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Hawks Fall Sports Roundup

Photo | UHS Athletics Hawks Varsity Field Hockey took on Catoctin at home Sept. 11 to win, 11-0.

Cross Country Shaping Up for Championship Season The fall season is a bit of a slow burn, before it quickly heats up. Training and timing are two of the most vital factors in making sure cross country athletes are in…

Mike at the Movies

The Wife (R) **** Glenn Close is mesmerizing as Joan Castleman, “the wife” of Nobel Laureate Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce). We sense her discomfort as the movie begins with the announcement of Joe’s award. The source of this is gradually…

The Constant Reader

Lost Souls Share Their Story in Women’s Prison in Debra Jo Immergut’s ‘The Captives’ Although I follow many authors from book to book, which keeps a steady supply on my nightstand, I take an occasional suggestion from a reliable friend…

Kaufman’s Kitchen

Eat and Entertain like Alexander Hamilton With all the excitement about the book and the play on Alexander Hamilton, there is a lot of interest in his life and times. What was it like to eat with him, the Revolutionary…

Historical Perspective

A Plane Crash at Dickerson Late September 1931 was uncharacteristically hot and humid in the DC area. On Sept. 23, the temperature reached 96 degrees in DC. The heat was broken by a severe thunderstorms that formed to the northwest…