A Principal Woman

Photo | Courtesy of Judy Ferrell

Pauline Runkles poses for a school portrait with her class at the four-room Urbana School. While this photo is undated, Skip Roderick of J & S Car Care on Thurston Road remembers Mrs. Runkles as his fourth grade teacher (she taught a combined fourth and fifth grade class) and principal in 1953.

Following two decades of unprecedented growth, Urbana today is fortunate to have five dedicated principals working to educate our children. With a third elementary school, Sugarloaf Elementary, expected to open in August 2017, these principals will soon number six. But…

Memories at Monocacy Crossing

Photo | Rich and Kelly Regan

Nearby Monocacy Crossing Restaurant shares their recipe for their specialty side dish -- warm potato salad.

Chef Rich Regan and the Monocacy Crossing Restaurant are near and dear not just to my culinary palate but to my work with the Greater Urbana Area Food Bank. I first came to know Regan on the day before Thanksgiving.…

Monthly Agenda

Local Events Adventure Park Food Drive Adventure Park USA has partnered with the Greater Urbana Food Bank to help the community. From Nov. 1-30, for every person who brings in two new non-perishable food items, Adventure Park will give either…