Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Recently Replaced Howard Schools Superintendent Gets Job with State Ed. Board

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 11:24am

Renee Foose poses with a “Most Admired CEOs” award from The Daily Record in 2014. Photo via Howard County Public Schools.

Howard County Public Schools’ ousted superintendent has a new gig with the state board of education.

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Lifeline, Money & Power

Days After Md. Officials Remove Confederate Monuments, Trump Labels Them ‘Weak, Weak People’ 

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 2:16pm

Official portrait of President Donald Trump, via the White House

All eyes, including those of President Donald Trump, were on Baltimore and Annapolis last week when leaders ordered the removals of longstanding monuments to Confederate leaders.

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Giving, Lifeline

Howard County’s Jewish Community Launches Campaign to Help Ugandan Jews

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 2:57pm

By Peter Arnold

In response to Uganda’s current famine crisis, the Jewish Federation of Howard County and the Howard County Board of Rabbis have launched an emergency campaign to raise funds for the Abayudaya, the African nation’s community of approximately 2,000 Jews.

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Under Flood Watch One Year After Deadly Rains, Ellicott City Proceeding With Weekend Commemoration

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 28, 2017 4:23pm

Photo of Ellicott City in May 2016. By Famartin, via Wikimedia Commons.

Almost one year ago to this day, a deadly flood swept through Old Ellicott City and took much of the town with it into the Patapsco River. This weekend, the Ellicott City community will be commemorating the sad occasion while outlasting another threat of a flood.

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Featured, Lifeline

Howard County Launches its Own Bikeshare Program in Columbia

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 07, 2017 11:14am

Bikes lined up at yesterday’s announcement in Columbia. Photo via Howard County Bikeshare/Facebook.

Nine months after Baltimore began offering rentable bikes at kiosks, Howard County has taken a page out of the city’s book.

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Featured, Lifeline

Pro-Islamic State Hackers Commandeer Howard County Government Website

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 26, 2017 9:28am

Photo by Colin, via Wikimedia Commons

A digital hijacking has unfolded in Howard County.

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Featured, Lifeline

Howard Co. Prosecutors Won’t Charge Convict who Escaped for Five Days in Jessup

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:09am

David Watson, captured last Friday. Photo via Howard County Police Department.

David Watson, the escaped convict who hid out in the woods in Jessup for nearly a week before being found in a storm drain this month, won’t be charged for his antics in Howard County.

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: Delays for Port Covington Construction; Overdoses at Underground Hopkins Frat Party; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:25am

Zach Britton’s Injury Is Bad for the Orioles and Worse for His Career – The Ringer

Recession took toll on Baltimore County bank branches – Baltimore Sun

Construction at Port Covington delayed at least nine months – Baltimore Brew

Puppy stolen from Howard County rescue – ABC2

JHU: 4 Students Suffer Drug Overdoses at Fraternity Party – WBAL-TV

Featured, Lifeline

U.S. Marshals Now Lead Hunt for Convict Who Escaped into Woods in Jessup on Friday

0 Written by: | Monday, May 01, 2017 9:39am

David Watson, via Howard County Police Department

Federal agents are now leading the search for a prisoner who escaped the custody of prison guards while being transported to a psychiatric evaluation in Jessup on Friday morning.

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Puppy Found Left for Dead in Columbia in March Now Healthy, Up for Adoption

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 5:04pm

Animal handler Taylor Hawkins with Eddy the dog. Still via Howard County Police Department/Twitter.

A puppy that was found dying in a plastic container in Columbia a month ago has made a resurgent comeback.

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