100 Years Ago

July 13, 1919

This date was a Sunday. The Frederick News-Post did not publish a Sunday edition at this time.

50 Years Ago

July 13, 1969

This date was a Sunday. The Frederick News-Post did not publish a Sunday edition at this time.

20 Years Ago

July 13, 1999

Frederick County has just finished the fifth driest 12-month period since weather records began, said Doug LeComte, senior meteorologist at the Climate Prediction Center, National Weather Service.

Walkersville Council Member Joe Caha blasted the county’s planners Monday for including the town in the proposed bike and trailway plan. The Walkersville town council voted not to participate in the county’s proposal to create a network of bike paths and trailways throughout the county, but the proposed master plan for the project includes roads and paths that run through the town.

Emmitsburg residents got vocal with town officials Monday night as they rallied to protest the termination of their favorite community deputy. So many people were on hand to show support for Deputy First Class John Chance, there wasn’t enough room for everyone in the town hall.

A young black bear took a rest in an oak tree on the Lime Kiln farm of Rep. Roscoe Bartlett on Monday. After nearly two hours in the tree, while local animal control officers waited for a crew from the Department of Natural Resources to come and relocate the bear, it slowly climbed down, ran through the farm, hopped a few fences and was last seen headed for the Monocacy River.

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