| Dec 6, 2013
Look good, feel better
This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers, as well as instruction and...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:00 AM
When Maryam Qayumi started working for Chase Brexton Health Services in Columbia in August 2012, the center didn't have a specific employee dedicated to managing the new patients who walk through its doors every day in search of health care options....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
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| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died Monday of complications from pneumonia Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Tony L. Stewart, a retired sales and marketing executive for a liquor distributor, died Friday of heart disease and kidney failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 68.
Tony Leon Stewart was born in Moundville, Ala., and raised in Birmingham,...
| Nov 8, 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Society meets The Howard County Genealogical Society presents "Locating Historic Newspapers" at 7 p.m. at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Presentation will be made by Angela McMcGhie, a genealogical researcher,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Jeffrey F. Ritter, a physician's assistant who was recalled for his bedside manner and willingness to listen, died Friday of cardiac arrest related to kidney disease at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. The former Westminster resident was 55.