Carroll County

Sykesville woman teaches sign language to community using social media

Westminster

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Westbrook joins MREC board

Executive Director Amy Gilford, of the Marriage and Relationship Education Center and her board of directors have named Valerie Westbrook, of Westminster, to the board. Westbrook worked at McDaniel College for 12 years as the coordinator of conference, camp, and event scheduling. Prior to that...

Hampstead/Finksburg

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  • Cassandra Hurley and Ryan Kirby

    Cassandra Hurley and Ryan Kirby

    Cassandra Hurley, of Finksburg, and Ryan Kirby, of Hampstead, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Jackie Hurley, of Finksburg. She is a junior at Towson University, and also works at the university's childcare center. The groom-to-be is the son of Robert and Melissa...

  • Polischeck earns CFP certification

    Polischeck earns CFP certification

    David Polischeck, financial advisor with Kairos Wealth Advisors of Raymond James, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use the Certified Financial Planner and CFP certification marks. Polischeck, of Hampstead, has been a member of the Kairos team in Westminster...

  • Hair Cuttery's Share-a-Haircut program to benefit homeless

    Hair Cuttery hair salons are kicking off the 19th year of their Share-a-Haircut program, beginning with haircuts for the homeless. For every haircut purchased on Feb. 5 and 6, a free haircut certificate will be donated back to a homeless person locally. Hair Cuttery is partnering with local shelters...

  • Cinnamon hopper catches fire at Fuchs facility in Hampstead

    Cinnamon hopper catches fire at Fuchs facility in Hampstead

    The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company responded to a cinnamon hopper fire at the Fuchs North America facility in Hampstead on Thursday afternoon, according to a fire official. Chuck Fusco, the Hampstead fire company’s public information officer, said no injuries were reported. He said units were...

Sykesville/Eldersburg

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  • Sykesville South Carroll Rotary scholarships offered

    The Sykesville South Carroll Rotary Scholarships will be offered through the the Carroll County Career & Technology Center and the three high schools in the South Carroll area: Liberty, Century and South Carroll. Scholarships of $1,000 will be offered to four students, and will be awarded based...

  • 'Mother Nature, Mom and Me' program allows children to 'connect with nature'

    'Mother Nature, Mom and Me' program allows children to 'connect with nature'

    A small group of children spent Friday morning learning about animal traces as part of a nature program dating back at least two decades. The Mother Nature, Mom and Me program, which is for preschool-aged children, has two classes once a month, usually on the first Wednesday and second Friday,...

  • Long & Foster Eldersburg top producers

    Long & Foster Real Estate's Eldersburg office announced a 68 percent increase in sales volume and a 40 percent increase in units sold in December 2017, when compared to the same month in 2016. The office also named its top producing agents for December 2017: Dixon/Kluge Group – Group Top Producers,...

  • Eldersburg teenager cultivates love for bluegrass

    Eldersburg teenager cultivates love for bluegrass

    Jubilantly playing her fiddle, 16-year-old Alani Sugar entertained library patrons with guitarist Greg Fury, of Olney. “I love that she’s so young and enthusiastic,” said Kathy Martin, of Eldersburg. “She represents the next generation of music.” According to Carroll County Public Library’s Eldersburg...

Manchester/Lineboro

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  • Ashlee Fidler and Ryan Kontz

    Ashlee Fidler and Ryan Kontz

    Ashlee Fidler and Ryan Kontz, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ryan and Michelle Fidler, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, formerly of Manchester. She is a medical assistant with Carroll Occupational Health in Westminster. The groom-to-be is the son...

  • Seeking gifts for Manchester children

    Seeking gifts for Manchester children

    The Manchester Volunteer Fire Department and the Tree of Friends Foundation ask residents to turn their generosity toward children in need this holiday season through their 13th annual holiday drive. Six Giving Trees will be placed around Manchester, decorated with ornaments containing a local...

  • Emily Sorrells and Ryan Fields

    Emily Sorrells and Ryan Fields

    Emily Grace Sorrells, of Manchester, and Ryan Patrick Fields, of Hampstead, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Timothy Sorrells and Christine Sorrells, of Manchester. She is coordinator of benefits for TMG Health, and attending Luzerne School of Nursing to complete her...

  • Hampstead Lions and Lioness award scholarships

    The Hampstead Lions and Lioness clubs have named winners of the 2017 Lions/Lioness Manchester Valley High School Scholarships. The winner of the H. Craig Snyder Memorial Scholarship was Nicole Fern, and the other winners were Jayce Klingenberg and Lindsay Seipp. These recipients were chosen because...

Mount Airy

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  • Michelle Calka and Michael Norris

    Michelle Calka and Michael Norris

    Michelle Calka and Michael Norris, both of Mount Airy, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Lou and Christine Calka, of Mount Airy. She is a 2011 graduate of South Carroll High School and 2015 graduate of Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The groom-to-be is the...

  • Chocolate Crawl to showcase downtown Mount Airy businesses

    Chocolate Crawl to showcase downtown Mount Airy businesses

    In an effort to bring the community together, downtown Mount Airy will host a Chocolate Crawl on Friday, Feb. 9. Participants can stroll about and sample chocolate at local businesses between 5 and 8 p.m. “Everything that’s sweet that you can treat yourself with, you can get from one end of Main...

  • Kayla Federici and Ryan McPherson

    Kayla Federici and Ryan McPherson

    Kayla Federici and Ryan McPherson were married July 16, 2017, in an outdoor ceremony at Antrim 1844 in Taneytown. Maid of honor was Brittany Federici, of Mount Airy, sister of the bride. Best man was Brent McPherson, of Mount Airy, brother of the groom. The reception was held at Antrim 1844. After...

  • Eugene and Betty Mullinix

    Eugene and Betty Mullinix

    Eugene and Betty Mullinix, of Mount Airy, celebrated their 65th anniversary Dec. 20, 2017, with a dinner at Dutch's Daughter with their daughters. The couple was married Dec. 20, 1952, at Poplar Springs, with the Rev. Charles Michael officiating. They are the parents of Barbara Wroten, of Fort Myers,...

Taneytown/West Carroll

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  • Antrim 1844 named to The Knot's hall of fame

    Antrim 1844, in Taneytown, has been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame from The Knot, one of the leading online wedding resources. Wedding professionals who have earned four or more of The Knot Best of Weddings awards are inducted into the prestigious The Knot Best of Weddings...

  • Carroll firefighters stay busy battling weekend blazes

    Carroll firefighters stay busy battling weekend blazes

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office and local firefighters are urging safe fire and heating practices after Carroll County firefighters battled a number of blazes across the county this weekend in continued frigid temperatures. At about 1:21 p.m. Sunday, 60 firefighters were called to a house fire...

  • Warming centers to be open through Jan. 2 as temperatures dip

    With cold weather forecasted for the next several days, Carroll County is opening its warming centers. The National Weather Service is forecasting freezing temperatures and low wind chills for Carroll County from Thursday, Dec. 28, through Tuesday, Jan. 2, according to a news release from the county....

  • Legion hosts bake auction and music event

    The Hesson-Snider Post 120 American Legion Auxiliary will host it's annual Bake Auction & Music in the Lounge, from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23. The event will be held at the legion hall, 9 Broad St., Taneytown. Guests are asked to bring items for the bake sale, such as cookies, cakes, pies...

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