People & Places

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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Green Acres

Green Acres

Frederick County’s Agricultural Preservation Efforts Keep Growing By Kate McDermott and Photography by Turner Photography Studio Nearly 750 years before colonial settlers were lured to mid-Maryland by the offer of free property in the Monocacy River valley, Frederick...

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McCardell Fashions Donated to Culture Center

McCardell Fashions Donated to Culture Center

McCardell Fashions Donated to Culture Center After making their way out of Marlene Young’s guest bedroom closet to be shared as part of a local effort to erect a statue of Frederick native Claire McCardell, many of the design icon’s fashions will now belong to the...

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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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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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On the Rocks

On the Rocks

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick This postcard was mailed in 1908 from a man named Henry to Ella Ogle of Adamstown. His message reads, “Dear Ella, I have been ordered to East Brunswick on 2nd truck today + tomorrow so cannot get down tonight will be down...

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