The insurance agency said they expect that number to increase.
The release stated that when it...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 8:07 PM
A movie, workshops and visits by several national Random House authors will all be part of the annual Random House Book Fair, to be held Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster..
The book fair draws...