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.
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.
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.
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.
August 14, 1996
GORHAM, N.H. -- The mountains of northern New England are alive with pristine alpine plants and, after an especially wet summer, cascading brooks and squadrons of mosquitoes. The water roars. The bugs zing. There is wave after wave of the forest green Appalachians in Vermont and New Hampshire and the bumpy universe of Maine, into which all the rest of New England could be poured.So the hikers are in the high season. They amble on their favorite hills, pondering the meaning of life on a day without the Internet.
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.
May 9, 2007
On April 29, 2007, Staff SSG. JAY EDWARD MARTIN; devoted son of Dwight Martin and step-mother Penny Martin and the late Robin Adams. He is also survived by grandfather, Harry Martin; four sisters, Lark, Dove, Raven and Shannon and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Thursday after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends from 4 to 7 P.M. Family will receive friends on Friday at the Epworth United Methodist Chapel, Liberty Road and St. Lukes Lane, at 11:30 A.M., followed by funeral services at 12 noon.
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.
May 31, 1995
An armed man walked into a Columbia convenience store and robbed a customer before taking money from the store's register early yesterday, Howard County police said.No one was hurt in the robbery of the Royal Farm Store in the 8200 block of Lark Brown Road in Long Reach village, police said.Police said the man entered the store shortly after midnight, showed a handgun and demanded money from a customer and the store clerk. After they complied, he ran from the store, police said.The robber was described as a black male in his early 20s, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and wearing a short-sleeved T-shirt and shorts, police said.