Author: Staff

Experiencing the History of the Americas

By Sirad Hassan On Oct. 9, first-year students of Urbana High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program spent a morning exploring the National Museum of the American Indian. The Washington, D.C., museum presents many artifacts and historical figures in an interactive…

Influence of a Coach

By Jay Berno When you look in the mirror, you see a face that you have known all your life. But it is not the real you, the true you. The real you is that inner person directly responsible for…

Domenic Cicala Styles Multiple Talents

By Sharon Allen Gilder Domenic Cicala may be the owner of O’Hair Salon & Spa on Main Street in Kentlands, but his latest cut is his newly released CD, “Who’s Foolin Who.” A Villages of Urbana resident, Cicala could be…

School Notes

Compiled by Bethany E. Starin and Pam Schipper Community Invited to UHS Choral Boosters Yard Sale To fundraise for students’ upcoming trip to Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in April 2015, the Urbana High School (UHS) Choral Boosters will host a yard…

It’s Who You Hang Around With

By Jennifer Coppit Do you network? Perhaps you network to improve your sphere of influence at work or in community efforts. Most of us learn early on that sometimes it’s not what you know but who you know. But think…

One Maryland, One Book: Through the Lens

By Sandra S. Cartagena For seven years, the Maryland Humanities Council has sponsored One Maryland, One Book, a program designed to bring readers together in the shared experience of reading the same title. This year’s book, “The Distance Between Us”…