October 26, 2005
In the news Parade magazine and the anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength are organizing the third annual Great American Bake Sale to help feed the hungry. The campaign, which continues through Jan. 29, encourages Americans to hold bake sales in their communities and donate the proceeds to Share Our Strength. Money raised will go to charitable groups helping to fight childhood hunger. For more information or to register a bake sale, go to greatamericanbakesale.org. Kitchen Tip If you have an oven that vents the excess heat out the top of the stove through a back burner, then you can place your dinner plates on that unlit burner to warm them.
February 11, 2005
BETTY (MARY E. KOLVBACH) ALLEN, age 86, of Ellicott City passed away February 9, 2005, at Somerford Place, Alzheimer's Assisted Living Facility in Columbia. Surviving are her beloved husband of 68 years, Harry L. Allen; her mother, Mary A. De Vilbiss, age 105, of Augsburg Nursing Home; two loving daughters, Betsy Allen, DE, Sue Thompson and husband Jim, Cumberland and a son Hank, CA; two grandsons, George V. Kelly and wife Sherri, Cumberland and Timothy L. Kelly, Cumberland; one great-grandson, Tyler M. George, Cumberland.
August 4, 2004
On June 29, 2004, GEORGE T. CURTIS, 87, of Hanover, and formerly of Howard County, MD. He was the husband of Catherine R. (Strong) Curtis. A memorial service will be held at 11 A.M, Saturday, August 7 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 7474 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, MD, with Rev. John Steiner IV, officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Episcopal Cemetery at Peiffer's Corner, Waterloo Road, Ellicott City, MD.
February 1, 2004
Developers planning subdivisions in eastern Howard County or projects that require conditional-use permission must meet with neighbors before submitting plans to the county. The next meetings are: Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Reese & Carney LLP, 10715 Charter Drive, Suite 200, Columbia, for a conditional-use proposal for the Church of Latter-day Saints, 6020 Ten Oaks Road, Clarksville. Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Savage Volunteer Fire House, 8925 Lincoln St., Savage, for a proposal to build eight homes on 1.93 acres of the Scovitch property on Washington Avenue in North Laurel.
September 18, 2003
Howard County has a new restaurant to crow about. The Rooster Cafe opened Sept. 9 in the Lark Brown Shopping Center, off Old Waterloo Road in Elkridge. Chef and owner Mark Schek says the menu features organic ingredients that can make the difference between average and excellent cuisine. "The quality of organic foods is better," said Schek, a member of the Chef's Collaborative, a Boston-based organization that promotes sustainable agriculture. "There are no chemicals, and you know it's fresh because with organic foods the produce must move quickly.
March 12, 2003
The crime report is a sampling of crimes in Howard County compiled from police. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-313-3700. East Columbia Flowerstock Row: 8800 block, Long Reach. A man was walking home March 5 when another man demanded his wallet and then assaulted him. The attacker fled on foot. Oakland Mills: 7000 block, Oakland Mills Road: A man armed with a handgun robbed a Pizza Boli's of an undisclosed amount of cash Friday and fled on foot. Green Mountain Circle: 10700 block, Wilde Lake.