Upcoming Event: Making An Impact Through Service 2017

It is always fun to share good local events...here is one that my readers should check out: (text via Facebook event) On Martin Luther King's Day of Service, Be You will be hosting their 2nd Annual "Making An Impact Through Service" workshop for middle & high school students to discuss the issues and challenges they find most important to our...

Howard County Snow Plow Tracker BETA Launch

Snow is a coming...OK, maybe not the storm of the year but maybe enough to cover the roads a bit this week. Here is the latest notification from our County Executive and the HoCoGov Facebook pages: The US National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington is predicting a chance of snow Thursday (January 5) evening through Friday (January 6) of one to two...

Spartan Considerations Gives Us A Special Preview of HoCo County Executive Race in 2018

The post I have been waiting on for some time...Spartan Considerations Blog gives us a potential breakdown of candidates running for Howard County Executive in 2018. OK, Sparty took the a smart approach and had someone else write the article: From the Desk of S. MacCune Political Consultant (Ret.?) Licensed Alpaca Broker Phrenologist (Blue Belt) Have not read it yet? View it here:  http://spartanconsiderations.blogspot.com/2017/01/a-very-special-county-executive-preview.html Here...

Apple is cutting production of the iPhone

I am guessing Apple is learning that not having a standard feature like a headphone jack in their latest phones may be bad for business this year. Via FORBES: Apple is cutting production of the iPhone by around ten percent in the first quarter of 2017, believes Nikkei Asian Review. Using data from analysts and examining supply chain orders, the daily...

Top Blog Posts of 2016

Another year is almost in the books. 2016 was fun and I am hoping for another great year in 2017. Here are the most popular posts written in 2016 on Scott E's Blog: Dan Bongino Loses Florida Congressional Race Is it time to update Howard County Code of Ordinances? Early Voting Numbers – Howard County – Day 3 Howard County Government Warning via Social Media 2016 Board Of...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone. Scott E

Trump gets 304 Electoral Votes

A Historic Number of Electors Defected The final results of the election was Trump (306) and Clinton (232). There was a bit of a push for the electoral college to go in a different direction...that did not happen yesterday. The final results ended up Trump (304) and Clinton (227). That means 7 electors voted for someone else... Who got the other...

County Council meets with Board of Education

I was happy to see members from the County Council (Weinstein and Ball) meet with members of the Board of Education (Vaillancourt and Altwerger). The relationship between the two entities has been "strained" over the past year or two and I (and I am sure many others) look forward to improved communication and cooperation in the future. Via Jon Weinstein Facebook...

Why is gas so expensive in Columbia Maryland

I have wondered why is gas so much more expensive in Columbia than in other places in Maryland. I generally don't buy gas in Columbia any longer because of the prices...I can drive just a little bit down the road and get much better prices at the various gas stations. I decided to do a little research (knowing that...

Progressive Athletics Holiday Sale

Progressive Athletics is offering the following deal: HOLIDAY DEAL: TAKE 10% OFF YOUR FIRST TRAINING PACKAGE (Expires 12/31/16) Learn more about them online at: Website: http://www.progressive-athletics.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PAinhometraining/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PAinhometrain YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfUCwTPFHKw_ond_jc71a4g Instagram: http://instagram.com/progressive_athletics LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/10888137 Scott E