News for Howard County on November 9th: School transportation problems, Veterans Day Parade in Columbia, Controversial event has a new venue, Symphony of Lights to continue and political updates

Here is a quick recap of what I talked about today (November 9th) in the Live News Broadcast for Howard County:

News: Howard County Public School System transportation issues on November 8th, Veterans Day Parade in Columbia, Symphony of Lights in Columbia will happen in 2021, Police Chief Myers to retire at the end of November

Politics: We the People 2 event gets moved to Elkridge after potential protest from HCEA and original venue cancels event, Complaint filed against Councilmember Rigby intended use of the Citizens’ Election Fund, David Yungmann files for Reelection to the County Council, Amy Brooks kicks off campaign for Delegate in District 13, Upcoming Interview with Comptroller Peter Franchot, Progressive Democrats of Howard County podcast about redistricting

Sports: Howard County football playoffs plus photos from other HCPSS sporting events

Watch the video update here:

Here are links to stories mentioned in the Live Broadcast:

Howard County Public School System Warns of Possible Bus Service Interruptions This Week:

Update: Most Buses In Howard County Returning To Normal Operation The Afternoon Of November 8th:

Via WMAR: School bus drivers to get bonuses in Howard County:

Via Social Media: Veteran Day Parade in Columbia via County Executive Calvin Ball:[0]=AZXD53_PCIxhuHzzAc2qeCBB0vQ2soTBciM55MNbqwlvt9bpBRPNhIMLW0gm-s_js0FQzy2Q4VhGlGLTXJS08zMttJUZmSv16rXHeXSNB5makTmHjrBUJUDUHX1g9K59HDkPfPnLbKVkXPvAHBhQmLhc&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R

Via Social Media: Veterans Day Parade in Columbia via Councilmember Deb Jung:

Via Social Media: Veterans Day Parade in Columbia via State Delegate Courtney Watson:

2018 Veterans Day Parade – Columbia Maryland:

2019 Veterans Day Parade in Columbia:

Columbia Association announces it has reached an agreement with DCACC that will enable Symphony of Lights to go forward during this holiday season:

Statement from Ian Kennedy, Executive Director of the Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission, regarding the settlement of the lawsuit over the Symphony of Lights:

Howard County Police Chief Lisa Myers Announces Retirement:

Howard County Education Association plans to protest We The People 2 event at HomeSlyce Pizza in Columbia on November 9th:

Via HoCo WatchDogs: Who is Calling the Shots at the Howard County Education Association (HCEA)?

HomeSlyce Pizza Bar in Columbia cancels controversial We The People 2 event on November 9th:

After Forced Cancellation, Organizers Proceed with Forum on Parent Voices in School Curriculum on November 9th in Howard County:

Complaint Filed Against Howard County Councilmember Christiana Rigby’s Intended Participation in the Howard County Citizens Election Fund:

David Yungmann files to run for reelection to the Howard County Council in District 5 in 2022:

Howard County Politics: Amy Brooks is running for State Delegate in District 13 in 2022:

Upcoming Interview with Peter Franchot:

Progressive Democrats of Howard County podcast about redistricting in Howard County on November 8th:

Howard County Football: MPSSAA State Football Tournament Regional First Round Results:

Photos on Scott E’s Blog Facebook page:

Be sure to follow these social media accounts for the Live News Broadcasts in the mornings (usually around 7:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday):

Twitch TV:


I hope you find these updates useful. If you have any suggestions or recommendations of stories I should be following always feel free to reach out to me.

Scott E

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