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Goode graduates basic military training

Goode graduates basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew T. Goode graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic...


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  • Local growers awarded for corn yield

    Local growers earned top state honors the 2018 National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association. Brenda Walsh, of Hampstead, placed first in the state in the A: A Non-Irrigated Class with a yield of 272.85770000000002 bushels per acre. The hybrid used in the winning...

  • Walsh places in corn yield contest

    Tom Walsh, of Hampstead, won state third place in the A No-Till/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated division of the 2018 National Corn Growers Association's Corn Yield Contest. Walsh won with Pioneer P1197AM brand corn, which yielded 269.58 bushels per acre. Walsh earned one of the 189 state titles won by...

  • Hampstead Elementary hosts reading night

    Hampstead Elementary hosts reading night

    Nearly 70 families attended Hampstead Elementary School's Harry Potter themed Family Reading Night on Nov. 14. The event featured an array of activities centered around reading, and were tailored for both parents and children. Students were entertained with a puppet show, listened to stories, and...

  • Barbara and Thomas E. Mize Sr.

    Barbara and Thomas E. Mize Sr.

    Barbara and Thomas E. Mize Sr., of Hampstead, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 24, 2018. The couple was married Dec. 24, 1958, in Baltimore. They are the parents of Thomas E. Mize Jr. and Rhonda Sue Mize Sullivan. They have three grandchildren.


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  • Montgomery Financial Services opens Eldersburg office

    Montgomery Financial Services opened its new office on Liberty Road in September 2018 and is now home to two local advisors, Edward Scott and Edward Loftice. Both have a solid foundation within the community, residing in the Carroll County/Howard County area for nearly 50 years. As fiduciaries...

  • Long & Foster top producers for November

    The Eldersburg office of Long & Foster Real Estate named its top producing agents and teams for November 2018. The top producing agents were Dixon/Kluge Group - Top Producers, Top Sales, & Top Listings, $6.0 million + total production on 13 units; Nancy Horne Team, Top Producers & Top Sales $1.1...

  • Students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

    Yee-Lynn Lee and Yee-Van Lee, both from Liberty High School, were named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. The high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered...

  • Jimmie and Linda Holton

    Jimmie and Linda Holton

    Jimmie and Linda Holton, of Eldersburg, celebrated their 55th anniversary Sept. 14, 2018. They are the parents of Lisa Holton, of New Oxford, Pennsylvania; and Jennifer Sorrentino, of Taneytown. They have two granddaughters and one great-grandson.


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Mount Airy

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  • Rippeon receives grant for classroom technology

    Michelle Rippeon, a pre-K teacher at St. James' Nursery School, in Mount Airy, won a grant to receive a free Promethean ActivPanel installed in her classroom, after a submitted video was selected by the Promethean World Company. The school will have smart board technology installed in the other...

  • Local students wins Science Olympiad design contest

    Local students wins Science Olympiad design contest

    Piper Stankiewicz, an eighth-grade student at Mount Airy Middle School, won the Maryland Science Olympiad design contest. Her original design, which incorporates the Maryland flag, a crab, and science icons, will appear on all the Maryland Science Olympiad T-shirts. Students from more than 50 schools...

  • Local office named to Weichert premier group

    Weichert, Realtors - McKenna & Vane, with offices in Columbia and Mount Airy, has been named to the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. prestigious Premier Client Group for 2019. The Maryland-based affiliate is one of only 30 out of more than 250 companies from the Weichert national franchise...

  • Trotman completes Weichert agent training

    Weichert, Realtors - McKenna & Vane, located in Mount Airy, announced that realtor Lourae Trotman successfully completed the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Fast Track training. The training helps quickly bring new Weichert-affiliated agents, as well as current agents interested in taking...

Taneytown/West Carroll

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  • Williams joins NWSB Bank

    Steven M. Williams has been named assistant vice president/treasury management officer to serve customers of NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank. In this role, he is responsible for helping business customers in central Maryland manage their finances by providing a full suite of treasury management...

  • Sauerwein named Taney Corp. employee of quarter

    Sauerwein named Taney Corp. employee of quarter

    Jesse Sauerwein was awarded Employee of the Quarter for fourth quarter of 2018 at the Taney Corporation, a manufacturer of wood stairs and stair parts located in Taneytown. Sauerwein started his career at the company 18 years ago.

  • 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...