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Howard County

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  • Alex Paddison, Monica Federoff are top finishers at Maryland Half Marathon

    Alex Paddison, 17, of Adamstown was the top finisher in the Maryland Half Marathon on Saturday with a time of 1 hour, 22 minutes, 14.2 seconds. Paddison, a junior at Tuscarora, is the youngest runner to win the race, which begins and ends in the Maple...
  • Participants needed for U. of Md. hearing study [Senior Circles]

    A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
  • Baltimore region home sales dipped in April

    Baltimore region home sales dipped in April
    Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide. The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
  • School board to review weighted GPAs

    School board to review weighted GPAs
    When John Crosby takes his final exams this week, it will be a lot like playing "Jeopardy." Every question could be the one that costs the Polytechnic Institute senior thousands of dollars. The basketball player has 20 potential athletic scholarships,...
  • Maria Ramsey shines at gymnastics Eastern Championships

    Maria Ramsey shines at gymnastics Eastern Championships
    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Gymnastics Maria Ramsey of Columbia competed at the USA Gymnastics 2014 Women's Junior Olympic Level 9 Eastern Championships at the Bradenton Area Convention Center (Fla.) May 3....
  • Howard County support groups

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group —  First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. People living with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias and their caregivers are invited to attend a free support group led by Dr. Tom...
  • Memory moves mother, son to run Maryland Half Marathon in Maple Lawn

    For 10 years Sandy Thomas had been running a 2-mile circuit most mornings around her North Laurel neighborhood of Hammond Village to stay physically fit, but in 2006 life handed her a detour. Her husband, Jim, died that year from skin cancer, and the...
  • Driver killed after truck goes off I-95 bridge

    Driver killed after truck goes off I-95 bridge
    A driver was killed after his pick-up truck went off a bridge carrying Interstate 95 over the Patapsco River between Baltimore and Howard counties Monday, according to the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue. Emergency responders were dispatched to...
  • Flood warning in effect Friday for Howard Co.

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Howard County and the surrounding region Friday as heavy rainfall soaks the area. The warning will be in effect until 12:15 p.m. Friday, according to the NWS.  As of 9:27 a.m. Friday,...
  • Flood warnings in effect as rain departs

    Flood warnings in effect as rain departs
    Flood warnings are in effect across the region through Friday afternoon, though rain tapered off by midday. A coastal flood advisory is in effect along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, with high tides expected to be 2 feet above normal Friday...
  • At Howard County Chinese School, a celebration of culture and roots

    At Howard County Chinese School, a celebration of culture and roots
    As the nation observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, students and staff at a scholastic program in Columbia can boast that they highlight Chinese heritage year round. Each Sunday, they gather at Howard Community College in Columbia for...