Friday, May 17, 2013
See what bargains you can find at the following yard sales, moving sales, estate sales and flea markets in Howard County this weekend. (May 17-19)
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local sales coming up over the weekend. Are you having a yard sale? Make sure you go to Events at the top of the page and click "Add an Event" to list your yard sale in the Patch for free. Check back weekly for additional bargain opportunities. Multi-Family Yard Sale (Ellicott City) Animal Advocates Annual Yard Sale (Ellicott City) Moving Sale (Ellicott City) Multi-Family Yard Sale (Elkridge) Treover Community Yard Sale (Columbia) Community Yard Sale (Elkridge) Elkridge Auto Auctions (Elkridge) Community Yard Sale (Columbia) Huge Yard Sale (Columbia) Multi-Family Yard Sale (Columbia) Multi-Family Yard Sale (Ellicott City) Check back next week for additional sales.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. To submit an event in the Patch events calendar, click on “Events” at the top of the page and then click on the green "Add an event" button on the right side of the page. Hot Air Balloon Festival - Balloon Glow Springing Up Healthy Family Health Event Silhouette Stages, Inc.'s THE FULL MONTY Wine in the Woods Elkster 5K Youth Dance Wiley Purkey – The Artist as History A Retrospective Exhibition - Painting Ellicott City - 1969-2013 National Kidney Foundation of Maryland KEY Screening Black Ankle Wine Dinner Check back next week for more …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
This information was supplied by the Howard County Police Department.
Ellicott City Residential burglary Someone stole a riding lawn mower from a shed on the 3700 block of Ligon Road late the night of May 9 or early May 10 according to police. The burglar broke locks to get the mower out. A burglar pried open a detached garage on the 10400 block of Baltimore National Pike sometime between May 8 and May 10, according to police. The burglar tried to push a motorcycle to the door, but was unsuccessful. Nothing else was reported stolen. Columbia Residential Burglary Police charged a 24-year-old Laurel woman with burglary and trespassing after a resident of the 10600 block of Green Mountain Circle called to report a burglary in process. The Laurel woman was in the basement sitting on a pool table. Someone broke…
The president of the International Cricket League even flew in for a visit.
Expect to see bowlers, batsmen and wicket keepers at Schooley Mill Park in Highland; Howard County's cricket community finally has a dedicated field. On Monday, the county officially opened its first dedicated cricket field, which will be home to a growing adult league and a fledgling youth league. The field features fresh sod on a 300-foot diameter circular playing area that overlays two multipurpose fields. The field cost the county approximately $450,000 to build, according to an Explore Howard report. The president of the International Cricket Council flew in from Dubai and the president of the U.S. Cricket Assocation flew from Florida to visit the new field last week. They both said it was the nicest recreational field they had seen, …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Charging documents released Monday said the pair plotted to kill Howard County blogger Dennis Lane’s partner as well.
A 14-year-old girl and her 19-year-old boyfriend plotted the death of the girl's father, Howard County blogger Dennis Lane, as well as his significant other, charging documents in the case of Lane's slaying revealed Monday. Both Morgan Arnold, 14, and Jason Bulmer, 19, were held without bail after brief hearings over a closed circuit television system at Howard County District Court on Monday. According to police, on May 10 Bulmer stabbed Lane multiple times at the family home in a plan to kill Lane and his partner, Denise Geiger, and then flee to California. Geiger was unharmed. The charging documents are based on a police interview with Bulmer, who spoke with detectives on Friday after Lane was found dead. Lane was a prominent voice in …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The MPSSAA released the brackets for the state tournament on Monday.
Glenelg and Centennial High Schools are the top two seeds in the South region of the Maryland Athletic Association boys’ lacrosse playoffs (3a/2a), which takes place this month. Both Glenelg (12-2) and Centennial (12-2) received first round byes. The third, fourth and fifth seeds in the South region—Mt. Hebron (11-3), Marriots Ridge (8-6), and Atholton (6-8)—also received first round byes. In the first round, Wilde Lake (4-9) will face off against River Hill (3-6), Reservoir (5-4) will play Hammond (0-8) and Northeast, Anne Arundel (5-9) will play Long Reach (2-9). The bottom half of the bracket features an intriguing possible rematch of Centennial and Mt. Hebron in the third round. The two teams played each other in the last game of the …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The plan is to construct an approximately 30 unit housing complex to aid the homeless on a site the county purchased for $3.25 million.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday a plan to build a 30-unit supportive housing facility and a new Day Resource Center on Guilford Road, near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32. The housing facility will be constructed and managed through a partnership with Volunteers of America Chesapeake, a state provider of services for the homeless, according to a statement distributed to the media. Howard County acquired about 8 acres for the center for $3.25 million, according to the statement. The project is part of a 2010 plan to end homelessness that included replacing the current homeless resource center on Route 1, which is across the street from the proposed new location. "We are taking important steps to implement the…
Friday, May 3, 2013
See what bargains you can find at the following yard sales, moving sales, estate sales and flea markets in Howard County this weekend. (May 3-5)
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local sales coming up over the weekend. Are you having a yard sale? Make sure you go to Events at the top of the page and click "Add an Event" to list your yard sale in the Patch for free. Check back weekly for additional bargain opportunities. Multi Family Yard Sale (Ellicott City) Estate Sale (Columbia) Owen Brown Community Yard Sale (Knightwood Lane) “Huge” 6-Family Yard Sale (Ellicott City) “Huge” Multi-Family Yard Sale (Catonsville) Multi-Family Yard Sale (Elkridge) Moving Sale (Clarksville) Estate and Moving Sale (Ellicott City) Mt. Hebron Presbyterian Church Yard Sale (Ellicott City) Moving Sale (Ellicott City)
Thursday, May 2, 2013
All information was provided by the Howard County Police Department.
Ellicott City Residential burglary Cash, a laptop, silver cutlery and jewelry were taken from a bedroom, which was ransacked, at a residence in the 4200 block of Bright Bay Way sometime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April 30. Someone gained entry by breaking a first floor rear glass door. Commercial break-in Someone broke into Mr. Electron in the 9100 block of Annapolis Road by removing the hinges from the door overnight on May 1. A computer appeared to be tampered with, but nothing was missing. Commercial break-in A door was forced open at Atlantic Masonry in the 9100 block of Annapolis Road, but nothing was reported missing on May 1. North Laurel Armed robbery Two men walking to their car in the 9200 block of Canterbury Riding were …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Current Lt. Governor Anthony Brown may be trying to persuade Howard County Executive Ken Ulman into running with him, according to the Washington Post.
Would Howard County Executive Ken Ulman be interested in becoming Lt. Governor Ken Ulman? On Saturday, the Washington Post reported that Ulman may be in talks with current Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown about being Brown's running mate in the 2014 gubernatorial election. Brown, Ulman and Attorney General Doug Gansler are considered by many as leading Democratic candidates for the Governor's office in 2014. The Post reports that a Brown/ Ulman alliance could eliminate much of Gansler's fundraising advantage. Currently Gansler has about $5.2 million in his campaign coffers compared to Ulman's $2.1 million and Brown's $1.6 million, according to the Post. But would Ulman, who at 32 when first elected in 2006, was the youngest county executive…