Author: CM

Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair

The Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair celebrated its 118th year from July 30 through Aug. 6. Thousands attended this year’s event to enjoy activities ranging from car demolition derbies to animal auctions to cake contests and delicious fair food. Learn more at www.carrollcountyfair.com.   –  photography by Phil Grout Emma Robertson Nona Schwartzbeck & Janie Dell Sonny & Savannah Williams with “Blaze” Grady & Greg McGrew with “Knock Out” Brian & Suzanne Penn Tom & Betty Lindsay Beth Dodson Art & Pat...

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The Opioid Epidemic Hits Home

by Sylvia Blair, photography by Phil Grout The state and the nation have been rocked by a growing opioid addiction problem that is also increasing in scope right here in Carroll County. As a result, a coordinated effort to address opioid abuse is galvanizing Carroll County medical providers, caregivers, elected officials, criminal justice and legal experts, first responders and others in a concerted effort to save lives. “The opioid epidemic is broad in scope because it affects families and individuals from all socioeconomic levels. Much work is being done to address the epidemic, including resource allocation, education, prevention, treatment,...

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Mayor Joe Dominick: Heavy Lifter

In May 2017, Westminster residents elected political newcomer Joe Dominick mayor. Though new to politics, Dominick’s love for the city and roots here began in his youth when he attended Art Monk’s Football Camp and enjoyed ice cream at Baugher’s Restaurant. College life lured him back. Now Dominick is a tech entrepreneur who is active in the Westminster business community as an owner and managing partner of Gauge Digital Media, LLC. He lives in the Meadow Creek community with his wife, Andrea Dominick, and their son, Max. Your life as an entrepreneur and businessman started early. Talk about those...

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In Memoriam: Sherwood Davidson Kohn

“We founded Carroll Magazine as a service publication, dedicated to the everyday concerns of people who live in Carroll County, and we hope to continue providing advice, entertainment and information – in good times and bad – that our readers can use in their daily lives; not deep stuff, but practical and we hope, useful intelligence.” – Sherwood Kohn Father, husband, artist, writer, journalist, teacher, poet, critic, editor, social activist and founder of Carroll Magazine, Sherwood Kohn died on Monday, September 4, at the age of 90. His legacy lives on, not just in the pages of this magazine,...

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Sherwood’s Legacy

It is very rare that I write for Carroll Magazine without thinking about Sherwood Kohn. He hired me as a reporter, trusted me as an associate editor and then left me the honor of leading the magazine team when he retired After years of his expert mentorship, hearty debates about what should and shouldn’t go into the magazine, and mutual appreciation and growth from our differences, I have missed him since he retired. I miss him even more now (See In Memoriam, page 11). I still see this magazine through his eyes. I can’t bring his intellect and his...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
14
Thu
1:00 pm Living Healthy, Living Well with... @ North Carroll Senior & Community Center
Living Healthy, Living Well with... @ North Carroll Senior & Community Center
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions @ North Carroll Senior & Community Center |  |  |
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? You don’t have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage[...]
Oct
19
Thu
10:00 am 150 Years on The Hill @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
150 Years on The Hill @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm
150 Years on The Hill @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall |  |  |
In conjunction with McDaniel College’s 150th anniversary celebration, this timeline exhibit highlights each decade of the college’s 150-year history. Rice Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and Saturday, noon–5 p.m. Founded in[...]
Oct
20
Fri
5:30 pm Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.
6:00 pm Alumni Association Awards Banquet @ Gill Center
Alumni Association Awards Banquet @ Gill Center
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
Alumni Association Awards Banquet @ Gill Center |  |  |
McDaniel College’s Alumni Association honors alumni who personify the college’s 150-year tradition of excellence with the Alumnus of the Year, Professional Achievement, College Service and Community Service awards, as well as the Green Terror Sports[...]
Oct
21
Sat
8:00 am Rummage Sale @ St. Paul's United Church of Christ
Rummage Sale @ St. Paul's United Church of Christ
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rummage Sale including clothing, books, toys, household items, and small furniture. Bake sale too!

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