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Downes walkathon combines fitness, fundraising
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:34:00 -0400
Seven-year-old Wayne Pike ran circles around the Downes Elementary School playground Tuesday morning, stopping only to collect plastic straws from a parent volunteers to mark each lap.

Boonsboro tops Clear Spring in a battle among friends
Herald-Mail.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:30:00 -0400
Boonsboro's and Clear Spring's coaches teach together at Bester School but coach against each other on the volleyball court.

Markell salutes ‘inspiring’ Newark Bike Project
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Tuesday marked a milestone for the founders and volunteers of the Newark Bike Project, as they officially opened their first permanent bicycle repair shop after spending three years bouncing between t

Easton forum addresses terrorism threat
StarDem.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:15:00 -0400
EASTON — In an effort to provide a nonpartisan environment to discuss the threat of terrorism globally and locally, the American Conversations group was formed, according to organizers.

Budget review enlightens Brunswick council, buoys park plans
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
BRUNSWICK — City Council members went through last year's and this year's general fund and capital budgets Tuesday to acquaint themselves with some of the line-by-line details in a way they said they

Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of caus

Middletown High School evacuated for burned-up HVAC unit
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
Middletown High School was evacuated for an hour Tuesday evening due to a burned-up heating, ventilation and air conditioning motor unit, according to Jeff Lowman, of the Frederick County Department o


911 dispatcher Amanda Stokes named Telecommunicator of the Year
StarDem.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — On Christmas Day 2013, dispatcher Amanda Stokes answered a 911 call from a distraught, armed person threatening suicide.

Pirate and Princess run planned for this month
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The nonprofit organization Sophie and Madigan’s Playground will hold a pirate and princess-themed 5K and fun run in Baker Park later this month.

Centreville woman victim of fraud
StarDem.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — A resident of the 300 Block of Brownsville Road reported a case of fraud to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 6.

Mount Airy reviews pending master plan
FrederickNewsPost.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
MOUNT AIRY — Discussion of Mount Airy's 10-year development plan centered on future annexations and rezonings during a worksession between the Town Council and planning commission.

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