From a Heart of Carroll County

Written By Anne Blue By two months after the tsunami hit, 196,000 pounds of relief supplies, worth $2.8 million dollars, had left a large warehouse in New Windsor and were airlifted to destinations in Sri Lanka, Thailand, and...

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Union Bridge: The Little Town That Could

Written By Leslie Eckard Community spirit and innovation run like parallel train tracks in Union Bridge. The area is a study in contrasts: a hard scrabble land of rock and swamp that inspires works of art; a town poised for a...

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A Fish Named Lyndsey

Written By Patricia Rouzer On land, she is an ordinary teen; in the water she is a dolphin. Strawberry blonde, hazel-eyed Lyndsey Smith, 16, is sleek and swift in the pool. The bright, bubbly Westminster High School junior hopes...

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Looking for a Song or a Strad? Check the Web

Written By Mark Wisniewski Over the last decade, the Internet has become the single most important information retrieval tool for writers and researchers. The resource is no less valuable to musicians and students of music. Gone...

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Looking for a Summer Camp? Try One of These…

Written By Cari Pierce There’s so much more to camp than BUNKS, bug bites and BONFIRES. The youth camps and programs in Carroll County this summer are offering so many activities, diversions and LEARNING opportunities, your KIDS...

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Remembering the Holidays at Baldwin’s Station

Written By: Meryl Hellring As the last evidence of autumn falls away and gets raked into crunchy piles, thoughts turn to the holidays and all their inherent treats and traditions. And while many homeowners begin to ponder this...

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Blinging in the New Year

Written By Cari Pierce This year, forget about the little black dress. Forget about classic cherry red and hunter green decorations. Bling in the New Year by infusing color and sparkle into your look and the dŽcor of your home....

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How to Buy a Christmas Tree

Written By Cari Pierce Husband and kids? In the car and ready. Fleecy hats and gloves? Check. Warm boots? Roger. If you’re ticking through this list, it can only mean that it’s time to embark on the annual hunt for the perfect...

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The Highway vs. The Byway

Written By Anne Blue When Barry Boston bought a motel on Route 140 more than a decade ago, the former owner told him stories about sitting in his office overlooking the highway and watching only a few cars pass in a couple of...

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Gifting on the Right Side of the Brain

Written By Sandy Oxx The children are nestled all snug in their beds and the stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Legend says you should then be donning your kerchiefs and caps to settle down for that long winter’s...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
16
Thu
all-day Business Employment Resource Cen... @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Business Employment Resource Cen... @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Jan 16 – Dec 31 all-day
Business Employment Resource Center Information Sessions provide details about services available to help match job openings and job seekers. Just spend 30 minutes with us and learn how BERC can support your career development and[...]
Jan
31
Fri
10:00 am Ninth Biennial Faculty Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall, McDaniel College
Ninth Biennial Faculty Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall, McDaniel College
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm
This biennial exhibition of works by McDaniel Art and Art History faculty members encompasses a wide range of media, styles and subject matter, including paintings by professor Steven Pearson, chair of the art and art[...]
Feb
19
Wed
1:00 pm Mount Airy Book Discussion Group... @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Mount Airy Book Discussion Group... @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm
For adults. This month’s selection is All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.
Feb
20
Thu
3:30 pm Board Game Afternoon @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Board Game Afternoon @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm
For ages 11 – 17. Join us for an afternoon of board game fun! We will have a selection handy; if you have a favorite, consider bringing it from home and introducing it to your[...]
7:00 pm Zuzu African Acrobats at McDanie... @ Baker Memorial Chapel, McDaniel College
Zuzu African Acrobats at McDanie... @ Baker Memorial Chapel, McDaniel College
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
This five-person Kenyan acrobatic show, seen on “America’s Got Talent,” embodies the Bantu Culture of East Africa. The one-hour performance features fast pyramid building, limbo, chair balancing, comedy, fast skip rope, juggling and more –[...]

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