Welcome Hometown Tree Experts

**Reposted from ScottE Software Development News** We would like to welcome our newest client – Hometown Tree Experts We are a family-owned-and-operated, local business that has been serving MD, VA and DC area since 1997. Over the years, we have earned a reputation for providing the very best tree services around. Every member of our team is fully trained and licensed in...

Who should be the Howard County softball 2016 Fan's Choice Player of the Year?

The Baltimore Sun has a new online poll asking "Who should be the Howard County softball 2016 Fan's Choice Player of the Year?" http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/sports/ph-hs-howard-county-softball-fans-choice-poy-20160527-htmlstory.html This should be interesting to see how it plays out. Which school or booster club has the best online outreach with followers / fans? That may be the deciding factor. I might be a bit biased (ok, totally...

CBX at Xitomate

There is a great networking opportunity coming up on June 1st: Columbia Business Exchange is holding their next monthly event at Xitomate in Columbia Maryland from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Here is additional information about the event: Are you interested in expanding your Network? Come to Xitomate on Wednesday, June 1st to network with local professionals. Did we mention our events are...

May 2016 Election Results – Democratic Candidates for President

May has been a good month for Bernie Sanders and his campaign for President. In the four states that have voted in May, Bernie Sanders has pulled out 3 wins and one VERY close result in Kentucky where it appears he will lose by less than 2,000 votes. Here are the results for May: May 03: Indiana Sanders: 52.5% (44 Delegates) Clinton:...

HCPSS Technology Policy 8080 – Public Hearing Testimony – Danny Mackey

My second favorite testimony last night about HCPSS Technology Policy 8080 came from Danny Mackey. He is 100% correct that the official HCPSS website should not be used for "political" purposes or to drive an agenda and the policy SHOULD have language that reflects how the website is to be used by staff and the Board of Education...and wow,...

HCPSS Technology Policy 8080 – Public Hearing Testimony – Denise Giuliano

I was unable to attend the HCPSS Public Hearing yesterday evening but I was able to catch the recording this morning. Denise Giuliano was one of many citizens that testified (and my favorite). Her statements about simple language in the policy that would engage the public prior to the implementation on new policies was excellent and I could not...

Ellicott City Western Howard Democratic Club Meeting on May 10th

ECWHDC MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 10; MEET THE BLOGGERS Hello. What impact does blogging and bloggers have on elections? Who blogs and why? The Ellicott City Western Howard Democratic Club will be hosting a panel discussion with three prominent  Bloggers at its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 10. We will be meeting in the Moore Rome of Kelsey's Restaurant in Normandy Shopping Center....

Happy Star Wars Day

Happy Star Wars Day everyone (#MayThe4thBeWithYou). A little Star Wars film history (via Wikipedia): Film Release date Director(s) Screenwriter(s) Producer(s) Distributor(s) Status Original trilogy Episode IV – A New Hope May 25, 1977 George Lucas Gary Kurtz 20th Century Fox Released Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back May 21, 1980 Irvin Kershner George Lucas, Leigh Brackett & Lawrence Kasdan Episode VI – Return of the Jedi May 25, 1983 Richard Marquand George Lucas & Lawrence Kasdan Howard Kazanjian Prequel trilogy Episode I – The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 George Lucas George Lucas Rick McCallum 20th Century Fox Released Episode II – Attack of...

Event for Jon Weinstein on May 10th

Jon Weinstein will be holding a fundraising event on May 10th in Ellicott City at La Palapa Mexican Grill & Cantina. Here are the details: Join Jon, HoCo District 1 Councilman, Council Vice Chair, and local business owner for a happy hour fundraiser in Historic Ellicott City at La Palapa’s. Show your support for Jon and his efforts on the Council...

2016 Maryland Primary Results – Candidates – U.S. President

The Primary Election for the Presidential candidates in Maryland went exactly as expected...no big surprises here. Here are the results as of 11:15am on the 27th: Notes: Clinton won BIG with over 63% of the vote.We all knew she would win here but that was a big margin. Clinton also won three other states yesterday. Trump wins big with over 54%...