| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
The new system — which assigns one to...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:28 PM
Joyce Snow plans to write a poem about surviving a brutal sexual assault as her contribution to a national project, but she's waiting for inspiration at a special event in Fulton next weekend before composing it.
The Columbia-based group HopeWorks is...
| Apr 3, 2015
Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia.
•Essentials in babysitting. Learn to...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:02 PM
One runs the intensive care unit at Howard County General Hospital. Another designs wastewater and sewer systems. A third oversees fire and rescue crews for the county fire department.
While their jobs are dramatically different, the three have a few...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Dominic J. Pistorio, a Baltimore homebuilder and World War II veteran who lived to 104 and wore suits almost every day until the last week of his life, died of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital on March 25.
He was born on Christmas in 1910...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:51 PM
John H. Schmidt, a retired Lucent Technologies manager who served for nearly four decades with the Maryland Air National Guard, died March 20 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.
The son of Walter Schmidt, a roofer, and...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64.
Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 12:41 PM
Jack F. Beck Sr., former CEO and president of Enterprise Electric Co. who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage Buicks, died Monday at Howard County General Hospital of pneumonia. He was 83.
The son of Raymond Beck, who founded Enterprise Electric Co....
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Alfred I. Daniel, who had a long career as a pharmacologist working for various pharmaceutical companies, died Feb. 26 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 80.
The son of Leonard Daniel, who worked for the National Geographic Society, and Emily...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Sunday, Jan. 4
Last light The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, comes to a close. Held at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Admission is $20...