Author: Pam Schipper

Waste Warriors at Work in Urbana

Photo | Pam Schipper HAWK Kids collect data during a lunch trash sort at Urbana Elementary on Jan. 4.

Giggles and exclamations of “eww” erupted in the Urbana Elementary cafeteria on Friday, Jan. 4 as 12 fifth graders, all members of HAWK (Helping All Kids With Kindness) Kids, donned blue gloves and prepared to sort third-lunch trash. When Bar-T…

Assignment Education

Photo | Submitted Ms. Kelsey and Ms. Ashley’s students at The Goddard School in Urbana are organizing a year-long Acts of Kindness campaign.

Goddard Embarks on Acts of Kindness Campaign Students in the Elephants classroom at The Goddard School in Urbana kicked off a year-long Acts of Kindness campaign with a recycled toy drive in December. Through the December donation drive, students learned…

Kannavis Expands With New Location

Photo | Pam Schipper (L to R) Jordan Baker, Gabrielle Thompson and Brigid Ayer are happy to answer client questions on Cannabidiol—or CBD—and medical marijuana.

Think cool Millennial coffeehouse meets relaxing spa where everyone greets you with a smile, and you’ll have Kannavis’ new location at 8709 Fingerboard Road right off I-270. Despite the draw—clients come to Kannavis because they’re experiencing physical or emotional discomfort—Kannavis…

Around Town

Photo | YMCA of Frederick County Jan. 7 was Demolition Day for the South County Y.

Demolition Day for South County Y The YMCA of Frederick County held a Demolition Day to kick off construction of its new South County Y facility in Urbana. The site is located between Urbana Middle and Urbana High schools on…

Out & About

Sol Yoga: Good Cause Class Dec. 21 & 28, Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library This free yoga class is offered by Sol Yoga’s Good Cause Division. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a…

Around Town

Photo | Pam Schipper In10se BBQ raised some intense funds for the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank at the Dec. 2 Holiday Market.

In10se BBQ Raises Funds for Food Bank In10se BBQ served up its pulled pork, brisket, ribs, beans, slaw, fries and hushpuppies at the Dec. 2 Holiday Market, held in the Urbana Regional Library parking lot, to benefit the Greater Urbana…

Assignment Education

Photo | Pam Schipper The UHS Show Choir completes its six-number competition set with “I’m Still Standing” at the Dec. 12 gala.

Urbana’s Got Talent Features Audience Voting The 19th annual UHS Talent Show on Nov. 27 incorporated live audience voting for the first time. Judges Jack Sclar, Pam McCarthey, Amy Deavers, Lisa Matthews and Matt Kopp narrowed 17 talented acts down…