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Traffic stop near Frederick leads to seizure of 30 grams of crack cocaine, deputies say

A Hagerstown man was hiding 30 grams of crack cocaine down his pants when he was pulled over for a traffic violation near Frederick last week, according to charging documents. Bernard Edwards, 43, of the 400 block of North Prospect Street, appeared extremely nervous when a sheriff's deputy pulled h

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 17:49:00

Four dead in crash on Md. 31

Four people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Md. 31 on Tuesday afternoon, according to Capt. Marques Price of the Westminster Vol. Fire Dept. The collision occurred on Md. 31 near where Old New Windsor Pike and Stone Chapel Road converge. At approximately 2:30 p.m., Price confirmed there were t

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-10-17 19:05:00

After the loss of her teenage daughter to heroin, Frederick woman shares her story

A slideshow of family photos ended with Alyssa Honaker's tombstone: Aug. 25, 1998, to June 4, 2016. At age 17, Alyssa died from a heroin overdose at her family's home in Frederick. But while she was struggling with the addiction, her mother, Shannon Stanley, was afraid to speak out. She worried what

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-18 02:00:00

All-county high school marching band festival showcases district-wide musical talent

Urbana High School band drummers Garret Willis and Scott Clark rest their instruments in the grass behind Walkersville High School's stadium. With the rest of the band, Willis and Clark chat as they wait in line to perform a medley arranged by band director Michael Harrison. "We've done pretty good,

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 02:30:00

Power wants to change path of city with run for alderman

Nate Power is concerned about the direction the city of Frederick is going and wants to change its path from the City Hall dais. The 65-year-old military contractor is a Republican candidate for the Board of Aldermen. He was one of four party candidates who filed on the last day of the filing period

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-18 03:30:00

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FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-18 03:00:00

Md. medical equipment reseller collaborates witth BioSurplus

BioSurplus, a leading provider of pre-owned laboratory equipment, announces a collaboration with BaneBio, an equipment reseller and repair company based in Frederick. This relationship establishes an East Coast base of operations that will optimize returns for companies seeking to sell their surplu

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2017-10-17 20:25:11

Fight over where to install gas meter stalls Pythian Castle project

An ongoing dispute between the city's Historic Preservation Commission and local utility companies reared its ugly head last week with a request to install a portion of a gas meter on the facade of downtown Frederick's Pythian Castle. Gideon Properties, a Hagerstown-based real estate investment firm

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 23:30:00

Left with no hope after an injury, he rolled his wheelchair off a dock in central Pa.

Before he died by suicide on Sunday, Oct. 16, David Kettering, 58, a quadriplegic, blogged about his life before and after his accident. Lyzz Jones, The Evening Sun One moment, David Kettering was sitting on a dock in his wheelchair with his caregivers enjoying one last warm day before the chill of

EVENING SUN - 2017-10-17 20:37:51

Remembering Michael Barry: 'a kind, caring and energetic guy'

Barry, 26, of Lemoyne, died Oct. 9. He was continuing his studies at Temple University and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. His family said, "Michael lived fast and furiously, appreciating all of life's offerings to the fullest extent. He loved all animals, but shared an especially uniqu

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-10-18 04:15:00

Middletown FFA prepares for national forestry competition

Up in the mountains of Gambrill State Park, four students from Middletown High School looked at a flooded field and the young hardwood forest surrounding it. At first glimpse, the area's name - the pine swamp - didn't make sense. "We're in the pine swamp area of the watershed, and you have to believ

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 22:45:00

Burkittsville, Mount Airy recognized as Sustainable Maryland Certified

The Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland recognized two Frederick County municipalities on Friday for their ongoing efforts to make their communities sustainable. The Sustainable Maryland Certification program is one of the center's main offerings and recognizes jurisdictions t

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 17:20:00

South Carroll: Mount Airy Garden Club celebrates Blue Star Marker program

Join the first Blue Star marker in Carroll County, The Mount Airy Blue Star Marker, for their Mount Airy Garden Club Blue Star Memorial Dedication on Thursday, Oct. 19. The Blue Star tradition began in WWI after people started putting Blue Star service banners in the window of their home when a love

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:00:00

Carroll County to offer free Health Management Workshops

Carroll County's Bureau of Aging & Disabilities will offer a series of free Living Healthy, Living Well workshops in the coming weeks. The workshops will be held for 2 hours each week for six weeks. According to a Carroll County Government press release, the workshops will help attendees build self-

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-10-17 17:55:00

New Windsor murder trial begins with opening arguments

Attorney Matthew Williams addressed the jury directly as he presented opening statements for the defense in the murder trial of Bret Michael Wheeler on Tuesday afternoon. "We don't need to come up with an alternative story because the story is the story," Williamson told the 12-member jury, which ha

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-10-17 21:00:00

Material possessions gone, Navy veteran is moving on

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (Tribune News Service) - Curtis Canfield spent Monday sifting through the rubble of what was his home. What he saw, among the charred remains of vehicles, DJ equipment and his vegetable garden, was the opportunity to start anew. "It's a blank slate, a clean canvas," Canfield sa

STARS AND STRIPES - 2017-10-17 18:32:25

West Carroll: Civil War re-enactor at next Taneytown Heritage meeting

The Taneytown Heritage & Museum Association will hold their next meeting Monday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., at Grace United Church of Christ, 49 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown. The guest speaker this month will be Steve Carney, a resident of Harney and a Civil War re-enactor. He will be in uniform and discuss

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:00:00

Cancer survivor receives award for enriching lives of nursing home residents

Buy Now Mary Chaney, director of activities and volunteers at Reeder's Nursing Home in Boonsboro, was awarded the 2017 Activity Professional of the Year for her work as the activities director.Joe Crocetta/Staff Photographer BOONSBORO - Mary Chaney has a lot to celebrate this fall. She is still stun

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-10-16 23:28:00

Trone tops spending among 6th District candidates, according to latest finance reports

Eight months ahead of the primary election for Maryland's 6th Congressional District, one candidate has spent more than his four Democratic challengers combined. Montgomery County wine magnate David Trone has injected $749,939.43 into his largely self-financed campaign, which reported $792,096.12 in

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 03:00:00

MacShane highlights solid values, fresh perspective in aldermanic campaign

Proud father, business owner and young progressive are three characteristics that Ben MacShane, a Democratic candidate for the Frederick Board of Aldermen, says he is proud to possess. The 36-year-old owner of Frederick-based Principled Contracting, a construction business that does commercial renov

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-10-17 02:30:00