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Maryland Department of Health reports more than 500 beds in use due to COVID-19; Highest reported number since August 11th

The Maryland Department of Health is reporting 501 beds in use (Acute and ICU) due to COVID-19 on October 28th. This is the most total beds in use due to COVID-19 across the state since August 11th (529 beds in use on that day). Here is the latest chart per the state COVID-19 dashboard: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/ If you look at that...

Early Education Program Head Start More Accessible with Move to Long Reach Village Center in Howard County

Today, County Executive Calvin Ball announced Head Start, a vital early education program of the Community Action Council of Howard County, is moving one of its locations to the Long Reach Village Center. The new location has approximately 5,332 square feet, allowing Head Start to increase its capacity from 38 to 80 children. Head Start provides free pre-school to eligible 3...

21,649 votes cast through day 2 of early voting in Howard County

According to the Maryland State Board of Elections website 21,649 votes have been cast during early voting in Howard County. Day 1: 11,580 votes cast Day 2: 10,069 votes cast Here is the county by county chart: https://elections.maryland.gov/press_room/2020_stats/EarlyVoting%20by%20County%20-%20PG20.pdf Here is the breakdown by councilmanic district: https://elections.maryland.gov/press_room/2020_stats/EarlyVoting%20%20by%20Councilmanic%20District%20-%20PG20.pdf Voters in District 5 are leading the way in total votes cast during early voting and in...

11,580 votes cast on day 1 of early voting in Howard County

According to the Maryland State Board of Elections website 11,580 votes were cast in Howard County on day 1 of early voting (October 26th). Here is the county by county chart: https://elections.maryland.gov/press_room/2020_stats/EarlyVoting%20by%20County%20-%20PG20.pdf Here is the breakdown by councilmanic district: https://elections.maryland.gov/press_room/2020_stats/EarlyVoting%20%20by%20Councilmanic%20District%20-%20PG20.pdf In 2016 on day 1 of early voting Howard County voters cast 8,518 votes: https://elections.maryland.gov/press_room/2016_stats/PG16%20EarlyVoting%20by%20County.pdf I will continue to track and report...

The Washington Post Endorses Judge John Kuchno for Judge of the Circuit Court in Howard County in 2020

  In a recent opinion article by the Editorial Board of the Washington Post they write "A Maryland judge who merits election". In that article they write "We have endorsed the sitting judges running for election in Montgomery and Prince George’s, and we endorse the well-qualified Judge Kuchno". Check out the full article here to read all they say about this...

Attempted armed robbery during food delivery in Columbia on October 25th

Noted in the Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Monday, October 26, 2020 Columbia, 21044: 10300 block of Nightmist Court, Oct. 25 10:03 p.m. An adult male victim reported that he was making a food delivery to the above location when two male suspects attempted to steal his vehicle. One suspect displayed a handgun and attempted to steal the food. Both...

Claude de Vastey Jones joined the board of directors for Heritage Housing Partners Corp

CarneyKelehan attorney joins Heritage Housing Partners Corp. board Claude de Vastey Jones, an attorney with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, joined the board of directors for Heritage Housing Partners Corp., which works to promote and provide affordable housing in Howard County. “This is such a wonderful opportunity to serve on the board of Heritage Housing Partners, whose mission is to...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball’s inaugural public State of the County on October 28th

The following information is from the Virtual State of the County event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/399707804385372 Seven months into this historic, global pandemic, we are still grappling with the effects of COVID-19 and we are bracing ourselves to withstand future impacts. Throughout this crisis – it has become more evident that when we face a challenge, if we work together, we...

Handgun used in carjacking in Elkridge on October 23rd

Noted in the Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Monday, October 26, 2020 Carjacking Elkridge, 21075: 8200 block of Gateway Overlook Drive, Oct. 23 7:20 p.m. An adult male victim reported that he was sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot when two male suspects with their faces partially covered approached the vehicle. One suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the...

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