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The Impact of Music

By Morgan McGrady The smallest choices have the power to change people’s lives. I recently made a small choice that continues to impact me in a way I never thought was possible. I made the personal decision to listen to…

Local Chef Wins Award at Competition

Photo | Sally Alt

Chef Wu Shougong, owner of Urbana’s Babao restaurant, won third prize at the Sixth International Chinese Culinary Competition in the Shandong cuisine category at Times Square on June 26.

Urbana Chef Wu Shougong displayed his cooking talents at the Sixth International Chinese Culinary Competition at Times Square, Manhattan, at the end of June. Shougong, a chef and owner of the Babao restaurant on Fingerboard Road, won third place in…

Shop Talk

Urbana Resident Will Lead Chamber of Commerce After working with the Frederick County Public Libraries for 12 years, Urbana’s Elizabeth Cromwell recently accepted the position as president and CEO of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. According to Josh Bokee,…

A Summertime Scoop of Urbana History

By Stacey Axler Local history buff Gil House gave the audience at the Urbana Senior Center the inside scoop on local history at an informative and entertaining session on Tuesday, July 15. The Urbana Senior Center, located on the ground…