Author Archive for Bethany Starin

Musing on March Days

It was one of those days. The kind where my son would not stop fussing whether he was held, bounced, fed, talked to, sung to, played with — then the doorbell rang, I’d forgotten the repair man was coming and…

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Local Events Urbana Regional Library Annual Book Sale The Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL), will hold its spring used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday,…

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Local Events Art and Soul for the Hagemans Manda Mackintosh of Urbana’s Art and Soul is directing all proceeds from her annual “Art from the Heart” Valentine’s event, this year on Friday, Feb. 6, to benefit the Hageman family, as…

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Local Events Hageman Fundraiser This month, Urbana’s realtor Lisa Giuliani is hosting a fundraiser for Cliff and Rebecca Hageman and their two children, Cassidy and Eli. In September, Cliff was in a car accident that led to 14 surgeries and…

School Notes

Budget Meeting with Superintendent Alban Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban will speak about school operating budget priorities for the 2015-2016 school year (FY2016) on Jan. 7, and invites the public to attend. This event is slated for…

Small Town Holidays

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On December 23, Villages of Urbana resident Erik Scheidhauer hosts a fundraiser for the Hageman family. Cliff Hageman lost his leg in a car accident two months ago.

“Urbana is like a small town.” Lisa Giuliani, local realtor and mastermind behind many fundraisers, said it just like that — and I loved the simple way she summed up the vibrant spirit that fuels projects across our portion of…

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Local Events Winter Clothing Drive This month, V.eye.P. eyecare in Urbana is hosting a clothing drive. Urbana residents can drop off unwanted coats, gloves, sweaters and hats at V.eye.P. eyecare any day this month. All donations will be given to…