June 1, 1994
POLICE LOG* Long Reach: 8100 block of Lark Brown Road: Someone entered a home by breaking a rear bedroom window Monday. Police said there were signs of minor ransacking, but nothing was taken.8800 block of Spiral Cut: Televisions were stolen Saturday from two apartments being repaired from fire damage two weeks ago, police said.5700 block of Twelve Month Court: A home's sliding glass door was pried Sunday or Monday, but there was no entry, police said.
December 5, 1990
ST. MARY'S CITY -- A 17th-century crypt containing at least three lead coffins, possibly the burial place of Colonial Gov. Philip Calvert and other members of the family that founded Maryland, was uncovered here yesterday.Discovery of the crypt beneath the remains of the 1667 Great Brick Chapel, the cradle of Roman Catholicism in English-speaking North America, was hailed as among the most significant archaeological finds ever in the state."In terms of religious and political significance, it ranks extremely high," said Dr. Edward Papenfuse, state archivist.
September 14, 1996
Before she signed on to a new life, it was scary how depressed she was. Her marriage was crumbling, and she was "seriously lonely." Then, one day, America Online slipped an introductory disk into her mailbox. Let's try it, urged her concerned teen-age son. And now, after untold hours of online communion, she is a new woman with a new name: LarkAngel. And she speaks of her cyber savior with grateful zeal."All of a sudden I realized I didn't have to be at home depressed and lonely. I could honestly tell you it changed my life," says Lark-Angel, 41, who like many in cyberspace uses only her screen name in the real world, partly for security reasons and partly because one of the charms of life online is having a secret identity.
November 22, 1998
Willa Cather(1873-1947)Cather spent her youth in the midst of the American Great Plains surrounded by European immigrants making their homes in Nebraska.Her best known work, "My Antonia," has a frontier setting and a story line that captures the drive and determination of people living on the Great Plains.Cather also explored the negative aspects of frontier life with works such as "Song of the Lark," "Youth and the Bright Medusa" and "Paul's Case." She uses a theme of fighting to cultivate one's talent amid the confinement of small-town living.
April 22, 2006
Howard County police have arrested and charged an Elkridge man in two armed robberies of a pharmacy where he was a customer, police said yesterday. Charles E. Lawrence, 30, of the 8000 block of Keeton Road was seen on surveillance photos displaying a handgun before stealing prescription drugs Wednesday and April 10 from Feldman's Pharmacy on Lark Brown Road in Elkridge. Store employees recognized Lawrence as a customer, and earlier surveillance photos show Lawrence making a purchase March 31. Detectives arrested Lawrence late Thursday after serving a search warrant at his home.
July 9, 2003
On July 8, 2003 MARILYN LARK RICE (nee Yeater), devoted wife of Leonard Rice; loving daughter of James Yeater and the late Lillian Yeater; devoted mother of Ashley Alascia; cherished sister of Lael Henry; loving grandmother of Thomas James Alascia and Emma Lucille Alascia. Relatives and friends are invited to call Loring Byers Funeral Directors Inc., 8728 Liberty Rd (2 miles west of beltway exit 18B), on Thursday July 10 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at a later time.
August 1, 2003
On July 30, 2003, DONALD W., beloved father of Jennifer W. Lark of Colorado, J. Michael Buckler and Amy R. O'Haire of Pennsylvania; loving son of Lynda W. Buckler and the late Donald L. Buckler; dear brother of Janet March, Wende Mack and Carolyn Chase. Also, survived by six grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel on Saturday, August 16 at 11 AM. Private burial at sea. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Defenders of Animal Rights, 14412 Old York Road, Phoenix, MD 21131.
August 28, 2012
Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs. Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational programs. Though many of the nonprofits specifically serve county residents, others serve people throughout the country and the globe from headquarters in Howard. Whether you're looking to donate time, money or resources, or are in need of special services, the following list provides a broad sample of the many nonprofits Howard has to offer.
February 25, 1997
Zachary Breaux, 36, a jazz guitarist, died of a heart attack Thursday after trying to save a swimmer caught by a riptide in Miami Beach, Fla.His latest album, the funk- and jazz-influenced "Uptown Groove," reached No. 14 on Billboard's contemporary jazz chart after its release last month, with heavy airplay for the "Never Can Say Goodbye" single.Mr. Breaux, who saved a man from drowning while on tour in Italy in 1988, was vacationing on Miami Beach with his family when he went to help a female swimmer who was caught by a powerful riptide.
September 25, 1996
Police logLong Reach: April Brook/Dried Earth Boulevard: A trowel and a compactor were taken between 3: 30 p.m. Friday and 8: 30 a.m. Monday from a storage trailer at MV Construction. Someone had pried off the lock.Long Reach: 6100 block of Dobbin Road: Someone cut the padlock to a trailer at a Target store under construction and stole about $3,000 in construction equipment late Sunday or early Monday.Long Reach: 8100 block of Lark Brown Road: A white Ford Tempo, Maryland license tags CRG 893, was stolen about 4 p.m. Saturday.