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Live Nativity canceled
For Chris Haugh, it all began in the 1980s, in a backyard on Stonehouse Road.
WASHINGTON — Visitors to the National Christmas Tree heard the sounds of Frederick County last Friday. Trinity Brass, an ensemble from Trinity United Methodist Church, was among 57 acts chosen to perform this holiday season in President’s Park.
Frederick County government is on solid ground with positive bond ratings and reductions in long-term financial liabilities, county leaders said Thursday.
I love Christmas. I love the music, decorations and smells. I love the giving and opening of presents and the excitement that wakes children before parents are ready to start the day. I love Christmas Eve church services and Christmas cantatas. There is awe and wonder in what we celebrate, anticipate and believe that is almost tangible.
Joy Schaefer and Katie Groth were elected the new president and vice president of Frederick County's Board of Education, in a vote that split the board 4 to 3 on Wednesday.
Stephanie Nicole Ducker and Ryan Joshua Morse are pleased to announce their engagement.
Last-minute Christmas shopping is no sweat at Heather Ridge School in Frederick.
FREDERICK — Like any mother of an active 20-year-old, Frederick County resident Michele Baisey has her hands full. But in addition to helping her son, Troy, balance school, work and home life, she faces a looming deadline that is unsettling for many parents in her position.
A Frederick County Circuit Court judge understands the emotions on both sides, she said, after hearing arguments Monday about the legitimacy of a Frederick County agreement with developers for an 1,100-home project in Monrovia.
1. The state we’re in. The Frederick County Commissioners are scheduled to present the 2013 State of the County address at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the first floor hearing room of Winchester Hall. frederickcountymd.gov.
Four years ago, Karen Zimmerman was asked to lead a committee that would bring the farm experience to city dwellers and people unfamiliar with farm life, and the Frederick County Farm Bureau’s Schoolhouse Chicks program began.
Staff photo by Graham Cullen Coady Boyer, jr assembles a chainsaw as judge Denny Ogg watches during a SkillsUSA challenge at the Frederick Career and Technology Center.
This year's SkillsUSA competition at Frederick County's Career and Technology Center was interrupted by two snow days and a delayed start.
The excellent commentary in the Dec. 12 Frederick News-Post, “Whose problem is it, anyway,” by Fred Ugast, focuses on the plight of 595 homeless children in our school system as a stark reminder of the fallout of a lack of a long-term approach to our social ills.
With the official start of winter still days away, Frederick County is bracing for its third snowstorm this week.
Mrs. Helen Warrenfeltz VanFossen, 93, of Frederick, MD, formerly of
About 3,400 customers in the Urbana area are without electricity, said Todd Meyers, spokesman for Potomac Edison and FirstEnergy.
Angry emails were flying thick as snowflakes Tuesday after the postponement of a public hearing on the Monrovia Town Center.
When Scott Grove was at West Virginia University in the early 1980s, he knew he wanted to write for public television and documentaries. Like many students who outlined a path in college, his plan changed somewhat, but in many ways he has continued to help people tell their stories.
Montgomery County’s public schools are banishing strawberry-flavored milk as of Jan. 1. As a health-related New Year’s resolution, we think the decision has some merit, though not everyone agrees.
Jody Vona, for instance. Vona, president of Dairy Maid Dairy of Frederick, which supplies MontCo public schools with the pink drink, begs to differ when it comes to the health credentials of strawberry-flavored milk.
On Nov. 11, Frederick resident Ed Hinde posted an appeal on his personal Facebook page for a Frederick County middle school student who was homeless and in need of a pair of shoes. Within a few hours, shoes — and socks, shirts, pants and coats — began arriving on his front porch. Four days later, two van loads of clothes and shoes had been delivered to Zoe Carson, homeless program administrator at Frederick County Public Schools. Scores of people had been motivated by a tangible, personal sense that something needed to be done, coupled with the power of social media. But with 595 students identified as homeless in Frederick County so far this school year, the very real and heartfelt outpouring of generosity represents more sentiment than solution.
He’ll no longer devise game plans or wear a headset on the sidelines.
Mount Airy Christian Academy open house — 8:30 a.m. to noon, through Tuesday. Grades K to 12. 16700 Old Frederick Road, Mount Airy. To register, call 410-489-4321.
Sharon and Steve Halliday, of Lebanon, New Jersey are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Halliday to Carl Barthman, both of Frederick, Maryland.