ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Howard County, MD

'White power' flyers distributed around downtown Columbia over the weekend, Ball says

BALTIMORE -- "White power" flyers were distributed around Lake Kittamaqundi in downtown Columbia over the weekend, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said.The Howard County Police Department is investigating the "hate bias" incident and is aware of similar flyers in other states, Ball's office said."Incidents of hate and discrimination toward anyone in our community will not be tolerated," Ball said. "In Howard County, we value very individual and believe that our diversity is our greatest strength. The actions of few who wish to divide us wish to divide us will never be stronger than our commitment to a safe, inclusive community for all."
COLUMBIA, MD
Picture for 'White power' flyers distributed around downtown Columbia over the weekend, Ball says
Food Navigator

Study: Convincing consumers to ditch sports drinks for water ‘most difficult’ despite health risks

While sports drinks are often loaded with sugar and can pack a hefty caloric punch, convincing people to replace them with water or unsweetened options may be more difficult than persuading them to ditch other sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda, suggests new research by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health at the University of Connecticut.
HOWARD COUNTY, MD
Picture for Study: Convincing consumers to ditch sports drinks for water ‘most difficult’ despite health risks
TOP CITIES
LOCAL CHANNELS
foxbaltimore.com

Howard police investigate after 'white power' flyers found in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Md. (WBFF) — Howard County police are investigating after "white power" flyers were found around Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia. "In recent days, we have become aware of a hate bias incident that took place at Lake Kittamaqundi over the weekend," Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said. Ball said...
COLUMBIA, MD
RELATED PEOPLE
fox5dc.com

White power flyers posted in Howard County; Executive says hate will not be tolerated

COLUMBIA, Md. - After white power flyers were recently found in Howard County, Executive Calvin Ball released a statement addressing hate bias. "In recent days, we have become aware of a hate bias Incident that took place at Lake Kittamaqundi over the weekend. The Howard County Police Department is investigating the incident and has identified similar flyers in various states revealing that this is not an isolated occurrence," Ball stated. "Incidents of hate and discrimination toward anyone in our communities will not be tolerated. In Howard County, we value every individual, and believe that our diversity is our greatest strength. The actions of few who wish to divide us will never be stronger than our commitment to a safe, inclusive community for all."
HOWARD COUNTY, MD
RELATED PUBLISHERS
baltimorefishbowl.com

Howard County Executive Ball forms LGBTQIA+ and Latina Commissions to protect civil rights of marginalized groups

Howard County will be forming two new commissions to protect the civil rights of LGBTQIA+ and Latino communities throughout the county, according the County Executive Calvin Ball. Ball announced this week that legislation introduced to implement a LGBTQIA+ Commission and a La Alianza Latina Commission has been approved by the...
HOWARD COUNTY, MD
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Business Monthly

MD 32 widening project complete

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball cut the ribbon to mark the completion of a five-year project to widen MD 32 between MD 108 and I-70 on Aug. 4. “This project has transformed MD 32 from a congested two-lane roadway into a safer, more efficient four-lane...
HOWARD COUNTY, MD

Two new commissions aim to support LGBTQIA+ and Latino communities in Howard County

Two new commissions aimed at furthering diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across Howard County were approved late last month by the County Council. During its July 27 legislative session, the council unanimously approved the formation of the LGBTQIA+ Commission and the La Alianza Latina Commission following a proposal from Howard County Executive Calvin Ball in late June.
HOWARD COUNTY, MD