November 27, 2012
Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/MS Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Include date, time, location, contact information and subsection. Competitive Towson Rec offers a winter break soccer camp, Dec. 20-31, for boys and girls ages 6-10. http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=nerrcholidaysoccercamp, 410.262.2418. Mountain Club The Mountain Club of Maryland conducts hikes, overnight and camping trips and maintains trails.
June 26, 1994
25 Years Ago (Week of June 15-21, 1969):* Two grants were provided by the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation of the Department of the Interior for the development of neighborhood parks in the county: $3,862.50, which would be matched by the county, was designated for developing a softball field and installing playground equipment at Elkridge Elementary School, and $3,347.50, also to be matched by the county, would provide playground equipment at the Savage Park site.* Dr. Alfred J. Smith, president of Howard County Community College, spoke at ground-breaking ceremonies for the college's first building.
August 5, 2008
A 53-year-old Baltimore man faces attempted murder charges in an attack on two women in North Laurel, Howard County police said yesterday. Acting on a tip, police arrested Raymond Watson under a bridge near Stevens Forest Road and Woodside Court in Columbia about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, police said. Watson was being sought in the knife attack Friday night on two women in front of their home. According to police, a 44-year-old woman who once had a relationship with Watson emerged from the house to find a man she identified as the suspect hiding in the bushes.
April 29, 1994
POLICE LOG* Savage: 8600 block of Foundry Street: An oval diamond ring, speakers and several other items were reported stolen from a 1984 Toyota 4X4 parked at Savage Mill Park on Tuesday. The property was valued at more than $2,000.* North Laurel: 9300 block of Cross Timbers: Someone stole a rear hatchback deck cover from a red 1990 Ford Escort Monday.9200 block of Traders Crossing: The driver side window of a Nissan Sentra was broken Tuesday, but police said no entry was made.
July 12, 1995
An armed man robbed a North Laurel liquor store Monday night, Howard County police said.The cashier at the Island Liquors store was not injured in the 11:40 p.m. robbery, police said.The gunman entered the store in the 10000 block of Washington Blvd. and demanded money, police said.After the cashier complied, the robber ran to a dark-colored car that appeared to be late 1970s or early 1980s model Chevrolet Camaro and drove away, police said.The robber was described as black, about 5 feet 9 inches, 155 pounds, with short hair and brown eyes.
November 22, 2009
BEST BET Saturday and next Sunday Nature walks at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge. The 25,000-acre refuge is one of the nation's most significant havens for migrating birds. Saturday's walk departs the visitor center at 2 p.m. Sunday's walk leaves at 8 a.m. Free with refuge admission. Details: 410-228-2677. HIKING Today Moderate four- or seven-mile hike along the Middle and Little Patuxent Rivers on the Wincopin Trail in Savage Park with the Sierra Club of Howard County.