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Classical charter fifth-grader pleas for fair funding
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
My name is Gabriella Papillo, and I am a current fifth-grader at Frederick Classical Charter School. I would like to write about the funding that Frederick Classical Charter Schools gets from Frederic

Gardner outlines plans for first 100 days as county executive
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
My vision for Frederick County is a community where every child has an opportunity for an exceptional education and a seat inside a school building; where citizens can drive across town without long d

No good reason to hold up Sunday hunting
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
How could something as simple as allowing Sunday deer hunting in Frederick County get so complicated?

With Clybourne Park, a charged conversation on race
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The impressive production of Clybourne Park now at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre, is a strident example of well-intentioned attempts in the theater to address delicate issues of race relations in the

NFL, pro-football to blame for Rice
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
My 2-cents worth on the Ray Rice mess: First of all I think he was wrong to strike his girlfriend.

Proud of her candidate mother
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The elections are coming up on Nov. 4 and I’d like to speak to you about one of the candidates for the Frederick County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Lisa Munyan.

Penny wise, pound foolish recycling
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The city of Frederick has again failed residents’ best interests by not expanding to weekly recycling. The aldermen have also confused recycling pickup frequency with recycling promotion and ease of p

FCPS should consider later start to school day for middle and high school students
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The American Academy of Pediatrics published in August a new policy statement on sleep and adolescents, along with recommendations about the beginning of the school day.  Frederick County Public Schoo

EDITORIAL: Scotland, saved from secession
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:28:11 -0400

The Scots thought twice about independence, and did the right thing. They preserved the United Kingdom as we know it and saved themselves and the world from a lot of grief that would have inevitably spilled into unexpected places.

The vote was decisive, 54 percent to 46 percent, but not ...


EDITORIAL: Medical privacy lacking in age of Obamacare
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:28:09 -0400

Obamacare requires every visit to a doctor, every diagnosis, every X-ray and every prescription to be recorded and kept electronically. The federal government can then keep tabs on everyone's medical care. It's sensitive stuff, and government bureaucrats have no idea how to keep it safe.

The administration admitted last week ...


EDITORIAL: Trash ‘art’ on the public’s dime
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:28:09 -0400

One man's trash may well be another man's treasure, as the saying goes, but residents of the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington know the difference. They ordered the garbage hauled away.

"It's embarrassing," D.C. councilman Marion Barry says of "The New Migration," an avant-garde art exhibit in two long-vacant storefronts near ...


Marijuana & Us
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
Most people who try marijuana do not go on to other drugs, but more than half of new drug users do begin with marijuana. And there are nearly 8,000 new drug users per day in America.

De-escalation should be America’s aim with Russia
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
The U.S. and its European allies have slapped economic sanctions against Russia. They thought the sanctions would force Russia to change its action. However, the effect has been the opposite. The sanc

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