| 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
| 8:22 PM
A Baltimore woman has sued the Johns Hopkins Health System, saying she had to have her legs and arms amputated after doctors at one of its hospitals failed to diagnose a uterine infection.
Joyce Ferguson says the infection spread throughout her body,...
| Dec 19, 2014
The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, is on view through Sunday, Jan. 4, at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:38 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. 410-792-0470 or...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Howard County police are investigating a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Columbia that left one person dead and two others injured.
Police said the crash happened at 4:36 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2002 Nissan Frontier...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:42 PM
As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, recent scares at two Baltimore-area hospitals highlight the need for hospitals here and across the United States to prepare space and equipment for what some consider inevitable — the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
All Americans need to wake up. We have seen how government health care is corrupt at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, so why would you think another government health care agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is any better?