Carroll County

Football: Carroll teams preparing for CCAL openers

Winters Mill football coach Matt Miller said the Falcons have the pieces to the puzzle to help make their team successful. The puzzle just has to be put together. Miller said his players need to be put in the right places, and the Falcons have used the first three weeks of play to shuffle their...

Football: Carroll teams preparing for CCAL openers

Westminster

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Athen selected to manage skilled care and assisted living

Athen selected to manage skilled care and assisted living

Michael Athen has been selected as the director of the Health Care Center and Diven House at Carroll Lutheran Village, in Westminster. He is a licensed nursing home administrator and certified assisted living manager with more than four years of experience in long-term care administration. He will...

Hampstead/Finksburg

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Sykesville/Eldersburg

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  • Community supports local family

    Community supports local family

    On June 20, a Hope for Howey fundraiser event was held at Liberty High School's stadium, with teammates, classmates, alumni, coaches, administration and the community coming together to fill the stands with support for Ryan Howey, a Liberty senior who was diagnosed in May with Stage 4 Glioblastoma...

  • Rose and Ray Urbanowicz

    Rose and Ray Urbanowicz

    Rose and Ray Urbanowicz, of Eldersburg, celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 31, 2018. The couple was married Aug. 31, 1968, at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Towson, with Father Boyle officiating. Rose Urbanowicz is the daughter of the late Peter and Anita Bonsiero. Ray Urbanowicz is the son of...

  • Tunnel under Md. 32 in Sykesville to be renamed after former mayor

    Tunnel under Md. 32 in Sykesville to be renamed after former mayor

    The Town of Sykesville has decided to name the pedestrian tunnel under Md. 32 after the former mayor who got the economic development project at Warfield off the ground: Jonathan Herman. “We wanted to recognize [Herman’s] effort in some fashion,” said Sykesville’s current mayor, Ian Shaw, Monday...

  • Eldersburg National Night Out postponed

    Eldersburg National Night Out postponed

    The National Night Out event originally scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled for Aug. 14. According to a post on the Sykesville official Facebook page, the event was postponed due to poor ground conditions. The Sykesville Police Department and Carroll County Sheriff's Office will have members...

Manchester/Lineboro

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  • Manchester man charged with growing 82 marijuana plants near Manchester Valley High

    Manchester man charged with growing 82 marijuana plants near Manchester Valley High

    A Manchester man was charged after investigators allegedly discovered a grow operation of 82 marijuana plants at a residence within 1,000 feet of Manchester Valley High School. Gary Matthew Long, 57, of the 3200 block of Beaver Street, was charged with one count each of manufacturing a controlled...

  • After rains swell Cascade Lake, pressuring dam, officials plan to release water downstream

    After rains swell Cascade Lake, pressuring dam, officials plan to release water downstream

    After heavy rains overnight Friday filled Cascade Lake to the brim by Saturday morning, Carroll County officials cautioned that an uncontrolled breach of the lake’s dam, and thus further flooding, was possible. However, because engineering crews were able to lower the water level significantly...

  • Robert and Barbara Rill

    Robert and Barbara Rill

    Robert and Barbara Rill, of Manchester, celebrated their 60th anniversary Feb. 1, 2018. They were treated to a celebration dinner Feb. 10 at Greenmount Station hosted by their children, followed by a surprise reception with extended family at the home of their son, Craig Rill. The couple was married...

  • Heather Jackson and Tim Wineke

    Heather Jackson and Tim Wineke

    Heather Jackson and Tim Wineke, both of Hampstead, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kirk and Diane Jackson, of Manchester. She is a 2009 graduate of North Carroll High School. She is employed at Carroll Hospital. The groom-to-be is the son of Randy and Sherry Wineke,...

Mount Airy

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  • Long & Foster Md. Group ranked among fastest growing

    The Maryland and Delaware Group of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation. The Salisbury-based team ranked 3,196 on the 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies....

  • Cadets take on summer challenges

    Cadets take on summer challenges

    Cadets from the Mount Airy Composite Squadron, a unit of the Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol, are taking part in various special activities over the summer, designed to enhance their skills and provide opportunities to excel in achievement. Mount Airy cadets C/MSgt Katherine Grasley, C/TSgt Dylan...

  • Mount Airy house fire causes $10K in damage, is under investigation by fire marshal's office

    Mount Airy house fire causes $10K in damage, is under investigation by fire marshal's office

    The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating after a Mount Airy house was damaged by a fire Saturday. The fire was in the 6000 block of Yona Court and broke out just before 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, according to the Notice of Investigation. The fire, which took 15 firefighters about...

  • Mount Airy approves funding for town's first-ever special election

    Mount Airy approves funding for town's first-ever special election

    The Mount Airy mayor and Town Council on Monday, Aug. 6, voted unanimously in favor of ordinance 2018-7, which amends the town’s 2018-2019 budget to include money for the impending special election — Mount Airy’s first. The election is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 10, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the...

Taneytown/West Carroll

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  • Andrea Keefer and Shawn Eyler

    Andrea Keefer and Shawn Eyler

    Andrea Keefer, of Linwood, and Shawn Eyler, of Taneytown, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Julie Keefer, of Linwood. She is a 2010 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School, a 2014 graduate of Frostburg State University, and a 2018 graduate of The Pennsylvania...

  • Taneytown police get 'NSYNC' for viral video challenge

    Taneytown police get 'NSYNC' for viral video challenge

    The people had spoken — then it was time for the police to sing. Or at least dance. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, the Taneytown Police Department released their entry into the viral police lip sync video challenge that has public safety personnel across the United States showing off their moves. The department...

  • Hann receives employee award at Taney Corporation

    Hann receives employee award at Taney Corporation

    Steve Hann was named the Employee of the 2nd Quarter for 2018, at the Taney Corporation, a wood stairway and rail manufacturer located in Taneytown. Hann started his career with Taney in 1986.

  • Local restaurant honored for wine selection

    The Smokehouse Restaurant, at Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel, 30 Trevanion Road, Taneytown, has been honored in Wine Spectator's 2018 Restaurant Awards, which highlight restaurants around the world that offer the best wine selections. The complete list of winners is featured in Wine Spectator's...

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