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Emma Tennant

Female Firsts In Emergency Response Agencies

Howard County is starting 2019 with a new era of leadership in emergency response agencies. Last month, Howard County Executive, Calvin Ball, named Christine Uhlhorn the first female fire chief in Howard County. Now, in Jan. 2019, Ball named veteran Lisa Myers the first African American police chief […]

Indian Women Fight for Religious Rights

On Jan. 1, an estimated five million women celebrated the New Year by lining up in the streets of Kerala, which is located in southwestern India. Extending 385 miles, these women held their arms out in defiance, protesting for gender equality, sensitivity and religious freedom. The Sabarimala Temple, […]

Lead on Lead Found in HoCo Schools

In September of 2018, the Howard County Public School System began to test schools for the presence of lead in water. Since then, lead has been found in the water of 18 schools in Howard County. In Anne Arundel County, at least 19 schools have contaminated water, and […]