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Earning the Badge: At school of hard knocks, police recruits have their mettle tested
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:00:00 -0500
The 24 recruits in the Frederick Police Department’s 59th Academy Class were fairly comfortable with their guns after three weeks of instruction, but the atmosphere was noticeably different Nov. 13.

D.C.‘s economy is creating fewer opportunities for the middle class
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:20:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — The Washington, D.C., area’s economy has long had its share of inequalities. Technology is continuing to exacerbate the differences between the haves and have nots, two economic studies released in the past week suggest, as innovations in fields…

Tom England talks toys, small business retail on latest episode of Frederick Uncut
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:45:00 -0500
While the holiday season can as a source of unwanted stress, it’s all fun and games for Tom England — literally.

School notes: Cutting costs for school construction
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:00:00 -0500
In an effort to cut down school construction costs, the Frederick County Board of Education wants to develop minimal standards for developers to meet before the school system starts work on a school site.

Franchot to push for brewery-friendly laws next legislative session
FrederickNewsPost.com / Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:00:00 -0500
If Maryland’s debate over brewery regulations had happened a year earlier, Frederick’s Attaboy Beer would be one state to the north or one state to the south, owner Carly Ogden said Monday.

Hood AD Dickman to retire in June
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:15:00 -0500
Two years ago, Tom Dickman carved out some time in his busy schedule, taking a trip to Rockville to see Frederick Community College take on Harford Community College in the Maryland JUCO Division II state championship game.

‘We almost feel like one team’
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:15:00 -0500
As rival high schools, Thomas Johnson and Frederick have participated in intracity sporting events over the years.

Correction for Nov. 22
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00:00 -0500
On Nov. 12, in the Bulletin Board section of the Neighbors page, the phone number for an appointment with Seton Center Inc. healthcare enrollment sessions with assistance from Healthcare Access Maryland, was incorrect. The correct number to call is 410-500-4710.

Times have changed, for politicians and for the press
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500
Back in the ’70s, I was attending an annual editor’s meeting when I was asked in a confidential session what I was working on. At the time, I was a managing editor for investigations for Scripps Howard Newspapers.

Editorial: A stranger’s in the house … to drop off your Amazon package
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500
You’re waiting for an important package to be delivered. Or for the furnace repairman to arrive. Or the cable guy. Their companies can’t tell you exactly when they’ll be there. So you pace. And you peer out the window. And…

102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:15:00 -0500
KFAR SABA, Israel — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Then he kissed both cheeks of his visitor…

Preservation Matters: Looking back at ‘Lost Frederick’
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:30:00 -0500
This week, Preservation Matters will address two questions received from our readers. First, we were asked about “Lost Frederick,” or buildings that have lost the preservation battle. While unfortunately this is too long a tale for one week, we will…

Frosty Friday marks start of downtown’s holiday season
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:30:00 -0500
On Black Friday, crowds will line up outside big box stores, looking for deals on big-screen TVs and laptop computers.

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