Wednesday, February 6, 2013
This $1.55 million estate has room for you and the in-laws. And your golfing buddies.
Looking for a house with room for the in-laws? Plenty of room? Take a look at this Ellicott City home - estate, rather - at 4245 Heritage Hill Lane. With a two-bedroom in-law apartment and more than 11,000 square feet, there's enough room to ensure no one steps on anyone else's toes. For those who like to entertain, or just relax, the $1.55 million property also boasts a swimming pool and a 9-hole golf course. This property was last sold in 1995 for $1.925 million, according to tax records. It's been on the market since September of last year, listed by the The Creig Northrop Team Of Long & Foster.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Heavy rainfall overnight on Wednesday soaked Howard County.
A rain storm that poured down on the county overnight on Wednesday caused flooding, road closures and downed trees. The storm swept through Maryland leaving approximately two inches of rainfall in an 18-hour period, according to National Weather Service (NWS) data. On Main Street in Historic Ellicott City, the Patapsco River rose so high it nearly reached the bridge that leads into Catonsville. Officials closed Main Street in the morning due to flooding and some businesses were dealing with the after-effects. Phoenix Emporium, Great Panes and Discoveries were just some of the Main Street businesses that said they experienced flooding due to the storm. “You get used to it,” said Len Berkowitz, owner of Great Panes, who was cleaning up …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Have a look at what money can buy you in Howard County.
Looking for luxury? Try 3173 St. Charles Place in Ellicott City. That's where you'll find this $1.5 million, 8,500 square-foot home. Its unique, modern design brings the outdoors in - not just with the indoor swimming pool and indoor shrubbery, but with views of the 13-acre wooded lot from every window, including a stocked private fish pond. There's even a nod to the 70s - take a look at the wet bar. The house, built in 1983, has four bedrooms, seven bathrooms and room for a half-dozen or so cars. Interested? Long & Foster will be hosting an open house Sunday, Jan. 20 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Woman is accused of killing her husband, a quadriplegic since 2007.
An Ellicott City woman will go to trial for the February 2011 death of her husband. According to court records, Nancy Fleming Molony, 53, is charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the death of her husband, Kevin Patrick Molony. Kevin Molony 51, was found dead at his home on the 4000 block of Chariots Flight Way in February of 2011. A quadriplegic since a car collision in 2007, he was being cared for by family members and nurses, according to police. The initial examination of Kevin Molony did not determine how he died, according to police, but after further testing, his death was ruled a homicide. Heaerings on pre-trial motions are scheduled for Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 1:30 p.m., according …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Howard County Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
Columbia Armed Robbery – Hayshed Lane Three unknown suspects armed with a handgun reportedly struck a male victim and stole an iPod near the 8800 block of Hayshed Lane on Nov. 30 at approximately 5 p.m. Robbery – Cloudleap Court A male victim was allegedly assaulted by two suspects who demanded money near the 8700 block of Cloudleap CT around 3:49 p.m. on Dec. 2. The victim resisted the two male suspects and prevented them from taking anything. One suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 30-35 years old, 5’8”, with black hair and wearing a hoodie and blue jeans. No description of the second suspect was given. Residential Burglary – Blue Pool Two guns and money were reported stolen from a closet near the 8900 block of Blue Pool on Nov. 30…
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Historic District's transformation into a winter wonderland is underway.
Someone once said that the holiday shopping season in Ellicott City's Historic District is “unsurpassed.” The window decorating contest may be one of the reasons why. The Ellicott City Restoration Foundation is again sponsoring the holiday contest, in which storefronts are transformed into winter wonderlands. Windows must be completed by Midnight Madness, Fri., Dec. 7. There will be prizes in two categories: The Judge’s Choice and the People’s Choice. And voters will have an opportunity to win, too. Judges are Victoria Goodman from Howard County Tourism & Promotion; Jackie Panowicz from Custom Media Options; Joan Waclawski from The Business Monthly; and a member of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation's board, according to Ed Lilley…
Friday, November 23, 2012
Whether you live here or you're just visiting, here's a look at some of what Ellicott City has to offer
If you’re looking for unique gifts, unique dining experiences, or you are just trying to get into the holiday spirit, try Ellicott City. As the holiday shopping season gets going, Patch decided to put together a guide to local shops to help you make the most of your time here. Parking in the Historic District is free through Jan. 1, and if you don’t know where to find parking, try using Parker – a smartphone app that will let you know where the available spaces are. There are also several parking lots in the Historic District, find them on the attached map. Is there a local business you think shoppers should try for the holidays? Expand our guide by telling us about it in the comments section below. Looking for toys? Mumbles and Squeaks…
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The suspected door-kick burglars posted bail, Main Street parking issues and Wegmans reveals what they're going to use that second-floor space for.
Suspected Door Kick-in Burglars Released on $15,000 Bail Police said the duo stole more than $22,000 in firearms, jewelry and electronics, but were able to post bail of $15,000 each the day after their Oct. 4 arrest. Missing Columbia Woman Last Seen Oct. 1. Friends and family are worried about the whereabouts of Carol Choe, 30, who was last seen at her residence in Columbia on Oct. 1. Main Street Parking: Residents Weigh in The County has scheduled a meeting with Ellicott City Historic District Residents to discuss the possibility of implementing a residential parking permit program alongside a new parking meter system set for Main Street and Maryland Avenue. Wegmans Reveals Use for Upstairs Space The space that was proposed for a liquor…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
No new break-ins are believed to be related since police issued a warning last week.
The investigation into a string of brazen daytime door kick-in burglaries in Howard County continues after police warned residents to be vigilant last week. Howard County Police spokesperson Sherry Llewellyn wrote in an email that police have not apprehended a suspect and are unable to provide a suspect’s description at this time. She said the investigation is active. Since police released information related to the burglaries on Sept. 27, there hasn’t been a burglary with a similar style in Howard County, according to Llewellyn. The 10 break-ins believed to be connected happened over the course of three days from Sept. 24 – 26. In each one, the suspect or suspects would kick in a door, work their way to the master bedroom, ransack it …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Event is scheduled the day before he competes in the "Half Full" Triathlon at Centennial Park.
Do you have a question for Lance Armstrong? Well here's your opportunity to ask it. Lance Armstrong will speak in a panel discussion at Centennial High School about cancer survivorship on Oct. 6 where he will field questions from the audience, the day before he is set to compete in the Half Full Triathlon at Centennial Park in Howard County. The controversial athlete and well-known cancer survivor will discuss why he decided to race in the Half Full, which is sponsored by the Ulman Cancer Fund and dedicated to raising funds to help young adults fighting cancer "This week I am celebrating 16 years of cancer survivorship," Armstrong said in a statement. "It used to be good enough for someone to merely survive cancer regardless of their …