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On Target

On Target

Girls Really Into Shooting Aims for Sport, Camaraderie By Jamie Turner. Photography by Turner Photography Studio The distinct odor of gunpowder and the popping sounds of gunfire fill the air on this beautiful spring morning at the Orvis Hill Country Shooting Grounds...

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Beatty-Cramer House on Video

Beatty-Cramer House on Video

After being saved in 1987 from being burned to the ground in a firefighting exercise, the historic Beatty-Cramer house on Md. 26,  next to Israel Creek, became the property of the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation. Through the years, sporadic work has been done to...

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Baby Boom

Baby Boom

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve Welcomes Furry, Feathered, Even Scaly Newborns   By Gina Gallucci-White and Photography by Turner Photography Studio  In baby form, even snakes can be adorable, or at least a little less creepy. Take the Everglades rat snake. As its name...

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Fraternity House

Fraternity House

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick The Maryland Odd Fellows Home was dedicated on July 26, 1925. The Independent Order of Odd Fellows fraternal organization was founded in Baltimore on April 26, 1819, based upon the Ancient Order of the Society of Odd Fellows in...

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Century Club

Century Club

Frederick County Association of Realtors Celebrates 100 Years of Advocacy  By Chris Haugh A century ago, the Roaring ‘20s swept across the country, and Frederick County enjoyed the good times, as well. The post-war economic prosperity was seen in flourishing...

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Finding New Market

Finding New Market

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick New Market was settled in 1745 as trade routes developed between Baltimore and Frederick. In 1788 Nicholas Hall tried to expand New Market by platting the land. Platting is a process where land is subdivided into parcels; modern...

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Reading and Righting

Reading and Righting

LITERACY COUNCIL OF FREDERICK COUNTY TEACHES MORE THAN LANGUAGE SKILLS By Karen Gardner and Photography by Turner Photography Studio There was a time when literacy skills once meant reading books and newspaper want ads, but that has since expanded to computer...

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A Team of Their Own

A Team of Their Own

Following the COVID-19 shutdown that cancelled nearly all youth sports in the spring of 2020, many looked forward to at least a partial resumption of outdoor activities in the fall. But Urbana Middle School student Dana Damoulakis noticed that many of the available...

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Volunteer-Driven CASA Program Advocates for Foster Children By Gina Gallucci-White | Photography by Turner Photography Studio As a retired special education teacher who worked for more than a decade in early intervention support, Nancy Zang knew her professional...

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Words and Action

Words and Action

George Dredden’s Legacy of Community Service Continues By Kate Poindexter | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 02.14.22 Half a century ago, amid the heightened racial tensions of the Civil Rights movement, Ku Klux Klan activity increased in...

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