People & Places

Pride Mark

Pride Mark

The Frederick Center Celebrates Decade of Service to Community By Gina Gallucci-White. Photography by Turner Photography Studio If there was a turning point for attitudes about LGBTQ+ people in Frederick County, Kris Fair, executive director of The Frederick Center,...

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We’re Listening

We’re Listening

Podcasting Explosion Opens Microphone for Local Voices By Lisa Gregory. Photography by Turner Photography Studio As she sat in the audience watching her daughter’s flute recital, Michelle Newman became flushed. “One of the moms who was 30-something looked over at me...

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Trade Gap

Trade Gap

Good Jobs Available in the Building Industry, but More Training Opportunities Needed By Karen Gardner. Photography by Turner Photography Studio On one day, the students in Brett Maceikis’ classroom work on occupational safety certification. On another, they use drills...

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Top Workplaces

Top Workplaces

Awards Recognize Local Employers Offering Benefits, Perks, Balance By Gina-Gallucci White. Photography by Turner Photography Studio In combating the nationwide labor shortage, many local businesses have come up with innovative was to show their appreciation to their...

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Postcard Pro

Postcard Pro

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick This undated photograph of a picnic shelter at Gambrill State Park is actually a picture postcard by artist David B. Traub. Traub was born in Baltimore and according to an obituary in The Baltimore Sun, he received his first...

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Their Best Shot

Their Best Shot

Healthcare Partners Tackling Pandemic Now Eying Other Community Needs By Gina Gallucci-White. Photography by Turner Photography Studio Gracey Zurita lost her father to COVID-19. He was living in her family’s native Ecuador where the vaccines are not as readily...

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Bringing Brizzy Home

Bringing Brizzy Home

Journey to a War and Back for a Daughter By Phil Graves. Photos courtesy Kristie Graves and Phil Graves “We should adopt another child.” This is how my wife, Kristie, chose to greet me early one Sunday morning in January of 2021. I was in the shower of our Brunswick...

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Big Deal

Big Deal

FRED Awards Recognize Commercial Real Estate By Karen Gardner Commercial real estate transactions mark the foundation of economic expansion, so in 2017 the Frederick County Office of Economic Development began recognizing the people and businesses that make these...

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Rooting for Rob

Rooting for Rob

Hometown Ties Remain Strong for Super Bowl Champion. By Lisa Gregory Keith Rivers couldn’t help himself after the Los Angeles Rams won the Super Bowl. It meant that Rivers’ longtime friend and former Linganore High School football teammate Rob Havenstein, an offensive...

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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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