Howard County General Hospital VP named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women

Elizabeth Edsall Kromm, vice president of Population Health and Advancement for Howard County General Hospital, was named to the 2021 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record. The list recognizes outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. Kromm leads population health activities and strategic planning efforts for Howard County General Hospital and...

Columbia Association Celebrates Latest Groundbreaking in The Merriweather District

Columbia Association (CA) President/CEO Milton W. Matthews congratulates Howard Hughes Corporation and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on Wednesday afternoon’s groundbreaking event for Marlow, the latest addition to The Merriweather District. The building is part of Howard Hughes Corporation’s investment in Downtown Columbia. Marlow will be the second apartment complex going up across from Symphony Woods Park, open space that...

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan joined Howard County Executive Calvin Ball to tour a vaccine clinic at Bridgeway Church in Columbia

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan joined Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on April 14th to tour a vaccine clinic at Bridgeway Church in Columbia. The clinic is a partnership between the state’s Vaccine Equity Task Force, Howard County Health Department and other County agencies. Photos of the tour can be found here. “Our Mobile Integrated Community Health...

Maryland Governor and First Lady Will Join Howard County Executive at Vaccine Clinic in Columbia on April 14th

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan will join Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on Wednesday April 14th at 2:00 p.m. to tour a vaccine clinic at Bridgeway Church and Bethel Korean Church. The clinic is a partnership between the state’s Vaccine Equity Task Force, Howard County Health Department and other County agencies. “Our Mobile Integrated Community Health team,...

Interview with William Santos running to represent Wilde Lake on the CA Board of Directors

On April 13th I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with Bill Santos – candidate running to represent Wilde Lake on the Columbia Association Board of Directors (Columbia Council). We talked about a number of things: His background Symphony of Lights CA Budget The Rouse Project Why he believes he is the best choice in his election Watch the interview...

Howard County Field Hockey: Hammond tops Oakland Mills 8 to 1 on April 12th

The Hammond Golden Bears earned an 8-1 victory over Oakland Mills on Monday night, with five separate players earning goals for the team: a hat trick for senior Lizzie Hughes, with one goal scored in each of the first three quarters, and one goal each for senior Sierra Shaffer, junior Izzy Stalnaker, sophomores Hannah Haber and Lauren Johnson, and...

Howard County JV Football: River Hill Hawks come out on top against the Mt. Hebron Vikings 32-20 on April 12th

River Hill and Mt. Hebron’s JV football teams finally met last night after their game was rescheduled due to thunderstorms last Friday the 9th. The Hawks started out strong with sophomore’s Nicholas Lancashire scoring a rushing touchdown mid-way through the first quarter, then Bergen Remick scoring the second about five minutes after that. With less than four minutes left...

The Maryland Department of Health directs all Maryland COVID-19 vaccine providers to pause the administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines until further federal guidance is issued

Media Advisory: Maryland Department of Health Statement on Administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine This morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the statement below about recent reports of adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine and its recommendation to pause administration of the Johnson...

Terps Helping Howard County: Event on April 18th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in Ellicott City

April is Do Good Month for Terps, and the UMD Howard County Terp Alumni Network has partnered with Food on the 15th AND The Kindness Pantry. We invite you to help those in need in our community with our Drive Through Donation Drive where we will be collecting non-perishable food, new school supplies and eye glasses. We hope you...

Howard County Public School System now offers a voluntary K-12 COVID-19 Testing Program that will provide free tests for students and school-based staff

Parents/Guardians Can Now Provide Consent for Voluntary Student COVID-19 Testing Effective Monday, April 12, HCPSS will offer a voluntary K-12 COVID-19 Testing Program that will provide free tests for students and school-based staff who develop COVID-like symptoms or are identified as close contacts while they are in a school building. Parents/guardians should not send their children to school, and staff should not...