Author: Pam Schipper

Urbana Company 23 Volunteers Honored

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association (FCVFRA) recognized members of the Urbana Volunteer Fire Department (UVFD) and Urbana Volunteer Rescue Squad, Company 23 on Monday, April 16 at the FCVFRA Annual Volunteer Fire and Rescue Recognition program in…

Out & About

Urbana High School Plant Sale April 28, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., May 5, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., UHS Greenhouse The UHS Horticulture class is having a plant sale. VOU Spring Yard Sale April 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Discover new-to-you treasures in the…

Assignment Education

Tracy Hilliard Named National Distinguished Principal Centerville Elementary Principal Tracy Hilliard was recently named the 2018 National Distinguished Principal for Maryland. The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the Maryland Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) collaborated in…

How Centerville’s Garden Grows

The garden at Centerville Elementary School (CES) hummed with excitement as wave upon wave of classes took turns building beds, tilling the dirt, and setting seeds and plants already started indoors. Three beds were added, with help from Career and…

Urbana Choirs Compete in New York City

The Urbana High School Choirs, under the leadership of Director Alicia Cosby, traveled to New York City April 12 through 15 to perform in the WorldStrides OnStage competition at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights, upper Manhattan. The choirs brought home…

Around Town

Thurston Road Bridge Repairs Continue Work on the Thurston Road bridge over Bennett Creek that was originally anticipated to last until spring 2018 is now expected to continue until the end of June 2018. According to the Frederick County Department…

Out & About

Kites Over Clarksburg March 31, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ovid Hazen Wells Park, Skylark Road, Clarksburg Enjoy kite flying, kids’ craft activities, games and a raffle at this 10th annual event sponsored by the Clarksburg Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the…