| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The president and CEO of Howard County General Hospital is retiring after 23 years leading the medical institutution.
Victor A. Broccolino, who took the position in January 1990, announced today he would retired at the end of the year; just as the...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Jean Pfefferkorn, a Howard County Public Library staff member, posted an online item about a week ago on seasonal affective disorder, which carries symptoms ranging from increased appetite to suicidal thoughts.
Dr. George Groman, a cardiologist at Johns...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
Sunday, Oct. 14
'Oakland Music Cafe' Joseph Isaacs and Billy J. Carter perform at 3:30 p.m. in the ballroom of Historic Oakland Manor, 5430 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Admission and refreshments are free, donations are appreciated. The music series...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:51 AM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...