| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Donna Ellis, a longtime writer for the Columbia Flier and other publications, died of pneumonia April 23 at Howard County General Hospital. She was 72 and lived in Columbia.
Born Donna Louise Griffith in Lynn, Mass., she earned an English literature...
| Mar 26, 2014
Below is a brief description of development projects spear-headed by Howard Hughes Corp. in downtown Columbia.
Whole Foods – Whole Foods Market will open in the Howard Hughes-owned Rouse Co. building located on the lakefront. In addition, the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:31 PM
CASA/Prince George's County — Volunteer information session, Thu., March 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Hyattsville Administration Building, 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville. Volunteers learn what it means to be Court Appointed Special Advocate. Volunteer spends...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:59 AM
On one cupcake, a bunny's back feet, ample behind and fluffy tail are all that can be glimpsed of the creature as it plunges down a rabbit hole.
Speckled robins' eggs and jelly beans sit atop knolls of bright green grass on other cupcakes, and a neon-...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Howard County Public School officials announced that schools will be closed again Tuesday after deciding conditions weren't safe because of freezing temperatures overnight following Monday's snowstorm.
School officials said Monday night that shools...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:56 PM
A few more inches of snow were forecast to accumulate by midday Saturday, further straining government snow-removal budgets and setting back efforts to clean up from the region's heaviest snowfall in four years.
The forecast portends a third winter...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Teresa P. deKowzan, a registered nurse who during her 35-year career at Mercy Medical Center was supervisor of the delivery room and served as a mentor to young nurses, died Saturday of breast cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 90....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:16 PM
COLUMBIA, Md. — Maryland authorities identified two victims who were killed Saturday morning at a shopping mall by a man wielding a shotgun, but they were still trying to identify the gunman and his motive.
The victims, Brianna Benlolo, 21, of...
| May 25, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A 22-year-old man was rescued from the Patapsco River in cardiac arrest Sunday afternoon, according to Howard County fire officials.
Firefighters and swift-water rescue teams from both Howard and Carroll counties responded to a 911 call at 12:30 p.m....