Howard County Executive Calvin Ball To Attend MOU Signing For Born2Global (B2G) Partnership

Announced via Press Release: On Monday, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will attend the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing between the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Born2Global Center (B2G), a Korean accelerator. The objective of the MOU is to establish a partnership between HCEDA and B2G in order to create a soft-landing zone at the Howard County Innovation...

Women in Law Enforcement Career Fair – August 17th

A Women in Law Enforcement Career Fair will be held in Howard County on August 17, 2019. Here is information found on Facebook about the upcoming event: (note - photo above is from the Facebook event shared by Howard County Police Department) Join us at the first Women in Law Enforcement Career Fair on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m....

HCPSS Superintendent Martirano Redistricting Recommendation To The Board Due In 10 Days

Are you keeping up with the redistricting process (School Boundary Review Process) for the schools in Howard County? Did you know that we will get the recommendation(s) from HCPSS Superintendent Martirano to the Howard County Board of Education on August 20th? We will...and here are a few things that I will be watching for: 1. What options will come forward...

Elkridge Back 2 School Community Resource Mini Fair Backpack Giveaway

I saw this image shared on the Facebook page of Howard County Council Member Liz Walsh and thought it would make for a good share on the blog this morning. Elkridge Back 2 School Community Resource Mini Fair Backpack Giveaway (Build your own backpack). Community Resources & Information for the whole family! Health Education Employment Family Resource Childcare Programs for children...

Man killed in Ellicott City industrial accident

NEWS RELEASE: Man killed in Ellicott City industrial accident Howard County police were called to the scene of an industrial accident Friday afternoon after a man was killed when he became pinned between a vehicle and a front-end loader. Police were called to the 2000 block of Daniels Road in Ellicott City around 2:30 p.m. and found William James Harkins, 30,...

Governor Hogan calls on city and legislative leaders to support legislation to impose tougher mandatory sentences for those who repeatedly commit violent crimes with guns

I came across two recent posts on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and thought it worth sharing on the blog. Here is the first post from Facebook (text plus the video): This senseless violence must stop. We’re talking about taking our communities back and saving lives—the time has come for us to take a stand together. We are calling on...

House Fire In Hanover On Evening Of August 8th

Reported on Facebook via Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services: At approximately 10:45 pm, on August 8, 2019, firefighters and paramedics from HCDFRS were dispatched to the 6400 block of Anderson Ave in Hanover for a reported house fire. Crews arrived to find fire showing from the first and second floors of the home. The fire was knocked quickly....

Quarterbacks from the Alliance of American Football league get playing time in NFL Preseason week 1

It was a total bummer when the "Alliance of American Football Suspended Operations" and the league folded. One of the things I was most interested in was seeing if any of the really good players from the league got another shot in the NFL. I was pleased to see some Quarterbacks get some playing time in week one of...

Arrest made in a July 10 robbery in the 8300 block of Tamar Drive in Columbia

Noted in the HCPD Daily Crime Bulletin, Thursday, August 8, 2019 ARREST: Robbery Police have made an arrest in a July 10 robbery in the 8300 block of Tamar Drive in Columbia. An adult male victim reported that he arranged online to sell a laptop. When he arrived at the agreed upon location, a male suspect entered his vehicle, displayed what...

2020 Democratic Presidential Polling: Biden Leads, Harris Falling, 4 Groups Of Candidates

The 2020 Democratic Primary Presidential Polling in early August shows some interesting trends: Biden continues to lead the pack in early August 2019. He has had the lead in every poll taken up to this point (per Real Clear Politics). Support for Harris has fallen below 10%. In July Harris was regularly polling above 10% with even one poll having Harris...