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School News Wrap Up

Students Win Nearly $4K at Intel Fair Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair grand prize winner Stephen Alexander Lavanier and runner-up Joanna Ray-Jia Yeh, a rising senior at Urbana High School, earned thousands in prizes at the 2010 Intel International…

Around Town

Farmers’ Market Begins at Landon House Back for a second season, the Farmers’ Market begins at the Landon House July 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and will continue on Saturdays throughout the harvest season. In addition, area residents are…

Out and About

It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s Frederick County in July. Here are a few ways to get out and about this month: Great Frederick Float Join Downtown Frederick Partnership July 3, 5 – 9 p.m. for the third annual Great Frederick…

The Way Grandmother Rode

I never knew my Grandmother Nora. She had died more than a quarter-century before I was born, but my mother used to tell me stories about her. One in particular I can still remember: “Your Grandmother Nora rode on a…

Mike at the Movies

“Toy Story 3” (G) ***** Not a big fan of animated movies in general, I remained withdrawn until a Fisher-Price wooden phone with a red receiver turned into a hero. They had me from there on. My son had the…

“Eva Moves the Furniture”

“Eva Moves the Furniture” Written by Margot Livesey Margot Livesey has explained how “Eva Moves the Furniture” (2001) came about again and again, because interviewers invariably ask her about its genesis. The story is quite unlike anything Livesey has written…