Category: Community

Dream Come True for St. Ignatius

St. Ignatius of Loyola’s new 12,000-square-foot, multi-purpose facility is a “dream come true,” said Father Michael Jendrek. The building will be dedicated September 19 in a special 12 p.m. liturgy, followed by a blessing by Archbishop Edwin O’Brien. The one-story,…

Camp Offers Area Kids Hope

Hyattstown Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) welcomed children of incarcerated parents to the sixth annual Camp Starfish August 8 – 11 at the Christian Church Capital Area, Camp Mary-Fac facilities in Sharpsburg, Md. The free, four-day overnight camp provided wholesome…

College Bound

Summer went by way too quickly for some, and the new school year is in full swing. Many young adults in the area have just begun an important new chapter in their lives — the college years. It’s a time…

Around Town

County Announces Improved Financial Outlook The Frederick Board of County Commissioners announced that positive end-of-year financial results will help reduce future projected deficits. The county recently adopted a balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2011 but projected deficits in future years.…

Fund Set Up for Fire Victims

Donations to help the victims of the multi-unit townhouse fire in Villages of Urbana Sunday evening are being accepted at the Urbana branch of Chevy Chase Bank, according to organizer Lisa Giuliani. “We will collect donations at least through the…