Scott E is moving to Carroll County; Blog will continue to cover Howard County News

I guess it is as official as it can get at this point (the house we live in is sold)…I am leaving Howard County after nearly 20 years of living in Columbia. We are moving to Carroll County (more on the final location at a later date). This move is happening over the next week. As I mentioned, I have...

Governor Hogan Tours New Mass Vaccination Site in Howard County

The following text and photos are from a Governor Hogan Photo Release: Governor Larry Hogan today toured the Howard County mass vaccination site located at The Mall in Columbia. The governor was joined by Secretary Dennis Schrader of the Maryland Department of Health, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, and Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead. “With more than 3,000 points of distribution all...

Governor Hogan and County Executive Ball to Tour Mall in Columbia Mass Vax Site

Governor Hogan will join Howard County Executive Calvin Ball for a tour of the newly opened mass vaccination site at The Mall in Columbia on Thursday, May 6 at 11:30 a.m. followed by media availability. “This site is a great milestone and tool in our fight to end this pandemic,” said Ball. “Anyone over 18 can walk in and get...

Howard County General Hospital will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations on May 15th from noon to 4 pm at St John Baptist Church

Howard County General Hospital offers free COVID-19 vaccinations Howard County General Hospital will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations on Saturday, May 15, from noon to 4 p.m. at St John Baptist Church at 9055 Tamar Drive in Columbia. The vaccinations, held in the church building, will be offered concurrently with the hospital’s free drive-through health screenings in the parking lot. Howard County...

Governor Hogan will visit the mass vaccination site in Howard County on May 6th at 11:30am

Public Schedule for Governor Larry Hogan for Thursday, May 6, 2021 The public schedule for Governor Larry Hogan for Thursday, May 6, 2021 includes the following: Thursday, May 6, 2021: 11:30 AM: Governor Hogan will visit the mass vaccination site in Howard County. Media avail to follow. The Mall in Columbia 10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy Columbia, MD 21044 Note: Pool camera footage only for the tour. I will...

Columbia Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Traffic Fatality Involving Cocaine Use

John Anthony Bryant, Jr., age 26, was sentenced today by Howard County Circuit Court Judge Quincy Coleman to serve 10 years in prison for Auto Manslaughter and received a 1-year suspended sentence for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS). His sentence will be served at the Division of Correction. Bryant pleaded guilty to both charges on February 12,...

Eligible Marylanders can now get vaccinated without an appointment at any of the state’s 13 mass vaccination sites

No Arm Left Behind: Governor Hogan Announces Walk-Ups Now Available at All Mass Vaccination Sites At today’s meeting of the Board of Public Works, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, as part of the state’s “No Arm Left Behind” initiative, eligible Marylanders can now get vaccinated without an appointment at any of the state’s 13 mass vaccination sites. As of today, Maryland...

Lowest COVID-19 Positivity Rate for Howard County reported in 2021 to date – 2.59% on May 4th

According to the Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard on May 5th: Howard County has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate (7 day rolling average) reported in 2021 (2.59%) to date. Previous low COVID-19 positivity rates reported for Howard County in 2021 were: 2.62% (March 2nd) 2.76% (March 3rd) 2.79% (March 4th) 2.81% (March 7th, May 2nd and May 3rd) The last...

Howard County police are investigating a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday in Jessup in which one person was killed

Police investigating fatal collision in Jessup Howard County police are investigating a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday in Jessup in which one person was killed. At approximately 5:13 p.m., a 2017 Volkswagen Passat was traveling west in the 7300 block of Montevideo Road when it crossed into oncoming traffic for an unknown reason and struck a 2015 Ford F-250 head-on. The driver and...

Howard County’s Robinson Nature Center Recertified as Maryland Green Center

Howard County’s Department of Recreation & Parks today announced that the County’s Robinson Nature Center has once again been recertified a “Maryland Green Center” by the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE). The Robinson Nature Center is one of only 42 certified Green Centers’ in Maryland, and one of only two in Howard County. “This recertification reaffirms the...