Author: Pam Schipper

Shop Talk

Photo | Pam Schipper Nikkie Byrd opened Sage Cakery, located in the Carriage House overlooking Fingerboard Road, with partner Kurtis Esworthy on May 21.

Sage Cakery Now Open Nikkie Byrd, an Urbana High 2001 graduate, and her partner, Kurtis Esworthy, opened Sage Cakery at 3401 Urbana Pike next door to Papa John’s Pizza on May 21. The bakery offers cakes, cupcakes, mini-cupcakes, cake pops,…

Assignment Education

Photo | Pam Schipper Grant Lieberman, Tyler Crean and Alejandro Munoz sing “New York, New York” from “On the Town” at Urbana High’s F-Wing Live! on May 9. This cabaret-style fundraising event for the F wing (performing arts) featured singing, dancing, instrumental and more. Admission was by donation and all proceeds benefitted the performing arts department.

Goddard’s Got STEAM The Frogs classroom at The Goddard School took their gardening program to the next level this month. Owner John Pelicano built table-top garden boxes, and students planted seeds to learn about sustainable food from seed to harvest.…

Out & About

Saddleview Ranch Horse Show June 2, 10 a.m., Saddleview Ranch, 2719 Thurston Road Free to watch. Snacks available for purchase. Urbana Library Farmers’ Market June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Urbana Regional Library Parking Lot This…

Around Town

Photo | Martin Schipper Toca Juniors broke ground for its new Urbana Soccer Complex on April 27.

Soccer Club Coming to Urbana The Urbana Soccer site is located at 3348 Big Woods Road and will feature four fields, four open-air pavilions, four parking lots, restrooms and storage—with a clubhouse added at a later date. The ground-breaking celebration…

UHS Honored as Blue Ribbon School

Photo | Frederick County Executive Jan H. Gardner State Superintendent Karen Salmon, Urbana High School Principal David Kehne and Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner participated in the Blue Ribbon School Tour of Excellence at UHS on Wednesday, April 17.

Urbana High School (UHS) was recognized by the state on Wednesday, April 17 as a Maryland Blue Ribbon School. State Superintendent Karen Salmon and Frederick County Superintendent Theresa Alban, in addition to elected officials and other dignitaries, visited UHS as…