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Dear Old State

• THE 53   8:12 AM ON THU JUL 31 2014
Well, I lied.  Not the first time, won't be the last. Writing to you from State College, PA.  Two days of writing, h...

Welcome to the Howard County Public School Sys...

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   4:37 PM ON WED JUL 30 2014
Welcome to the Howard County Public School System From: Howard County Public School System Views: 414 0 ratings Ti...

Endorsements Coming! And Blog Break

• THE 53   9:47 PM ON MON JUL 28 2014
Got a shortie for everyone today-- I've been asked when General Election endorsements will commence.  That will be th...

2014: The No BS Election?

• THE 53   10:36 PM ON SUN JUL 27 2014
Patuxent/ Howard Sun had an interesting editorial recently, which can be found here.  The gist is that the editorial attem...

Howard County Council Laff-A-Lympics???

• THE 53   10:10 PM ON FRI JUL 25 2014
A very reliable source close to the Marshmallow Man camp told me earlier this week that last Monday night, really Tuesday m...

Allan on the Air!

• THE 53   6:35 AM ON FRI JUL 25 2014
There's been some stuff written about Allan Kittleman's TV ads that have debuted this week, the first ads of the ...

HoCoBlogs Party and Tour at Jailbreak Brewing ...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   7:56 PM ON THU JUL 24 2014
Join us for a summertime evening at Jailbreak Brewing Company. Mingle with Hoco bloggers and blog readers … and get a...

Wastewater Treatment: A Dirty Little Secret

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   12:07 PM ON THU JUL 24 2014
“Would you jump in this tank to save your friend if she fell in?” This was one of the questions my tour guide asked me ...

HCPSS vs. HCEA: Just One More Thing.....

• THE 53   11:00 PM ON TUE JUL 22 2014
This post dedicated to one of the greatest mystery shows ever, "Columbo"! My prior post about the HCEA-HCPSS impa...

He Just Can't Get Enough! And Quiet Queen

• THE 53   10:38 PM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Look at Jeremy Ng, aka Gropey McGroperson!  He just can't get enough gropey goodness.  As you can see from this arti...

HoCoBlogs Party at Secolari Artisan Oils and V...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   6:05 PM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Dear Lovely People of Howard County, Join HoCoBlogs at a fun, tastebud-expanding and delightful party at Secolari Artisan ...

Mission BBQ Opens Loudly, Pandora Leaves Quietly

• THE 53   9:56 PM ON SUN JUL 20 2014
There were a couple of notable developments in the business community this past week in Howard County.  They serve notice ...

Choice of Armagedda

• THE 53   11:17 AM ON SAT JUL 19 2014
It's rare that this blog goes international, but today and this weekend, I find that I must.  There exist two current...

Columbia: Becoming Kid Friendly Despite Itself?

• THE 53   9:43 PM ON THU JUL 17 2014
I read with great interest this article by Amanda Yeager that discusses the groundbreaking of a new space at the Robinson N...

HCPSS Curriculum: High School English / Langua...

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   10:23 AM ON THU JUL 17 2014
HCPSS Curriculum: High School English / Language Arts From: Howard County Public School System Views: 18 0 ratings...

Welcome, new bloggers

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   10:45 AM ON TUE JUL 15 2014
Welcome, new bloggers. July explodes with excitement…and new bloggers! The Unmanly Chef — @theunmanlychef Trav...

Workin’ at the Car Wash

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   9:13 AM ON TUE JUL 15 2014
It’s hot, it’s dusty, it’s perfect weather to get out there and wash your car! But think about this before you suds u...

2014 Long Reach HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   12:55 AM ON MON JUL 14 2014
2014 Long Reach HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 472 0 ratings Time: 01:27:18 More in...

The CA board and the Inner Arbor Trust

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON THU JUL 10 2014
Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend the Columbia Association board meeting this evening. Here are the remarks I h...

Chrysalis designer wins World Architecture New...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON MON JUN 30 2014
The Chrysalis in Symphony Woods / Merriweather Park in the Inner Arbor plan. (Click for high-resolution version.) Image © ...

2014 Oakland Mills HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   2:42 AM ON SUN JUN 29 2014
2014 Oakland Mills HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 423 0 ratings Time: 01:32:54 More...

Campaign signs 2014: Final results

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON WED JUN 25 2014
The Maryland 2014 primaries are now over, and it’s time for me to wrap up and name some final winners. I’ve had a busy ...

Campaign signs 2014: Howard County Executive

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON TUE JUN 24 2014
Today is primary day, and the day I cover the last of the local campaign signs, this time for Howard County Executive candi...

Campaign signs 2014: Howard County Council Dis...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON MON JUN 23 2014
With the primary one day away, I’m close to the end of this campaign sign adventure. Today we look at the signs in the ra...

Campaign signs 2014: Howard County Board of Ed...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SUN JUN 22 2014
Today I take a break from party primaries and look at the signs for the Board of Education race. There are 13 candidates in...

Campaign signs 2014: Maryland State Senate Dis...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SAT JUN 21 2014
The Maryland State Senate races in Districts 12 and 13 are relatively quiet in terms of signs, especially since none of the...

Campaign signs 2014: Maryland State Senate Dis...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON FRI JUN 20 2014
With this post I turn my attention to signs for candidates for Maryland State Senate, starting with District 9. Gail Bates ...

Welcome, new bloggers

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   12:28 PM ON THU JUN 19 2014
Welcome, new bloggers. June is bringing on the heat (and the storms!), and we’re bringing on the new bloggers. Playi...

Campaign signs 2014: Maryland House of Delegat...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON THU JUN 19 2014
Since election day is not far off it’s time to pick up the pace and look at the signs for the Maryland House of Delegates...

Campaign signs 2014: Maryland House of Delegat...

• FRANK HECKER   9:00 AM ON WED JUN 18 2014
Today we look at the signs in the House of Delegates race in District 12. On the Democratic side there are 10 candidate...