| Jan 25, 2011
Degree of difficulty: Medium: Actions are not difficult but required in a time of panic
Tools required: Pan lid, fire extinguisher, common sense
According to the National Fire Protection Association, four out of five fire-related deaths among...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2011
Like most Americans, I've started preparing for one of the year's most festive holidays: National Boss Day.
Oct. 17 is right around the corner, and workers everywhere are out shopping for the gift that says "Thanks for making work a fun place to be!"...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:57 AM
BRANSON, Mo. -- Since 1990, deaths from breast cancer in our country have dropped 30 percent, largely because of early detection through mammograms. A problem still exists for many people in the Ozarks, however: getting to the hospital to get that scan...
| Dec 4, 2011
Teen drivers face a four times greater risk for accidents than older adults, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Chalk it up to a number of factors, among them inexperience dealing with emergency situations, distracted driving and the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday.
Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...