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Hyattstown Christian Church, including members (L to R) Debbie Flook, Debbie Blair, Gail Howard and the Rev. Jeff Stinehelfer, organized a fundraiser at Laurienzo Brick Oven Pizzeria on May 8. Funds will support hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

Hyattstown Christian Church Raises Funds, Plans Mission to Puerto Rico Hyattstown Christian Church is sponsoring a service project for volunteers to help in the ongoing hurricane recovery effort in Puerto Rico (PR). Interim pastor, the Rev. Jeff Stinehelfer is organizing…

Out & About

UES Strawberry Festival May 25, 5-8 p.m., Urbana Elementary School Come out for games, a cakewalk and great food that will include Snowy of MD and In10seBBQ. $8 per person with a maximum of $30 for a family of four…

Former Owner of Landon House Was Mayor of Mobtown

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Samuel Hinks (1815-1887) is buried at Mount Olivet cemetery, MSA SC 3520-12475.

By Chris Haugh This article is excerpted from one in a series, “Stories in Stone,” written by Mount Olivet historian—and one might say detective—Chris Haugh. For more “Stories in Stone,” visit www.mountolivetcemeteryinc.com/stories-in-stone-blog/stories-in-stone or “Like” the Facebook page www.facebook.com/MountOlivetCemeteryInc. “Stories in…

Kaufman’s Kitchen

Dishes That Build Bridges These recipes from “Breaking Bread in Galilee: A Culinary Journey into the Promised Land” by Abbie Rosner take the reader on a journey with the author, exploring local foods and age-old culinary traditions and culinary wisdom…

Mike at the Movies

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Brady Jandreau as Brady Blackburn in “The Rider.”

Rider (R) ***** Let me start by saying this is a remarkable film for many reasons, most of all the story. It is the story of a young man, Brady Blackburn (Brady Jandreau), who was a rodeo rider until suffering…

Eye on Art

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“San Francisco di Assis, Taos” by Sheryl Massaro.

The Evolution of Art & Pen— Local Artist Finds her Niche Sheryl Massaro recently opened a new studio and gallery in the Griffin Art Center, Downtown Frederick. Named Art & Pen, it is a destiny that she has traveled toward…

Mike at the Movies

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“Rampage” is another wreck-the-city movie, this time Chicago, starring Dwayne Johnson.

Isle of Dogs (PG-13) ***** An extraordinarily funny, clever and moving animated experience is what awaits you in this cross-cultural epic. “Epic” if only because it has an amazingly large cast of bi-national voiceover stars (Japanese and American, including Yoko…

A Mediterranean Diet Promotes Health

Many friends in my age bracket are worried about preventing cardiovascular problems, diabetes,obesity in children and grandchildren. Norene Gilletz, a famous cookbook author, cooking teacher, and friend recommended Dr. Arnold Slyper’s “Family Friendly: Mediterranean-style Cooking (with a Groundbreaking Guide to…

Sleigh Wreck

By Jack Toomey Before the invention of the automobile, the preferred conveyance for the less fortunate was riding horseback. The more prosperous families tended to get around by wagon pulled by horses. It is said that the winters were more…