Frederick County News

Local companies get incentives to hire more

David Burd, WTOP reporter

Friday - 02/24/2012, 11:55am EST


Former ‘Soul Train' dancer reflects on time with Cornelius

Sheila Zeigler-Arnold met Don Cornelius when he was in Washington. He told Zeigler-Arnold she would get a chance to dance if she ever made it to Hollywood. A year later, the Damascus High graduate was there and Cornelius kept his word.

Friday - 02/24/2012, 06:00am EST

Lawyers in Frederick taser case seeking new trial

Lawyers for the parents of Jarrel Gray, a Frederick man who died in 2007 after being tasered by a sheriff's deputy, are seeking a new trial in the case.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 10:00am EST

Airline reverses pet policy after catching complaints

When Gracie flew United Airlines to Japan in March 2010, it cost about $400 plus about a year of paperwork and planning

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 06:00am EST

Md. court decision detrimental to PATH power line

A Frederick County judge is affirming a decision blocking a key component of a proposed multistate power line.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 03:38pm EST

Frederick Co. makes English official language

Frederick County officials have passed an ordinance making English the official language of county government.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 11:54am EST

New Market man voted aviation trooper of the year

When Maryland State Police Trooper John Preston worked patrol from the Leonardtown Barrack in St Mary's County, he went on a ridealong with the department's aviation unit as part of a critical care medic class.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 06:00am EST

Frederick Co. makes English its official language

Frederick County has become the first county in Maryland to make English the official language of the government.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 03:20am EST

Sen. Cardin discusses transportation funding in Frederick

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin traveled to Frederick Tuesday to hold a round table discussion on the transportation needs of the region.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 04:15pm EST

Frederick tower 1st in Md. with new FAA technology

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says Frederick Municipal Airport will be the first general-aviation airport in Maryland using new technology to track aircraft.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 01:17pm EST

Md. man charged with beating driver in road rage

A Frederick man faces assault charges for allegedly beating another driver with his walking stick in a road-rage incident near Hagerstown.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 12:06pm EST

Suspect sought in Md. vehicle theft, ATM break-in

Frederick city police say they're looking for the person who stole a vehicle from a repair shop and then rammed it into an automated teller machine in an apparent attempt to steal the cash inside.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 12:05pm EST

Voltaggio advocates for school breakfasts

Frederick chef Bryan Voltaggio has more than his share of experience with hungry people, and Monday he shared a bit of what he knows with state lawmakers

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 06:00am EST

Flush-tax increase a concern for Myersville mayor

Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to increase the flush tax is not fair to small towns like Myersville, Mayor Wayne Creadick Jr. said.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 06:00am EST

News-Post reporter Leckie 'wanted to get it all'

Kate Leckie, the police and courts reporter at The Frederick News-Post for the past 17 years, died Sunday morning.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 06:00am EST

Celebrity chef supports school breakfast program

A celebrity chef from Maryland will lobby lawmakers in support of a school breakfast program.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 11:06am EST

Brunswick sees bright future in downtown business

Brunswick's mix of shops, restaurants, the Brunswick Railroad Museum, the C&O Canal, the MARC train and new, high quality housing, including the Brunswick Crossing development "creates an area that is of high value, because you have a lot of people moving around it," says Michael Sparks, new executive director of Brunswick Main Street.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 02:00am EST

Dealbroker: Online coupons boom, but value varies

The word 'coupon' used to evoke an image of a kitchen table littered with newspaper inserts and a pair of scissors.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 02:00am EST

Peeping tom arrested after spying on women in Goodwill store

Female shoppers at a Frederick Goodwill store got an unwelcome surprise Sunday when a voyeur snapped photos of women in the changing room.

Sunday - 02/19/2012, 06:19pm EST

Man charged with hitting patrol car in Frederick

Police in Frederick County say a Smithburg man has been charged with driving under the influence and other charges after his vehicle struck a Maryland State Police patrol car.

Sunday - 02/19/2012, 12:36pm EST
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