Recent Articles from The Frederick-News Post
Tonix Pharmaceuticals officially has a research and development center for infectious diseases in Frederick.
An Ebola readiness drill on Tuesday was so realistic that a battalion chief arriving on scene tried to chase away members of the Frederick Memorial Hospital communications staff.
FREDERICK — The honeybee population in the U.S. is stable, but a recent study conducted by the University of Maryland showed that beekeepers continue to lose a high percentage of bees each year. “They’re not in danger of extinction,” said Nathalie Steinhauer, a doctoral candidate at the university — dispelling a common misconception that bees […]
URBANA — Cathlyn Lynch is nitpicky when it comes to lice. While there’s no harm in smothering someone’s hair in mayonnaise, Listerine, tea tree oil or other strange lice solutions recommended online, she said the fix is in picking out every last one of the nits — lice eggs found in human hair. “At the […]
FREDERICK — ‘Tis the season for lights and décor. Ronald Layman said he drove his dad crazy when he was growing up in Walkersville, always buying more lights to decorate for Christmas. “It’s part of the fun,” he said. Layman now runs Frederick-based Christmas decorating business, The King of Christmas. He said the business, which […]
FREDERICK — Twenty-five years since its founding, Flying Dog Brewery is still striving to be innovative and original. Originality is what keeps the Frederick-based brewery, which is known for its unique beer and edgy label and carton designs, on the cutting edge of brewing and branding, said Flying Dog Brewery CEO Jim Caruso. When you’re […]
FREDERICK — Have you ever tried to count how many jelly beans are in a jar for a contest? How would you solve it? Maybe you would guess a number. Others might try to visually count the jelly beans they see. An even smaller percentage would probably try to mathematically calculate the answer to this […]
WALKERSVILLE — It’s just 7 miles of old railroad tracks that you would think no one would want. But want it they do, and now there’s a mini-war over who should gain control of a picturesque rail line that runs from the Wegmans in Frederick through Walkersville to Woodsboro and is mainly used as a […]
FREDERICK (AP) — When Frederick native Veronica Burnside saw the ashes and charred remains of the boutique she had opened 10 months earlier in West Virginia, she considered closing the shop permanently. A three-alarm fire that ripped through the historic district of Harpers Ferry on July 23 destroyed four buildings that housed several apartments and […]
FREDERICK — A watchdog group in Frederick is urging state licensing and registration of laboratories that handle certain deadly pathogens. The Frederick News-Post reports that the Containment Laboratory Community Advisory Committee filed comments last week with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The state agency is accepting public comments through Saturday on its recent […]
FREDERICK — The Frederick city elections board says state Del. Galen Clagett broke electioneering rules during the city’s Sept. 10 primary. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that the board is taking action against Clagett, a loser in the Democratic mayoral primary. Election judges told the board that Clagett entered polling places and conversed with judges […]
ELDERSBURG — When she began to raise goats to sell 15 years ago, Pam Adams used to get one or two calls a month. Today, she gets at least three calls a week. The demand for goat meat is strong, said Adams, president of the Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia Meat Goat Producers Association. More people […]