Author Archive for Bethany Starin

Monthly Agenda

Local Events The Inside Scoop: Tomatoes and Zucchini Wondering what to do with the abundance of tomatoes and zucchini in the garden? Get the inside scoop on new recipes and menu ideas for using the bounty of tomatoes, zucchini and…

School Notes

UHS Football Players Volunteer at Centerville In late spring, a number of football players from the Urbana High School (UHS) Hawks team gathered in the afternoon at Centerville Elementary School to read to a first-grade class. The young students were…

Sweet July Memories

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Fireworks on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., light up the sky above the Washington Monument.

Summer always officially launches when we unpack our Fourth of July picnic. Juicy wedges of watermelon, crispy bits of fried chicken, the vinegar bite of potato salad — it’s always been a fun holiday. For my mom, her Fourth of…

Police Blotter

Reichs Ford Road Closed The Frederick County Office of Highway Operations announced in mid June that Reichs Ford Road will be closed from the intersection of Bartonsville Road to Ijamsville Road starting on or about July 7. The closure should…

Monthly Agenda

Fourth of July Celebrations Frederick’s Fourth of July: Noon to Dusk On July 4 at Frederick’s Baker Park (121 N. Bentz St.) in downtown Frederick, local residents can celebrate with live music, kids’ activities, fireworks and more from noon to…

School Notes

Help Plan the Urbana Elementary Renovation On Thursday, May 8, a kick off meeting was held by Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), which involved the community in a discussion of the Urbana Elementary School (UES) renovation. In particular, participants talked…