March 14, 2010
Cheer coaches The Ellicott City Patriots Youth Football &Cheer Program is looking for volunteers to serve as head coaches, assistant coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, gymnastics coaches, fitness trainers and competition- level coaches. Information: Linda Lagala- Spano, 410-461-1225, or linda3at email@example.com. Spring art classes Howard County Center for the Arts is holding registration for its visual and performing arts programs April 12 through June 13. Adult courses include beginner watercolor painting, sumi painting and knitting.
November 24, 2011
James (Jim) H. Durfee , of Office Movers, Inc., in Elkridge, has been elected president of the Office Moving Alliance at its 2011 Annual Meeting, held Oct. 24-27, in Phoenix. Durfee will serve a two-year term at OMA, an international trade organization that boasts member revenues in excess of $780 million. Durfee will serve as President of OMA in addition to his regular position at Office Movers Inc. Ron Mason , chief operating officer, and chief executive officer Jerry Rader , both of Corridor Mortgage Group, presented a check for $7,500 to Special Olympics Howard County director Bob Baker . Corridor raised the money through a golf tournament held in October.
November 7, 2011
Howard County police shot a man Monday near railroad tracks by an Elkridge industrial park after he refused to drop his handgun, police said. Police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn identified the man Monday night as Jeffrey Dustin Nichols, 19, of the 6600 block of Grouse Road in Elkridge. He was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was listed in critical condition, she said in an email. Police said they were called about a man firing shots in the Hanover area around 3 p.m. Police followed him from the area near Loudon and Melrose avenues to an industrial park in the 7400 block of Hi Tech Road.
June 17, 2011
Elkridge-based electronics recycling company E-Structors was honored with a Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award Tuesday, June 7. The award is given to organizations that "have shown a strong commitment to sustainable practices, measurable results and continuous improvement," according to a news release from the Maryland Department of the Environment. E-Structors was able to ensure that 100 percent of the materials it recycles stay out of landfills by increasing the company's operational efficiency and taking advantage of new opportunities to recycle material such as shrink wrap and broken wooden pallets.
October 25, 2012
A collision Thursday morning in Elkridge claimed the lives of three men and closed Route 1 for several hours, police said. Howard County police identified the three men as Degly Ubaldo Monroy Melendez, 20, who was driving; Carlos Osorio, 25, who was in the front passenger seat; and his brother Oscar Osorio, 31, who was in the rear right seat. All were from Hyattsville. The accident occurred about 6 a.m. in the 7500 block of Route 1 near Meadowridge Road. A Chevrolet Impala traveling north at a high rate of speed on Route 1 struck a southbound tractor-trailer as the truck driver attempted to turn left across the highway, according to a preliminary investigation.
June 21, 2011
After approving a design plan for an elementary school in the northeast region of Howard County, the Board of Education is moving forward with a site for the new school - just not the one previously discussed. The board unanimously selected a site along Ducketts Lane in Elkridge, less than two miles from the site initially proposed on Coca-Cola Drive in Hanover, at its meeting Tuesday, June 21. The site came recommended by Ken Roey, executive director of facilities, and Joel Gallihue, manager of school planning, and their staffs.