| 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...
| 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....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Nine residents living in two townhouses were displaced early Saturday morning after a fire broke out and extended up to the roof. Howard County Department responded to the fire in 9300 block of Indian Camp about 4 a.m.
Firefighters brought the two-alarm...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Moira Mattingly had only been pregnant for about 24 weeks — still plenty of time, she thought, to pick a name for her daughter.
So when she went to the hospital with some discomfort — small pains coming every seven minutes — the news...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Inside a classroom at Howard Community College's new health sciences building are computerized mannequin patients, a replica ambulance and other devices that place students in simulated life-and-death situations.
The facilities are part of the school's...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Three days before Christmas, Paul Blair felt the pain. It was as if he’d hit the fence, chest first, while chasing a fly ball.
Rushed to Howard County General Hospital, Blair, the former Orioles’ outfielder, learned he had suffered a heart...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The daughter of a Glen Burnie couple was the first baby born in Howard County in 2014, according to a Howard County General Hospital spokeswoman.
Lydia Strube Ammann was born at 12:25 a.m. on Jan. 1 to parents Jason and Emily Ammann. Lydia, the couple's...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Grace Carroll Swarm, a former partner in a Stevenson gift shop and a talented flower arranger, died Jan. 6 of a heart attack at Howard County General Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 79.
The daughter of William Hudson, owner of the Hudson...