Author: Bethany Starin

Monthly Agenda

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

“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…

Monthly Agenda

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…

School Notes

Muslim Students Raise Funds for Charity The Muslim Student Association of Urbana consists of two groups of students, one from the Urbana Middle School (UMS) and one from Urbana High School (UHS). Joined together, there are approximately 40 students. The…

False Alarms

There is a white plastic frame mounted on the wall that holds a black touch screen. The screen flashes with three electric, vacillating lines — one green, one white and the top one is blue: vital signs. These lines have…

Monthly Agenda

Local Events Adventure Park Food Drive Adventure Park USA has partnered with the Greater Urbana Food Bank to help the community. From Nov. 1-30, for every person who brings in two new non-perishable food items, Adventure Park will give either…

School Notes

In a Minute Launched by FCPS Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) launched a new show called In a Minute on YouTube. Airing weekly, the video clips capture recent FCPS news highlights from across the county in a quick-view format. On…

Signs of Life

In the fall, Maryland buzzes with vivid signs of life — trees turn to striking shades of crimson and gold on local streets, crisp apples hang from heavy branches in Thurmont orchards, the Urbana Library Farmers’ Market carts spill over…

Monthly Agenda

Fall on the farm at Green Meadows Petting Farm Baby animals, pumpkins, hay rides—what could be sweeter? Open through Nov. 23; closed Mondays and Tuesdays of each week. $12 general admission. For more information, visit www.greenmeadowsevents.com. Nightmare Manor Visit a…