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Final Word with Quincy Coleman – candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court in Howard County

Scott E’s Blog final interview with Quincy Coleman (candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court in Howard County) in the 2020 election cycle. Here is that interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH0Q-tFK02Q To learn more about this candidate check out these resources: https://www.quincycolemanforjudge.com/ https://www.facebook.com/hococircuitct/ https://www.instagram.com/quincycolemanforjudge/ Scott E

Howard County Candidate Campaign Apparel – 2020 General Election Candidates

Sometimes over the course of a local Howard County election cycle I like to do a "fun" post and this is the one for me this year. This article has nothing to do with issues, partisan politics or other items related to the various local elections. This is all about the campaign apparel (specifically campaign t-shirts) candidates are using...

Weekly tracking charts of Coronavirus data in Howard County and Maryland – October 24th

Below are the weekly tracking charts in Howard County and Maryland I have been working on for some time now and some comments on the data this week. If interested in the data behind the charts I have this handy Google Sheet with the specifics of the data noted on the graphs in this article. I am going to mention in the beginning of...

How funding from FanDuel and DraftKings may be playing a role in Howard County elections

Have you seen this mailer in your mailbox or on social media yet here in Howard County? This is a mailer paid for from "Vote Yes on Question 2" - a Ballot Issue Committee in 2020. Four Howard County Board of Education candidates (Molyett, Watts, Mosley and Mallo) in 2020 listed "in-kind contributions" from Vote Yes on Question 2 in their...

Final Word with Judge John Kuchno – candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court in Howard County

Scott E's Blog final interview with Judge John Kuchno (candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court in Howard County) in the 2020 election cycle. Here is that interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlEpUui9Fcw To learn more about this candidate check out these resources: https://johnkuchno.com/ https://www.facebook.com/friendsofJudgeKuchno/ Scott E

Summary from the campaign finance reports of candidates running for Howard County Board of Education – October 2020

It is that time again…a chance to review the campaign finance reports (Pre-General Report 2) of candidates running for Howard County Board of Education. These reports cover campaign transactions from 8/19/20 to 10/18/20. This is the second campaign finance report for the 2020 General. Here is a basic summary of money received, spent and cash on hand for each...

Columbia Association addresses campaign contribution noted in the finance report from Jen Mallo

The Columbia Association posted the following on Facebook: It has come to our attention that some pretty serious misinformation is being spread about CA, specifically regarding an alleged contribution to a political campaign. CA does not support individual candidates with financial contributions. CA Open Space team members believed that a Jen Mallo campaign sign was on CA open space land, so they...

County Executive Ball Recognizes County Employees and Good Samaritan Who Saved Howard County Resident’s Life at Roger Carter Center

Today, County Executive Calvin Ball was joined by Fire Chief Bill Anuszewski, Recreation & Parks Director Raul Delerme, and Fire and Rescue Services Medical Director Dr. Matthew Levy to recognize multiple Roger Carter Community Center (RCCC) employees and a fellow swimmer who saved a Howard County resident’s life last month. Photos of the event can be found here. Video...

Fire on the 7200 block of Procopio Circle in Columbia on October 23rd

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services reported the following on October 23rd at 3:35pm: HCDFRS units are on location of a 2-alarm fire involving multiple townhouses in the 7200 block of Procopio Circle in #Columbia | Defensive operations at 4:09pm they reported the following: Procopio Circle Update | Fire is out. Fire investigators are on location working to determine the...

The HCPSS Board of Education recently approved the school system’s first equity policy

The HCPSS Board of Education recently approved the school system’s first equity policy. The purpose of Policy 1080 Educational Equity is to achieve educational equity by establishing expectations related to the identification and elimination of disparities in education outcomes. HCPSS endeavors to provide academic and non-academic supports specific to each student, so all students are empowered to meet their highest...