| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:01 AM
James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79.
The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Robert A. Makofski, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory scientist and administrator who headed Howard County General Hospital's board, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. The former Columbia resident was 81....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:49 AM
A dozen public art exhibits will be unveiled this month throughout Howard County.
ARTsites 2013 -- the Howard County Arts Council’s second public art initiative -- will install outdoor sculptures at the following locations. Exhibits will remain...
| Apr 21, 2013
As a senior financial planner with Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price, Stuart Ritter spends much of his time on the job — and off — educating people about personal finance.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and as many surveys show...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 3:45 AM
The following is compiled from police reports.
Old Waterloo Road, 6800 block, 6:32 a.m. April 14. Newspaper delivery person was approached by two men while sitting in parked car on side of road. One took out handgun and demanded...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Art and poetry support a worthy cause in the group exhibit "Haiku for Hope," which is co-sponsored by the Columbia Art Center and Howard County Promotion and Tourism's Blossoms of Hope and Cherrybration. Proceeds go toward Howard County General Hospital's...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A 22-year-old man who attempted suicide at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup over the weekend is back at the facility and under 24-hour watch, officials said Sunday.
Demetrius Hunt, 22, who was serving an 18-month sentence for second-degree...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Clara Mae Boender, a retired reading specialist and elementary school teacher who taught for 54 years, died of multisystem organ failure Jan. 12 at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 86.
Born Clara Mae Crouch in Baltimore...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:46 AM
As a caregiver, Richard DeCaro knows that a little kindness goes a long way. And now he has a local nonprofit organization to thank for making his life a little easier.
The Dorsey’s Search resident began taking care of his wife, Ellen, in 2008...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Nova A. Scott, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who became the first African-American woman to serve on the Howard County Commission on Aging, died Wednesday of complications from an infection at Howard County General Hospital.
She was 86....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:25 AM
When Jonah Posner developed a fever last spring, his mother, Tracy, didn’t think much of it. The then-2-year-old was eating, drinking and sleeping as he usually did.
“He had no other symptoms besides the fever,” Tracy Posner says....